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Manager, Operational Excellence

Reference Code: 92245



Location: Canada (CA) - Calgary, AB 
Job Category: Management
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 10/17/2021



We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.


Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.


We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.


To remain competitive, support our high-performance culture and allow for more flexibility in the way we work, we offer a hybrid work model and flexible dress code for our eligible office-based workforce in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.


The Opportunity
This position is responsible for providing leadership and practical guidance to help the company leverage the Operations Management System to drive best in class performance and continuous improvement.


Reporting to the Director, Process Safety and Operational Excellence within our Technical Centre, in this role you will lead a team of specialists and guide business leaders to enhance the effectiveness of Operations Management System governance, to improve its structure and content, and to ensure the processes and procedures we use are safe, reliable, effective and add value.  You will relentlessly focus the organization on driving improved results, reduced cost and on eliminating waste.


What you’ll do

  • Lead the ongoing work to refine and improve the structure, hierarchy, templates and usability of the Operational Management System (OMS), as the way we work
  • Coordinate across business units to develop, test and refine business processes, standards and practices, and facilitate the governance of the OMS
  • Facilitate collaboration among business leaders to align on the highest priorities and best improvement opportunities for the organization and integrate this work into the business planning cycle
  • Facilitate continuous improvement work across the company by providing methodology, tools and resources to help the Business Units make significant process improvements
  • Leverage key performance indicators and process metrics to promote a data driven approach to problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Collaborate on a roadmap of information technology solutions as enablers of process improvement.
  • Catalyze a culture of continuous improvement, leveraging Lean management tools, collaboration, innovation and sharing of best practices
  • Lead complex projects requiring collaboration with cross functional teams to identify and act on high priority opportunities


Minimum Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Engineering or Business
  • 15 years of related experience in oil, gas, energy, utilities and/or process industries
  • Proven experience leading the development and improvement of an Operations Management System
  • Demonstrated track record of leading effective teams and influencing without positional authority
  • Proven ability to interpret and relate technical standards and processes for implementation and review


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree
  • Experience in the Hydrocarbon Pipelines industry
  • Demonstration of global, cross-functional leadership through effective influencing, collaboration and cultural awareness


This position requires candidates to:

  • Travel across borders and as such the candidate must be able to provide applicable documentation to this effect (Passport and eligibility to travel to the US and Mexico)


About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.


Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 10/17/2021 using reference code 92245. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer.


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Thank you for choosing TC Energy in your career search.


* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

* Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

* All positions require background screening. Some require criminal and/or credit checks to comply with regulations.

* TC Energy is committed to provide employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

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