Co-op, Data Science

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.


We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.


Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be and grow your career.


An exciting co-op opportunity awaits a motivated student at our Saskatoon location beginning May 2024 for an approximate 12- 16 month term. This is a temporary, full-time, hourly-paid position open to current students who will be returning to their studies once this work term is complete. This position is not available for remote work.


The Co-op, Data Science position will report to the Manager, Converged Technology. 


 What you will do:


  • Work with our sites, the broader IT team, and a large range of Nutrien subject matter experts
  • Assist in the development of hardware and software architecture for IT and enterprise OT deployment
  • Acquire knowledge of the Potash business and gain understanding of where data analytics and advanced computer technologies (machine learning/ computer vision/ geo reference/ robotics/ and advanced analytics) can help improve operations and safety
  • Assist in maintaining a strong working knowledge of existing systems used by the potash business unit
  • Support and work with our Data Scientists as they create, modify, integrate, test, and sustain solutions deployed in our technology stack using sensor integration, computer vision or numerous other data science techniques

What you will bring:


  • Currently enrolled in a 2 to 4 year Computer Science degree or equivalent program AND returning to full-time studies after the work term.

Are you a good match? Apply today!


Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


This job will remain posted until filled.  While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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