Nutrien Capital Projects Engineer in Aurora, North Carolina

Job Description

Capital Projects Engineer, Aurora, NC

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 is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 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 alsooperate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

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 will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits.

The Maintenance Services Engineer has considerable supervisory responsibility. This position will report directly to the Engineering Manager.

What you will do:

  • The Maintenance Services Engineer manages, plans, organizes, and directs engineering projects to meet company objectives for design, new product development and improvement of existing infrastructure

  • The Maintenance Services Engineer will work closely with multiple levels of management such as Corporate Capital group, Operations, Maintenance, and Technical Services teams to scope out prospective projects, agree on timings and service level agreements with clients, negotiate with third party contractors and manage the creation and delivery of detailed project plans. Ultimately, bringing in a profitable, successful project on time and to the satisfaction of the end user

  • This position is responsible to complete assigned engineering projects and tasks relating to the mining and processing of phosphate ore, production of sulfuric acid and phosphoric acid, manufacturer of ammonia phosphate fertilizers and other phosphate products

  • Preparation of engineering scope of work and cost estimates in response to engineering requests submitted by other departments

  • Project management responsibility associated with capital projects, including specifications, prepare requisitions, oversight on engineering firms, and bid analysis on project work activities

  • Frequent direction and communication with outside suppliers, engineering consultants, and construction contractors is required during project management and problem solving. The engineer will have occasional contact with plant environmental department, with regulatory agencies or the corporate team

  • Preparing status reports and regularly monitors budgets, contractors, and schedules. Allocates project resources appropriately; approves expenditures

  • Preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions

  • Acting as resident project engineer, direct contract engineering services, ensure project cost control and input in to Oracle EPM data base

  • Evaluating long term, short term, and immediate production/marketing plans for profit optimization of gross and net income, along with best distribution of intermediate P205 streams, raw materials, and the turbine generator income

  • Preparing annual budget material balances which match the needs of the marketing group with production availability needs

  • Monitoring and reporting energy consumptions by operating departments. Determine steam usage rates and efficiencies and their effect on the cogeneration income. Determine monthly dollar charges and credits for accounting of energy to encourage energy conservation in departments

  • Evaluating process changes or projects, such as clean acid, and hemihydrates, which affect the distribution of various P205 streams, steam distribution and Cogen income

  • Maintaining safe and clean work environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations. Maintains project integrity and reputation through compliance with federal and state regulations

  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results, as needed

What you will bring:

  • A general knowledge of phosphate rock mining, ore processing, and chemical processing at the Aurora Mining and Manufacturing Complex is required

  • Proven ability with following skills:Design Skills, Project Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Process Improvement, Technical Understanding, Documentation Skills, Safety Management, Supervision, CAD, CAD/CAM Circuit Design, Oracle systems, P6 professional R15.2

  • The position requires a thorough grounding in engineering principles and a minimum of 5+ years’ of experience in chemical industry as project engineer or process engineer

  • Minimum educational requirement is a B.S. Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • General knowledge of phosphate rock mining, ore processing and chemical processing is required

  • Seminars, meetings, and continuing education in the field of expertise are required to maintain an up to date working knowledge

  • Must pass a pre-employment exam and drug screening

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in North Carolina is highly desirable, but not required

Are you a good match? Apply today!

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. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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System ID 2018-8385

Job Category Engineering & Technical Services

Business Unit Phosphate