K+S Potash Canada holds Job Fair in Regina. Looking to hire 150+ people for Legacy Project.

Tue Nov 10 00:25:00 CET 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

K+S Potash Canada holds Job Fair in Regina. Looking to hire 150+ people for Legacy Project.


Regina – K+S Potash Canada GP (KSPC) is holding a job fair at Cornwall Centre in Regina. A booth will be set-up near the food court this Thursday, November 12 from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM and on Friday, November 13 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Human Resources representatives and frontline and technical supervisors will be accepting contact information, resumes, answering questions and sharing information about the Legacy Project.

“Our Legacy Project has progressed on time and on budget, and we are at the point where we are ramping-up the hiring of our permanent workforce,” said Maryann Deutscher, Senior Manager, Human Resources at KSPC. “We have a lot of jobs to fill, but we are confident that we will find the skilled people we’re looking for. We are one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers two years running, and we have great corporate culture that we are excited to grow. We look forward to welcoming more people to our team.”

Now and into next year, KSPC will be looking to hire approximately 150 new positions, primarily tradespeople and operators in the production and maintenance areas at the Legacy site.

“The Legacy Project has promised to bring great opportunities for employment,” said Sam Farris, Vice President and General Manager of Operations. “We have already grown our workforce by over 80 employees in the past year, and will expand even further this year and into 2016. I am proud of the people and the culture we have created here so far, and I know that that culture will continue to attract great people to our project.”

Current job postings include:

Buyer
Materials Technician (Shipper/Receiver)
Project Engineer, Electrical/Instrumentation
Distributed Control System Specialist
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Instrumentation Technician
Maintenance Electrician
Maintenance Pipefitter
Maintenance Supervisor (24/7 Shift)
Maintenance Supervisor, Facilities
Panel/Field Operator

For the complete list with job descriptions, please visit ks-potashcanada.com/careers or contact the recruitment team at 1-866-788-5772.


About the K+S Group

K+S Potash Canada GP is part of the K+S Group, an international resources company. We have been mining and processing mineral raw materials for 125 years. The products we produce from them are used worldwide in agriculture, food and road safety and are important elements in numerous industrial processes. Potash and salt are integral nutrients for the megatrend of a constantly growing and increasingly prosperous global population striving for a higher standard of living. This will result in increasing consumption of mineral resources. We serve the resulting growth in demand from production sites in Europe, North America and South America as well as through a global distribution network. K+S is the world’s largest salt producer and one of the top potash providers worldwide. With more than 14,000 employees, K+S achieved revenues in financial year 2014 of about € 3.8 billion and an EBIT of € 641 million. K+S is the commodities stock on the German DAX index. Learn more about K+S at www.k-plus-s.com.

About the Legacy Project

K+S is putting its more than one hundred years of mining experience and world-class expertise to work on the Legacy Project, a potash solution mine and production facility being built near Moose Jaw. It will be the first new greenfield potash mine built in Saskatchewan in nearly forty years. Commissioning is targeted for the summer of 2016. K+S projects it will reach two-million-tonnes of production capacity by the end of 2017. The Legacy Project will mean new job opportunities for Saskatchewan workers, and new business opportunities for Saskatchewan companies supplying goods and services to this major economic development. K+S is growing Saskatchewan, while providing the potash that is needed to help feed a growing world population. More information at www.ks-potashcanada.com.

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Maeghan Dubois
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K+S Potash Canada
Phone: (306) 371-0122
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