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Apprentice Process Technician

Company: Nutrien
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

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 23,000 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.

Process Technician Apprentice - Augusta, Georgia, USA

This positions report to the Shift Supervisor.

This position is located in (Augusta, GA) and is not available for remote work. The Process Technician Apprentice's role is to: (1) assist in the production of quality products and services for internal and external customers by complying with ISO-9001 policies and procedures; (2) assist owning and controlling the process unit in which he/she is assigned; (2) be a contributing member of a team that actively provides safe, ethical, and efficient plant operations in accordance with sound management expectations and practices; (3) assist in operating a safe, environmentally effective, quality and continuously improving process operation.

What you will do:

  • Learn the responsibilities for the safe startup, shutdown, and efficient operation of the assigned process unit
  • Must learn and use the "Augusta Does Accident Prevention Together" (ADAPT) and "Job Hazard Analysis" (JHA) process
  • Learn and comply with all policies and standard operating procedures, including ISO-9001 standards
  • Learn and comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Must always work safely using proper safety equipment and PPE
  • Learn to monitors, records, and analyze process data and use the information to optimize the process or identify abnormalities
  • Assist in obtaining samples, performs analytical tasks, and adjusts the process per the data obtained
  • Use acquired skills in vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, smell, feel, and listening to evaluate the process and equipment operator driven reliability (ODR)
  • Learn how to actively work with maintenance personnel to maximize efficiency including following schedules and having equipment ready for maintenance per schedule
  • Learn how to issue work related permits, communicate process and equipment related information, issues, and hazards to the workers
  • Assist in generating work requests to repair deficiencies in process areas
  • Learn how to write a legible record of operations activities in area logbook
  • Offer suggestions to improve the process
  • Must maintain good continuous communications with shift mates, shift supervisor, other operating areas, support personnel, and other management
  • Responsible for housekeeping
  • Learn and follow all applicable environmental policies, procedures, and federal, state, and local laws
  • Assist in operating the process in an environmentally sound manner and take prompt action to correct and report any environmental excursions
  • Actively participate in plant continuous improvement activities
  • Assist in routinely performing operator assigned maintenance
  • Works to help identify and remove process and equipment bottlenecks
  • Learn and follow applicable policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements when unloading chemicals, or loading and shipping chemicals and products
  • Participates in special projects as assigned
  • Meets established work attendance standard

    What you will bring:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Reliable work history

      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. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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      At Nutrien, we never stop growing, because our world never does. Our size can help us weather a storm, but with that ability comes a great responsibility-to our growers and customers, our employees and shareholders, our communities, and the planet.

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