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  • Req ID: 100588
  • Department: Mechanical Loco
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Union
  • Location: Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
  • % of Travel:
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External


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.



  • Receives, warehouses, issues or ships supplies and material utilized in the operation of the railroad;
  • Ensures or performs accurate and timely information in SAP electronically through the use of a computer;
  • Coordinates picking and shipping of all material to customer locations in accordance with shipping schedules;
  • May be required to work outdoors in all weather and must come to work prepared with proper clothing;
  • Performs any related duties, as requested.



  • Must successfully complete formal forklift training program given by qualified trainer and have passed all examinations associated with training;
  • Six months' experience in a warehouse environment, with a proven record of operating material handling equipment an asset;
  • Experience with computerized inventory control systems SAP,EXCEL,MERLIN would be an asset;
  • Basic knowledge of on-line computer terminal operations;
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 kg after having received instructions and training; and up to 45 kg after having received training and written instructions;
  • Must be available to work on various shifts;
  • Typing capability would be an asset;
  • Must wear personal protective equipment, as required, i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, safety boots, and gloves.



  • Operates fork lift;
  • Computer;
  • Metal cutter;
  • Electric crane;
  • Hand boom;
  • Perform his/her work in a safe manner;
  • Perform authorized functions necessary to receive and issue material, either manually or electronically on a computer terminal including maintaining bin locations, entering stock counts, etc;
  • Identity, verify and ensure the accuracy of shipments of material received from suppliers, shops and other stores;
  • Stores material in the appropriate warehouse location either manually or with the use of appropriate material handling equipment;
  • Veriry storage bin locations and takes corrective action as required.
  • Perform accurate counts of material received, issued, shipped or on hand;
  • Issue required material to appropriate users according to requisitions which may be received in either paper or electronic form;
  • Pick material required by users. May have to use material handling equipment;
  • Rack and prepare material for shipment. This includes completing all related forms such as labels, postal forms, waybills, and shipping documents, etc.;
  • Load/Unload materials from or into rail cars, trailers, and trucks, and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using appropriate equipment;
  • Operatesforklift truck, electric hoist, Raymond or other material handling equipment to assist in loading/unloading or moving materials and products;
  • May be required to drive highway motor vehicle to pick up and/or deliver material;
  • Perform daily inspection of vehicles he/she may operate in order to ensure they are in safe operating condition. Hazards are to be immediately reported to the appropriate Supervisor for corrective action;
  • Ensure Government WHMIS and TDG regulations are followed when receiving, issuing and shipping material;
  • By use of a computer terminal, enter all necessary transactions into COMPUTERIZED INVENTORY CONTROL SYSTEM SAP
  • Accurately complete files and update all forms and documents required for the Stores' function, either manually or electronically;
  • Ensure respective work area(s) is (are) clean and free of hazards at all times;
  • Ensures material is properly stored and secured at all times;
  • May be required to work outdoors in all weather and must come to work prepared with proper clothing;
  • Perform any related duties, as requested.



  • Has day-to-day dealings with all levels of supervision and scheduled employees;
  • Has regular contact with Supervisors, co-workers and representatives of user Departments;
  • Effect of Error:  Errors may result in material shortages tying up Company resources such as locomotives or cars or delaying the operation of a work gang, etc., thus having an adverse effect on operational efficiency.  Incorrect data entry errors could result in erroneous inventory levels and may result in excess quantities of material being needlessly purchased or in stock shortages.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification


Medical Requirement:

Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments.   All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment.

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