• Turnaround Specialist

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/17/2018 4:41 PM)
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    Job Category
    Engineering & Technical Services
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Turnaround Specialist, Saskatoon, SK

    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.

    This position will report to the Director, Maintenance, Potash. There are no direct reports to this position. In the future, there may be a dotted line from a turnaround coordinator at each site to this position.

    Key Tasks:

    • The Turnaround Specialist will report to the Senior Manager, Maintenance and Reliability within the Potash Engineering, Technology and Capital group. This position contributes to safety by supporting turnaround processes such as planning, scheduling and risk analysis. The position will also increase production capability and lower costs through these processes. The TA Specialist will work with Potash sites to improve turnaround processes through:

      • Developing and refining TA methodology with input from sites & based on industry best practices
      • Training site personnel in TA methodology
      • TA risk assessment and management processes
      • Monitoring performance of site TA preparation
      • Developing and training on cost and scheduling processes
      • Sharing best practices and lessons learned across sites
    • Reporting on TA readiness, progress and results.


    • Knowledge of TA management processes including scheduling, cost control, budgeting, planning, materials management, schedule control, continuous improvement, risk management etc.
    • Verbal communication skills: Ability to facilitate meetings, conduct training, keep stakeholders updated, etc.
    • Written communication skills: Ability to generate reports and summarize information appropriate for each level of the organization.
    • Time management: Able to identify all important tasks, prioritize and manage commitments through to on-time completion

    Essential Qualifications:

    • 10 years turnaround experience combined with a degree in engineering, business or other related field, or 15 years of turnaround experience combined with journeyperson in related trade.
    • TA planning and scheduling experience from work ID, through planning, procurement, scheduling, execution, and closeout is required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Formal qualifications such as CMRP, MMP, or PMP is an asset.
    • Oracle (eAM and OBIEE), SAP and Viziya (Scheduler, Mobile) experience and/or training is an asset.
    • Primavera P6 scheduling experience and/or training is an asset.
    • Experience or formal training in change management is an asset.
    • Formal training in turnaround management is an asset.
    • Experience or formal training in risk management is an asset.

    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.  In order to ensure consideration for this role, candidates are encouraged to apply by November 2, 2018. However, 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.



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