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Engineer, Chemical Process Production

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Job Title: Engineer, Chemical Process Production
Location: Aurora, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Food & Beverage Products and Processing
Career Type: Skilled and Technical Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Engineer, Chemical Process Production- (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.
This position reports directly to the Superintendent, AHF and has no direct reports.
What you will do:
  • Identify and implements cost savings projects
  • Optimize the operation of the departmental equipment, while making sure that neither safety nor the environment is compromised
  • Conduct employee training to communicate changes in operating parameters as well as dealing with newly installed equipment
  • Address maintenance issues through modifications and the work order system or by requesting capital funds for improvements
  • Assist in the identification and implementation of safety and environmental improvement projects
  • Track and provide recommendations to ensure that production tonnage meets or exceeds plan
  • Provide material balance forecasting and assistance with cost forecasting
  • Provide root cause analysis leadership and involvement in work management process
  • Identify, request, and apply capital funds for improvement and sustaining projects
  • Manage contract operations activities and spending for cost effectiveness
  • Manage department material balance along with monthly and annual production forecasting and budgeting
  • Participate in crew meetings on a monthly basis to improve safety and environmental awareness
  • Assist in employee training to communicate changes in operating parameters as well as dealing with newly installed equipment
  • Maintain product quality and profitability by controlling the supply and consumption of process chemicals
  • Set up and monitor quality systems which place responsibility for quality on the operators, and investigating in-process quality concerns
  • Initiate and coordinate immediate and long-term change and continual improvement of operations through the use of teams
  • Ensure area safety and compliance with OSHA and environmental regulations
  • Assess the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products or equipment
  • Act as the Technical expert in the department
  • Defend the concerns of the department to upper management and other departments, and enhance the image of the company in the community
  • Customer complaint resolutions, safety and environmental presentations, plant tests, procedure modifications, coordination with state agencies, and quality teams are key elements of this job
What you will bring:
    Bachelor of Science in Engineering is required; Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering is preferred
  • 7–10 years’ industrial or chemical experience
  • Knowledgeable in chemical engineering processes
  • Experience in continuous chemical manufacturing is preferred
  • Minimum of a commendable performance review is required for internal transfers
  • Ability to wear required, company-provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)--i.e., uniforms, steel-toed boots, safety glasses, emergency breathing apparatusAbility to be clean shaven as a safety requirementStrong ability to communicate and direct activities of operators and maintenanceHigh degree of “people” skillsExperience in monitoring costs (operating costs and turnaround costs)Strong work ethicProficient oral and written communication skillsProficient in Microsoft programsStrength and dexterity to personally inspect any area of responsibility that may affect employee safety and environmental integrity
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. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Job Post Date: 01/19/21
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