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Job Title: Plant Operator
Location: Kennewick, WA, West 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- (Kennewick, Washington, 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.
Reports to the Operations Supervisor.
What you will do:
  • Perform railcar and truck loading and offloading, startup, shutdown, and general operation of pumps, screws, belts, tanks, valves, and other process equipment
  • Conduct regular operational rounds to monitor equipment health
  • Perform some minor maintenance activities
  • Monitor and operate equipment and associated systems within standard operating conditions and limits
  • Assist with startup, shut down, and operation of processes and equipment from a field role
  • Respond to and appropriately addresses process and equipment upsets
  • Identify possible or current operating problems and recommend action to resolve any deficiencies in rate, quality or mechanical operation
  • Safely handle of dry products, nitric acid and liquid fertilizer while loading rail cars and trucks
  • Maintain a clean work environment free from hazards
What you will bring:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read, understand and apply operating procedures
  • Able to use computers for job functions and training
  • Ability to excel in a team environment
  • Possess mechanical and process troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Must be committed to working in a highly safety-conscious environment
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: 02/11/21
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