Biodiesel tech lead (Job ID:IOW00271)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Iowa Falls
Education   State Iowa
  Zip Code 50126

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**Biodiesel tech lead**

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


**This full time position is located in Iowa Falls IA; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 area code in case you are considered\. Relocation assistance is not provided\.**

**Job description**

The purpose of this position is to lead daily operations within the biodiesel and glycerin processes per the vision and direction of the Production Supervisor\. Technicians in this positions are responsible for safe, effective and efficient operation of the entire process while maintaining compliance with all of Cargill?s standards\.

**Principal accountabilities**

Lead day to Day operations

Lead production personnel through positive experience and interaction to ensure all daily work is planned and completed to meet the needs of all internal and external customers

Ensure all SOPs and Standard Work is being followed

Execute and help develop schedule of loading and unloading finished products and chemicals\.

Ensure successful completion of housekeeping assignments while striving to improve the condition of the department

Prioritize and assign maintenance work in the plant\. Assist maintenance personnel in securing and repairing equipment as needed\.

Lead onboarding and training of all new Biodiesel Technicians\. Assist other biodiesel and plant personnel as needed\.

Manage permits associated with assigned work\.

Lead meetings as requested

**Participate and/or lead assigned PSM and Continuous Improvement Activities**

Champion PSM and PSM process in support of Process Engineer

Complete plant improvement projects as directed by management\.

Lead Continuous Improvement projects including but not limited to Kaizen Events, A3, 5\-why and Cause Maps with emphasis on eliminating process upsets and increasing throughput

Maintain training for Continuous Improvement Cycles

**Shutdown Planning and Execution**

Assist and support production team with delegation and execution of shutdown and daily tasks



Right to work in the U\.S\. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third\-party employer\.

Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility\.

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds\.

Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces\.

Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold\.

Ability to work in elevated areas\.

Must be able to operate machinery\.

Must be able to operate heavy equipment\.

Must be able to read/write English\.

High School diploma or Equivalent\.

Basic computer skills

Ability to work overtime\.

Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts\.


Prior experience in production related work

Possess knowledge of using SAP

Been in a leadership position for a minimum of 1 year

Familiar with FSQR regulations

Willing to travel approximately 2\-3 times per year

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Primary Location** US\-IA\-Iowa Falls

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Req ID:** IOW00271

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