Nutrien Utility Operator in Marston, Missouri

Job Description

Utility Operator, New Madrid MO

Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

Reporting directly to the Plant Supervisor, the Utility Operator is responsible for plant operations, including production, maintenance, lab testing and quality control processes in the plant, health & safety compliance, and periodic finished goods load out. This position will cover up to 30% of operations vacation/leave and be required to work a flexible shift schedule that will consist of a combination of dayshift and rotating shift work.


  • Compliance with all Safety, Environmental and Operating Standards.

  • Providing leadership on shift and achieve all plant operating objectives.

  • Ensuring compliance with all internal and external EH&S requirements.

  • Monitoring plant activities and trends, productivity and efficiency.

  • Overseeing quality control on shift.

  • Optimize and coordinate work during plant outages.

  • Capable of working a combination dayshift/shift rotation schedule.

S kills/ Qualifications:

  • Site Lead Operator certification.

  • 1-3 years operations leadership/management experience in an industrial manufacturing facility, focusing on Safety, Quality, Production, industrial maintenance, and employee relations.

  • Knowledge of EH&S regulations, programs, procedures, and policies.

  • Self-starter, with a strong work ethic and proven track record of delivering on commitments.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate people.

  • Comfortable in an industrial environment using ‘hands-on’ approach.

Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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

System ID 2018-7349

Job Category Manufacturing, Operations & Trades

Business Unit Nitrogen