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Operations Specialist (Sortation Systems)

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Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

Open up to the Possibilities!

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?



The Operations Systems Specialist loads the shift sort plans into the system and is responsible for monitoring the efficiency and effectiveness of the sortation systems within the Warehouse/Sort facility, by recommending adjustments, and implementing adjustments as directed by management to keep the warehouse/sort facility as productive as it can be. 



  • Input sort plans into the sortation system
  • Engage with stakeholders to understand shipping issues before it effects warehouse/sort facility productivity
  • Monitor flow within the warehouse/sort facility and work with frontline managers to optimize capacity and service
  • Collaborate with yard and control room coordinators to ensure overall flow planned in and out of the warehouse/sortation facility is maintained
  • Identify hub performance shortfalls and work with other managers and partners in ensuring appropriate action plans are developed, monitored and implemented. 
  • Respond to chute plan performance and observations in a manner that safeguards assets and mitigate risks to packages and people
  • Identify and prioritize logistics needs and communicate recommendations to leadership in order to achieve efficient national logistical operations from the Warehouse/Sort facility 


Ideal Requirements

  • Certificate in Electrical Automation/ control systems discipline (as an asset)
  • 2-5  years operational experience in the industry 
  • Experience in a warehouse-type environment/sortation facility 
  • Experience in an automated sortation facility 
  • Experience communicating with all levels of business
  • Demonstrated ability to work with data (intermediate data analytics skills) 
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple deliverables
  • Knowledge of local and inter province linehaul/trailer movements


Location:                    Ontario Hub: 62 Vulcan St. Etobicoke ON and National Hub Ontario: 325 Humber College Blvd  

Hours of Work:          Hours will Vary (As of November 15th, 2021 hours will be Monday-Friday: 2:00pm-10:00pm) 
Working Conditions: Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Operations Manager Hub Systems 

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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