Metroland Media

  • Scarborough Mirror

    Job Location(s) CA-ON-North York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/3/2018 10:19 AM)
    Job Title
    Alphaliner Supervisor
    Job Category
    Mail Room
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Number of Positions



    Metroland Media is a dynamic Media Company delivering vital business and community information to millions of readers across Ontario each week. With a healthy product offering in-print, online, trade shows and distribution networks, no target is unreachable. We are Ontario's largest and most successful community news and information source, provides local news and multi-media marketing solutions in Canada's heartland.


    Metroland's diverse array of on-line products are visited by over 4 million unique visitors each month and print products are in the hands of more than 4.5 million customers a week. We continuously bringing new and acquired online products to market in order to provide our customers with a one-stop, comprehensive marketing solution. To connect with us, visit





    Metroland Media Toronto's Distribution Centre requires a full time Alphaliner Supervisor for its warehouse operation for the night shift. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position will be responsible for the general operations and maintenance of the machines and equipment in addition to the supervision of all employees on the night shift.  



    • Ensure crews are properly scheduled to adhere to all flyer deadlines.
    • Supervise and provide direction to alphaliner and sitma machine production staff.
    • Communicate production status reports to Operations Manager and other departments as required.
    • Perform maintenance, minor repairs and preventative care to the building and equipment as required.
    • Perform equipment start-up inspections.
    • Recruit staff and create a strong team with a positive working environment.
    • Responsible for proper training of all new employees in the department.
    • Ensure compliance with all health & safety regulations and Ministry of Labour requirements.
    • Proper machine maintenance.
    • Work with Sales & Circulation Manager to ensure proper communication, quality and precision with the handling of all newspapers/flyers.
    • Complete and enforce all duties in accordance with our Health and Safety policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.



    • Minimum 5+ years of warehouse operations with demonstrated leadership.
    • Previous experience working with machinery and be mechanically inclined.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Must be able to work in an unpredictable and changing environment.
    • Ability to motivate team to work quickly in response to tight newspaper and flyer deadlines.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop effective relationships.
    • Strong commitment to health and safety.
    • Demonstrated experience in problem solving and continuous improvement of processes.
    • Adaptable and able to handle change in a calm and productive manner.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft applications.
    • Must be flexible in hours to overlap shifts or be available for alternate shift as needed.




    Metroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.


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