Shift Supervisor - Biodiesel Operations

Ag Processing
 Sergeant Bluff, IA

Req Number: 919

Shift Supervisor - Biodiesel Operations

Sergeant Bluff,IA-Methyl Ester-292

Ag Processing Inc is seeking a motivated supervisor to oversee plant workers and ensure that daily production and equipment maintenance requirements are met. This person will be trained to become responsible for employee safety, customer service and high levels of product quality. Our ideal candidate will be eager to develop his or her leadership skills and would want to learn our business and its processes.


  • Supervise and train biodiesel production employees through scheduling, monitoring and assisting as needed. Take a lead role in locomotive and rail safety training.
  • Monitor equipment and facility for proper operation by reviewing logs, reports and inspections.
  • Assist with production and maintenance as needed including loading, unloading and maintenance work order task generation and completion.
  • Lead by example - no task is worth completing if conducted in an unsafe manner.
  • Supervise daily production to meet the 1st time every time quality parameters.
  • Assist with inventory control as needed, including measuring and sampling.
  • Enforce and follow company policies and procedures.
  • Review and write reports.
  • Attend company meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Professional Development with Career Progression

  • Learn biodiesel production principles and practices.
  • Learn and utilize employee assessment and development principles and practices.
  • Learn OSHA and EPA regulatory compliance requirements and AGP’s utilization and adherence to them.
  • Learn and utilize quality control requirements to include approval of suppliers of raw materials and processing aids, shipping approval requirements, ASTM methods and limits, food safety requirements, quality system procedures, etc.

Ag Processing Inc. is a cooperatively-owned agribusiness engaged in procuring, processing, marketing, and transporting of oilseeds, grains, and related products. Since our creation in 1983, AGP has grown in size, scope, and reputation – both in the U.S. and internationally. Our company has become the largest soybean processing cooperative in the world and has a diverse set of products, which includes renewable fuels, vegetable oil refining, ag products/grain, and international operations. AGP values its employees by offering competitive pay and a compensation package that includes:

  • 100% employer funded pension plan
  • 401k (Roth and traditional options) with a company match
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life, long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Health savings account, medical and dependent care flex spending accounts
  • Paid time off

  • Able to work rotating night and day shifts. Must also be willing to work rotating weekends and holidays.
  • Leadership skills
  • Skill in negotiating, analytical thinking and problem solving.
  • Able to organize employee work schedules to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred. Preferably in an Engineering Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Agricultural, Industrial Technology, or Biosystems Engineering.
  • Although not required, supervisory experience is a plus

Ag Processing Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.