- Project Management
- Analysis Skills
Plant Engineer – Nutrien Ag Solutions (Greeley, CO, US)
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.
As a member of the Maintenance & Engineering team, this position focuses on evaluating equipment and developing improved process controls for manufacturing liquid adjuvants and related products. The position works with all plant disciplines to continuously improve safety, reliability, efficiency and costs. Daily work will include active engagement in site safety performance, environmental stewardship, lean operations, and project management.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in engineering leadership as well as the ability to develop standard engineering practices and provide detailed documentation upon work completion. This person will be the site technical lead and provide project management activities, as required.
What you will do:
Continuously evaluate equipment, process operations and controls to ensure personnel safety, environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance.
Work closely with all disciplines, troubleshooting problems, to ensure plant processes are aligned to provide maximum output levels and efficiencies.
Optimize production by conducting tests, monitoring performances, and compiling de-bottleneck studies to identify cost saving opportunities.
Design plant and equipment configurations to be readily adapted to suit the product ranges and the process technologies involved, taking safety, environmental and economic aspects into account.
Provide control system designs, specifications, process control parameters, system testing, and start-up assistance, as required.
Maintain engineering records including creating and modifying Process & Instrumentation Diagrams, Process Flow Diagrams, and supporting development of operations and maintenance standard operating procedures.
Install and commission new equipment, including monitoring developments and troubleshooting as well as managing contractors and documenting process changes and additions.
Support new product development from trial through to commercialization and improving production lines.
Keep abreast of current engineering trends, practices, developments, and regulatory changes, which could impact processes and products.
Complete special projects as needed
Responsible for the planning and execution of the 5yr capital plan for the facility and streamlining operations toward efficient operation
Other duties as required
What you will bring:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
4 years’ experience with 2D CAD programs such as AutoCAD
Solid understanding of PLC logic and programming processes and capabilities with any of the following PLCs: Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc.
Knowledge of various types of packaging equipment, pump and pump sizing, batch processing equipment and processes preferred
Mechanically inclined, with basic knowledge of electrical systems
Strong project management and contractor management skills
Strong analytical skills, skilled in application of statistics, and data analysis
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Detail oriented with the ability to function in the big picture
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.