• Automation Engineer

    Job Locations CA-SK-Rocanville
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/9/2018 2:04 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Engineering & Technical Services
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Automation Engineer, Rocanville, SK Canada

    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.

    The Automation Engineers are a part of the Technical Services Team, reporting to the Chief Automation Engineer.

    Key Tasks:

    • Work as part of a team to carry out the design, programming, prototyping and commissioning of automated machinery and processes.
    • Report on project progress, risks, issues, scheduling and costing to ensure completion of project within budget and schedule.
    • Develop technical documentation and turnover packages to support operations/maintenance teams.
    • Maintain drawing request log, underground drawing index, and drawing system for mine engineering department.
    • Stay current with technological developments through attendance at applicable technical seminars and training sessions.
    • Review advances in industry to evaluate possible new technology applications to improve operations at Nutrien Rocanville.


    • AutoCAD/Inventor
    • Strong interpersonal, communication & problem-solving skills
    • Cisco Networking Experience (CCENT/CCNA)
    • Previous experience working with Rockwell controls and/or industrial robotics

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Any Discipline) or Engineering Technology Diploma with relevant experience
    • 5 years of experience in industrial automation/mining environment

    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.



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