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Specialist Business Excellence

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.



This position is responsible for understanding business problems, determining the best data source to use and crafting actionable analytics/insights to recommend solutions. They are expected to work directly with business partners for requirements and be able to explain and present key findings to many different audiences including senior leadership. They are the authority on all operational metrics, dashboards, and are responsible for regulatory reporting.

This position creates data and insights to support process improvement and network planning on an international scale across CPKC networks. It is responsible for data acquisition, data analysis, and data presentation.



  • Craft and present business analysis and reports to facilitate data driven decision-making
  • Provide oversight on operational key performance indicators
  • Target opportunities and benefits provided by data insights
  • Acquire accurate data needed for modeling and analytical efforts
  • Champion process improvement by coordinating with process owners to observe, validate, and provide recommendations



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, in a job related major field of study
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant professional experience, including leading and managing projects or programs with results focused outcomes, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with the use of data analysis & statistics to address business opportunities
  • Strong facilitation, active listening and interpersonal skills
  • Desired knowledge in Lean / Six Sigma
  • Railroad operations experience
  • Operations Softwares: Excel, MCS, Business Objects, Power BI, SAP, SSMS, Qlik
  • Bilingual in Spanish



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement 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.


Drug Test Elements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are 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
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • 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.


CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


  • Req ID: 102648
  • Department: Market Strategy & Asset Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 20-30%
  • # of Positions: 2
  • Job Grade: TBD
  • Job Available to: Internal & External


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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