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SAP Ariba Functional Analyst

CPKC is the only truly North American railway and we are making big moves! We are a technology hub with more than 1,100 technology professionals who support 600+ applications that keep North America’s supply chain moving. Our teams are focused on integrating two railways while driving innovative technologies for our business and the industry.



We are growing our in-house SAP Centre of Excellence (CoE). Our leadership team is focused on creating an environment where internal talent is nurtured and developed to their full potential. If you are an SAP champion who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to be a part of our transformation journey to SAP S/4HANA Rise Cloud. With over 150 SAP professionals, we are one of North America’s largest SAP hubs offering you the opportunity to drive excellence and build a culture of innovation.



  • Develop an understanding of current IS applications at CPKC for Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Maintain and support existing CPKC applications (SAP ECC 6.0, SAP Ariba Suite, S/4HANA)
  • Work with business clients to understand requirements and establish recommendations for improvement
  • Design and implement sustainable solutions and enhancements based on best business practices and alignment to IS architectural standards
  • Provide deep domain knowledge in the Supply Chain and Procurement area
  • Understand the end-to-end business process and integration points for Source-to-Pay and how technology can be leveraged to increase efficiencies
  • Liaison between technical, functional, architecture and business teams
  • Work with Information Systems (IS) PMO and Change Management teams to configure, test and document system improvements in alignment with project delivery standards
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Flexible team player who prospers in a fast paced work environment
  • Think outside of the box and provide new perspectives on solving problems and delivering value to our business clients
  • Growth mindset with a commitment to lifelong learning



  • University degree or equivalent in Commerce/Business Administration, Engineering, or Computer Science;
  • Minimum 5 years’ of experience in SAP operations support and project delivery
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in configuring, implementing and maintaining SAP Ariba solutions (Sourcing, Supplier Lifecycle Performance, Supplier Enablement, Contracts, B&I, Catalog, Invoice Management, ECC or S/4 integration, etc.)
  • Ideally 2 or more full project implementation lifecycles with SAP technology
  • Significant implementation and support experience in SAP Materials Management (Source-to-Pay, Inventory Management) and integration to other SAP modules (PM, PP, QM, FICO, Basis and Security)
  • Hands-on experience as Ariba Customer Administrator, and strong techno-functional expertise in ECC 6.0 and S/4HANA
  • Strong familiarity with SAP implementation methodologies, including ASAP and Agile like approaches
  • Some technical experience in ABAP programming/debugging, LSMW, Fiori development, reporting tools like SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) is preferred




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American 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 CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.

CPKC is an employment equity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. Accommodations for the job application process can be provided, as appropriate, upon request. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).  


Req ID: 102589

Department: Information Services

Job Type: Full-Time

Position Type: Non-Union

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Country: Canada

% of Travel: 0-10%

# of Positions: 2

Job Grade: 4

Job Available to: Internal & External




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