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Specialist Business Systems -EAM / SAP Ariba and MM (Hybrid)

  • Req ID: 96228
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 07/15/2022


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.



As the Business Systems Specialist for the EAM team, specializing in Supply Chain and Procurement, you will work with our business partners to understand their end to end business processes, to design and implement successful IS solutions that; are intuitive, meet the business needs, reduce waste from the value stream, and align with the overall company strategic goals.



  • Develop an understanding of current IS applications at CP for Supply Chain and Procurement;
  • Maintain and support existing CP applications (SAP ECC 6.0, SAP Ariba suite, future S4 HANA);
  • 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 area of Procurement and Supply Chain solutions;
  • Understand the end to end business process and integration points for Source-to-Pay and how technology can be leveraged to increase business effectiveness and efficiencies;
  • Liaison between IS technical, functional, architecture and business teams;
  • Work with IS PMO and IS 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 10 years of IT experience, predominantly in SAP operations support and project delivery
  • Significant implementation and support experience in SAP Materials Management (Source-to-Pay, Inventory Management) and integration to other SAP modules (PM, PP, QM, FICO, etc.)
  • A minimum of four-year experience in configuring, implementing and maintaining SAP Ariba solutions (Sourcing, B&I, Catalog, Invoice Management, ECC or S/4 integration, etc.)
  • Ideally 3 or more full project implementation lifecycles with SAP implementations;
  • Strong familiarity with SAP implementation methodologies, including ASAP and Agile like approaches;
  • Some technical experience in ABAP programming/debugging, LSMW, Fiori development, reporting tools is preferred



  • 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").

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