Nutrien LTD

  • Machine Operator

    Job Locations US-CO-Greeley
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 11:34 AM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
  • Job Description

    Machine Operator, Greeley, CO


    Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions?  Great question!


    Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions.  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 Ag Solutions 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 Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.


    Key Tasks:

    • Safety Responsibilities
      • Always wears the proper PPE and ensures all others follow PPE guidelines
      • Ensures while in production areas Safety glasses and steel toed shoes are worn at all times
      • All Materials are Labeled and are placed in their right locations
      • Understands and follows all Safety Policies and Procedures
      • Maintains a clean and safe work area
      • Attend Safety Meetings
    • Quality Responsibilities
      • Ensures the quality and integrity of all LPI Products
      • Ensures Raw Material meets LPI Standards
      • Monitors quality throughout the process
      • Ensures DPR (Defective Product/Raw Material Report) are complete and accurate
      • Communicates with QA when needed
      • Ensures bottles are free of spills, and are filled to the correct weight and level
      • Ensures correct coding of Bottles and Boxes
      • Ensures labels are applied correctly: Centered, Aligned, and Free of Wrinkles
      • Ensures the boxes have the correct quantity of bottles
      • Ensures Boxes are square, free of defects, and taped correctly
      • Ensures Capper is set up correctly and caps are applied correctly: tightened and aligned,
      • Ensures Sealer is set up correctly and the seals are complete and don’t allow product or air to escape
      • Ensures Taptone is set up correctly and rejecting bottles/caps that are not applied correctly, and labels that are not applied
      • Ensures equipment and machines are not damaging product
    • Cleanliness/Housekeeping
      • Assists in ensuring that the production line and areas are free of debris and clutter
      • Makes sure all pathways are clear and are free of obstructions
      • Makes sure Floors and equipment are clean and are in good running condition
      • Makes sure at the end of the shift your area/line is clean to LPI standards
    • Packagers
      • Proficient in all equipment, machines, and processes on Lines 1 and 2, and the Tote and Drum Line
      • Understands Production Goals and Expectations
      • Take the correct amount of time for breaks and lunch
      • Understands and completes Operator PM’s
      • Proficient in Start-Ups and Machine Set-Up
      • Limits waste - including raw material, finished goods, rework, parts, chemicals, supplies, and time
      • Ensure the proper use of machines and equipment to prevent accidents and damage
      • Trouble Shoots
      • Exhibits know-how of process equipment and machines
      • Ensures equipment and machinery are operating properly and at production standards
      • Coordinate with maintenance
      • Limit Downtime
      • Demonstrates a Sense of Urgency when production lines are not producing, while ensuring Safety and Quality are not jeopardized
    • Completes Downtime Log and ensure it is complete and detailed
    • Proficient Fork Truck Driver
    • Communication
      • Communicates necessary information to Production Lead, Palletizer Operator, QA, and Maintenance
    • Ensures Timely Changeovers and Conversions
    • Training Assistant
      • Assist in Training temps
      • Assist in Training Production Packagers
    • Exhibits Leadership capabilities


    • 2 years or more previous packaging, forklift, troubleshooting experience strongly desired
    • High School Diploma or equivalent strongly desired
    • Ability to work in a drug free work environment - required to pass the Drug & Alcohol Testing
    • Ability to work in a Safety First manufacturing facility required
    • Ability to work in a sustained fast-paced manufacturing line environment required

    Nutrien Ag Solutions 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. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions' policies.


    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.






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