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National Alternate Network Engineer

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Date: 24-Mar-2021

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?


Job Description



Reporting to the Manager National Alternative Networks this role will be responsible for the following:


  • Project support, assist in equipment layout and design, standards development and auditing, process optimization and statistical analysis, used for development of trending and forecast information
  • Developing, managing and implementing multiple projects providing realistic and accurate timeline, resource requirements and activity plans
  • Facilitation of cross-functional activities with multi-level team members
  • Providing technical training and support to field personnel and Last Mile Service Providers
  • Key initiatives will also include support for the testing and implementation of new technologies, methodologies, and procedures
  • Developing process for Alternate Network
  • Identifying and driving implementation of short-term to medium-term initiatives to improve quality of service, productivity, cost, and work environment (safety)
  • Evaluating and presenting recommendations for medium-term to long-term capital intensive projects
  • Analysis of Last Mile Service Providers performance and providing recommendations for service improvements
  • Onboarding any new Last Mile Service providers
  • Project Management, assisting in equipment layout and design, standard development and auditing, process optimization and statistical analysis, used for development of trending and forecast information
  • Assisting with Peak Capacity plans by utilizing the Alternate Network
  • SHS\Oversize and Flex Capacity volume
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 3-5 years’ experience in an engineering, project management and/or logistics position in a continuous improvement capacity
  • University Engineering Degree (industrial or manufacturing preferred)
  • Strong competency with spreadsheets, word processing, MS Project & database software
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Visio, process mapping, Microsoft Access
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work with autonomy
  • Successfully able to implement change and enhance a team based culture within a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated strong project and time management skills with the ability to prioritize competing projects
  • Prior Courier / Logistics industry experience would be an asset
  • Experience in SHS\Oversize and Flex Capacity volume





Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Reports to:                  Manager National Alternative Networks 

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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