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Gavilon Operations Superintendent in Creston, Iowa

  • Field Operations * SUPER01863 Full-Time Creston, IA Creston, IA, USA ### Description Job Summary: * The Superintendent is responsible for providing operational leadership for the facility to ensure commercial execution, which includes providing technical and managerial expertise necessary for the efficient and profitable operation of the elevator and/or terminal. This person must work and communicate effectively with the Location and Regional Operations Managers to assure the facility is in a constant state of preparedness to meet schedules and take advantage of opportunities that arise. This includes inventory control, operational cost control and logistics, mix & blend including grain conditioning and space allocation, preventative maintenance, talent management including production planning, energy conservation, and asset security. *Essential Job Functions: * Manage and assure effective inventory control within company requirements * Engage and maintain at or below the operational cost control plan * Assist location manager in development and execution of facility improvements * Maximize mix & blend opportunities by utilizing in house stocks and grain available in the marketplace using effective space allocation * Schedule and lead all preventative maintenance functions while maintaining a safe and reliable facility in compliance with OSHA grain handling standards * Lead talent development for operational staff to manage cost and guarantee uninterrupted facility operations * Ensure all operational staff is properly trained and ensure they comprehend all safety and operating procedures * Comprehend generic program language, extrapolate critical or pertinent data, and apply to a site-specific application * Ensure implementation of energy conservation program and enhance sustainability while reducing energy cost and/or consumption of energy. * Ensure security of asset to minimize or eliminate exposure to theft, property damage, vandalism, and trespassing. * Lead workers onsite, including contractors, temps, and service providers * Provide leadership and ensure compliance with all required safety, regulatory, environmental, and company programs while applying program specifics to your facility, including Federal, State, and Local regulations regarding Occupation Health and Safety, Environmental Protection, and Operational Permit requirements Other Job Functions: * Communicate effectively with regional leadership regarding all aspects of the facility and operation * Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills: * Bachelor or Technical Degree in Agriculture, Business, Engineering, and/or Safety (preferred) * 3+ years’ experience in a grain elevator or terminal in a leadership capacity * Experience in leading an effective safety program * Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office skills preferred * Strong mechanical and maintenance aptitude with ability to operate, service and troubleshoot machinery * Strong organizational and communication skills * Ability to work and interact well with others is a must Special Demands: * Heavy-duty, operational, mechanical, and technical hands-on responsibilities * Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands, kneel, and bend * Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud * Outdoor work environment, including heights and inclement weather, approximately 80% of the time Posted: May 6, 2021