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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, School of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Louis Dreyfus

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, School of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Beaumont, TX
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    OVERALL PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE OF POSITION

    This position is responsible for all areas of the day-to-day operations of an export grain facility. (SHE, Operations, Personnel, Maintenance, Housekeeping, Grain Condition, Logistics)

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Operations and Maintenance

    +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Operates and maintains assets safely and in compliance with Company | | and Governmental policies and guidelines | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Oversees daily operation: logistics, loading/unloading of grain, | | maintenance and housekeeping | | - Involved with the development of budgets, Cap X improvements and | | maintenance plans | | - Implements and communicates operating and maintenance policies and | | procedures | | - Ensures that performance measurements are appropriately utilized | | - Interfaces with LDC commercial Teams, forwarders and KC staff to | | ensure daily operations run efficiently | | - Overall responsible for maintaining the quality and quantity of | | grain stocks. | | - Develops goals and objectives for the location staff and implements | | training programs | | - Understands and acts upon the commercial customers’ needs and helps | | implement new business initiatives | | - Collaborates with the Industrial Manager-North American | | Grains+Oilseeds and/or the LDC KC engineering staffon construction | | projects | | - Collaborates with the Industrial Manager-North American | | Grains+Oilseeds and the local plant supervisors to identify | | opportunities for improvement to the facilities and to resolve | | production/operating issues | | | | SHE (Safety, Health, Environmental) | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Assists with the implementation of safety and regulatory | | policies/procedures | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Overall responsibility for safety and security of the facility | | - Involved in the continuous improvement process and training to | | improve SHE | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Reviews all incident reports and is involved with corrective action | | plans | | | | Employee Supervision | | | | - Provides training to direct reports | | - Implements corporate programs | | - Resolves personnel issues (consults with direct supervisor as needed | | on certain issues) | | - Oversees staffing of the facility on the local level | | - Conducts annual performance appraisals and coaching | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+

    ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Working knowledge and understanding of the Facility Security Plan | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - If it is a union facility –has a great understanding of the local | | union contract | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | - Working relationship with the local contacts for the Port, | | railroads, barge lines, stevedores and vessel agents | +--------------------------------------------------------------------------+

    COMPANY CONFORMANCE STATEMENTS

    In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

    • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
    • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
    • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
    • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

    EQUIPMENT USED

    • Typical office equipment: PC, telephone, fax/scanner/copy machine, mobile phone, truck/rail scales, bulk material handling equipment, diagnostic equipment, PLC (programmable Logic Controller)

      WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Portions of the day will be spent in a climate-controlled office environment. The remainder of the work day will be spent outside with routine visits to operational areas resulting in exposure to a variety of temperatures and prevailing weather conditions. This may also result in exposure to dust, odors, gases, vapors, wet or slick surfaces and loud noises. Where appropriate, wears personal protective equipment (PPE) in compliance with Company standards and governmental regulations. The extension of regular working hours is occasionally necessary to complete time-sensitive projects, attend training or respond to emergencies. Additionally, work may be required on weekends and holidays as dictated by business demands. Occasional travel is required

    EMPLOYEE SUPERVISION

    • Supervises 6-10 elevator supervisors (Asst Superintendents, Maintenance Supt, Shift Supervisors, Outside Superintendents, Clerical) Interacts with the local SHE Manager
    • Overall responsibility for all of the outside labor force (10-20+ employees)
    • Overall responsibility for outside projects/Maintenance and reliability contractors and grain inspection services or in-house grain inspectors
    • Has the authority to recommend hiring, firing, & discipline of employees as well as supervise, manage, & direct work.

    DECISION MAKING/ACCOUNTABILITY

    • Oversees daily operations of the export facility: SHE, logistics, staffing. loading/unloading operations, maintenance and housekeeping
    • Oversees and manages compliance for all governmental and LDC policies and procedures
    • Makes daily decisions as they relate to cost control and efficient operation of the facility (budget)

    SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Is an active member of the facility SHE Program. Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules and procedures applicable to area of responsibility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to. Ensures employees are provided required training for area assigned, and jobs and tasks prior to assigning work. Ensures areas of responsibility are maintained in orderly and safe manner. Ensures unsafe working conditions are remedied as soon as practicable.

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    Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

    Required Skills

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Strong leadership skills
    • Demonstrates above average communications skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve operating efficiencies while maintaining strong labor relations
    • Proficient with spreadsheets, word-processing software and web based applications (e.g. MS Office, Outlook, SharePoint)
    • Understanding of logistics (e.g., barge, rail and truck) and inventory management strongly preferred
    • Knowledge of applicable governmental regulations (OSHA, EPA, SARA, FDA, USDA), personnel policies, etc.
    • Basic understanding of operational equipment and maintenance procedures/programs
    • Ability to effectively lead terminal personnel by exhibiting high ethical standards, engendering trust and empowering subordinates.
    • Understands the basics of grain grading and grain storage principles.
    • Ability to climb stairs and ladders as well as work at extended heights of 175 feet, manage confined space entry, hot work permits, working at heights ,withstand extended periods of walking and standing, and move manufacturing materials, products and equipment of 50 pounds or more, which requires regular bending and lifting.

    Required Experience

    Basic qualifications:

    • Eight years plus of experience in grain/oilseed handling operations (preferably in a supervisory role) or eight years of prior supervisory experience in manufacturing/production/receiving operations, including responsibility for meeting production and safety standards

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Eight years minimum experience working at a river or terminal grain/oilseed elevator
    • Logistics experience working with railroads and barge lines
    • Experience managing a unionized facility
    • Experience with PnL recaps
    • Strong mechanical and electrical background
  • Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Strong leadership skills
    • Demonstrates above average communications skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve operating efficiencies while maintaining strong labor relations
    • Proficient with spreadsheets, word-processing software and web based applications (e.g. MS Office, Outlook, SharePoint)
    • Understanding of logistics (e.g., barge, rail and truck) and inventory management strongly preferred
    • Knowledge of applicable governmental regulations (OSHA, EPA, SARA, FDA, USDA), personnel policies, etc.
    • Basic understanding of operational equipment and maintenance procedures/programs
    • Ability to effectively lead terminal personnel by exhibiting high ethical standards, engendering trust and empowering subordinates.
    • Understands the basics of grain grading and grain storage principles.
    • Ability to climb stairs and ladders as well as work at extended heights of 175 feet, manage confined space entry, hot work permits, working at heights ,withstand extended periods of walking and standing, and move manufacturing materials, products and equipment of 50 pounds or more, which requires regular bending and lifting.
  • Industry
    Financial Services