Vessel Operator

We are a vital link in the global food chain where our expertise in potash sales and marketing, transportation and logistics delivers food security to millions around the world and inspires growth here at home and abroad.    

Canpotex is currently seeking a Vessel Operator (19-05) to join the Operations team in our Saskatoon office.

Reporting to the Manager, Vessel Operations, you will be responsible for coordinating all voyage activities including; interpreting and implementing the charter party terms and conditions of assigned vessels, monitoring and updating voyage information, settling of final vessel accounts and performing post-voyage analysis. You will also be responsible for implementing optimized bunkering plans, maximizing cargo intake, reducing costs, minimizing delays and meeting customer requirements.

You have a University degree or equivalent from an accredited marine transportation institute coupled with a three to five years’ experience in vessel operations or a similar role.  You possess excellent working knowledge of vessel operations, practices and charter party terms.

You possess proven prioritization, analytical, and problem-solving skills. You have a keen eye for detail and thrive under pressure. As someone with excellent communication abilities you are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to build relationships.

If you are interested in learning more about Canada’s complex and innovative potash export industry, we would like to hear from you. The deadline for applications is February 26, 2019. Please visit our website ( to submit your resume. Please apply early as applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position may be filled prior to the closing date.

We thank all candidates for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.