PotashCorp

Where Great Careers Grow

Farmers need key nutrients to produce more food on limited arable land. As part of the world’s largest fertilizer company by capacity, you’ll play a meaningful role in feeding a growing world.

Join the PotashCorp team for a competitive salary, great benefits, advanced training and long-term career development. We are a progressive corporation that’s committed to safety, the environment and the communities where we operate.

Please take a few minutes to check out these short employee profile videos. You’ll see and hear some of our people explain how PotashCorp invests in your career and how we do our best to help you reach your potential.

Benefits

PotashCorp is committed to providing a competitive compensation package that rewards outstanding company and individual performance. Compensation is determined by:

  • An objective evaluation process for all salaried and non-union hourly positions to ensure that what we offer is fair and competitive
  • Collective bargaining processes that negotiate wages for union employees

We also offer ways to earn more today and in the future, including:

  • A Short-Term Incentive Plan (STIP) which annually rewards individuals for the achievement of company, site and employee goals
  • A Savings Plan supported by both company and employee contributions, with investment options to help build a diversified portfolio

Your benefits may also include:

  • Pension/retirement plans
  • Medical, vision and dental health plans
  • Wellness benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Employee and family assistance programs
  • College scholarships to help your children train for tomorrow
  • Tuition reimbursement to build on your own education

We also support your favorite community initiatives through our Matching Gift program, which doubles donations from $25 to an annual maximum of $20,000 per employee.

At PotashCorp, we value your expertise, dedication and drive. In return, we offer the opportunities you need to grow with us.

Scholarships

Each year, we offer scholarships to the future leaders of our communities, workplaces, and economy, helping to build a solid foundation for our people and for the places where we do business.

University of Saskatchewan

PotashCorp offers eight renewable scholarships to College of Engineering students and two renewable scholarships to Edwards School of Business students each year.
U of S Application
ESB Application

Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology

100 PotashCorp Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Bursaries and 21 PotashCorp Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Merit Bursaries.
SIAST Application

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

PotashCorp offers 10 Centennial Merit Scholarships to prepare students for careers in Saskatchewan's growing economy.
SIIT to Apply

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

Our Overriding Concern Is the Safety of People and the Environment

PotashCorp's Safety, Health and Environment Policy

At PotashCorp, safety is everybody's top priority at work, at home and as an example to others. Our goals are simply stated: "No harm to people and no damage to the environment." That is why we commit to continuous improvement of our safety, health and environmental processes at all facilities. Similarly, we are committed to reducing waste, emissions and discharges from our operations. We also are continuously strengthening safety processes in all of our contractor relationships with an emphasis on product stewardship and the safe transport of our products.

Our award-winning safety performance reflects our commitment to getting you home safely every day. By training our managers and employees to the highest industry standards, we create a culture of safety awareness that will keep you on your toes and on the job.


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