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Operator I, Mill

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Job Title: Operator I, Mill
Location: Aurora, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Operator I, Mill - (Aurora, North Carolina, U.S.A.)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity 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 approximately 20,000 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.
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, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits.
This position reports directly to the Mill Shift Supervisor.
What you will do:
  • Work safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by following Nutrien, MSHA and OSHA regulations and procedures
  • Follow the Code of Conduct; always
  • Follow on-the-job safety and environmental guidelines
  • Frequent inspections of area to identify hazards
  • Operate equipment used to perform routine activities associated with supporting and maintaining production in and around the Mill area
  • Maintain clean/organized and safe work environment
  • Follow process control procedures and general department guidelines
  • Support personnel to ensure production goals are achieved
  • Maintain regular contact with other Operators via radio systems
  • Understand departmental SOPs and assist with writing new SOPs, when it is deemed necessary
  • Inspect Mill production equipment within area of responsibility
  • After undertaking the appropriate training, complete various permits like Confined Space and Lock Out/Tag Out and any other permits assigned by supervisor
  • Assist in scheduling of maintenance repairs
  • Monitors gauges, samples and data recorders; and receives notification from, supervisor, or other assigned personnel to make specified operating adjustments
  • Observe gauges, and instruments, turns valves, and moves controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, and flow of steam, coolant, and chemical constituents through system to effect prescribed reaction within critical limits, according to knowledge of equipment and process
  • Complete curriculum and on-the-job trainings to obtain knowledge and skills to perform the Operator job competently
  • Must be open to change and varying work environments
  • Perform preventative maintenance by greasing and maintaining proper oil levels of stationary and mobile equipment as well as conveyor systems as directed
  • Actively participate in site safety programs
  • Recognize, report and eliminate/mitigate all hazards in found in the work area
  • Assist in the maintaining of process equipment by performing Operations Driven Reliability tasks such as checking and maintaining fluid levels, inspecting equipment and initiating repair work by utilizing existing maintenance programs
  • Participate in refuse collection and disposal as well as site recycling programs
  • Operate production processes remotely using computers equipped with Process Logic Control Software as needed
  • Responsible for performing accurate and thorough documented work area inspections in compliance with MSHA Regulations
  • Participate/Attend Safety meetings and scheduled trainings
  • Communicate with the Shift Supervisor, in a timely manner, concerning any abnormal situations or conditions in areas of responsibility
  • Communicate with Maintenance or Electricians to perform Energy Isolation and permitting of equipment at the jobsite when maintenance or repairs are required
  • Communicate with relief in a manner that honestly and accurately describes issues and conditions that will be encountered by your relief
What you will bring:
    High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) testing is required for all hourly applicants of Nutrien-Aurora and must be uploaded along with your resume during the application process to be considered for employment with Nutrien-Aurora. Applicants must complete this test and meet a minimum of 5 in Graphic Literacy, 5 on Applied Mathematics and 4 on Workplace Documents in order to be considered eligible for employment with Nutrien.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is preferred
    Must maintain a current NC Driver’s License
  • Incumbent must pass a pre-employment exam and drug screening
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 04/25/19
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