Operations Superintendent – Bradford, IA

Job Description:

Landus Cooperative is currently seeking an Operations Superintendent! Do you have a passion for agriculture and like working with your hands? Would you consider yourself a leader? detail-oriented? and a team player? Then come join our team!

We are seeking a motivated individual who can supervise our agronomy and grain operations in a team-focused environment! At Landus Cooperative, you’ll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Provide prompt, professional, and courteous customer service.
  • Directly supervise up to 10 employees in the operations department.
  • Perform the following duties in agronomy operations:
  • Understand and efficiently operate dry fertilizer plants, chemical containment buildings, and NH3 plants.
  • Understand customer licensing requirements for restricted-use pesticides.
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of equipment (applicators, toolbars, etc.).
  • Maintain and understand records of chemical repackaging agreements and shuttle record keeping.
  • Perform the following duties in grain operations:
  • Understand grain flow within facility and where everything is located.
  • Responsible for the timely loading of trains.
  • Understand grain weighing and grading procedures.
  • Perform inventory at location.
  • Assist in budgeting and capital expense processes.
  • Maintain housekeeping of grain, agronomy, and office facilities and follow QMS procedures.
  • Perform entries in PM programs.
  • Create and develop the location P/L with the location manager.

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior Experience in Agronomy
  • 2+ years of leadership experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university is preferred
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class A CDL with air brake, tanker, and HazMat endorsements.
  • Participate in company DOT drug and alcohol program and maintain current DOT physical.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a commercial pesticide applicator license with 1A, 1B, and 1C endorsements.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a grain grading and weighing license.
  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.

Our Values:

  • Teamwork: Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.
  • Safety: Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.
  • Consistent Quality: Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.
  • Empowered: Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what’s right.
  • Integrity: Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.

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Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Leadership: 2 years (Required)
  • Agronomy: 1 year (Required)

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