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Canadian Pacific Railway Specialist Operations Analysis in Calgary, Canada

  • Req ID: 75258

  • Department: Market Strategy & Asset Management

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Position Type: Non-Union

  • Location: Calgary, Alberta

  • Country: Canada

  • % of Travel: 0-10%

  • of Positions: 1

  • Job Available to: Internal & External

  • Deadline to apply: 03/26/2019

Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, 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 Canadian Pacific.


The Specialist Operations Analysis role exists to drive sustained improvements in operations performance and efficiency. The successful candidate will develop analyses for data mining, will be responsible for process review and dialogue with stakeholders, and identify performance issues and their root cause(s). This individual will also be responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of solutions to address gaps or opportunities. They will ensure solutions developed and implemented are reflected in future performance (and targets) through development of monitoring processes or tools.


  • Lead the development, improvement and publication of the operations scorecards (e.g. Terminal Scorecard or TSC) including developing and managing requirements through the IS team and ensuring quality, accuracy and completeness of the information published;

  • Ensure the information is correctly understood and utilized to drive improvements on the key scorecard measures;

  • Perform statistical analysis of operating metrics & KPIs to identify areas which are under-performing and make recommendations for actions to improve performance;

  • Collaborate across the organization to ensure processes are understood, properly defined and communicated and adhered to by those executing / managing the processes;

  • Develop and implement a framework to evaluate performance in near-real time and to identify issues and actions required to resolve the issues and improve performance;

  • Work with other members of the Operations analysis team to draw on insights or analytics developed across the team and apply to own projects as appropriate.


  • University degree in Business, Engineering or Mathematics preferred;

  • 1-5 years experience in Transportation – preferably rail transportation;

  • Skilled in the use of MS Office suite of applications;

  • Familiar with SQL, C# or other programming languages (e.g. R, Python);

  • Versed in the visual display of quantitative information.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • 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").