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This posting will be used for various front-line leadership roles in the United States. If you are interested in working in Canada, please apply to the THIS WAY UP - SYSTEM, CANADA posting.
Are you interested in an Operations front-line leadership role within CP? If so, the CP This Way Up Program is where you start! Job offers/assignments will be made to the qualified applicants when various positions become available within our various Operations teams.
All employees who apply for the This Way Up Program will be contacted and interviewed. Feedback will be given to you and you will either join a qualified pool of applicants who will start receiving training for management roles or you will be given feedback on developmental opportunities along with tools to assist you with your development.
Preferred qualifications for the This Way Up program include at least 1 year of experience in Operations (preferably with CP) along with no formal discipline in the last 12 months.
Below you'll find department descriptions and the type of front-line leadership roles available at CP
Train & Engine Personnel (T&E) is a decentralized execution function that includes both Yard Operations and Road Operations. This is the front line for execution of the Operating Plan. We are key contributors to providing service, controlling cost, optimizing assets and doing it all safely. From timely locomotive servicing to quick crew changes, on-time train performance departing terminals to yard processing time, and delivery or lift of traffic in compliance with local operating plans, T&E is the focal point of contact to manage day to day process integration points across the network. The type of front-line leadership roles in T&E are Asst Trainmaster, Trainmaster and Supervisor Operations.
The Transportation Operations Center team moves the goods that drive our economy. Two centers located in Calgary and Minneapolis are responsible for dispatching trains, calling T&E crews, T&E timekeeping and audit, corridor management and over the road day to day execution of the Operating Plan. The type of front-line leadership roles in Transportation are Supervisor Crew Management Center and Locomotive Distributor.
The Mechanical team in Operations provides technical support and expertise related to mobile assets. We inspect, maintain and repair locomotives, freight cars and heavy duty equipment. We are responsible for the safe, efficient and timely execution of locomotive and car maintenance, as well as locomotive and car servicing across the network. The type of front-line leadership roles in Mechanical are Supervisor Mechanical (Car or Locomotive), Supervisor Mechanical and Manager Mechanical.
The Engineering Operations team is committed to providing reliable and cost effective infrastructure for the safe operation of the railway. Engineering Operations shoulders the responsibility for designing (limited), building, inspecting, monitoring, and maintaining track, signals, field communications, field technology support, bridges, and structures efficiently and effectively. The type of front-line leadership roles in Engineering are Supervisor Track Inspection, Roadmaster, Supervisor Production, Manager Production, Supervisor S&C, Manager S&C, Supervisor Work Equipment and Manager Work Equipment.
CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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