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Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals

Updated November 2023.
Employees say this is a great place to work*

Company Overview

About Compass Minerals
Compass Minerals is the largest rock salt provider in the UK, mining and operating out of Winsford, Cheshire. We provide a range of relevant services as well as a variety of different salt products. Please browse for more information. Our aim is the highest quality service, from the placement of an order to the delivery of quality product. We also provide records storage in disused parts of the mine in our subsidiary company DeepStore, who are professionals in commercial document storage and retrieval. DeepStore are also specialists in artefact and historical document preservations.
Company Size 189 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Mining & Quarrying
Compass Minerals Head Office
North West England, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 22%
  • 2-5 years - 23%
  • 6-10 years - 14%
  • 11-15 years - 21%
  • 16-20 years - 12%
  • Over 20 years - 7%

Company Culture at Compass Minerals

The employee experience below at Compass Minerals, compared to a typical company.

70% of employees at Compass Minerals say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Compass Minerals
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race or ethnic origin.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their gender.


I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.


When you join the organisation, you are made to feel welcome.

Working at Compass Minerals

Compass Minerals Salt Production A Shift
DeepStore Bow Team
Compass Minerals Salt Commercial Team
Compass Minerals UK Winsford Site
Working at Compass Minerals

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