Process Technician

Job req id:  8125

Augusta, GA, US, 30903

Pay Band: WAGE 


At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.


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, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.


Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be and grow your career.




The Process Technician’s role is to: (1) own and control the process unit in which he/she is assigned; (2 be part of the team that provides safe, ethical, and efficient plant operations in accordance with sound management expectations and practices; (3) operate a safe, environmentally effective, quality and continuously improving process operation.


What you will do:


  • Responsible for the safe startup, shutdown, and efficient operation of the assigned process unit.
  • Knows and complies with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Actively works with maintenance personnel to maximize efficiency including following schedules and having equipment ready for maintenance per schedule.
  • Generate work requests to fix deficiencies in process areas.
  • Monitors, records, and analyzes process data and uses the information to optimize the process or identify abnormalities.
  • Obtains samples, performs analytical tasks, and adjusts the process according to the data obtained.
  • Uses acquired skills in the area of vibration analysis, lubrication, thermography, smell, feel, and listening to evaluate the process and equipment operator driven reliability (ODR).
  • Responsible for housekeeping.
  • Follows all applicable environmental policies, procedures, and federal, state and local laws.
  • Continuously reviews and updates training materials and operating procedures.


What you will bring:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two years post High School-Technical training in craft discipline or chemical operator preferred


Are you a good match? Apply today! 


The estimated salary that Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn suggested does not represent Nutrien's compensation structure.  


Nutrien 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.


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


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At Nutrien, we never stop growing, because our world never does. Our size can help us weather a storm, but with that ability comes a great responsibility—to our growers and customers, our employees and shareholders, our communities, and the planet. 

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