Canada Post Supervisor, Relief, Manual and Mechanized – Anticipatory Staffing – Temporary Assignment Temporary in St. John’s, NL

Canada Post

Branch St. John’s NL CA

Supervisor, Relief, Manual and Mechanized – Anticipatory Staffing – Temporary Assignment
St. John’s, NL

• Analyze daily productivity reports to determine problems and trends and share analysis and results with the team….

You’re skilled, confident and job-ready. Bring your skills to Canada Post – one of Canada’s most respected employers where you’ll find the satisfaction of a job well done. Every day.

We are looking for individuals who have a great track record for leading teams to achieve operating targets and production standards, while maintaining top standards for service, quality and health and safety for the position of Supervisor, Relief, Manual and Mechanized. In this role you will work to maintain optimum productivity levels and use coaching, problem solving, positive reinforcement, task prioritizing and more to successfully lead a skilful team of employees in our operations facility. As a key partner in Canada Post’s success, you will also act as the “voice of the company” by sharing performance expectations and business results with our front-line employees.

This is your opportunity to work for a world leader in the postal industry. You’ll be joining a profit-oriented organization focused on growth and innovation, and enjoy a comprehensive total compensation package – including a competitive salary and incentive plan, health and retirement benefits, training, and the chance to grow with us and explore your career potential.

The successful candidate will

• Supervise the operation of an assigned area of the shift or section, assist in the management of the efficient manual and machine processing of mail, set daily priorities for the assigned area to ensure that deadlines and service commitments are met, assign and confirm available staff to different areas of the operation according to fluctuating mail volume, and request additional manpower or equipment as required
• Promote and implement workplace safety and health programs for the work unit including: coaching and directing employees on safe work practices in order to reduce accident frequency and severity; conducting investigations and reporting and following up on accident incidences; addressing and resolving health and safety issues in a timely and efficient manner; conducting safety inspections and taking corrective action to rectify unsafe operating conditions; and overseeing the return-to-work and accommodation of employees unable to perform the full range of duties in their job
• Supervise, coach and provide guidance and leadership to employees, promote a respectful environment in the workplace, administer human resources processes such as staffing, performance management, disability management and attendance management, resolve staff issues including taking disciplinary action if required, consult with Labour Relations and/or union representatives on the application of the terms of the collective agreement, and create learning and knowledge transfer opportunities for assigned staff
• Estimate workloads in order to arrange for adequate staff to be on duty, recommend the use of overtime as required, and occasionally authorize its use when working alone
• Conduct hourly throughput checks on mechanized processes and daily observations of employee productivity for manual sorting, investigate abnormalities and work to improve performance and implement best practices in productivity
• Analyze daily productivity reports to determine problems and trends and share analysis and results with the team
• Liaise with other sections in operations to ensure the efficient movement of mail and employees between sections
• Perform frequent quality checks on all aspects of the designated shift or section, resolve minor issues and escalate more significant problems
• Maintain employees’ time and leave to ensure the accurate and timely pay for all employees, produce reports, resolve related data issues and perform other administrative tasks associated with a team leader role

Job requirements (Education and Work experience)

• High School Diploma or provincial equivalent (GED) (Equivalent work experience, as defined below, may be accepted in lieu of a High School Diploma)

1.a) Minimum 1 year experience managing a team.
1.b) Minimum 2 years experience working within a unionized environment


2. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., understand the major features of each software application)


• Post-secondary degree

• Experience with distribution processes

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

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Our Leadership Behaviours and Corporate Values

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.

Other information about this job:
This recruitment will be used to staff temporary positions. An Eligibility List of successful candidates will be established and will remain valid for a period of 6 months.

Canada Post offers

• Competitive pay
• Potential for permanent opportunitie

Careers that deliver

If you’re ready to make a difference and discover your full potential, Canada Post delivers a variety of exciting and challenging career opportunities across the country. As one of Canada’s largest employers we’re committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team to meet the evolving needs of Canadians and secure our future.

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

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 Messages

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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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: St. John's, NL, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-07
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