The Canadian Pacific (CP) Leadership Management Trainee Program may be a great next step for you and your career.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals willing to learn and develop their leadership skills and to lead and develop a highly effective Operations team.
This is a front-line leadership role at CP; aligned with CP’s foundations, values, company goals and vision. The successful management trainee will lead a diverse workgroup to safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments, drive continuous improvement and balance the operational requirements with team and employee development.
You must have the ability to relocate within the CP network to start and/or upon career progression or based on business needs or requirements.
LEADERSHIP MANAGEMENT TRAINEE PROGRAM:
This intensive 6 month training program begins with a one week introduction to CP where the Leadership Management Trainees will receive an in-depth company overview. You will be exposed to CP's core business by completing a 11 week Manager Conductor Training course, and a 13 week manager specific training package for Operations leaders. Throughout their training, the trainee will be given the theoretical railway knowledge, practical hands on experiences, a sound understanding our CP’s best practices, and CP’s leadership training. This training is specifically designed to give a new front-line Operations employee the skills and tools necessary to succeed in their new roles.
Develop leadership skills to engage employees in the management of Train & Engine Operating Terminals across CP’s Network;
Available to participate and successfully complete a 6 month training program which all course material must be completed on time;
Attend training at multiple CP locations which will require you to be away from home;
Must complete and pass train conductor certification and be able to participate in the Management Conductor Program;
Will work in all weather conditions;
Quickly learn, retain and use railroad operating systems, applications and local operating plans to assign and manage workload;
Be a safety leader through active observations, discussions about rule compliance and by implementing preventative measures through staff engagement;
Effectively communicate with respect and professionalism to all internal and external customers;
Have a sense of urgency, prioritize work and make decisions aligned with CP’s Values and 5 Foundations;
Able to build trust and credibility through relationships of a team in new work environments;
Demonstrate rapid development of Train & Engine operating capabilities for further career advancement;
Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner;
Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines;
Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations.
Must have the ability to relocate within the CP network to start and/or upon career progression or business need;
High School Diploma/GED is required;
Completion of post-secondary education is preferred;
Previous supervisory experience in heavy industry (transportation, logistics, supply chain management, military, airlines, mining, manufacturing, etc.) considered an asset;
Must complete and pass Manager Conductor Training;
This is a shiftwork position and you must have the ability to work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays;
Proven interpersonal skills and motivation to lead others is required;
Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be mobile and flexible to travel;
Must have the ability to problem solve;
Proven time management skills and excellent oral and written communication skills;
Bilingual French/English would be considered an asset.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Performance Incentive Program
Annual Fitness Subsidy
The majority of training will take place in Calgary, however some on the job training will be required in the field within various provinces througout CP's network.
Future relocation may be required at time of final placement in a front line managerial position for the successful management trainee. You can be relocated to any location across the CP network.
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 critical position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history check
Driver’s License Verification
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").