Uralkali acted as a general partner of the Perm Engineering and Industrial Forum, which took place at the Perm Fair exhibition centre on
The main topic of discussion at the forum was the creation of a unified engineer training system for industrial enterprises. As part of the Schumpeter Readings 6th International Scientific and Practical Conference, heads of large industrial enterprises, scientists and HR specialists exchanged their experiences in the recruitment of qualified employees, training of engineers in collaboration with higher education institutions, as well as strategic preparation of their future workforce. Ruslan Ilyasov, Uralkali HR Director, delivered a report at the conference.
Ruslan Ilyasov, Uralkali HR Director, commented:
“Uralkali is among the most attractive employers in the Perm region. The Company runs a variety of programmes to attract qualified employees and young professionals: competitive salaries, a generous benefits package and training and development courses. Uralkali provides employees with ample opportunities for professional and career growth. We recently opened a Corporate University that provides training in 250 educational programmes.”
Uralkali has participated in the Forum since its first edition in 2014. The Engineering and Industrial Forum in Perm is organised at by the Government of the Perm region. This year, in addition to scientific conferences, expert sessions and panel discussions, the forum featured the qualifying stage of the Young Professionals (Worldskills Russia) Perm regional championship. The most entertaining event was Robot Wars, which was held in accordance with international BattleBots rules.
Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the world’s largest potash producers and exporters. The Company’s assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore-treatment mills situated in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Territory, Russia). Uralkali employs ca.11,000 people (in the main production unit). Uralkali’s shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange.