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Instructional Designer

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Date: 19-Apr-2021

Location: Mississauga, 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?


Job Description

The Instructional Designer role is responsible for the design and development of Instructor-led, virtual training, print and video content delivered to employees. The Instructional Designer will collaborate with a cross functional team of subject matter experts and learning and development team members to define the required learning objectives, evaluation, and rapidly develop course materials integrating the appropriate technology options.


What you’re responsible for:


  • Designing and developing learning content to engage learners, to facilitate behavior change, and/or to transfer knowledge.
  • Learning content may include eLearning courses, job aids, and presentations, to be delivered via the LMS, instructor-led, or virtual instructor-led, as appropriate
  • Work with subject matter experts to identify target audience’s training needs.
  • Translate training needs into learning outcomes and objectives and create solutions to address them.
  • Act as an expert in learning methodologies and emerging technologies. Leverage new authoring software or other technology to improve the effectiveness of training material.
  • Support the deployment/delivery of training programs. 
  • Manage several priorities and projects to meet deadlines. Persevere and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Maintain courseware and update and/or reformat new and existing training program material
  • Arrange and manage the translation process for training documentation dealing directly with the translator.
  • Review course ratings and effectiveness to drive improvements in training effectiveness.
  • Test, upload and maintain files in the LMS system.
    To be successful:
  • Formal education in Adult Education and/or Instructional Design
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, such as education, organizational development, human resources, business administration, communications, etc. is an asset
  • 3 or more years of experience required in instructional design methodologies, adult learning principles, and design media production
  • Expertise in using Adobe products such as: Captivate,  Photoshop, and Illustrator, InDesign
  • Strong working proficiency in course authoring tools such as Articulate 360, Articulate Storyline, etc. and at least one Learning Management System
  • Strong working proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Bilingualism in both  Official languages (French & English) would be an asset
    To join our team:
  • Ability to manage several projects at once effectively and meet deliverables 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and ability to adapt writing style to learners 
  • Able to build and maintain effective relationships within own team and across organization at all levels; strives to exceed customer expectations 
  • Demonstrates a high level of flexibility, persistence and dependability 
  • Willing to go out of own comfort zone and try new approaches or explore innovative knowledge transfer techniques; displays creativity and the ability to think outside of the box 
  • Is driven and delivers results.





Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment 

Reports to:                  Sr. Manager Learning Programs 

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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