Select your country to enhance your experience

Want notifications for new jobs like this? Provide your information below to setup an alert.

Operations Superintendent - Intermediate - Gowrie, IA

Apply to this position

Job Title: Operations Superintendent - Intermediate - Gowrie, IA
Location: Gowrie, IA, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Landus Cooperative
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Input Retail, Cooperative and Related Crop Services
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 4
Salary: N/A
Apply to this position
Apply to this position


Requisition ID : 1979


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, tool bars, 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:

  • 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 applicators 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university.
  • Four to seven years of related experience.
  • 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Job Post Date: 07/18/19
Apply to this position
Here are some other jobs you may be interested in applying for.

Sales/Management Trainee #803
Southwest Iowa, Iowa,

Operations Technician - Entry
Landus Cooperative
Stuart, Iowa,

Operator I (Coon Rapids, IA)
Coon Rapids, Iowa,