Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, 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 cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
- Please note this position will be based out of Calgary, Winnipeg, or Toronto depending on the successful candidate.
The Specialist - Regional Inventory Control will provide oversight and management of inventory on a regional basis. You will be responsible to ensure physical inventory accuracy through inventory cycle counts, accurate project reconciliations and keeping the system inventory storage location up to date. The successful candidate will work with field project and maintenance staff, manage inventories and ensure right material is available at the right place at the right time at an optimum cost. This position will be accountable for developing and managing KPIs and scorecard with meaningful measures of success and accountable for stakeholder management and service delivery.
Assist in operation of the distribution center;
Ensure availability of right material at the right time for projects, maintenance and production;
Ensure physical inventory accuracy through physical inventory counts and timely project material reconciliations;
Keep system inventory updated through timely postings of entries and documents;
Manage inventory levels at the storage locations to ensure higher inventory turns and avoid surplus inventory or obsolescence;
Coordinate with Inventory Analyst and Engineering Services field personnel to recommend and maintain safety stocks at storage locations;
Conduct annual inventory audits to meet SOX Compliance requirements;
Monitor Capital Inventory and ensure timely charge out;
Release and move material to projects to ensure accurate inventory levels;
Coordinate material moves with Distribution Centers;
Assist Managers and Roadmasters with ordering material;
Extend material to Plants to be available to order;
Provide SAP expertise and training to field personnel, as required;
Trace material orders to ensure timely receipts;
Process material releases for scrap invoicing;
Monitor and report Track Panel production orders and inventory levels;
Create and issue STO’s to move material, when required;
Assist with material movements and charge outs from Plant to Plant for derailments and emergent situations;
Assist in developing inventory policy and administer this policy in the field;
Provide backup coverage for other team members, as required.
High School Diploma/GED Equivalent;
Bachelor’s degree or Post-Secondary Education preferred( Business, Finance or Engineering);
Minimum 5-7 years’ experience of managing inventory, warehousing and distribution of materials an asset;
Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge;
Sound understanding of the Railroad maintenance and projects related processes;
Sound knowledge of SAP MM module;
Effective verbal and written communication skills;
Good project management and presentation skills;
Expertise with Windows and Microsoft Office. Intermediate to advanced capabilities with Excel (pivot tables, Power Pivot, etc.). Ability to use databases;
APICS, CPRIM Certifications preferred;
Leadership skills and ability manage staff;
Strong decision making and problem solving skills;
Positive and enthusiastic work ethic and attitude.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive 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.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history 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 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 employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").