Nutrien LTD

  • Custom Applicator – Mer Rouge, LA

    Job Locations US-LA-Mer Rouge
    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/2/2019 10:05 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
  • Job Description

    Custom Applicator – Nutrien Ag Solutions (Mer Rouge, LA, USA)

    At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

    Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

    We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

    Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

    This position will report directly to the facility manager at the Mer Rouge, LA, Nutrien location.


    What you will do:

    • Responsible for applying the correct amount of product to each acre and in a manner consistent with the product label.
    • Responsible for keeping field equipment clean and in safe operating condition.
    • Requires mixing, loading, and applicating pesticides/fertilizers.
    • Perform daily vehicle inspections
    • Establish daily acres application expectations while consistently managing machine capabilities, operator experience, field sizes, and terrain.
    • Report any maintenance malfunctions to shipping and/or warehouse supervisor.
    • Use Forklift to move product around warehouse.
    • Sweep warehouse during down time.
    • Assist with warehouse inventory counts.
    • Complete application records as required by the company and government regulations.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    What you will bring:

    • High School diploma or demonstrated experience in vocational agricultural or a combination of education and work experience.
    • Experience driving large equipment.
    • Commercial Applicator License and CDL preferred but not required.
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Willing to work overtime and on weekends when needed to meet customer needs during busy season. 
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Learn, practice, and promote the Environmental, Health, & Safety policies of our company.
    • Zero customer complaints on custom application.
    • Flexible to help out in other areas of the business as needed.
    • Treat customers, suppliers, and fellow employees with dignity and respect.

     Are you a good match? Apply today!

    Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

    This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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