Operator - Acid / Granulation
Toronto, Ontario, CA
1d ago

Company Overview

Sherritt International is one of the world’s largest producers of nickel from lateritic sources with operations in Canada and Cuba.

We pride ourselves on being a leading low-cost producer that generates sustainable prosperity for our employees, investors and the communities in which we operate.

We are also the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island.

Across all of Sherritt’s operations, safety is our top priority and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture.

Sherritt is proud to be an equal opportunity employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family / marital status, national origin or disability status.

We believe our employees should feel comfortable bringing their whole self to work where everyone is welcomed as they are.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, Fertilizers the Operator, Acid / Granulation will be responsible for start-up and shutdown, monitoring equipment within the circuits, safe operation of circuits while maintaining settings and parameters, operating the DCS and overseeing and directing the workflow process.

The position is based at our Fort Saskatchewan process plant.


  • Troubleshoot process, circuit, and equipment upset conditions or issues;
  • Operate automated control systems;
  • Monitor and inspect plant equipment;
  • Measure temperature, flow, and pressure;
  • Analyze and record instrument readings;
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance;
  • Clean and lubricate machinery and components; and,
  • Maintain daily log of operation, maintenance, and safety activities.
  • Qualifications and Skills

  • 3rd Class Power Engineering Certificate issued by ABSA;
  • Consideration may be given to applicants who have successfully passed at least 3-3rd Class Papers.
  • 3-5 years process plant experience.
  • Previous experience working on a DCS.
  • Sulphuric acid Plant experience would be an asset
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts as part of a continuous rotation
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; and,
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
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