Nutrien LTD

  • Packaging Line Operator

    Job Locations US-NE-Fairbury
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/14/2019 3:23 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
  • Job Description

    Packaging Line Operator, Fairbury, NE, US


    Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions' Loveland Products, Inc? Great question!

    Loveland Products Inc., a division of Nutrien Ag Solutions, offers a complete line of high performance crop input products including seed treatment, plant performance, nutritionals, adjuvant and crop protection products. Loveland Products brings new, unique chemistries to the marketplace to provide innovative solutions to problems across the agricultural and professional non-crop industries.


    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.

    Job Summary:

    The Packaging Line Operator is an excellent opportunity to learn the skills required in a manufacturing plant. Let us train and develop you, while you work a 4x10 base schedule. The ability to problem solve and critically think are exceptionally important in this role, as is good attendance.


    Benefits Highlights:

      • Working for the world’s largest crop input company with over 20,000 employees
      • Competitive health care coverage
      • 401K company match and 401k bonus match potential
      • 4x10 base schedule with opportunity for overtime

    Key Tasks include, but are not limited to:



    • Proficient in all equipment, machines, and processes on Packaging lines; ensures equipment and machinery are operating properly and at production standards
    • Coordinate with maintenance
    • Understands Production Goals and Expectations
    • Understands and completes Operator PM’s (preventative maintenance)
    • Proficient in machine set-up/change overs and start-ups
    • Limits waste - including raw material, finished goods, rework, parts, chemicals, supplies, and downtime
    • Demonstrates a Sense of Urgency when production lines are not producing, while ensuring Safety and Quality are not jeopardized
    • Completes shop order paperwork and accurately accounts for inventory used
    • Coordinate with Jugline Tech/Maintenance if there are any issues

    Safety Responsibilities:

    • Ensure the proper use of machines and equipment to prevent accidents and damage
    • Understands and follows all Safety Policies and Procedures
    • Always wears the proper PPE for the task at hand following posted PPE requirements
    • All Materials are Labeled and are placed in their right locations
    • Maintains a clean and safe work area 

    Quality Responsibilities:

    • Monitors quality throughout the process; communicates with QA when needed
    • Ensures DPR (Defective Product/Raw Material Report) are complete and accurate
    • Ensures correct coding of Bottles and Boxes; ensures boxes are square, free of defects, and taped correctly and have the correct quantity of bottles
    • Ensures bottles are free of spills, and are filled to the correct weight and level
    • Ensures Labeler, Capper, Sealer, and Quality checking machines are set up correctly and running as per requirements

    Physical Requirements:

    • Physically and medically capable of wearing a respirator
    • Ability to lift at least 50 # frequently during shift
    • Able to climb stairs and ladders
    • Ability to stoop and bend frequently
    • Good manual dexterity, vision, & hearing  
    • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
    • Capable of working in varying temperatures

    Nutrien Ag Solutions, a Nutrien Company, 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.


    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran





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