Work in Ames


Company Name:
Company Description:

AgCertain is a food, agricultural and bio-based product development, manufacturing and marketing company. Operating within a highly certified, traceable production and distribution system ensures delivery of specialty, quality-assured products and services. The AgCertain team connects and integrates with customers to create the collaboration which is fundamental to sophisticated supply chain management. Most transactions are conducted in a business-to-business manner on a direct commercial or contract manufacturing basis.

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
October 3, 2023
Deadline Date:
December 15, 2023
Job Categories:
Agriculture, Skilled Trades, Transportation & Logistics
Home Base Iowa Company:
Salary Range:
$35,000 - $45,000
Job Description:

Responsibilities and Duties:  AgCertain is a producer of refined glycerin, vegetable oils and other renewable, natural and organic products. This is a full-time position.  Candidates need to be available:  Monday - Friday, nights, and weekends. 

  • Load/unload trucks, railcars, totes/containers in accordance with company standards
  • Ability to climb and work at elevation onto semi-tractor trailers and railcars in inclement weather from very cold to very hot ambient temperatures
  • Properly document shipping and receiving logs/files/records for every shipment
  • Conduct initial lab analysis on inbound product to ensure it meets quality standards
  • Verify freight bills
  • Prepare/review - packing lists, bills of lading, and other shipping documentation
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the tank farm and trucking bay
  • Receive parts and supplies for plant/office; properly file for inventory records
  • Enter customer data into data management system as required
  • Accept and facilitate customer sample requests
  • Operate material handling equipment safely (forklifts, telehandler, pallet jacks)
  • Operate company vehicles safely (box truck)
  • Wear proper PPE (hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toes shoes)
  • Utilize safety harness/fall arrest system when required by company policy
  • Cross train with production
  • Assist with plant operations/maintenance when required
  • Properly package products and prepare products for shipping in accordance with all relevant regulations and shipping industry standards
  • Receive after hours calls to facilitate operations and respond accordingly
  • Other duties as assigned

Customer Service responsibilities:

  • Answer the phone professionally and politely
  • Communicate with customer/shipping company representatives by email
  • Provide documentation to customers as needed
  • Perform in all ways with appropriate AgCertain brand and communications standards

Food and Occupational Safety Responsibilities:

  • Complete GMP, SQF and HACCP training (provided by the company)
  • Comply with all company food safety and occupational safety requirements
  • Maintain a clean, food-safe and occupationally safe work areas including truck bays
  • Participate in food safety and occupational safety training and meetings as required

Preferred Qualifications/Background:

  • High school diploma/GED minimum
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to attain a chauffer’s license
  • Computer skills: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & SharePoint
  • Writing, mathematics, reading comprehension and verbal skills must be excellent
  • Ability to routinely lift 75 pounds unassisted
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