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Operations Manager

Calgary/Langdon, AB

Company Overview:

Join our dynamic team at Remuda Building & Supplies, a trusted name in the prairies, known for exceptional post-frame buildings, unique designs, and a wide range of building materials. We are a leading player in the lumber and building materials industry, dedicated to simplifying the procurement process for contractors in Southern Alberta. We take pride in offering competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, a vibrant work environment, and fostering an outstanding internal company culture. If you’re ready to be a part of a growing enterprise, we encourage you to apply.


We are seeking an Operations Manager to oversee business assets and operational staff. This pivotal role ensures efficient workflows and systems within the yard, logistics, and at the contractor desk, oversee inventory management, safety, and profitability. Join us in simplifying procurement for contractors in Southern Alberta and contributing to our dynamic, growing company. Your leadership and passion are essential for our mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Lead and manage teams, focusing on accountability, strong leadership, and people skills.
  • Strong systems skillset: Ability to manage data and system processes within an ERP and point of sale system within a building materials or lumber yard environment.
  • Efficiency: Drive process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Resource Allocation: Allocate resources effectively to meet operational targets.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure high-quality standards to meet customer expectations.
  • Budget Oversight: Assist in budgeting and managing costs.
  • Inventory Optimization: Analyze space for efficient inventory management.
  • Performance Management: Conduct performance reviews and make HR decisions in collaboration with the COO.
  • Communication Skills: Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Innovation: Explore new logistical innovations for enhanced facility performance.
  • Safety: Maintain a safe working environment in Operations.
  • Industry Knowledge: Possess a deep understanding of the building materials industry.
  • Motivation and Adaptability: Be motivated and adaptable, working independently or as part of a team.
  • Additional Duties: Perform day-to-day operational tasks and assignments as required.

The Ideal Candidate:

Our ideal candidate for the Operations Manager role possesses the following qualifications:

  • Profound experience and knowledge in building materials and lumber.
  • Ability to establish workflows within ERP and point of sale systems.
  • Prior experience in successfully managing all aspects of a lumber retail operation.
  • Proven contractor desk supervisory background with a focus on exceptional service and customer relationships.
  • Effective problem-solving skills, both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to make timely and responsible decisions, even under pressure.
  • Proactive and initiative-driven in team and independent work.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Proficient in operating various equipment.
  • In-depth understanding of Calgary and its surrounding communities.
  • Self-driven with high energy and enthusiasm.
  • Skilled in professional and respectful interaction with all stakeholders.
  • Upholds a positive appearance and promotes Remuda’s positive image through courteous and professional service, internally and externally.

What’s In It for You:

By joining Remuda Building and Supplies, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Be part of an entrepreneurial company with a collaborative team and an excellent industry reputation
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the organization
  • Competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package

If you’re a results-driven Operations Manager with a solid grasp of the building materials industry and are prepared to play a key role in our ongoing success, we eagerly welcome your application. Your future as a part of Remuda is full of possibilities!

Due to the volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply now.

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