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Manager Production

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 is a traveling position and our ideal candidate would live in, WI, MN, IL or MI**



Provide the required leadership to safely execute assigned Production projects. Manage the daily operation of Production projects. Provide leadership accountability for inputs and outputs of safety, service, productivity and financial metrics.



  • Ensure regulatory compliance for respective project assignments
  • Ensures the application of CPKC policies, safety practices, and procedures by all direct reports
  • Delivers specified safety, service, and financial outputs/results expected within assigned projects
  • Investigate failures of CPKC policies, safety practices and procedures
  • Participate in the development of and Implement work processes/changes that achieve continuous improvement
  • Delivers expected quality to the approved scope of work
  • Executes work in a manner consistent with labor agreements
  • Maintains cross functional relationships and ensures clear cross functional working relationships between all direct reports
  • Coach direct reports to improve their effectiveness
  • Reviews planned capital work, confirms material and execution requirements, advises internal customers on work execution requirements


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years of progressive Supervisory experience in Track Renewal/Maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Red Book, SPC,s GEI, GCOR(US)
  • Demonstrated capability to apply relevant knowledge and technical skills to monitor and direct assigned project work
  • Capability to manage a project plan/schedule
  • Ability to manage priorities and ensure delivery of planned/expected key performance metrics
  • People leadership skills
  • Ability to influence peers, cross functional co-managers and leadership team
  • Ability to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues
  • Knowledge of computer systems


  • 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.


Medical Requirements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol, and drug audit assessments. Qualification drug test(s) are also required.


Background Investigation:

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

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification



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

  • Req ID: 102562
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: St. Paul , Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 80-90%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: Level 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 04/30/2024



Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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