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Instructional Design

Designer Instructional

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range TBD  

Open up to the Possibilities!

At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Job Description


Purolator recognizes the critical role of instructional design in ensuring effective training programs that meet the diverse needs of its adult workforce. With an emphasis on continuous improvement and employee development, Purolator seeks an instructional designer who possesses a deep understanding of adult education principles and needs analysis.

This role will be responsible for the design and development of Instructor-led, virtual training, print, and video content delivered to employees. The Instructional Designer will collaborate with a cross-functional team of subject matter experts and learning and development team members to define the required learning objectives and evaluation, and rapidly develop course materials integrating the appropriate technology options. As an experienced training professional, the individual in this role will support colleagues by providing coaching on Instructional Design, and continuous improvement.


  • Designing and developing learning content to engage learners, facilitate behavior change, and/or transfer knowledge. Learning content may include eLearning courses, job aids, and presentations, to be delivered via the LMS, instructor-led, or virtual instructor-led, as appropriate.
    • Work with subject matter experts to identify the target audience’s training needs.
    • Translate training needs into learning outcomes and objectives and create solutions to address them.
    • Act as an expert in learning methodologies and emerging technologies.
    • Leverage new authoring software or other technology to improve the effectiveness of training materials.
    • Support the deployment/delivery of training programs.
    •  Manage several priorities and projects to meet deadlines.
    •  Persevere and maintain high standards of quality.
    •  Maintain courseware and update and/or reformat new and existing training program material.
    •  Arrange and manage the translation process for training documentation dealing directly with the translator.
    • Review course ratings and effectiveness to drive improvements in training effectiveness.
    • Test, upload and maintain files in the LMS system.

Additional Responsibilities

  • 3+ years of experience required in instructional design methodologies, adult learning principles, and design media production.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud, Articulate Storyline, Lectora, Captivate, PowerPoint, SnagIt, After Effects, etc. required.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills.
  •  Strong communication skills (written and verbal).




Posting Details


530 – Corporate  

Working Conditions: 

Office Environment 

Reports to:                  

Manager of Learning & Development 

Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to www.purolator.com.

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

About Organization

Purolator Inc. is Canada’s leading integrated freight, parcel and logistics solutions provider. Celebrating over 50 years of delivering its customers’ promises, Purolator continues to expand its reach, renowned service levels and reliability to more people, more businesses and more places across the country and around the world. Purolator is proud of its Canadian heritage and is focused on sustainably positioning itself for future growth and success. Purolator is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities it serves and where more than 11,500 of its teammates live, work and play.