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Supervisor - Granulation Job

DATE POSTED: Jun 14,2017

Florence, AL



JOB ID: 2017-5703

FULL JOB TITLE: Supervisor, Granulation

Supervisor, Granulation

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.

Reporting directly to the Operations Supervisor, the Granulation Supervisor is responsible for plant operations, including the supervision of production employees, lab testing and quality control, budgeting, environmental, health and safety compliance and employee management for 25 employees.

Key Tasks:

  • Compliance with all Safety, Environmental and Operating StandardsProvide leadership, supervision and planning to achieve all plant operating objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external EH&S requirements.
  • Monitor plant activities and trends, including production costs, productivity and efficiency.
  • Oversee quality control, including establishing standards and maintaining records for efficiency and quality achievement as well as continuous improvement.
  • Assist in short and long range planning of operational activities.
  • Manage plant and related budgets.
  • Supervise and participate in the employee management activities of all employees.
  • Optimize and coordinate work during plant outages.
  • Recommends equipment changes and revisions to production methods for the reduction of cost, improvement of quality or control of loss.
  • 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.

The Ideal 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.


  • Results Oriented: inspiring all to achieve the right business results in the right way at the right time.
  • Ownership Mindset: being devoted to all key stakeholders and taking 100% accountability for behaviors, decisions and actions.
  • Integrity: demonstrating in all our partnerships an uncompromising regard for respecting others, meeting commitments and communicating openly.
  • Capacity for Change: possessing a spirit of innovation in the pursuit of operational excellence.
  • Inspired Leadership: taking initiative, walking the talk and being accountable to grow our people and our business.


  • Must possess a four year college degree of applied or applicable Sciences.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Supervisor in a production facility.
  • Able to communicate with direct reports, peers and superiors
  • Computer skills: Must have basic computer skills and the ability to learn new operating systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Mechanically minded.

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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