National Warehouse Distribution Manager

National Warehouse Distribution Manager - Full Time

Since 1956, Sunrise Soya Foods has been trusted by generations to produce healthy and delicious soy products. As Canada’s leading tofu manufacturer, we are dedicated in our commitment to putting Goodness First® behind everything that we do. From our products to our workplace, we adhere to our values of: Customer Focus, Honesty and Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Corporate Citizenship.


The National Warehouse Distribution Manager will be responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the shipping and receiving functions for the company. This role will include supervision of Warehouse Supervisors, employees, shipping, receiving, inventory control, and warehousing operations by initiating, coordinating and coaching the team throughout the process. The National Warehouse Distribution Manager will be in charge of maintaining a safe, clean, and organized warehouse in full compliance with all building and regulatory requirements.


  • Ensures timely fulfillment of orders to final destination, including appropriate compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Maintains shipping, receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by implementing, coordinating, and ensuring program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by implementing new design layouts, inspecting equipment, issuing work orders for repair and requests for replacement, researching material handling equipment to ensure obtainment of the most suitable equipment in terms of performance, safety, reliability and cost
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts and reconciling with data storage system
  • Sources suppliers and negotiates 
  • Builds and delivers productivity plans by reviewing work estimation and determining productivity requirements
  • Directs material handlers to deliver parts to the line as needed
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Provides feedback to management regarding customer, mechanical , or delivery problems
  • Ensures that warehouses are organized and clean at all times 
  • Ensures complete accuracy of store inventory at all times
  • Other duties as defined/assigned


  • Educational background in Logistics/Supply Chain Management 
  • 5-7 years of experience in Warehouse and Distribution management 
  • Forklift certification an asset
  • Exceptional communication and customer service skills 
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail and time management skills
  • Eagerness and ability to learn and absorb new information quickly
  • Initiative to work with minimal instruction, direction and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Good Knowledge of the safety and legal procedures for handling and receiving goods
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi task


  • Works in an office environment
  • Permanent, Full Time Position
  •  Regular hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm with 1-hour lunch (40 hours a week)
  • 70% of work performed at a computer station; 30% supervising staff, attending meetings, interaction with contract carriers and vendors
  • On call after hours and on weekends for emergencies


Please email, mail, or fax your resume/CV to: 

Sunrise Soya Foods
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
729 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1H5
Fax: 604-254 2828

Thank you for your interest in Sunrise! We appreciate your application, however, due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.