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Specialist Sourcing - Fuel

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.



Reporting to the Manager Fuels, the Specialist Sourcing – Fuel is accountable for ensuring CP has locomotive diesel fuel, sand, lube oil, and propane at the right location, on time and at the best overall cost to CP, to drive efficient and effective operations. The selected candidate will work closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of products and management of inventory.



  • Contract negotiation and procurement for fuel and other materials
  • Develop and maintain relationships with operations and maintenance groups across CP’s network to drive fuel mandate & objectives
  • Support CP Operations to coordinate urgent goods and service requirements
  • Monitor daily and weekly material consumption to ensure timely and accurate reporting for all material.
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable to ensure invoices are accurate and paid on time and budgets, accruals, and other accounting measures reflect the realities of the operation
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers
  • Support KPI and associated reporting to drive insight, action and compliance to corporate fuel objectives
  • Work collaboratively with other team members on various initiatives and cross functionality



  • Post-Secondary Education preferably a University Degree ( Business, Finance an asset);
  • At least three years of experience in Sourcing/Procurement and/or inventory management
  • Knowledge of railway industry is an asset;
  • Good understanding of supply chain management;
  • SAP/ERP experience;
  • Microsoft office experience with increased competence in Excel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to multi task and move a variety of initiatives forward at the same time;
  • Ability to demonstrate customer service focus;
  • Ability to build consensus, influence and resolve conflict.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Competitive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program
  • Flexible Work Environment



As an employer with North American 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: 97812
  • Department: Procurement
  • 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





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