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Title:  Automation Technician - Waikerie, SA

Location: 

Waikerie, South Australia, Australia

Description: 

•    Join one of Australia’s most successful water solutions businesses 
•    Your chance for a career, not just a job
•    Located in Waikerie, South Australia       

 

For over 150 years, our business has been an integral part of the Australian agricultural industry and we have been committed to providing quality local advice, knowledge and expertise to growers. Nutrien Ag Solutions is one of the largest agribusinesses operating in Australia with a national network of more than 700 locations.

 

Employing the best and brightest minds, our business is supported by an extensive network of corporate branches, franchises, members and agents. Our team are experts in a range of different farming areas, including precision farming services, marketing livestock and wool, agricultural services, water solutions, finance, insurance, merchandise and real estate.

 

It is an exciting time for our business. We are now part of a growing global organisation and to achieve our strategic goals, we want to attract the best talent; people who demonstrate alignment to our values of safety and integrity. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, collaborative team focus, deliver on their commitments and demonstrate an innovative approach to their work. We believe that diverse views and experience make us strong.

 

Nutrien Water is the National Leader in the field of water management in Australia and part of Nutrien Ag Solutions.  For over 35 years we have been providing a broad range of markets with innovative and sustainable water management solutions. The industries which benefit from our expertise include agriculture, turf, mining & drilling, water treatment, civil construction, plumbing trades and residential homeowners. 

 


About the opportunity:

 


We are currently offer a great opportunity for a Automation Technician to join our team in Waikerie SA


Reporting to the Branch Manager, you will work as part of a team with a primary focus on safe work practices in all daily tasks, whether that’s within a workshop, branch environment or in field installations. You will:


•    schedule and conduct installation and repairs, both within a workshop environment or on-site as necessary
•    respond to emergency breakdowns
•    perform installations of automation equipment, programming and trouble shooting hardware and other related components as called upon by our customer base. 

 

Importantly, you will contribute to the maintenance of a safe workplace, inclusive of the safe operation of company plant and equipment. 


As you will be working within a small dynamic team, you’ll also be assisting with store merchandising, customer orders, following up daily enquiries, yard work, front counter sales and irrigation design.


About You:


You are a driven, determined individual with a passion for providing the highest level of customer service and a strong focus on safety. You love solving problems and have excellent planning and organisation skills. 

 

You will ideally come with a minimum of 5 years working experience and relevant Trade Qualifications, possibly in the Plumbing, Electrical or Mechanical trades. If you also have demonstrated experience within the pumping/ irrigation/stock water arena, even better. Travel throughout South Australia and cross border into VIC/NSW will be required at times for projects with time staying away. Truck, excavator licences an advantage.

 

In return, we offer a stable, full-time role with training and the chance to build your career in one of the largest agribusinesses in Australia.


At Nutrien Ag Solutions we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our diverse workforce is a key strength of our business and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being the leading Australian Agribusiness and Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion Australian agriculture and lead the way in innovation and investment in the future of farming.


We value safety and integrity.


Interested?


If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to gain exposure to a powerhouse industry driving growth in Australia, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about our business go to nutrienagsolutions.com.au or follow us on LinkedIn.

 

Vaccination is required for all new hires joining Nutrien Ag Solutions. All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless you have a medical exemption. Nutrien Ag Solutions commits to providing a safe workplace for our employees and customers.

During the recruitment process, you will be required to provide proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Nutrien Ag Solutions.

 

Job Req Id:  1221


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