• Address: 60502 Glacier Road | Atlantic, IA 50022
  • Phone: 712-790-0767

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60502 Glacier Road
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Maintenance Manager View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, valves, electrical circuits, and 4-20 milliamp instrumentation is also beneficial
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Must be clean shaven
  •  Possess strong leadership skills
  •  Hard working and self-motivated

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Coordinate and support maintenance personnel to achieve completion of
    workload
  • Coordinate and discuss plans with Plant Operations Manager to
    maximize performance
  • Develop a preventive maintenance schedule for process equipment,
    which is complete and effective
  • Purchase all parts and supplies
  • Work with the Plant Operations Manager and the General Manager
  • Manage the department to within a pre-approved budgeted cost and
    staffing guideline
  • Plan, organize and provide leadership for all processes and personnel
    related to the efficient and cost effective operation
  • Provide overall leadership and coordination of combined group efforts at
    the plant
  • Develop a self-directed workforce that is focused on compliance and
    continuous improvement
  • Insure compliance with company, federal and state regulations
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment
  • Ensure implementation of concern for the health and safety of all our
    employees
  • Ensure that all employees receive proper training for safe and efficient
    operation and completion of projects
  • Maintain an awareness of the total facility regarding corrosion protection
    and general operating conditions
  • Assist in developing and implementing yearly expense and capital
    budget
  • Assure that repairs are in compliance with all codes and regulations
  • Maintain facility and personnel in optimum condition to assure minimal
    response time in the event of emergency conditions
  • Oversee maintenance and housekeeping to maintain physical condition
    and appearance of our facilities which reflect the standards of quality and
    service of our business
  • Assist the business unit in creating and communicating superior value
    for our customer
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety
    equipment, and successfully completing all safety certification
    requirements
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Assemble and maintain the spare parts inventory
  • Work closely with production and lead staff in training to reduce or eliminate downtime
  • Support efforts to maximize production through creative problem solving, adaptation, and correction of process bottlenecks
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Plant Operations Manager
  • Organizing, stocking and managing the maintenance shop
  • Develop and implement a preventative maintenance program

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: All employees in maintenance department

POSITION REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Production Manager View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be able to assume overall responsibility for all areas of the plant
  • Be able to develop and maintain a teamwork oriented plant
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Experience in managing projects and operating budgets
  • Proven cost savings ability - Results orientated
  • Initiative, pursuit of continuous learning, and ability to manage change Team oriented, ability to work with others
  • Initiative, pursuit of continuous learning, and ability to manage change
  • Ability to develop new policies/procedures and lead their implementation
  • Demonstrated effective systematic problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to listen effectively and foster a cooperative working environment
  • Energetic, team oriented  
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-Starter, proactive approach
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations re: environment, E.E.O., etc.
  • 5-10 years managerial experience
  • 5 year plus ethanol production experience

Transportation/distribution related knowledge and experience

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Direct the plant to insure that manufacturing operations obtain the following results:
  • Production of quality products, cost effectively, at volumes to meet market expectations
  • Maintain operations to meet all governmental requirements
  • Coordinate production efforts to be certain we meet our sales objectives
  • Work to improve plant operations
  • Help in the development of long range business objectives under the direction of the Plant Manager
  • Research and order all chemicals to find the best fit for the company to help maintain a low cost per gallon of ethanol
  • Perform related work as assigned
  • Help manage the facilities and people to produce ethanol and other products as efficiently as possible while meeting all company and Government guidelines.
  • Manage and promote ethanol plant and business unit programs and processes
  • Meet all federal, local and company requirements
  • Assist the business unit in creating and communicating superior value
  • Quality-Manufacture products which conform to company and customer product requirements
  • Assist in setting performance standards and managing costs
  • Assist with resolving customer concerns
  • Accountability in safety, quality assurance, security, EPA, cost control, facility upkeep and customer service
  • Help to identify and correct cause for production deviation
  • Implement production programs
  • Train and develop people to have the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential
  • Operating Efficiency-Manage the facility to within pre-approved budgeted cost and staffing guidelines
  • Ensure implementation of health and safety requirements for all employees
  • Review all incident reports/near misses and implement any corrective measures, if necessary, to eliminate hazards in the workplace
  • Lead root cause analysis (RCA) efforts and pursue options for continuous improvement of production, logistics and customer service area systems
  • Maintain/improve physical condition and appearance of facilities
  • Optimize minimization of down time
  • Communicate with and report to the Plant Manager regularly
  • Carry out all directives from the Plant Manager
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by Plant Manager

