Co-op Student - Supply Chain Management (SCM)


Employment Type Internship
Location Hybrid · Calgary, Canada
Team Supply Chain Management
Seniority Junior
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 26th Nov 2023 MST

Job Description

Supply Chain Management (SCM) Co-op Student 

8 month term  


Our Opportunity: 

Are you searching for an exciting and rewarding student opportunity? Look no further than Enerplus! We offer a wide range of challenging and diverse assignments. You’ll be fully integrated with your team, gaining high-level experience, technical knowledge, and training to prepare you for full-time employment. 

Working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, our SCM co-op position will provide you with an opportunity to work alongside industry professionals, receive one-on-one mentorship, and apply your academic experience in a meaningful way while growing and developing your skills, contributing to our supply chain management team, and kick-starting a successful SCM career. 


Opportunity details are as follows: 

Term length: 8 months 

Term start:  January 2024 

Job location:  Calgary, Alberta 

Shift schedule:  5 days/week (Monday – Friday), 8 hours/day 

Hybrid Option: Yes 

Safety sensitive position:  No 


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Exposure to all aspects of supply chain management in a mid-sized company including sourcing, category management, materials, market intelligence, contractor administration, data analysis, and governance.  

  • Provide support to the SCM team at all phases of the sourcing cycle, including Request for Proposals (RFP)/Request for Quotations (RFQ), proposal evaluations, contract formation, contractor onboarding, and administration.   

  • Provide administrative support for the SCM team, ensuring appropriate control systems and administrative procedures are followed according to the approved acquisition cycle. 

  • Support the SCM team in time-intensive activities like data analysis, verification, and process/system improvement and implementation. 

  • Identify cost savings opportunities as suggested by the SCM team initiatives. 

  • Assist in developing sustainable supply chain strategies through market research, business unit needs analysis, risk, and commercial analysis. 

What You Bring to The Role: 

  • Currently enrolled in your 2nd or 3rd year of an undergraduate degree with a focus in Supply Chain Management/Operations Management. Other relevant degrees will be considered. 

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. 

  • Excellent communicator. 

  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic. 

  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment and effectively track and manage priorities. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. 

  • The following are considered assets: 

    • Experience with Maximo 

    • Experience with data models / PowerBI 

    • Experience with a Contract Management system 

    • Familiarity with the fundamentals of buying, contract development/formation, and contract administration 

What We Offer: 

  • Hybrid work program. 

  • Robust onboarding and student development program.  

  • Competitive salary. 

  • Designated office closure days during May – September. 

  • US and Canadian cross-border teams and project work opportunities. 


Why Enerplus? 

Founded in 1986, Enerplus was Canada’s first oil and gas royalty trust with a proven track record for delivering competitive returns for our shareholders. As we transitioned our assets to focus on unconventional, organic growth opportunities, we have continued to prioritize responsible development and thoughtful investment to create value for our shareholders. 

Today, we’re an independent North American exploration and production company focused on developing our high-quality assets through a disciplined, returns-based capital program. This focus, our accountability and our people will help us deliver differentiated long-term shareholder value. 

At Enerplus, our culture of accountability is what sets us apart. Our cultural beliefs and HEART values guide our actions. We take our work seriously but like to have fun along the way. We take pride in creating a workplace where everyone feels welcomed and encouraged to actively participate and contribute. Our hybrid work program and “No Dress Code Dress Code” practice are just two examples of how we support our employees’ wellbeing, engagement, and productivity by providing flexibility and choice. 

We are thrilled to have been recognized with the Globe and Mail Women Lead Here award, named one of Fast Company’s 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators and received the Charter Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) 2023 Strategic Innovator award. Our work environment is progressive, innovative, collaborative, and fast-paced. We empower our employees to generate ideas and act, all in the pursuit of driving value for our business. 

To learn more about our business, our culture and to hear what our students say about their experiences at Enerplus, copy and paste this link into your web browser: 


All candidates applying to Enerplus must have legal authorization to work in Canada with no restrictions. 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. This posting will close once a successful candidate has been selected. 

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 27th Nov 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 27th Nov 2023