• Specialist, Rail Car Maintenance

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/20/2018 4:50 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Supply Chain, Distribution & Logistics
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Specialist, Rail Car Maintenance, Calgary, AB/CA

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    This role will report to the Manager, Rail Fleet. No positions reporting in to this position.

    Key Tasks:

    • Primary responsibility for strategic planning and maintenance of the Nutrien rail fleet
    • Responsible for all aspects of Nutriens rail-car fleet maintenance, including:
      • Coordination
      • Payment for services
      • Compliance with regulatory requirements (FRA, TDG, AAR)
      • Quality assurance (auditing)
    • Responsible for coordination of maintenance with 3rd party shops, on-site facilities, and mobile repair services
    • Developing maintenance strategies that meet regulatory requirements and align with operations plans
    • Collaborate with Rail operations, Plants/Sites, Customers, and Rail Carriers
    • Assist with Rail Fleet Leases, including payment and negotiations
    • Assist with Rail Fleet planning and strategy as needed
    • Responsible for maintenance of systems used for tracking and reporting


    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Analytical skills, with strength in excel (pivot tables, graphs, charts) and data management
    • Technical experience
    • Commercial experience in parts or service planning and procurement


    • University degree preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in rail, fleet management or a technical capacity

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now.  You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. 

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.





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