• Mechanic

    Job Locations US-MO-Joplin
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/10/2018 3:14 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Mechanic, Joplin, MO

    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.

    Key Tasks:

    • Adhere to plant safety program and environmental program administration
    • Manage daily maintenance tasks as assigned general and routine plant functions.
    • Assist in daily maintenance goals
    • Completion of work orders assigned by Maintenance Supervisor along with completion of requisitions.
    • Maintain all mechanical equipment.
    • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical equipment.
    • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems.
    • Conduct frequent housekeeping and safety inspections.
    • Fill-in as lead man in the Maintenance Supervisor’s absence if asked.
    • Develop and implement standard operating procedures and systems consistent with safety, quality, cost, and environmental standards.
    • Rebuild and repair mechanical equipment such as gearboxes, pumps, rotary feeders, grinding mills, etc.
    • Review and participate in accident/injury investigation and corrective action.
    • Responsible for proper operation and maintenance of boiler and pressure vessels.
    • Responsible for welding and oxygen/acetylene use.
    • Fabrication of parts.
    • Bearing/Seal replacement and alignment.
    • Coordinate maintenance work with production schedule to ensure plant is able to run when needed
    • On-call for plant break downs and emergencies
    • Cross train with the operators in the Feed Ingredients Manufacturing Plant to help run the plant, bag product, load/unload trucks/railcars and keep operations running


    • High School Diploma
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs
    • Must be able to take part in respiratory and hearing testing annually and wear a respirator
    • Welding Certificate
    • Minimum of 2 years experience in a maintenance role

    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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