Nutrien Temporary, Technician Laboratory in Redwater, Alberta

Job Description

Temporary Technician, Laboratory (18 months)

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 to the Laboratory Supervisor, the Laboratory Technician in the Central Engineering Department is accountable for sampling, analysis and reporting of process and environmental data, stewardship to the Laboratory Quality System, maintenance of the routine measurement systems and project support.

Key Tasks:

  • Process and product quality sample analysis meeting quality control standards

  • Data Management using SAP

  • Routine instrument operation, maintenance and calibration


  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Mechanical aptitude is an asset

  • Working knowledge of basic titrimetric, colourimetric and gravimetric analytical principles

  • The ability to work independently at simultaneous tasks

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong customer focus

Essential Qualifications:

  • Chemical Technology Diploma and or B. Sc. Chemistry

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.

System ID 2018-8294

Job Category Engineering & Technical Services

Business Unit Nitrogen