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Processing Supervisor-Ethanol at The Andersons Inc

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Denison, Iowa





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The Andersons, Inc. - Denison, Iowa

This location's operations consists of a 65 million gallons per year ethanol production facility with an adjacent 22 million bushel grain terminal with direct access to two Class 1 railroads in Iowa. The Denison plant has been organized to provide investment opportunity for The Andersons as well as outside investors. As our first ethanol plant west of the Mississippi, it provides us with geographic diversity. The Andersons manages the operations at the plant and provide grain origination, risk management and dried distillers grains and ethanol marketing services. Ethanol, E-85, corn oil, dried distillers grains and syrup are available.

We are seeking a Processing Supervisor to join our Ethanol production team.  This facility operates 24x7 and works 2 shifts per day (7:00 - 7:00 each).  This team works on a two-week rotating schedule, alternating days and nights, including weekends. Candidates must be able to work both shifts.    

Position Overview

This position is responsible for managing small work teams in a fast paced, high volume, production environment.  Under direction of the Process Manager, the Processing Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day production of ethanol, to achieve productivity and quality goals while maintaining a safe work environment.

Key Responsibilities


  • Manage, monitor and administer the requirements of the Process Safety Management and Mechanical Integrity programs.

  • Track daily and weekly production. Identify issues, make recommendations for process improvement and execute corrective action when necessary.

  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures are developed, updated, and maintained.

  • Develop team member knowledge and skills in key areas such as, safe work practices and plant operations via training, mentoring and competency certification.

  • Lead operational integration of new processes.

  • Assist and support in planning and executing planned maintenance outages.

  • Assist with incident investigations.

  • Fill in for Shift Foreman when needed and complete other tasks as assigned.




What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of a business or technical support or production team

  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisors

  • Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan, receives guidance and oversight from a manager

  • Typically, does not spend more than 20% of time performing the work supervised

Minimum Qualifications & Skills


  • Bachelor's Degree required (Engineering, Chemistry, or related discipline required)

  • 3-5 years' relevant experience required (Production or Chemical environment preferred)

  • 2+ years supervisor experience

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications

  • Valid driver's license

Physical Requirements and Working Environment

Work is performed in a 24x7 Ethanol production facility. This position involves frequent exposure to adverse weather conditions, dirt, dust, fumes, noise, heights, and intermittent lifting of heavy objects. Some work performed in in heights. Must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required. Willing to work day or night shift based on company needs.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons' Statement of Principles.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Note: The Andersons, Inc. conducts drug, alcohol and/or medical testing of applicants and employees based on type of position. A copy of our testing policy is available by contacting the HR Department at talentacquisition@andersonsinc.com .

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.

PHISHING SCAM WARNING:   The Andersons is among several companies recently made aware of a phishing scam involving con artists posing as hiring managers recruiting via email, text and social media. The imposters are creating misleading email accounts, conducting remote "interviews," and making fake job offers in order to collect personal and financial information from unsuspecting individuals. Please note that The Andersons only uses company email addresses, which contain "@andersonsinc.com", to communicate with candidates via email. The company also uses secure tools on our website to receive data from applicants and would never ask them to submit their personal banking information to apply for an open job.  If you are contacted by someone about an open job at The Andersons, please verify the domain of the sender's email address and that they are asking you to apply on this website. If you believe you've been a victim of a phishing scam, please reference this webpage for guidance on your reporting options https://www.dhs.gov/be-cyber-smart/report-incident