Agrium Inc Supervisor, Operations in Borger, Texas

Supervisor, Operations

If you have equipment operations experience and are looking for new opportunities in the Manufacturing Industry, then look to the company who helps feed the world.

It’s all skilled hands on deck as we build our amazing culture across the globe. Join our organization to explore the chance to work side-by-side with colleagues who know the true value of teamwork and who will provide the support you need to succeed. While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to define your day, the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects ranging from large to small in scale. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined. Every employee contributes to the safe and reliable production of products that help Feed the World .

The Facts

The charming town of Borger prides itself on being a family friendly community. Home to just over 15,000 people the town has plenty to offer! With opportunities to fish, hike, scuba dive or head out to the beautiful Lake Meredith, not to mention being only 40 minutes away from Amarillo! Our Borger plant produces both ammonia and urea and as of 2015 is currently undergoing an expansion. With 90 employee positions and more being brought in for the expansion our Borger facility has great opportunities!

Commitment to Safety

Agrium’s mission is to help Feed the World and we take our role in this responsibility very seriously. In addition to this, we also believe very strongly that any responsible organization must hold as its highest priority: to do what we do safely.

Your safety is important to us. At Agrium, we are committed to safety first and foremost, nothing is more important than safety. We have a Commitment to Zero policy which outlines Agrium’s vision, values and systems for EHS&S. We align to three key principles: Do it safely or not at all. There is always time to do it safely. Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Reporting to the Production Superintendent, the Operations Supervisor will be responsible for managing shift personnel in the optimization of plant operations, Ammonia production and product loading. Lead and enforce safe work practices in all operating and plant activities by following Life Critical Programs and our Tenets of Operations.

Key Tasks:

  • Knowledge of all plant Safety rules and regulations, and supervises strict adherence to all policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for key EH&S programs related to the Operations department and across other departments.

  • Able to communicate in an open and honest fashion, treating others with respect and integrity.

  • Supervise the activities of 9 operations personnel as well as being the responsible person for maintenance activities in the process area.

  • Supervise operations and routine maintenance of equipment.

  • Recommends equipment changes and revisions to production methods for the reduction of cost, improvement of quality or control of loss.

  • Actively review plant quality performance and exercises direct control over those personnel engaged in manufacturing to achieve and maintain product quality.

  • Plan work in advance, measure performance and maintain records.

  • Conduct on the job safety training for new employees.

  • Supervise employees to prevent unsafe acts and unsafe operation conditions, in the use of Operational Risk Management and Safe plan of action processes.

  • Operate a shift in a manner to comply with Plant, Local, State and Federal rules and regulations.

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Agrium is the core of everything we do and our candidate must be respectful of diverse opinions and views.


  • 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.


  • Preferred to possess a four year college degree of applied or applicable sciences.

  • Minimum 3-5 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?

We want to grow with you. Offering a fast-paced environment coupled with great people is what sets Agrium’s culture apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to growing our employees 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. We’re looking for people to help us feed the world and require a workforce grown from diverse backgrounds and experience.

Agrium is an organizational culture that promotes corporate social responsibility, 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 at While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.