Responsible for the safe and efficient day-to-day Crush, Refinery or Packaging production operations. Support the Plant Manager in monitoring and improving plant productivity.
•Cultivate a safety culture where unsafe acts are not tolerated and employees and management have a common goal of zero injuries.
•Oversee assigned facility production activities (crush, refinery, packaging, boiler house, and/or elevator) to ensure operations are running at the highest levels of efficiency.
•Manage monthly sanitation inspections and lead, monitor and ensure corrective actions are completed as necessary.
•Track and report facility productivity improvements
•Approve daily reports and KPRs for the two or more departments.
•Support and develop Crush, Refinery and/or Packaging Superintendents/Supervisors in operations issues and trouble shooting.
•Assist the Plant Manager in planning annual shutdowns, if applicable.
•Oversee the Process Safety Management programs
•Work with the Safety/Environmental Manager to ensure compliance in all aspects
•Responsible for developing and driving Operations Excellence Plans to help meet safety, quality and production goals and show continuous improvement throughout the facility.
•Support the continuous improvement activities and act as a change agent for any changes that occur in the facility.
•Monitor KPR’s throughout the facility and help develop plans to bring teams in line with Operations Excellence goals.
•Participate in daily production meetings to remain informed and ensure that the activities of all production operations management are aligned.
•Monitor an manage product yields
•Participate in new employee selection process
•Assist Department Superintendents and Shift Supervisors with personnel issues by participating in investigations and recommending corrective actions as necessary.
•Demonstrate the core values and guiding behaviors which are expected of all employees
•Perform other duties as assigned.
• 10+ years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and years of experience) in soybean crushing, oil refining, oil packaging operations, or related and applicable activities
• High School graduate or equivalent required
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field is preferred
• Proficiency with basic computer skills, including Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word and other technical software packages, as needed
Standard (On-call 24/7 as needed)