Canadian Pacific Railway Specialist - Railcar Sourcing in Calgary, Alberta

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Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.


The Specialist - Railcar Sourcing is responsible for managing the sourcing process for railcars and related repair components. This candidate will be required to work with all levels of the organization to advance projects and sourcing strategies in the overall best interest of CP.


  • Partner with internal stakeholders and supply community to create sustainable supply chain agreements;

  • Work cross functionally to drive business deals to executed contract;

  • Ensure sourcing strategies have appropriate supply/distribution strategies;

  • Perform scenario analyses to present projects in view of Total Cost of Ownership;

  • Direct activities of team member focused on MRO sourcing & supply strategy.


  • University degree in engineering, business, or supply chain.

  • 5+ year’s experience in operations, finance, or supply chain management related fields;

  • Experience in sourcing and contract negotiation;

  • Heavy equipment and/or mechanical experience is an asset;

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in fast paced environment;

  • Experience with mechanical equipment and/or systems;

  • Ability to recognize conflicting business needs and broker resolution;

  • Independent and innovative thinker, with strong customer focus.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Performance Incentive Program

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").