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Position: Warehouse Manager
Employer: Pfenning's Organic Vegetables
Location: New Hamburg, Ontario (near Kitchener-Waterloo & Stratford)

Do you have:

  • a passion for positive relationships
  • a relentless drive to exceed targets
  • stellar leadership and coaching skills
  • and endless curiosity to explore better ways of doing things?

Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables Inc., a leader in organic farming and distribution for almost 40 years, are looking to hire a Warehouse Manager.


  • Leadership duties involving coaching and developing skills within the 10-15 member team
  • Actively manage and troubleshoot team member relations and the communication process within the team and to other members of the company
  • Coordinate specific duties for team members and delegate duties when necessary
  • Ensure team members are performing to standard and provide input for employee monthly check-in's
  • Scheduling duties including approving vacation and time off for team members
  • Ensure Pfenning’s employment standards are being met by all team members; including attendance, food safety, and health and safety compliance
  • Work closely with Human Resources to manage the Warehouse Incentive Program
  • Actively investigate legitimate returns and coach the team member(s) on how to improve

Warehouse Maintenance Duties:

  • Maintain a clean warehouse and efficient working environment
  • Assist team members with organizing their coolers so that product is stacked away properly
  • Ensure product is being rotated to FIFO standards and that product is labeled accordingly
  • Pick orders as required and make sure that shorted items are reported to the office
  • Report any low inventory levels and product quality concerns to Purchasing/Receiving


Essential Qualifications:

  • Completion of a high school diploma
  • Management or supervisory experience in a similar role
  • General understanding of produce quality standards


  • Previous experience working in a warehouse, shipping and receiving department
  • General understanding of food storage procedures
  • General knowledge of organic product
  • Possession of a forklift license

Core Competencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Display strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to multitask and solve problems in a dynamic work environment
  • Display a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively under strict time constraints

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to stand and move around for prolonged periods of time
  • Majority of work completed in a cold temperature environment
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds on a consistent basis
  • Continuous learning environment including training opportunities
  • General labour work attire but clothing must be clean and intact, green patch footwear required
  • Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm, and every other Sunday morning, with seasonal overtime
  • Benefits available for full time employees

Please send your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to:

*Pfenning's Organic Vegetables Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, Pfenning's Organic Vegetables Inc. will provide accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request.

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GoodWork ID: 46365       Date posted to Jul 6 2018