Terminal Leader at Koch Fertilizer, LLC in Henry, Illinois

Posted in Manufacturing 27 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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Koch Fertilizer, LLC is seeking a motivated and self-driven Terminal Leader for our Henry, IL facility. The successful candidate will oversee operations, maintenance and management of an anhydrous ammonia terminal consisting of shipment & receipts. The individual will be involved with ammonia refrigeration & storage, UAN storage, ammonia heating, ammonia & UAN barge loading/unloading, ammonia & UAN truck loading and unloading, and I&E control systems. The Terminal Leader will supervise and develop terminal operators, and must have knowledge of PSM, RMP, and environmental compliance & safety programs.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Leadership and Growth of direct reports

  • Terminal Compliance

  • Terminal up-keep and maintenance

  • Safe product storage and movement

  • Terminal record keeping


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:


  • 2+ years leadership experience in a chemical and/or fertilizer process operation 

  • Demonstrated abilities to lead and develop people

  • Ability to understand procedures, safety & environmental risks associated with handling, shipping and storage of anhydrous ammonia or other hazardous materials

  • Effectively communicate to managers, customers, and peers

  • Mechanical aptitude or background

  • Excellent documentation and organizational skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, & Outlook for reporting and documentation

  • Valid driver's license

  • Willing to work extended hours and off-shift hours as required

  • Willing to be on a rotating 24hr on-call schedule during nights and weekends

  • Must live within 30 minutes of the terminal

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements 

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather

  • Ability to pass a pulmonary breathing test

  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders and work at heights of approximately 25-100 ft

  • Ability to wear a gas mask type respirator

  • Occasional exposure to fumes/airborne particles Unassisted physical mobility around a plant

  • Ability to sit, stand or kneel as needed


What Will Put You Ahead:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with chemical shipping & storage equipment or equivalent skills

  • Ability to demonstrate adequate knowledge of the equipment and ammonia refrigeration process, and/or UAN storage and process

  • 5+ years of experience in an ammonia terminal

  • Knowledge of PSM, EH&S compliance, and ammonia terminal operations or related chemical type facilities

  • Associate's or bachelor’s degree in a technical or related field


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This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This role is subject to the Transportation Workers Identification Credentialing (TWIC) rule and requires the successful candidate to obtain a TWIC identification badge, allowing for unescorted access to the facility within a specific time period.


This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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