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SAP Ariba MM Functional Analyst

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.



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 and/or retirement plans
  • 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. 


Drug Test Elements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  New hires may be required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free. 


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:         


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Driver’s License verification and/or last 3 years of driving history if a requirement of the position
  • Background checks that may included 7 years of employment history and Social Security number verification


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. 


For our US applicants, CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities . For Canadian applicants 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: 103133
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 3
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External





Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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