A PAIR of Whitby women have joined York Potash’s growing team, as the company seeks to reaffirm its commitment to hiring local talent.
The company, led by chief executive Chris Fraser, is proposing to build a new potash mine at Doves Nest Farm, near Sneaton and now employs around 50 full time staff, including communications officer Sarah Powell and trainee accountant Rachael Rawson, who are both from the Whitby area.
Matt Parsons, education and skills manager at York Potash, said: “Our new recruits demonstrate the existing skill sets that already exist in the local area as well as the diverse range of roles that are being created as the York Potash operation expands. We remain firmly committed to recruiting local people wherever possible and will continue to develop training programmes to maximise job opportunities for talented and committed individuals.”
In addition to the two Whitby recruits, a further six Scarborough residents were hired by the company, to be based at the head office on Eastfield Industrial Estate.
York Potash is also looking to recruit a new apprentice IT support assistant. For more information visit www.yorkpotash.co.uk