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Operations Trainer Job

DATE POSTED: Apr 10,2017

Saskatoon, SK
Vanscoy, SK

CATEGORY : Corporate Operations


JOB ID: 2017-5532


Trainer III

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

The Trainer will work in consultation with customers, managers and other training specialists, to define performance requirements and standards, assess current performance and identify training and development needs for all Agrium VPO underground employees.

Key Tasks:

  • Provide required training for all new underground employees.
  • Ensure all underground employes training is maintained as per legislated and/or site requirements.
  • Manage employee training records and compliance reporting using the learning management system.
  • Play a critical role not only ensuring your own safety, but also the safety of others.
  • You will have direct accountability for ensuring familiarity and demonstrating the Commitment to Zero policy, leading with a safety mindset and modeling the 3 Safety Principles, modelling the 10 Tenets of Operation and having your own personal safety action plan.

TheIdeal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills, along with the capability to work independently, using sound decision making processes
  • Proven efficiency in written and verbal communications with a strong background in a variety of computer software programs
  • Demonstrated capability in the design, development, planning and/or delivery of training programs and systems.


  • 4-5 years minimum experience operating or training on heavy equipment
  • Prior work experience in the mining industry would be conisdered an asset
  • Adult education, training, safety or HR designation preferred

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together 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.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, 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 While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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