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Material Handling Equipment - Engineer / Ingénieur, équipement de manutention du matériel

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Date: 26-Apr-2022

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?


Job Description

Material Handling Equipment Engineer – Central (Ontario) 


Candidate will ideally be located in Ontario (Etobicoke) with travel required to various Purolator locations throughout Ontario.  This role may also require occasssional travel to Purolator locations in Quebec.


  • Lead Engineering projects that require MHE (Material Handling Equipment) across Canada, including travel and on-site installation of conveyable systems
  • Update, modify & design conveyable system layouts for various size parcel sortation logistics facilities ranging from a single belt to 100’s of conveyors
  • Develop statement of requirements, layout drawings, cost estimates, project schedules, and integration requirements.
  • Update functional and technical requirements for MHE projects, including detailed Electrical, Mechanical & Controls specification
  • Review and check engineering drawings, plans, calculations, estimates and reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Redline system layouts, electrical & mechanical drawings, VLC & PLC controls logic
  • Provide regular project updated, with realistic and accurate timelines, resource requirements and action plans
  • Oversee field installations, safety compliance, systems testing & commissioning
  • Conduct safety inspections and support resolution of equipment deficiencies and preventative maintenance activities (PHSR)
  • Provide technical training and support to field operations personnel on equipment operation, maintenance and safety.
  • Update standard equipment specifications, safety requirements and operational procedures.
  • Evaluate, Test & Implement new parcel sort automation technologies


  • University degree in a Mechatronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Controls Engineering or  related technical field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of technical experience, preferably with material handling (MHE) and conveying equipment
  • Strong working knowledge of industrial automation, controls and PLC’s
  • Strong project management skills; PMP certification would be an asset
  • Strong competency with AutoCAD 2D, Autodesk NavisWorks 3D, Solid Works, Microsoft Office 365 suite and Power Point
  • Ability to effectively implement change and enhance a team-based culture within a unionized environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Bilingual (English and French) is a highly preferred skill for the position
  • Knowledge of MHE safety related codes
  • ASME B20.1-2006 (Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment)
  • ANSI 14.3 (for Ladders and Crossover Stairs)
  • Canada Labor Code Part II (covers general H&S requirements)
  • Canadian electrical code C22.1-06
  • Standard Z432-04- “Safeguarding of Machinery”
  • Standard CSA-Z431-02 (R2007) “ Basic and Safety Principles for Man-Machine Interface”





Location:                    375 - Etobicoke  
Working Conditions: Warehouse Environment; Office Environment 

Reports to:                  National MHE Engineering Manager 

Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

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