• Engineer, Operations Manager - (Sr. Supervisor, Operations)

    Job Locations US-GA-Americus
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
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    Job Category
    Leadership & Management
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Senior Supervisor, Operations - Americus GA

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Senior Operations Supervisor will be responsible for overall management and performance of the Granulation Shift Supervisors, Distribution, Bulk Shipping Supervisor, and Bag Shipping Supervisor.


    Key Tasks:

    • Direct and manage shift personnel in the optimization of plant operations: NPK production, distribution, product loading, warehouse, utilities, housekeeping, etc.

    • Lead and coach Shift Supervisors towards effective and successful performance.

    • Work with Granulation Supervisors, Maintenance, Reliability, Engineering, Process Control, Process Safety, Safety, Lab, Environmental, Regulatory Compliance, Shipping, Accounting, and Materials Management personnel to achieve plant goals.

    • Lead and enforce safe work practices in all operating and plant activities by following the Americus Fertilizer Operation (AFO) – Tenets of Operation.
    • Provide supervision and direction to Shift Operations Supervisors to optimize plant production/efficiency and insure a safe working environment is present at all times.

    • Guide the Operations Shift Supervisors in startups and shutdowns.

    • Support plant safety and safety initiatives. (Tenets of Operation)

    • Understanding of AFO Emergency Plan, roles, and activation.

    • Contribution to and support of plant and operational related goals, including but not limited to plant availability and equipment reliability.

    • Constant improvement in leadership ability: participate in leadership and team training and other training/learning opportunities.

    • Lead and enforce proper administration of documentation and records: Operations logbook, log sheets, charts, MOC, PSSR, etc.

    • Assure necessary training and mentorship of shifts for job accountabilities, personal development, and succession management: operator progression, Agrium standards & policies, leadership skills, etc.

    • Demonstrate leadership and high-performance character (passion for job, success for AFO, acceptance and champion of change, etc.).

    • Work with Shift Supervisors to develop step-up shift operators in shift supervisor roles.

    • Develop Shift Supervisors to be prepared to take on senior operations supervisor role.

    Skills / Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree or combined education plus experience
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and SAP

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Excellent organizational skills

    • Must have good attendance record

    • Must have good safety record

    • Experience with hazard recognition and understand safety issues related plant operations

    • Working knowledge of OSHA PSM regulation

    • Ability to give direction and identify good learning opportunities for reports

    • Ability to lead and motivate others

    • Possess good decision-making skills and time management for shift.

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

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



    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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