MortonSalt – Maintenance – WeeksIsland

While most know Morton Salt for their iconic round blue package of table salt, there is a lot more to the company.  People trust Morton Salt to unlock the flavors in food. To make roads and sidewalks safer. To improve the water in baths, pools and homes. To keep business and industry running. To help heal people.  
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Cooking Salts, Seasonings, Specialty, Lo/No Sodium
Cooking Salts, Seasonings, Specialty, Lo/No Sodium
Chemicals manufacturing, power generation, hide processing and textile dyeing products
Chemicals manufacturing, power generation, hide processing and textile dyeing products
Sodium Chloride and Potassium Chloride used in Pharmaceutical products
Sodium Chloride and Potassium Chloride used in Pharmaceutical products
50+ grades and mixtures designed for food service and manufacturers
50+ grades and mixtures designed for food service and manufacturers
Snow & Ice melt for commercial and residential use
Snow & Ice melt for commercial and residential use
Products used in drilling, Brining, Hydraulic Fracturing & Oil Refining
Products used in drilling, Brining, Hydraulic Fracturing & Oil Refining
Water softening, salt water for pools
Water softening, salt water for pools
Feed mixture for animals
Feed mixture for animals
Search Contact: Dan Gathof, Partner Olympia Solutions
dgathof@olympiasolutionsinc.com   312-479-7414 (cell)
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Business Highlights

Already a highly profitable business, Morton Salt is on an ambitious, robust and sustainable course of growth.  Morton is currently executing on their strategic plan which relies heavily on product innovation, production efficiency and safety. 
Key Facts
  • Operating Unit Americas
    • Morton Salt
    • Windsor
    • Salt Latin America
  • A subsidiary of K+S, a German-based mining and minerals company.  
  • COVID-19 impact - As an essential business, Morton continues to operate all mining and production facilities in both North & South America.  Employee safety remains the top priority for the business.  
Weeks Island
  • Morton Salt's Weeks Island facility is located south of Lafayette, Louisiana.
  • With a new General Manager, the facility is looking for a Maintenance Leader who will oversee all surface and mine maintenance activity.  
  • With under 200 employees, the culture remains tight-knit and friendly.  Very low turnover.
  • Most salt mined is for non-consumable use - primarily treatment for streets & highways. 
  • The 105 year old mine has at least 75 years left of mining potential. 
Key Data - Americas (2019)

EMPL - TTL

EMPL - CHI

Facilities

Rev (€M)

EBITDA (€M)

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The Opportunity 

We are looking for a Maintenance Manager who will oversee Mechanical & Electrical for all surface and mine equipment.  This individual must have a strong background in heavy manufacturing mechanical equipment and be an effective and respected team leader.  Morton will consider a full relocation package for those living outside the area.
Key Members
rick kim
Rick Kim
General Manager
chad
Chad Landreneau
HR Manager
Individual Success Attributes

 

  • Required depth of experience in Mechanical for Fixed & Mobile equipment
  • Desired Electrical experience for Fixed & Mobile equipment
  • Preferred prior Mining experience
  • User of SAP or related Enterprise database  
  • Exceptional leader 

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FAQs

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Candidate Process

Step 1 - Explore the Opportunity - Q&A Call with Olympia (30 minutes).  No selling, just sharing information.
Step 2 - If interested following Q&A call, forward Resume to Dan Gathof dgathof@olympiasolutionsinc.com
Step 3 - Share Salary Expectations (note: these are expectations, not actuals)
Step 4 - Olympia Screen - Video call (30-45 minutes)
(Dan to provide feedback on if Olympia will present you to Morton)
Step 5 - Client Process - Phone screen, Office Interview & Final Interview