Skip to content

SoyPlus Production

Job Type


 Salary Range:$27.00 To 27.00 Hourly 

Start growing a rewarding career with us! 

  • The Landus family offers a phenomenal benefit package that includes:
    • 75% of health insurance premiums paid with options for medical, dental, and vision plans.
    • A strong 401K employer match to assist in planning for your retirement
    • Time off to assist with a work life balance by giving you 18 days PTO within first year.  Other time off includes 8 paid holidays, volunteer time off and paternal leave
    • We offer Flex Time which allows you to have a flexible schedule during approved times.
    • Education Assistance 
  • Employee profit sharing incentive plan
  • On the job training & career advancement opportunities
  • New state of the art Innovation Connector located in Des Moines.  This space offers: 
    • Team collaboration areas
    • Fun activity center

Landus is currently seeking a Soybean Production teammate to join our team! The ideal candidate has experience with equipment, mechanical skills, reliable, and willing to learn and assist others.  The purpose of this job is to learn how to perform SoyPlus Plant operations functions in order to benefit internal and external customers of Landus Cooperative, ensuring quality soybean production, while maintaining clean, safe, and well-kept facilities.


What will you do? 

The purpose of the position is to operate equipment associated with the production of our soybean meal and oil. The production employee will consistently monitor the process to continually improve the safety and quality of our feed. 

As a SoyPlus Production employee, you will:

  • Perform load out functions, which include preparing and loading trucks and rail cars for shipment 
  • Learn various quality control functions including operation of testing equipment for meal, visual inspection of all products, and measuring physical inventory on a periodic basis.
  • Collect and prepare oil samples for an outside lab.
  • Be able to enter a confined space with the proper permit.
  • Understand and follow all safety requirements
  • Operate Forklift and Rail equipment
  • Learn how to perform tasks in a safe and productive manner.
  • Perform general facility maintenance and housekeeping, including equipment inspection and monitoring throughout the facility.
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers both orally and written.
  • Learn to use basic mechanical tools to perform the required duties.
  • Work independently or together as a team.
  • Learn to use computer operational equipment.
  • Learn to record data, generate computer reports, and process written records on a timely basis.

Skills and Talents:

  • Decision making problem solving in a manufacturing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Use of hand tools and machinery is required.
  • Requires written and oral communication skills and the cognitive ability to learn the safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Learn, comprehend and implement Lock Out/Tag Out and safety and quality procedures to assure the safe and proper operation of the equipment.
  • Use of measurement devices.

Physical Demands &Working Environment:

  • Must be able to move/lift up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Seasonal high temperatures and humidity.
  • Fast pace with productivity goals.
  • Work in a team environment.



Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid state driver’s license.
  • Be able to work a 12-hour shift which may include holidays, dayshift, nightshift, and overtime as required by your supervisor.
  • Dayshift 6 am-6:30 pm
  • Nightshift 6 pm – 6:30 am

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and related experience and/or training.
  • Good computer skills.

Are you ready to join the Landus Team?  If so, click Apply!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Scroll To Top