PLANT OPERATORIf you are an operator and looking for your newworkfamily, then look to the company who helps feed the world.Its allskilledhands on deck as we build our amazing culture across the globe. Join our organization to explore the chance to work side-by-side with colleagues who know the true value of teamwork and who will provide the support you need to succeed. While we have great people, it is not just about that; its the ability to define your day, the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects ranging from large to small in scale. Its the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined. Every employee contributes to the safe and reliable production of products that helpFeed the World.Commitment to Safety Agriums mission is to help Feed the World and we take our role in this responsibility very seriously. In addition to this, we also believe very strongly that any responsible organization must hold as its highest priority: to do what we do safely. Your safety is important to us. At Agrium, we are committed to safety first and foremost, nothing is more important than safety. We have a Commitment to Zero policy which outlines Agriums vision, values and systems for EHS&S. We align to three key principles: Do it safely or not at all. There is always time to do it safely. Care for each others health, safety and security.The FactsAgrium is looking for someone to be be able to connect with our exciting Kennewick Fertilizer Team.Nestled in the heart of Washington, Kennewickoffers more than 300 days of sunshine. It is located along the Columbia River. The Kennewick Agrium plant employees approximately 55 people and is a Solution Production Facility for Ammonia and Urea.Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Plant Operator is responsible for safely monitoring/operating equipment and systems within standard operating limits. Assist in the startup/shut down of operation processes from a field role.Key Tasks:- Monitor/operate equipment and associated systems within standard operating conditions and limits. Responds to and appropriately addresses process upsets.- Assist with the startup, shut down, and operation of processes and equipment from a field role.- Identify possible or current operating problems and recommend action to resolve any deficiencies in rate, quality or mechanical operation.- Safe handling of dry product, nitic acid and liquid fertilizer while loading rail cars and trucks.- Maintain a clean work environment free from hazards.The Ideal CandidateOutside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Agrium is the core of everything we do and our candidate must be respectful of diverse opinions and views.Skills:- Ability to read, understand and apply operating procedures.- Able to use computers for job functions and training.- Ability to excel in a team environment.- Possess mechanical/process troubleshooting and analytical skills.- Must be committed to working in a highly safety-conscious environment.Qualifications- Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.- Prior experience in an industrial setting is desirable.Why Agrium?We want to grow with you.Offering a fast-paced environment coupled with great people is what sets Agriums culture apart from other career opportunities. Were dedicated to growing our employees and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S. Were looking for people to help us feed the world and require a workforce grown from diverse backgrounds and experience. Agrium is an organizational culture that promotes corporate social responsibility, with a vision to help feed the world in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly atwww.agrium.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.Apply for this job.