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Supervisor Work Equipment - NEUS

  • Req ID: 83770
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 80-90%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 05/12/2021


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides 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. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit



Lead a safe, efficient, cost effective work equipment and vehicle maintenance program within their area of responsibility. Organize and control the resources responsible for the maintenance of work equipment in accordance with regulatory requirements and processes on their area. Supervise and monitor the execution of all repair activities. Provide leadership accountability for inputs and outputs of safety, service, productivity and financial metrics.



  • Provide track renewal crews with the required parts inventory;
  • Monitor parts inventory and usage to maintain the supply of parts as per current supply services guidelines and Work Equipment requirements;
  • Directs and monitors the inventory of crew trailers and work equipment repair facility;
  • Deliver inventory as required to the various stores in are of responsibility;
  • Ensure Track Program & Equipment Program crews have adequate parts to support production crews;
  • Prioritize work equipment repairs, scheduling and directing mechanics to complete repair in the area of their responsibility;
  • Implement work processes/changes that achieve continuous improvement;
  • Recommend changes to safety stocks to meet current demands;
  • Ensure parts are replenished to avoid critical shortages;
  • Ensures equipment work order management and maintenance records are kept accurate;
  • Maintains cross functional relationships and ensures clear cross functional working relationships with OEM and regulatory agencies;
  • Ensures supply of parts inventories are set to correct target levels;
  • Ensure maintainers are charging out parts to avoid parts issues.



  • High school diploma is required;
  • 5 years’ experience in a railway work equipment maintenance environment is preferred;
  • Demonstrated capability to monitor and record detailed data;
  • Able to follow a plan and process’s to achieve required goals;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Communicate with multiple suppliers at interpersonal level;
  • Ability to influence peers, cross functional co-managers and leadership team;
  • Ability to work with people, with integrity;
  • Self-motivated – demanding job task with minimum of direction.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Completive company pension plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Medical Requirements:

CP 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.


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


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


Nearest Major Market: Albany

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