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Position Title: Supervisor Traffic (Temp)
Requisition ID: 15801
Career Group (ADSP): Distribution Center
Division: Logistics and Distribution (80190524) 
Department: Logistics and Distribution  
Work Location:  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Temporary  



This position is responsible for processing in and outbound loads, prioritizing load processing, assigning doors to drivers, processing bills of lading, flagging loads for rejection, generating daily reports pertaining to loading and receiving activity and releasing work for daily selection.


Specific Responsibilities:

Health and Safety

  • Ensure drivers entering the facility are adhering to company policies, gate pass rules and are wearing necessary PPE
  • Investigate and escalate to senior management unsafe inbound loads
  • Provide a safe working environment, adhering to health, safety and sanitation procedures.  Ensure procedures are understood and practiced by the team at all times.

Engagement and People Management

  • Establish and maintain high personal involvement through effective engagement, accessibility and visibility for distribution employees.
  • Build a team philosophy and cultivate engagement by working with the team to achieve company targets and objectives.
  • Ensure open and effective two-way communication at all levels.

Service Quality

  • Ensure store deliveries are prepared and loaded on time, every time using appropriate methods.
  • Maximize quality and productivity by understanding the expectations of the company and assisting the Operations Manager in evaluating performance variances in order to identify root cause and corrective action.

Performance Management

  • Responsible for directing and planning daily workload activities to optimize operational effectiveness to drive a safe, productive work environment while exceeding customer expectations.
  • Monitor performance compared to KPI's such as loading and unloading times, trailer turns etc.
  • Deliver efficiencies to support year on year operational budget reduction.
  • Conduct effective problem solving / continuous improvement initiatives through analysis of information in housed available systems (WMS, SAP, BW etc).



  • College diploma and/or University degree. Equivalent combination of post-secondary education and directly related experience can be considered.  Specializing in business or supply chain management is an asset.
  • Proficient computer and systems working knowledge such as Microsoft Office Suite, WMS, SAP
  • Strong organizational and tactical planning skills.


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

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