Technical and Engineering, Engineering general

Team Leader, Stores

Last updated: 1 week ago
Expires: 2 weeks ago
Job Role:
Technical and Engineering, Engineering general
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Aircraft type:

Job description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Scope/ Purpose of the position:
We are looking for a warehouse Duty Manager (shift work) to supervise the unionized employees, oversee the receipt, dispatching and storage of Aircraft Parts and Tooling along with administrative functions. They will oversee, mentor, evaluate, reward and discipline staff. They will ensure the maintenance of company assets.
To ensure success you need to multitask effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Top applicants are dedicated, competent and have strong leadership and communication skills.

Key Functions & Accountabilities:
  • Manage a team of Unionized employees while respecting their collective agreement.
  • Represent Logistics, being the prime management contact for our customers.
  • Oversee the receiving, warehousing and distribution operations.
  • Implement and ensure adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Carry out weekly and monthly departmental self-audits to ensure compliance. 
  • Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations, cover for absenteeism, and overtime scheduling.
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding.
  • Lead employees to meet Logistics expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.
  • Provide performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action.
  • Conduct Crew Briefings, one-on-one meetings, Union Meetings and have difficult conversations.


  • 5+ years of Warehouse Management experience in a Unionized environment in combination of being a bachelor’s degree holder in Aviation Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent professional industry experience of 7+ years (non-Degree holders)
  • Excellent understanding of warehouse management procedures.
  • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls.
  • Ability to obtain a RAIC (Restricted Area Identification Card) (To be obtained upon employment) 
  • Valid drivers' license and ability to obtain Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP).
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational, multitasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Available to work extended hours and shift work.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal relationship building, employee coaching and development skills.
  • Customer focused. 
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.