Working at CPS

Are you a good fit?

While competitive compensation is obviously an important aspect of any job, the people who are most successful at CPS also look at other factors. If you're considering joining our team, take a quick look at the attributes below to see if you're the right fit for us – and we're the right fit for you.

  • Safety first - You will stop any unsafe work activity and seek clarification to ensure everyone's safety.
  • You are a steward of your resources and work to leave a positive mark on the world.
  • You can become an advocate and ambassador for the organization's mission to help feed the world. 
  • You own your work; you can walk through the unexpected to deliver on commitments without excuses or blame.
  • You are a change leader and  can develop new approaches to achieve extraordinary results.
  • You can be a part of one company and one collective team by working to inspire others and working towards the development of yourself and those around you.
  • You demonstrate a willingness to embrace change to strive for continuous improvement and consider the safety of people, environment, physical assets and reputation of the company.
  • You can build and lead CPS's culture by embodying CPS's values and behaviors.
  • While growing with our company over time, you can proactively develop value-added solutions that improve customer productivity by anticipating customer needs.
  • You demonstrate commitment to the well-being and success of others by valuing unique perspectives of others and recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • You will win together by sharing knowledge and best practices across and within the business units, functions or work locations to drive business results for the organization.
  • You embody and bring our Core Values to life: Safety, People, Execution and Ownership Mindset, Customer Focus, Operational Excellence, Sustainability, Innovation, and Effective Collaboration.

If you nodded "yes" several times, we encourage you to look at our current opportunities and apply.

Manager, Operations Compliance



December 05, 2017


EHS&S Manager - Operations Compliance - Nebraska
Ideally based in or between: Kearney, NE; Grand Island, NE; Hastings, NE; and Lincoln, NE
If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.
Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.
While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement.  It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned 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 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 find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.
Job Position Summary:
The EHS Manager, Operations Compliance (MOC) assist retail locations with environmental, health, safety and DOT compliance programs to ensure safe storage and handling of agricultural products at facilities in Crop Production Services, Inc.  The MOC is responsible for implementing CPS policies and procedures and for managing environmental, health, safety and DOT issues with facility, division and corporate management.  The MOC must become the “trusted advisor” to the CPS facilities and divisions.  The job expectations are to help, educate, train, and comply with all aspects of running the business.  This summary of job responsibilities and duties is meant to general describe the position and is not all-inclusive.
Key Tasks:
Regulatory Management:
- Identify EHS, OSHA, EPA, DOT and DHS regulations applicable to materials and processes at facilities and assist in understanding EHS, OSHA, EPA, DOT and DHS regulations, standards and programs
- Conduct company EHS compliance audits
- Prepare and lead training meetings and train-the-trainer sessions
- Assist facilities during interaction with regulatory agencies
- Keep apprised of federal, state and regional laws and regulations affecting facilities and maintain working relationships with regulatory agencies
Safety Management:
- Investigate incidents such as injuries, vehicle accidents and property damage
- Determine root cause of incidents and oversee preparation of corrective action plans for each incident
- Ensure timely notification is made to regulatory agencies and company management for incidents
- Monitor facilities for unsafe work practices and unsafe work conditions and support Near Miss Reporting at facilities
Environmental Management:
- Respond and coordinate spill response efforts
- Evaluate operational practices at locations for environmental risk
- Evaluate proposed acquisitions and divestitures for safety and environmental risk
- Assist the facility and Division management on construction projects
- Assure preparation, submittal and maintenance of RMP/PSM plans, SARA Tier II and Pesticide Production Reports
- Assist facilities on waste management issues
DOT and Fleet Safety:
- Assist facilities in implementing DOT and fleet safety programs such as driver qualification files and defensive driving training
- High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental science or related field preferred
- Professional certification (in safety or environmental field) preferred; any applicant hired will be expected to obtain a Professional Certification in Safety
- Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations including (but not limited) to OSHA, PSM, EPA, RMP, DHS, State Dept. of Agriculture, State environmental and DOT agencies; minimum of 5 years work experience
- Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and ability to interact with all levels of employees and management
- Must be self–motivated and disciplined requiring little to no direct supervision, ability to concurrently deal with multiple projects and meet deadlines
- Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including MS Word®, PowerPoint® and Excel®
- Must be able to travel up to 65% of the time, with overnight travel approximately 40% of the time
- Must be able to lift 25 – 50 lbs., occasionally lift 51 to greater than 75 lbs
- Must be able to work outdoors in a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions
- Must be able to be certified by a physician to wear a respirator and wear personal protective equipment
- Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace and possess a US driver’s license
Why Crop Production Services?
Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.
Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive 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 and veterans. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.
Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at  While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.