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Job Title:  Officer, Fleet Design and Acquisition


Mississauga, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  150839
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 150839   
Business Function: Fleet Operations   
Primary City: Mississauga  
Other Location(s):  
Province: Ont. - GTA  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Permanent  
Language Requirement: English Essential  
Employee Class and Level: OP 01  
Number of Vacancies: 1   
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 01/27/2022


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Job Description


The Officer, Fleet Design and Acquisition is responsible to control the acquisition, refurbishment, modification and disposal programs for vehicles and or MHE/MMHE equipment including ancillary and repair equipment to ensure safety and suitability for operational requirements.

Job Responsibilities


Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Fleet Design and Acquisition.

1. Assesses the nature and conditions of the postal operations which involves the use of assets including ancillary and repair equipment vehicles and determines the operating characteristics and capabilities of required fleet assets.

2. Updates and analyzes the data files for life cycle management of the corporate vehicle fleet including motorized material handling equipment and ancillary equipment.

3. Analyzes requests from Operations for growth of fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment in order to ensure the correct asset application for the job and conformance to RTO (required to operate).

4. Prepares estimates of capital expenditures for fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment, monitors expenditures, and prepares monthly outlooks.

5. Develops and documents the formal technical specifications for tenders and site visits and evaluates proposals from suppliers for the provision of of fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment.

6. Manages the acquisition, order, delivery and goods receipt process for new fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment.

7. Monitors the production and delivery of fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment by the supplier, performs quality control pilot inspections.

8. Develops, controls and manages national campaigns, bulletins and associated modifications to fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment, components and systems to improve safety, operating characteristics, and ease of loading and unloading and conducts field trials to determine effectiveness and optimum installation.

9. Conducts trails to determine the fuel consumption/power requirements and maintainability of prospective new fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment in postal operations.


Job Responsibilities (continued)


10. Controls special programs and projects to investigate, pilot and modify fleet assets and composition to operate using alternate fuels and propulsion platforms.

11. Maintains and documents Monthly Technical Conference Calls and follow-ups. Intervenes with Manufacturers as required.

12. Monitors costs and prepares financial accruals regularly and as required for fuel and procurement cards programs.

13. Manages annual and ad hoc disposal processes including documentation to ensure compliance and optimal management in the use of our fleet assets and repair equipment.

14. Represents Fleet management in union consultations related to fleet assets and repair equipment including design and acquisition programs.

15. Represents Fleet Management in matters related to Risk Management and Health and Safety as they apply to fleet assets including ancillary and repair equipment and programs.

16. Assists the Manager as required in the preparation of reports.

17. Assists front line operations management teams as required and participates in compliance audits.

18. Other related duties.




• Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field OR

• High School diploma or provincial equivalent (GED) and a combination of equivalent professional experience and training




• 1 to 3 years of relevant functional experience

• One or more years’ experience managing people

• One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset



Other Candidate Requirements

• Valid Provincial Motor Vehicle Mechanic’s license and/or Truck and Coach Mechanic’s license

• Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs and IBM Maximo

• Excellent team building and leadership skills and experience

• Sound organizational, analytical, judgement and decision-making skills with proven abilities in problem solving

• Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain relationships

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Candidate must possess, at a minimum, a valid provincial class G/5 driver’s license

• Have a satisfactory safe driving record per CPC’s Driver Safety Program, which includes:
      a) Have not received more than 2 moving violations in last 3 year
      b) Have not had more than three demerit points assigned in one single violation
      c) Have not had license suspension or prohibition of any kind in last 3 years

• Travelling may be required


Other Information


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


Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. 

We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, 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.



Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.  All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.


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.


Leadership Behaviours
Decision Making 
– A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner, that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
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.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things.


Our Values

We value diversity as an essential part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future. We believe that attracting, developing, and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada is essential to our success because this matters to all communities and customers we serve. 

Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.

Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.

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