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Water/Corn Oil, Utility, Lead Operators

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

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Commodity Buyer View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hard working/team oriented
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability  
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Strong business and accounting skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • B.A. or greater in Ag Business, Marketing or related field preferred
  • High school Diploma or GED a must
  • 3 years minimum grain marketing experience preferred

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Purchase corn and sell distillers grains and corn oil via phone and in-person.
  • Enter purchase and sales contracts into accounting system.
  • Assist with corn grading according to company discount schedule specifications.
  • Prepare corn assembly sheets and settlements.
  • Prepare corn checks and crosscheck against lienholders.
  • Prepare DDGs and MWDGs assembly sheets and invoices.
  • Prepare weekly ACH draws for MWDGs.
  • Assist with tracking arbitrage trades and follow-up on paperwork.
  • Assist with subleasing of hopper cars and follow-up on paperwork.
  • Assist with corn unloading procedures in the scale room.
  • Possess a familiarity with trade area and CBOT grain prices at all times
  • Enter into CBOT trades to offset company risks associated with various farmer contracts
  • Communicate DDGS inventory levels to DDGS customers
  • Communicate corn oil inventory levels to customers and adjust logistics accordingly.
  • Schedule outbound MWDGs loads and make adjustments thereto.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the President and CEO

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: none

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Commodity Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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Financial Controller View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong business and accounting skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Must have excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-Starter, proactive approach
  • Team player
  • Hard working/team oriented
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four year college or university preferred; or one-two years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Review grain assembly sheets and authorize payment
  • Maintain all reports for county, state and federal regulatory organizations
  • Reconcile all grain statements, settlements, etc.
  • Maintain all transactions involving expenses or receipts of the company
  • Provide information for credit references
  • Provide information for annual audits or reviews
  • Prepare all BATF forms required by law
  • Prepare all Sales, Use, Excise, Feed Grains, Income and other tax reports
  • Assist in development and implementation of solutions to improve and maximize profitability of the business operating units
  • Consistently follows proper accounting policies, procedures and practices, which are congruent with the business units accounting objectives
  • Responsible for the allocation of costs to various operating units and products within the business
  • Develop, implement and maintain internal and external operating policies relating to the transfer of funds. Assist management in developing, implementing and maintenance of financial policies
  • Report checkbook balances and financial condition to the General Manager

             Complete any and all tasks assigned

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: CFO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENCIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.

 

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Lab Manager View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to run HPLC, brix testing, moisture analyzer and other lab equipment
  • Computer skills necessary
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping General computer skills necessary
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Ability to work independently
  • BS in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology or experience in related fields
  • Laboratory experience preferred but not required

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Oversight and direction of all testing required for operations
  •  Maximize efficiency of plant operations
  •  Run HPLC, brix refractometer, moisture analyzer, Karl Fisher Columa titrometer, specific gravity test, yeast counts, viability, water analyses, and other tests as needed or requested
  • Work with operations on special testing that is required
  • Provide verification testing of in-process and finished goods from production processes
  • Interface with production personnel to provide operator training and verification
  • Establish testing protocols and ensure that test results are repeatable and accurate
  • Oversight responsibility for all lab work
  • Maintain a safe laboratory working environment that provides accurate and precise results for all testing performed
  • Complete any and all tasks as assigned by the General Manager
  • Responsible for Quality Control testing
  • Responsible for supply inventory requisition and proper disposal techniques
  • Troubleshoot lab equipment

