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Descriptions

Primary Job Categories

1. Engineering

Areas

Mining, Mechanical, Chemical, Geological, Electrical, Environmental, and Civil

Education

B.SC. in Engineering from an accredited university and eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer.

Description

We look for engineers with all levels of experience — from new grads to experienced workers. Engineers typically work in process/production or maintenance environments, but can also work on other projects. They also have the opportunity to become supervisors, leading teams that include Technicians, Engineers, and other personnel.

Our engineering co-op and internship programs, administered by universities in Canada and the US, provide valuable on-the-job experience to students. We also hire several summer students each year to work at various facilities. These vacancies are often posted on both our own and the university’s websites.

Our Engineer-In-Training (EIT) program provides new graduates with experience at several of our potash facilities. These positions are rotational — at the end of the rotation the EITs will be permanently placed at one of our facilities. EIT vacancies are posted on our website.

2. Trades/Craftsmen

Areas

Instrumentation, Electrical, Welding, Industrial Mechanics/Millwright, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Carpentry, Industrial Painting, Power Engineering, Machining

Education

Positions require a high school diploma and a Journeyperson License. A diploma from a technical school in a related field is an asset, as is experience in an industrial environment.

Description

These positions perform tasks related to the maintenance and upkeep of the operations. Those demonstrating exemplary leadership skills can progress to supervisory positions.

3. Accounting/Finance

Areas

Corporate Reporting, Treasury, Tax, Revenue Accounting, Accounts Payable/Receivable, Credit, Invoicing, Payroll

Education

Diploma in Finance or Accounting or a Bachelor of Commerce or Business-related degree.

Description

Many positions require an accounting designation such as Chartered Accountant, Certified Managerial Accountant, or Certified Public Accountant, supplemented by related experience. We look for highly skilled people to be Accounting Clerks, Accountants, Supervisors and Managers who lead and support accounting and finance-related functions.

4. Information Technology

Areas

IT Services (Help Desk), IT Security, Technical Systems, Data Communications, IT Research, Systems Support, Database

Education

A 2-year diploma from a Technical Institution or University degree in Computer Science or related discipline, supplemented by related experience.

Description

Positions include IT Support Technicians and Analysts, Programmer and Systems Analysts, Administrators, Technical Analysts and Specialists. These positions support IT-related systems and applications throughout the company.

5. Skilled Industrial Labourers/Operators

Areas

Mine and Mill operations

Education

Positions require a high school diploma or a GED equivalent. Previous industrial related experience is preferred and heavy equipment operating experience is an asset.

Description

Many positions require three to five years of previous industrial related experience and heavy equipment operating skills. Opportunities exist for entry level labourers (12 hour shifts) with the potential to progress to Operator level both in our underground mining and mill operations.

Other Job Categories

  • Corporate Relations — includes positions in public relations, which deals with media and engages communities and governments where we operate; market research, which analyzes market data and provides reports used in management decision-making; and investor relations, which builds relationships and liaises with the investment community.
  • Human Resources — includes support for recruitment, training, compensation, pensions and benefits, and labor and employee relations functions.
  • Internal Audit — audits the operations, information technology, and finances of the company.
  • Legal — includes in-house counsel positions in Canadian and US corporate offices.
  • Operations/Maintenance — operates and maintains equipment such as mining machines, drag lines, and front-end loaders.
  • Procurement — responsible for purchasing goods and services on behalf of the company.
  • Safety, Health & Environment — ensures that the company complies with internal policies and procedures and with federal, state and provincial regulations related to health, safety and the environment.
  • Sales and Marketing — responsible for product sales in the US and abroad.
  • Transportation and Distribution — responsible for the transportation and distribution of products in North America and worldwide.
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Last Reviewed: Mar 22, 2013