Production Supervisor
Nutrien Ltd
CA-SK-Patience Lake
16d ago

Job Description

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 Operations General Foreman, the incumbent has the overall responsibility for the supervision of a production crew in a safe and efficient manner through the operation of equipment.

Key aspects include the monitoring of the process to meet safety, production and product quality while maintaining cost control goals.

Key Tasks :

  • Ensure a safe work environment for all employees by maintaining compliance with all applicable safety requirements, leading by example and promoting a proper safety attitude to all employees.
  • Comply with the Nutrien Patience Lake Safety System and support this program as outlined in the Standards Manual of the Nutrien Patience Lake Safety System to ensure that established Departmental, Divisional and Corporate goals are met and / or surpassed.
  • Supervise and direct the shift operation of the minefield, crystallization pond, dredging, slurry transfer and subsequent milling to produce product that meets quality and quantity standards.
  • Effectively contribute towards the administration of the collective bargaining agreements, to ensure consistency, fairness and competitive business practices.
  • Establish an atmosphere for good human relations through excellent communication, and consistent and fair decisions on disciplinary and grievance problems.
  • Direct manpower utilization to maximize efficiency of the mine operation while maintaining a consistent, fair and safe work environment.
  • Meet Corporate and Divisional profit plans, by the effective and prudent utilization, control and protection of all assets and resources allocated to Mine operations, and by proper utilization and training of manpower resources.
  • Skills :

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior leadership skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication as well as the ability to build a strong team and commitment to safety are necessary.
  • Essential Qualifications :

    The successful candidate must have a Grade 12 or equivalent with a minimum 5 years' operating experience in an industrial environment with supervisory experience strongly desired.

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preferred candidates will have previous related experience in a potash mine plant operating environment.

    Working knowledge of OH&S, mine and environmental regulations would be considered an asset.

  • Journeyman tradesperson, or Operating engineer certification (fifth class or higher)
  • 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 December 15, 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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