• Technician, Lab

    Job Locations US-TX-Borger
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/17/2018 1:20 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Technician, Lab Boger TX


    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 that 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.


    The Technician, Lab reporting directly to the Manager, EHS&S/Lab, will be responsible for organizing and conducting the daily activities of the plant analytical laboratory, including collecting, analyzing and interpreting lab results on plan processes to ensure quality assurance and quality control.


    Key Tasks:

    • Analyze daily shift samples and raw materials as necessary
    • Work in all areas of the plant where needed, which includes climbing stairs, working in extreme environments at times and un-even surfaces
    • Prepare samples to be analyzed
    • Maintain Lab & equipment 
    • Compile data and generate reports 
    • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills 
    • Be willing to enhance personal skills through training both onsite and offsite
    • Be on time and ready to go to work at the designated work time each day with behaviors and attitudes that support a High-Performance Safety Culture
    • Ensure safe and efficient work practices and adhere to safety and environmental policies
    • Work with minimal supervision and self-motivated
    • Work as a productive team member and support continuous improvement
    • Complete progression training as required and within time lines outlined by BNO
    • Be available for call outs after hours and on holidays if needed. (nights and weekends as required)


    • SAP experience
    • Experience in process plant operations
    • Experience with Gas Chromatograph (GC) and ICP instruments
    • Experience with compliance to lab management standards, chemical hygiene programs, narcotics licensing a plus


    • BSc. in Chemistry or related degree a plus
    • Lab Technician work experience preferred in a manufacturing environment
    • Two years’ experience preferred
    • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel & Outlook)
    • Strong math skills
    • The ability to lift 50 pounds and stand at work bench for extended periods of time 

    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.    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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