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Job Title:  Officer, Safety Engineer


Montréal, QC, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  Bilingual Imperative (BBBB)
Job ID:  26222
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 26222 
Business Function: Health and Safety 
Primary City: Montréal 
Other Location(s): 
Province: Quebec 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Permanent 
Language Requirement: Bilingual Imperative (BBBB) 
Employee Class and Level: CPMGA01 
Number of Vacancies 1 
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 04/06/2020

Job Description

The Officer provides the national focus and direction across the Engineering, Maintenance and Real Estate groups to ensure compliance to safety standards for all mechanized mail processing facilities and equipment. The objectives are to optimize employee safety, and ensure that the corporation complies with federal, provincial, municipal and other Health and Safety (H&S) standards, procedures, policies and regulations.

Job Responsibilities
  • Leads the development review and modification annual H&S plans which include but is not limited to such items as scheduling of field and plant audits or assessments, frequency and locations, contacts and suppliers, process maps and KPIs. Consults with key Stakeholders to ensure integration of responsibilities.   Presents plan to the Manager for approval and implementation.
  • Performs H&S audits in Canada Post plants.  Ensures that weekly safety meetings are occurring, HSE safety checks are being completed, equipment modifications have been completed to specifications, and thorough analysis, that risks are identified and solutions developed and implemented.
  • Participates in the selection process for tendering/lease/purchases to ensure risk mitigation, safety and effectiveness of design and operations through legislative compliance; identification and management of risk factors and reliability from tender stage through to successful completion of projects.
  • Leads continuous improvement initiative.  Works with vendor to modify, develop or create relevant guidelines based on current legislation and CPC standards.  Develops Request for Proposal documents and manages the national contracts with vendor for Safety Programs.
  • Resolves contentious safety issues and complex problems, in many instances requiring close contact with union representatives.  Acts as a representative of Canada Post and defends the Corporation in issues that have resulted in grievances or arbitrations or other forums (i.e. Workers Compensation Board) where subject matter expertise is required to support the position of the company.
Job Responsibilities (continued)
  • Coordinates and performs H&S assessments of equipment and at facilities for proposed new work.
  • Assists in the development of course materials for Operations.
  • Reviews employee safety programs to determine their adequacy and recommends improvement strategies.
  • Acts as resource to assist in the development of Corporate Manual System (CMS) documents as required.


  • Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field OR a combination of equivalent professional experience and training
  • Engineer degree would be considered an asset 


  • 1 to 3 years of relevant functional experience
  • One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset

Other Candidate Requirements

  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs
  • Enrolment in specific designation and or certifications programs may be required for certain positions (e.g. Finance & Engineering).
  • Strong communication, analytical, and customer service skills
  • Fleet safety experience in driver safety, dock safety, yard safety, an asset
  • Experience in conveyor safety validation, machine safeguarding, material handling safety in manufacturing or distribution, lockout-tagout on mechanized equipment, an asset
  • Experience with MMHE including forklift operator safety, dock, or staging area design in manufacturing or distriubtion, will be an asset
Other Information

• This position requires bilingualism at an intermediate level


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.


Our 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
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.

Job Segment: Safety Engineer, Safety, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Engineering, Service, Bilingual

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