Acidulation Plant Operator

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Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd - Tauranga - Bay of Plenty

We play at the heart of sustainable, profitable food production, helping Kiwi farmers and growers in our slice of paradise feed more than 20 million people around the world. Our plant in Mt Maunganui is a large scale industrial chemical plant where we manufacture SuperPhosphate fertiliser to supply New Zealand's agricultural demands.


We are looking for multiple operators to support a new and improved shift structure. Candidates should be motivated, hardworking and committed. We are committed to operating with a small footprint, and our operators are a key enabler, ensuring process consistency and operating parameters are met. Preferentially, you will have experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably industrial or chemical manufacturing. You will have the opportunity to use your strong fault finding and troubleshooting skills, as well as your proactive approach to quality, continuous improvement and safety.


It is essential that you’re are driven to develop, have the ability and motivation to successfully complete educational training packages consisting of both paper based theory and practical plant applications. Enchem Level 3 - Plant and Machinery is a requirement of the role, if not currently held then this training will be provided.


The role is diverse, key activities/responsibilities include

  • Correct and timely operation of a Manufacturing Plant to optimise uptime
  • Plant operation and control, using both manual and PLC/DCS process
  • Produce product to the required quality standards
  • Manual labour and cleaning activities
  • Loader and forklift operation


The successful applicants will have:

  • Proven proactive attitude to environmental, health, and safety management
  • Fitness and agility
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, clear and effective communications
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Proven ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Forklift and Loader Licenses
  • Ability to work shift work


We believe that by helping you reach your potential we'll reach ours

Applications close 01 May 2019