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Fleet Engineer

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Date: 22-Apr-2022

Location: Mississauga, 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?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


Job Description

Job Description:


This role will support the strategic and tactical fleet/automotive electrification for The Company’s ground fleet. This Engineer will also work closely with the OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to finalize/improve Fleet specs and continuously grow the Electrification initiative for all vehicle types while focusing on providing safe vehicles for our Couriers and Operations team. He or she will assess terminal route requirements to ensure the correct Electric Vehicle “Right Vehicle Right Route” fits the route cargo volume and weight to optimize cost per km.

This role will support and will be a key member of the Electrification leadership team.

Priorities for this role include:

  • Identify future electric propulsion solutions for all types of Purolator vehicles to meet corporate (Green House Gas) GHG, emissions reduction and alternative-fuel vehicle adoption targets.
  • Work closely with OEMs (Original Equipment Manufactures) to understand and evaluate current and future electric vehicle opportunities and build a business case to support the adoption of these vehicles including solution options, cost-benefit analysis, and recommendations. 
  • Ability to lead change in a large organization as Purolator looks to source, deliver, and activate electric vehicles across Canada.
  • Establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for fleet electrification that will measure overall Fleet and Customer performance.
  • Work with facilities to install the infrastructure and equipment needed to support the electrification of the Purolator Fleet. Recommend charging solutions that minimize the impact to our customers and employees.
  • Support our Regional Fleet Managers and Technicians with training, process, tools, and facility changes required to support the electrification of the Purolator Fleet.
  • Analyze data to perform predictive analytics and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Represent Purolator on industry committees, working groups and conferences related to alternative-fuel vehicles and electric propulsion; remain current on industry trends and best practices. Work closely with Fleet Electrification OEM suppliers to enhance current vehicle specifications, and design new features for safety, productivity, and ergonomics with a sight on maintenance intervals and repair times.
  • Develop and implement tools to manage project timelines and track progress and results.
  • Design, maintain and support analytical tools that use fleet information from sources such as Telematics, GIS, and SAP-TM.


Engineering degree preferably in electrical / mechanical engineering with 5 to 7 years of experience in a related engineering position within the electric automotive industry.

  • Experience in electric automotive / fleet vehicle spec’ing and maintenance practices.
  • Experience with the design and installation of electric vehicle charging systems.
  • Knowledge of electric automotive components, CMVSS (Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards) and Canadian automotive regulations.
  • CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) knowledge and experience.
  • Structured thinking to identify opportunities to improve productivity, maintenance practices, courier or technician safety and operational procedures.
  • Ability to critically evaluate evolving electric vehicle technologies as it relates to safety, reliability, quality, and productivity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and strong competency with advanced spreadsheets and databases to analyze data and track performance against organizational KPIs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong financial acumen that will support the preparation of business cases for executive leadership.





Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; On the Road; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Imre Zalan 

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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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