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General Manager

Meridia Recruitment Solutions - 58 Jobs
Prince Edward Island | Clyde River, PE
$85,000 - $100,000 / year
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Posted 12 days ago

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Clyde River, PEI


Since 1973, Bulk Carriers (PEI) Limited has served customers in the agricultural, seafood, processing, and manufacturing industries across the Maritimes and beyond. As an industry leader for over five decades., Bulk Carriers/KelCold Storage employs 200 individuals and operates a fleet of 100 trucks and 150 trailers with satellite-tracking technology. They also manage a 3.36 million cubic foot refrigerated warehouse and a 21,000 square foot refrigerated dock. In partnership with Meridia Recruitment, Bulk Carriers is looking to add a General Manager to join their team in Clyde River, Prince Edward Island.

Role Description

Reporting to the Vice President of Fleet Operations, the General Manager will oversee all facets of Bulk Carriers logistics management function to efficiently control, deliver, and distribute products and materials to their destinations. This exciting role also involves leading the implementation of a comprehensive strategy, metrics, and procedures to establish an optimized logistics network and operations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising essential inventory, distribution, and transportation tasks to meet organizational objectives and KPIs for product delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Developing and nurturing team members through effective leadership and mentorship to enhance their skills and capabilities.
  • Establishing governance and quality auditing processes to monitor vendor performance.
  • Encouraging continuous improvement initiatives within the logistics function.
  • Working closely with brokerage, business development, and customer service teams.
  • Maintaining relationships both inside and outside of the organization, actively seeking feedback from customers to ensure their satisfaction.
  • Along with the IT department, seeking out opportunities to introduce automation in areas of the supply chain that are frequent and repetitive.

Your Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in supply chain management, economics, business administration, project management, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a comparable role in logistics or transportation.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing teams and providing effective leadership.
  • Proficiency in analyzing metrics and making data-driven decisions.
  • Proven track record of designing and implementing successful supply chain strategies.
  • Consistent achievement of KPIs.
  • Proficient in utilizing logistics software for operational efficiency.
  • Exceptional negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

The General Manager will lead the optimization and innovation of all logistics and fleet operations within the company. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of transportation solutions. With a legacy spanning over five decades, Bulk Carriers has established itself as an industry leader renowned for its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. By joining the team, you will be at the forefront of revolutionizing the logistics landscape, driving impactful change, and redefining the standards of service delivery in the industry.

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking "Apply Now" below.

For more information contact Thomas Pugh, Partner, at 902-818-4506 and [email protected] or Heather Simmons, Recruitment Specialist at 902-421-2335 and, or please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects leading organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches with candidates because we are only successful when you are. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity.

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About Meridia Recruitment Solutions

About Meridia Recruitment Solutions

Meridia Recruitment Solutions connects organizations with top talent by building strong relationships and creating ideal matches quickly, because we are only successful when you are.
With a focus on professional, managerial, technical and administrative roles, we offer recruitment solutions for permanent positions as well as interim and project-based needs.
As a KBRS company, Meridia is a part of a tradition of excellence in recruitment that began in Atlantic Canada in 1975. The Meridia Recruitment team of more than 60 professionals operate from offices in Halifax, Moncton, St. John's, and Toronto.
Whether you are an employer looking to hire outstanding professionals, or a professional considering your next career move, connect with us to learn how we can work together.

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