Nutrien Mine Mechanical Supervisor in Lanigan, Saskatchewan

Job Description

Mine Mechanical Supervisor, Lanigan, 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.

The Mine Mechanical Supervisor is part of a larger group responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance of the underground mechanical equipment. The Mechanical Supervisor reports to the Mine Maintenance General Foreman.

Key Tasks:

  • Supervising and motivating crew members to work safely and efficiently in the repair and maintenance of various equipment

  • Communicating procedures and policies to crew members, ensuring all work is performed safely, efficiently, and in compliance with all regulations

  • Evaluating problems and assigning priorities when deciding the status of equipment

  • Overseeing major repairs on mobile equipment, PM mobile equipment, and supervising component rebuild

  • Advising on equipment modification by observing present installations and by increasing knowledge of new developments in materials and techniques

  • Approving completed work before equipment is released to production, ensuring acceptable standards are maintained


  • Demonstrate positive safety behavior and safety leadership

  • Possess strong leadership skills, including the ability to mentor, coach and correct performance where needed

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently in a team environment as well as independently

  • Superior interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills are essential

  • The ability to train and assist tradepersons with mechanical problems they encounter

  • Strong computer skills are required, including the use of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Willingness to learn and gain adequate knowledge and experience through training

Essential Qualifications:

  • Recognized Journeyperson certificate

  • Several years' experience in the mechanical trade

  • Working knowledge of the operation and repair of all production equipment, including face equipment, conveyors, electrical units, mobile equipment and the hoisting system

  • Must obtain and maintain an underground supervisor certificate, per the Saskatchewan Mines Regulations

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.

System ID 2018-8183

Job Category Manufacturing, Operations & Trades

Business Unit Potash