• Chief Maintenance Engineer

    Job Locations CA-SK-Rocanville
    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/13/2018 6:07 PM)
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    Leadership & Management
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  • Job Description


    Chief Maintenance Engineer, Rocanville, SK

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Reports to the Mill Maintenance Superintendent

    Key Tasks:

    • Accountable for engineering functions required to maintain and upgrade our plant facilities, and will lead the Maintenance Engineering Team to plan, develop, and execute strategic engineering plans to deliver optimal mill performance that is aligned with the business demands.
    • Directs and leads the engineering team.
    • Leads plant upgrades at site while site continues to operate.
    • Promotes and introduces industry best practices and technologies to engineering and operations teams.
    • Captures, defines, prioritizes, and recommends engineering projects that will improve mill operation and reliability.
    • Develops strategy for engineering structure & activities that meet the objective of operations and maintenance team.
    • Responsible for achieving departmental project quality, budget and schedule goals targets.
    • Participates in, and conducts meetings with site managers to discuss current and future plans.
    • Provides reactive support to milling as required. 
    • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as needed and / or requested by management.
    • Fiscal Responsibility: recommending and executing capital projects up to $10M; and managing engineering group’s annual budget.
    • Leadership Responsibility: manage, mentor, and grow a team of engineers to ensure maximum performance of the team; manage an engineering team of up to 14 employees; instill a sense of urgency within the maintenance engineering team; deliver, and promote stretch performance from staff; and provide leadership for corporate initiatives.


    • Microsoft Office.
    • AutoCAD.
    • Ability to lead and develop.
    • Coaching and Mentoring skills.


    • Bachelor Science Degree in Mechanical / Industrial Systems/Electrical Engineering or related function, with a Professional Engineer designation registered in Saskatchewan.
    • Potash mining experience would be a preference.

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. 

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.




    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet



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