Nachurs Alpine Solutions
  • New Hamburg
  • New Hamburg, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Competitive pay and benefits


NACHURS ALPINE SOLUTIONS is North America's leading manufacturer of specialty liquid fertilizers and liquid industrial products.  Founded in 1946, fertilizers are marketed under the ALPINE brand in the Canada.  Manufacturing plants are located in New Hamburg, ON and Belle Plaine, SK in Canada and in Marion, OH, Corydon, IN, Red Oak, IA, and St. Gabriel, LA in the US.

NACHURS ALPINE SOLUTIONS is seeking a Chemical Operator for it's New Hamburg location.  The Chemical Operator is responsible for carrying out all manufacturing and process procedures with in the facility and to achieve defined productionand product quality goals. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate all the following processes:
    • Liquid fertilizer batch reactor with automated controller
    • Ammonium polyphosphate reactor (10-34-0)
    • Super Phosphoric acid dilution process
    • Aqua Ammonia converter
    • Calcium Nitrate reactor and mixer
    • Ammonium Sulfate reactor
    • Potassium Acetate and Formate Micronutrient processes
    • Reverse Osmosis water purification process
    • Liquid product packaging operations
    • Any other processes that may be developed or introduced to Nachurs Alpine Solution's production
  • Mixing reports and product quality must be maintained for all Alpine products and above processes.
  • Complete all required documents, including preparation of Certificate of Analysis, if required
  • Perform all related duties for above processes such as:
    • Unloading rail cars and tractor trailers
    • Inventory control
    • Input into production upgrades, i.e. tanks, equipment, plumbing, etc
    • Equipment maintenance scheduling and record keeping
    • Assist Plant Maintenance Supervisor with maintenance work
  • Housekeeping
    • Maintain a clean and orderly workplace
    • On a daily basis, look for potential hazards in the workplace and report to Plant Manager and/or H&S Rep
    • Snow removal and yard maintenance

  CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING

  • Participate in required training & certification, i.e. Fork Lift/JCB/Telehandler, E2 training, WHMIS, First Aid (optional), Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Confined Spaces, Lockout-Tagout, SCBA as well as other required training
  • Follow all Health and Safety Policies as stated in the NAS Health and Safety Policy Manual, including use and maintenance of PPE
  • AZ driver's license, preferable

 PHYSICAL, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to lift up to 35 kg (75 lbs)
  • Able to tolerate temperature extremes up to 30C in production, -25C in winter
  • Post-secondary education an asset, agricultural diploma or chemical engineering
  • Prior experience in technical applications, i.e. mechanical systems or quality-sensitive position
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent problem solving skills; resourceful, thorough, high level of accuracy in work; ability to effectively multi-task in a sometimes pressured environment

Nachurs Alpine Solutions is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Minority/ Female/ Veteran/ Disabled

 

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