• Shift Supervisor - Biodiesel Operations

    Location US-IA-Sergeant Bluff
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/26/2018 5:52 PM)
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    Job Summary: Responsible for supervising the workforce to meet daily production and maintenance requirements through effective use of available personnel and equipment while maintaining high levels of product quality, employee safety and customer service.


    Organizational SummaryAg Processing Inc is a cooperative that processes, sells and transports soybeans, grains, and related products. Our company has become the largest soybean processing cooperative in the world and our plants use custom manufacturing equipment to process soybeans that can be used in a variety of products such as animal feed, vegetable oil, and fuels.  AGP values its employees by offering competitive pay and a benefit package that includes:

    • 100% employer funded pension plan
    • 401k retirement plan with a company match
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Prescription drug plan
    • Health savings account, medical and dependent care flex spending accounts
    • Long term & short term disability insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Wellness program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Paid training
    • Paid vacation and holidays


    • Supervise and train biodiesel production employees through scheduling, monitoring and assisting as needed. Take a lead role in locomotive and rail safety training.
    • Monitor equipment and facility for proper operation by reviewing logs, reports and inspections.
    • Assist with production and maintenance as needed including loading, unloading and maintenance work order task generation and completion.
    • Lead by example - no task is worth completing if conducted in an unsafe manner.
    • Supervise daily production to meet the 1st time every time quality parameters.
    • Assist with inventory control as needed, including measuring and sampling.
    • Enforce and follow company policies and procedures.
    • Write reports.
    • Attend company meetings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by management. Including filling in when and where needed.


    • Able to work rotating night and day shifts.
    • Knowledge of biodiesel production principles and practices. 
    • Knowledge of supervisory techniques to accomplish instruction, training and motivation of employees. 
    • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations as they apply to plant operations.
    • Skill in negotiating, analytical thinking and problem solving. 
    • Ability to organize employee work schedules to ensure timely completion of projects.
    • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the applied sciences (engineering, biology, physics, chemistry, or food science) preferred. 
    • Supervisory experience is a plus, preferably in a biodiesel facility.

    Ag Processing Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.


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