New Job Supervisor, Manual And Mechanized In New Brunswick

Supervisor, Manual and Mechanized
Supervisor, Manual and Mechanized

Supervisor, Manual and Mechanized

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $31.75 an hour
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Job Requisition Id: 162989
Business Function: Plant Operations
Primary City: Dieppe
Other Location(s):
Province: New Brunswick
Employment Type: Part-Time
Employment Status: Permanent
Language Requirement: Bilingual Imperative (BBBB)
Employee Class and Level: OP 01
Working Hours: 24 hours per week
Number of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $31.75 hourly rate to start
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 11/19/2022

All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.

Job Description

Reporting to the Superintendent, the supervisor replaces Supervisors Manual and Mechanized on their scheduled days off. Leads a team of employees in the safe and efficient processing of mail on an assigned area of the shift or section. Maintains optimum productivity levels by closely monitoring and adjusting staffing to workload. Acts as the “voice of the company”, sharing performance expectations, business updates and results regularly with team members.

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Supervises 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. Sets daily priorities for the assigned area to ensure that deadlines and service commitments are met. Assigns and confirms available staff to different areas of the operation according to fluctuating mail volume. Requests additional manpower or equipment as required.

  • Promotes and implements work place safety and health programs for their work unit. Coaches and directs employees on safe work practices in order to reduce accident frequency and severity; conducts investigations, and reports and follows up on accident incidences. Addresses and resolves health and safety issues in a timely and efficient manner. Conducts safety inspections and takes corrective action to rectify unsafe operating conditions. Oversees the return-to-work and accommodation of employees unable to perform the full range of duties in their job.

  • Supervises, coaches and provides guidance and leadership to employees, promoting a respectful environment in the workplace. Administers human resources processes such as staffing, performance management, disability management and attendance management. Resolves staff issues, including disciplinary action if required. 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.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • 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.

  • Conducts hourly throughput checks on mechanized processes and daily observations of employee productivity for manual sorting. Investigates abnormalities and works to improve performance and implement best practices in productivity.

  • Analyzes daily productivity reports to determine problems and trends. Shares analysis and results with team.

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

  • Performs frequent quality checks on all aspects of the designated shift or section. Resolves minor issues and escalates more significant problems.

  • 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

Other Information

Weekly working hours are Sunday from 14:00-22:00 (Shift 3 - evenings), Thursday and Friday from 22:00-06:00 (Shift 1 - overnights)

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 People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.

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 themselves 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.