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Job Title:  Manager, Maintenance


Montreal, QC, CA

Other Location(s):  Montreal
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  Bilingual Imperative (BBCC)
Job ID:  101231
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 101231  
Business Function: Engineering  
Primary City: Montreal  
Other Location(s):Montreal  
Province: Quebec  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Permanent  
Language Requirement: BBBB (bilingual intermediate level English and French spoken and written)
Employee Class and Level: CPMGA02  
Number of Vacancies: 1  
Position Reports To: RAMY SYDHOM  
Posting Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 02/16/2021
Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 03/02/2021

Job Description

The Manager, Maintenance, a key member of the plant’s management team, provides strategic direction on all maintenance issues relating to mail handling and processing equipment at Canada Post.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Manager, Maintenance.


  • Provides leadership, expertise and advice to senior management and related disciplines in all matters related to maintenance of mail processing and mail handling equipment for the designated region or plant. Communicates with all parties regularly to ensure effective integration and prioritization of issues and activities.


  • Manages all maintenance programs for mail processing and handling equipment within the plant(s) and designated facilities so that the equipment meets set performance standards (KPI) and legislated requirements.


  • Achieves optimum equipment performance and availability through the execution of preventative maintenance programs to meet operational plans, schedules and standards.


  • Directs the execution of corrective and breakdown maintenance activities to ensure they are carried out safely, correctly, and efficiently in order to maximize equipment availability.


  • Oversees a work planning and scheduling system capable of providing cost estimation, cost control and reporting. Ensures that work orders, logs and other documentation are complete, accurate and submitted as per policy.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Establishes and maintains a safe working environment by providing appropriate training, documentation, personal protective equipment, tools and established procedures. Encourages initiative and leadership in safe work practices.


  • Creates and maintains staffing profiles to effectively execute preventive programs and repairs. Carries out the full range of management functions for the Maintenance team.


  • Interfaces between Canada Post and external maintenance service providers. In some locations manages contracted building services. Manages maintenance and support contracts with external contractors.


  • Ensures, through succession planning and training, a continuing development of competent superintendents and technical staff.


  • Participates in multidisciplinary projects to ensure that short- and long-term maintenance impacts are accurately assessed and reflected in the implementation, and monitors results.



  • Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field e.g. Degree/Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and eligibility for EIT or P.Eng. certification.



  • 3 to 5 years of relevant functional experience.
  • 2 or more years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Maintenance Management Professional (MPP) designation OR commitment to completing the MMP program within 3 years of appointment.
  • Ability to provide leadership, expertise and advice to senior management.
  • Strong self-motivator with a commitment to achieving excellence.
  • Exhibit sound judgement with excellent decision-making, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee health and safety.
  • Familiarity with working in a unionized environment.

Other Information

Note: The ideal candidate should reside in the community.  Applicants within a 50 km radius of the Post Office may be considered as needed.


As part of the selection process selected candidates will be required to complete a security screening process.

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.


If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.


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
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.

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