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Supervisor, Intermodal Operations

Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



As the Supervisor Operations you will plan, coordinate direct and control all outside operations within the Intermodal terminal ensuring containers are received, loaded and/or unloaded in accordance with the policies, guidelines and established plans and priorities while meeting on-time performance and minimizing cost. 



  • Ensure the application of CPKC safety practices, policies and procedures by unionized and/or contractor employees including conducting efficiency tests
  • Communicate and interact regularly with cross-functional teams to maintain the service commitments of Intermodal traffic
  • Coordinate all Lift, Hostler, T&E and Mechanical movements within the yard to deliver to key performance indicators
  • Ensure container availability/placement in accordance with IMS Service Standards
  • Prioritize outbound loading for Domestic and International traffic in compliance with AAR securement processes
  • Ensure Perishable Protected Service (PPS) containers are inspected at prescribed intervals and service providers engaged for repairs and serving
  • Ensure truck dwell, asset utilization and key metrics are met including inventory management for containers and railcars in OASIS/TYES
  • Support and participate in continuous improvement initiatives to increase productivity and effectiveness of the operation
  • Work directly with employees and/or contractors to provide guidance and support to bring about the vision of an empowered and engaged workforce



  • Must possess a High School diploma or GED;
  • Previous railroad experience would be considered an asset;
  • Ability to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues;
  • High proficiency in OASIS, TMS, MS Office Outlook, Word, and basic Excel;
  • Understanding of applicable Collective Agreement;
  • Problem-solving capability;
  • High level communication skills;
  • Ability to embrace constructive criticism;
  • Willing to be available as required on a 7x24 basis.



  • 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 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 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: 100956

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



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