NAS Chemical Plant Operator(Belle Plaine, SK)

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Job Title: NAS Chemical Plant Operator(Belle Plaine, SK)
Location: Belle Plaine, SK, Prairies Canada, Canada

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 1

Job Description:


NAS Chemical Plant Operator w/Class 1A License (Belle Plaine, SK)




Do you have experience inspecting pumps, tanks, and production lines for proper and safe operation?  Are you someone who can climb and is comfortable with heights while wearing appropriate PPE, such as a respirator?  Do you have a strong safety work ethic?  Do you possess a Class 1A license?  If so, this may be the job for you!


For over a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!


General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Chemical Plant Operator is responsible for taking daily inventory, unloading, and loading raw materials and finished goods, as well as helping in any of the other operations departments. Chemical Operators are also responsible for using and maintaining equipment used to blend chemicals.


Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to lift to 75 lbs.
  • Frequent walking is needed to complete inventory, check for leaks, and open/close storage tanks.
  • Required to run a skid loader and forklift.
  • A respirator is required to unload Acetic acid, Formic acid, and Aqua Ammonia.
  • Able to tolerate temperature extremes up to 110*F in production and outside on hot days and cold outside temperatures during the winter.
  • Outside work in all-weather elements
  • Ability to work in an environment that has a moderately loud noise level.


Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Required Class 1A license.
  • High school Diploma required.
  • 1 to 2 years of work experience in a chemical plant and a strong understanding of chemical processing are preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to acquire sufficient skill and knowledge of the chemical processes to conduct operations and processes.
  • Ability to utilize computer and/or electronic equipment.
  • Safety-oriented work habits
  • Strong attention to small details and precision in all operations
  • Good analytical, critical thinking, and evaluation abilities


Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Unload all raw materials according to procedures. Open and close tanks and unloading lines to move the raw materials from the railcars or trucks to the storage tanks.
  • Operation of production equipment such as pumps, blenders, reactors, and weigh scales.
  • Read charts, meters, and other output devices to manage machinery with a high level of precision.
  • Collect, label, deliver, and store samples for lab testing.
  • Prepare drums, totes, and other containers for the transport of products.
  • Label packaged materials following company and government regulations.
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and reports.
  • Ensure all documentation produced follows quality standards.
  • Document and communicate work activities.
  • Operate various pumps, fans, valves, and other equipment throughout the plant safely.
  • Under supervision, complete daily batches as assigned per batch ticket instructions.
  • Learn and follow applicable procedures to ensure jobs are completed in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Complete daily inventory with the Plant Manager.
  • Work in other operation areas, including maintenance.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment following all company safety guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Compensation and Benefits:

  • In compliance with all states and cities that require transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $22.31 - $29.75 CA per hour.  Note that wages may vary based on location, skills, and experience.  This position is eligible for vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits. 
  • Drug-Free Workplace


NACHURS is a Wilbur-Ellis business. 

For over 70 years, NACHURS® has been the industry leader in NPK LIQUID FERTILIZER TECHNOLOGY.  Built on quality, integrity, and innovation, we pioneered precision-placed liquid fertilizer in 1946 – formulated to meet the nutritional demands of crops and growing conditions on both sides of the border. Our liquid fertilizers are marketed under the ALPINE brand and NACHURS brands in North America. The New Ag Markets Business Unit sells liquid fertilizer into turf, specialty, international, and private label markets. Products sold in the oil and gas markets, transportation and mining markets, and industrial chemical markets are all sold under the NASi brand. Nachurs Alpine Solutions has manufacturing plants located in Garretson, SD, Marion, OH, Corydon, IN, Red Oak, IA, St. Gabriel, LA, New Hamburg, ON and Belle Plaine, SK.



Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.


Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.


Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.


Job Code:CHEMI011401


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Job Post Date: 04/09/24
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