K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) is part of the K+S Group, with headquarters in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; a solution potash mine and production facility located near Moose Jaw and Regina, Saskatchewan; and a potash handling and storage facility operated in partnership with Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, British Columbia. We acknowledge that our Saskatchewan offices and facilities are located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 land. These are the territories of the Cree, Salteaux and Sioux, and the homeland of the Métis people. Our Port Moody operation is located on the land of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Kwikwetlam, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam First Nations. Our organization is committed to having long lasting and deeply rooted relationships with Indigenous people and communities, and is proud to provide job and business opportunities for local people and businesses.

Superintendent, Maintenance Planning

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to the Sr. Manager Maintenance & Reliability, the Maintenance Planning Superintendent works collaboratively within maintenance and operations to ensure preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance work is planned and prepared for efficient execution. The Maintenance Planning Superintendent is responsible for leading maintenance planning for all areas from wellfield to loadout, and is the overall responsible person for the direct base maintenance budgets.

The Maintenance Planning Superintendent is an integral part of the leadership team and influences the development strategy of the maintenance teams and activities. There is a strong focus on continuous improvement and to proactively lead the shutdowns and weekly planning and scheduling processes. This position is also responsible for ensuring contractors are available for planned maintenance activities and to ensure that the repair, maintenance and modification services for all of the operation components are effective and productive. The Maintenance Planning Superintendent also owns the overall department workflows, procedures for the CMMS and development of department Key Performance Indicators. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and mentoring of planners within the team. Lead the team using effective communication and create a positive and transparent work environment
  • Ensures that all planned activity stays within allotted budget and no overruns occur. Tracking of budgets, especially major failures and expenditures, and knowledge of available funds will be completed monthly
  • Develop a partnership with Production, Materials Management / Procurement, and all M&R department stakeholders in the weekly planning and scheduling process, and especially for major outage planning and shutdown processes
  • Develop a partnership with Production, Reliability and Plant Engineering teams to develop an annual outage plan that supports the Mid Term Planning process
  • Facilitate team analysis of completed tasks to ensure any potential improvements in all aspects are documented and carried forward for future implementations. Build failure into the learning and growth process
  • Acting as a key stakeholder representing the department, engage and support other department initiatives. This involves attending meetings, completing actions, and informing other department stakeholders as necessary

You

Our company values and recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Journeyman Trade or Engineering Technology diploma
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5 to 8 years in people management, experience in heavy industry or mining is preferred
  • Eight to twelve years in a technical role, experience in heavy industry or mining is preferred
  • Maintenance Management Professional designation is an asset

The position is based at our Bethune, SK (Regina/Moose Jaw) location.

Employment is subject to successfully completing KSPC’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, functional fitness evaluation and drug and alcohol testing.

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by February 07, 2023.

Us

By living our common K+S values across all our locations in the world: We are optimistic about our future, collaborative in building it, and with our entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to dig deeper and reach higher. We remain agile in an ever-changing world. We are innovative, turning obstacles into opportunities – and we do it all in ways that are safe and sustainable, protecting future generations.

We are committed to being a company where every employee can contribute, grow and thrive, and where we reflect the diverse communities in which we live and work. We are working toward a truly inclusive environment, because we know that the amazing array of differences in our backgrounds, competencies, experiences, race, gender, age, beliefs, sexual orientation, identity and their intersections is key to the longevity, sustainability and growth of our organization.

In a career with K+S Potash Canada (KSPC), you can look forward to:

Good People and Great Culture

Be part of a team committed to building an innovative and diverse culture. KSPC is growing our business, delivering exciting new opportunities, and giving back to the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth

We support your growth and potential through professional development, training, and a robust performance recognition program.

Valuable Compensation

Our total target compensation is competitive and benchmarked to the market. We have a Pay-for-Performance philosophy that includes two components: fixed (base) pay, and a short-term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits

Our comprehensive, employer-paid benefits program includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental, as well as competitive Retirement benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid work time to help out in your community (volunteer with a sports team or a charitable organization of your choice) and more! We offer a Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, or a Wellness Account that covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and your gym membership.

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