Materials Technician (Warehouse)
K+S Potash Canada
Bethune, SK
Your Responsibilities
This is a term position, ending in December 2019.

The Materials Technician will be responsible for the daily receiving activities, including complete documentation for inbound/outbound shipments, and the coordination of shipments/pickups with 3rd party suppliers.

The successful candidate will:
  • Unload inbound freight and prepare/load outbound freight
  • Ensure all work is performed with safety in mind at all times
  • Complete visual inspection and verification of freight prior to any receipts completed
  • Handle incoming requests and prepare materials for distribution
  • Correctly label and assign material as per request
  • Maintain documentation and tracking using SAP
  • Ensure reliability and accuracy of material either for inflow/outflow of the material management process
  • Maintain safe working conditions for storage and handling of materials
  • Follow proper storage techniques to preserve material until required time of install
  • Be required to help carry out any tasks that will ensure the outmost quality of requested material to end user
  • Required to document such practices, and maintain any records in reference to preservation techniques
K+S Potash Canada recognizes the diversity of the workforce and encourages individuals with the equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Qualifying requirements for this role:
  • 2-4 years of experience in a heavy industry setting
  • Completed level Two of an accredited Warehousing or Parts person Apprenticeship Program or proven equivalent competencies and skills
  • WHMIS and forklift operator licence preferred
  • Intermediate material knowledge for all encompassed trades. IE: Pipe fittings, electrical, pumps, piping, well field operations
  • Ability to prioritize work, effectively communicate and engage in a team environment
  • Demonstrates flexibility in uncertain situations and adapts well to change
  • Well-developed organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understands signs or symbols (safety signs, labels, shipping or hazardous materials)
  • Strong computer skills and understanding of SAP material management computer based systems
  • Must be authorized to legally work in Canada.
  • Successful candidates must be eligible to travel outside of Canada as travel may be required
Successful candidates may be entitled to relocation assistance.

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

To ensure consideration for this role, please apply by October 21st.

Amazing Opportunities at K+S Potash Canada while building your career.

Good People and Great Culture
Have the opportunity to be part of a team committed to building a new and diverse culture. At KSPC we are growing our operations, delivering exciting new opportunities, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work.

Challenge and Growth
We support your growth potential (support of professional development) and recognition of performance.

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 short term incentive (bonus) that rewards employees for their contributions towards corporate, team and individual successes.

Supporting Benefits
A comprehensive, employer paid, benefits program which includes Life, Disability, Health and Dental as well as competitive Retirement benefits PLUS great extras such as:
  • Paid work time to help out in your Community (volunteer with a sports team or a charity of your choice) and company money to allocate to your favourite charity!
  • A Health Spending Account for extras, like more expensive glasses, and the Wellness Account covers recreational items, like your park camping fees, hunting or fishing license, and can help pay for your gym membership.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program: supporting health at work, home and in life through counselling and various online services.
Work-Life Balance

We have a competitive time off program including:
  • PLUS days – up to (40 hours) to use as needed (take care of the unexpected, enjoy a long weekend or have a “me” day.)
  • 16 additional hours at two years of service and an additional 24 hours at five years of service with our competitive vacation policy.
Ground-Breaking New Site
  • Opportunity to work in a new facility with optimal use of technology
See yourself here, join the team!