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Shift Supervisor, Production-Sulfuric Acid

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Job Title: Shift Supervisor, Production-Sulfuric Acid
Location: Aurora, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Administrative/Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Shift Supervisor, Production-Sulfuric Acid (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 Production General Supervisor and supervises 6 Production Operators in the operation of the Sulfuric Acid department.
What you will do:
  • Lead the safe operation of the sulfuric acid plants, water treatment facilities, Turbo generator, and DPW wells
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and execute daily activities based on standard operating procedures, safety practices, maintenance schedules, and shift instructions
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of sulfuric acid equipment
  • Monitor the progress of daily activities, deal with any identified obstacles that limit the productivity of the crew, conduct site visits to ensure that all assigned work is performed in a safe manner, and provide direct supervision of the Sulfuric Acid operating crew during the shift
  • Track employee progression and development, and support employees with training and coaching
  • Track and encourage the skill development and training progress of the crew and will work directly with the employees and ensure that the company’s safety, environmental, and business objectives are met
  • Coordinate employee cross training to ensure operators are able to operate all equipment in the sulfuric department
  • Conduct crew meetings, and ensure utilization of job hazard analysis and structured pause
  • Conduct in field contacts and audits to ensure proper use of safety equipment and procedures
  • Assist safety team with project submittals and housekeeping audits
  • Follow up on safety and environmental concerns
  • Communicate company goals, policies, and procedures
  • Ensure environmental parameters are being properly monitored
  • Optimize sulfuric production, power production, and minimize downtime
  • Constantly look for ways to improve the sulfuric acid operation
  • Coordinate acid, steam, and power production with consuming departments
  • Ensure work orders are prepared and submitted properly
  • Represent Nutrien through community participation and in local activities
  • Establish annual goals from which performance will be determined
What you will bring:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience at this site, a minimum of competent rating on last performance appraisal and better-than-average attendance record
  • Thorough knowledge of the operation of the Sulfuric Acid Plants, Water Treatment Plants, Turbogenerator, Steam System, DPW System, 007 Outfall, Ambient Air Monitor, Elementary Neutralization Facility, and Honeywell Systems
  • Ability to supervise personnel efficiently and in a manner to produce top quality products within Nutrien and EPA regulations
  • Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to all levels
  • Must be able to analyze problems, develop solutions, and to plan work effectively
  • Bachelors Degree in related field with 6 plus years of relevant work experience, is preferred
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: 01/12/21
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