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Job Title:  Supervisor, Manual and Mechanized (Term)


Dieppe, NB, CA

Other Location(s):  Moncton
Employment Type:  Temporary - New
Language Requirements:  Bilingual Imperative (BBBB)
Job ID:  131221
Employment Type:  Temporary - New
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 131221   
Business Function: Plant Operations   
Primary City: Dieppe  
Other Location(s):Moncton  
Province: New Brunswick  
Employment Type: Temporary - New  
Employment Status: Term  

Working hours: Shift work 1400-2200 (Evenings) or 2200-0600 (Nights)
Language Requirement: Bilingual Imperative (BBBB)  
Number of Vacancies: 3   
Job Closing Date: 09/21/2021 

All qualified candidates will be considered, however priority will be given to Indigenous / Aboriginal (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) peoples and persons with disabilities.

Job Description

The Supervisor, Manual and Mechanized oversees the operation of an assigned area of the shift or section and assists in the management of the efficient manual and machine processing of mail.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Supervisor, Manual and Mechanized. 


  • Sets daily priorities and schedules staff for the assigned area to ensure that deadlines and service commitments are met.


  • Promotes and implements work place safety and health programs and processes for their work unit.  Takes corrective action to rectify unsafe operating conditions. Oversees the return-to-work and accommodation of employees. 


  • Supervises, coaches, and provides guidance and leadership to employees, promoting a respectful environment in the workplace.  Administers human resources processes   Resolves staff issues. Consults with Labour Relations and/or union representatives on the application of the terms of the collective agreement.  Creates learning and knowledge transfer opportunities for assigned staff. 


  • Maintains optimum productivity levels by closely monitoring and adjusting staffing to workload. Estimates workloads in order to arrange for adequate staff to be on duty. Recommends the use of overtime, as required, and occasionally authorizes its use when working alone.


  • Performs frequent quality checks on all aspects of the designated shift or section.  Conducts hourly throughput checks on mechanized processes and daily observations of employee productivity for manual sorting. Investigates abnormalities, resolves minor issues, and escalates more significant problem. 

Job Responsibilities (continued)


  • Analyzes daily productivity reports to determine problems and trends. Shares analysis and results with team. Works to improve performance and implement best practices in productivity.


  • Liaises with other sections in operations to ensure the efficient movement of mail and employees between sections.  


  • Maintains employees’ time and leave to ensure the accurate and timely pay for all employees. 


  • Produces reports, resolves related data issues and performs other administrative tasks associated with a team leader role.



  • High School diploma or provincial equivalent (GED) (Equivalent Experience may be accepted in lieu of a High School Diploma)



  • Minimum 1 year experience managing a team OR Minimum 2 years’ experience working within a unionized environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., understand the major features of each software application)


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Not Applicable



  • Post-secondary degree/diploma.
  • Experience with distribution processes

Other Information

Shift work: Hours 1400-2200 or 2200-0600.

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.


Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.


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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
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