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MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited is a Canadian manufacturer of heavy equipment. We are currently seeking a candidate for the following position to join our team.

Position Title: Intermediate Instructional Designer
Location: Sudbury, ON

Closing Date: TBD

Purpose of Role:

The Intermediate Instructional Designer is accountable for designing and developing innovative learning solutions in support of MacLean products. The role will create engaging, modularized learning solutions, resources, and compelling course content for eLearning and Instructor-led training that is clearly aligned to business outcomes.


The Instructional Designer will partner with management, business unit leaders, and subject matter experts to apply tested instructional design theories, practices, and methods to all training offerings.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Write succinct, accurate instructional content for online training delivery.
  • Keep eLearning solutions (new and revisions) up to date for accuracy and branding.
  • Proactively assess and identify continuous improvements in course content, organization, and format.
  • Work on multiple eLearning projects simultaneously at various stages of development.
  • Escalate project issues in a timely manner to the appropriate internal stakeholders.
  • Work with the department manager to develop and maintain meaningful departmental metrics, schedules, and workflows.
  • Champion training and technical publications process improvement initiatives.
  • Mentor team members in all areas of instructional design, writing standards, content reusability, and course maintenance.
  • Work with management to select and maintain software tools used to create and manage world-class training materials.
  • Be responsible for project management while leading training activities with internal stakeholders
  • Consult with internal clients, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders to understand learning needs and define success measures.
  • Maintain and incrementally improve existing training courses and materials.
  • Support the launch of project implementations including tasks not found in a traditional Instructional Designer role (product photography, videography, etc.).
  • Work with department management to develop and maintain online course catalog.





  • College Diploma or University Degree is required.
  • Adult Learning & Education or Psychology is preferred.



  • Experience in technical writing is required.
  • Experience in writing Operator’s and Maintenance Manuals is a definite asset.
  • Experience with heavy manufacturing within a mining environment is an asset.
  • Project Management experience is an asset.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with senior management is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience designing and managing the development of web-based or virtual learning-based training.
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems (LMS) is required.
  • Knowledge and application of adult learning theory, training needs analysis, instructional design, information design, training methodologies, learning technologies, and measurement strategies.
  • Course Development software experience (e.g. Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Camtasia, or PowerPoint) or through a related LMS.
  • Knowledge of emerging and progressive content design techniques and strategies is a definite asset.
  • Willingness and ability to travel regionally and nationally is required.
  • Experience with heavy manufacturing within a mining environment is an asset.


Working Conditions:

  • Office environment with access to manufacturing and underground facilities as required.


Planned Training:

  • HR Orientation
  • HSE Orientation


Bona fide Occupational Requirements:

  • Must be able to complete all required training


This job description is not limited to those duties specifically listed and can be changed at any time in order to adapt to business demands or organizational changes.


MacLean Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005). 

MacLean Engineering will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.


If applying via e-mail, please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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