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Lab Tech

POSITION REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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Environmental Manager View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer skills necessary
  • Good written communication skills
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent oral communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Safety/Environmental Sciences or related technical field required
  • 5 years experience in operating an industrial facility subject to EPA regulations or comparable experience
  • Experience with state pollution control standards preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of ethanol production process and technology preferred
  • Previous management experience preferred

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Ensure compliance with all environmentally related applicable regulations and permits under EPA, IDNR, TTB, FRA, and any other non-financial regulating body.
  • Interface with production personnel to provide operator training and verification
  • Establish record keeping protocols and ensure that inspection results are accurate.
  • Own overall management system structure for environmental compliance assurance and integrate all compliance tools into plant operations.
  • Ensure all plant modifications receive appropriate permitting approval in a timely manner to support construction schedule and all plant/system changes are managed through plant Management of Change (MOC) procedure.
  • Maintain positive, proactive relationships with all regulatory contacts creating easy communication flow and positive view of plant by regulators.
  • Ensure systems are in place to provide complete environmental compliance with all regulations.
  • Ensure training systems provide proper platform to promote ever-increasing standards for environmentally safe work execution.
  • Work through plant leadership team to implement changes that increase performance in all environmental areas.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the environmental plant improvement strategy.
  • Ensure all required environmental compliance audits are performed, gaps are communicated and deficiency plans are developed and implemented.
  • Develop leading and lagging measures that clearly articulate plant environmental performance.
  • Write monthly reports on environmental accomplishments, gaps and improvement plan progress.
  • Develop and implement succession plan for future of plant and projects.
  • Complete any and all tasks as assigned by the President & CEO.
     

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
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PROCESS SAFETY MANAGEMENT (PSM) /FSMA Director View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Ethanol plant production processes including SOP’s
  • Knowledge and understanding of PSM 14 elements, documentation requirements and training
  • Understand how to read P&ID’s
  • Knowledge of API 570, 650,653, and STI.
  • Must be able to pass FSMA PCQI training and implement FSMA program
  • Understanding of Ethanol industries RAGAGEP
  • Understanding of SDS information

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Organize and maintain the PSM program.
  • Oversee audits performed on the PSM program.
  • Report findings of the audits for both Mechanical Integrity and PSM/RMP.
  • Meet with the bi annual auditors that perform the third party safety audit and process the information from this audit. Follow up on findings. Report compliance with dates.
  • Oversee the mechanical integrity testing and process the required documentation. Monthly checks, weekly checks, semi-annual and annual.
  • Update all insurance information concerning plant contractors and get them compliant with plant orientation, safety.
  • Follow up on Emergency action and response for plant.
  • Look for PSM rule changes throughout the industry that may help us with current and future regulations.(exemptions)
  • Assist and Support the Environmental Program.
  • Assist and Support the Safety Program.
  • Attend associated training.
  • Oversee the entire HAZCOM program.
  • Update SDS books.
  • File old (non-used) chemical SDS’s into SDS chemical retention book.
  • Review new chemical request checklists.
  • Assist training new employees.
  • Annually refresh PSM training for current employees.
  • Assist production when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • FSMA
  • Insure FDA registration is renewed every other year.
  • Training of all SLE affected employees to FSMA compliance.
  • Record all training of employees.
  • Insure plant testing criteria is met for FSMA guidelines as CGMP’s.
  • Do follow up with scale room on BSE signoff’s i.e. carrier compliance.
  • Organize and perform bi-weekly audits on facility.
  • Set up auditing for 3rd party to be performed on facility as needed.
  • Define issues with compliance and follow up with repairs and recommendations from Comply-Associates within 45 days.
  • Insure any issues raised with recall criteria is immediately reported, remedied and recorded.
  • Insure GRAS compliance is being met through vendors.
  • Insure quarterly CGMP audit being performed and documented.
  • Insure Hazard Analysis is kept updated and being done every 3 years.
  • Stay updated in the program with approved training.
  • Keep up with the plant policies/safety policies with Pro-Safety and update accordingly.
  • Post updated OSHA 300 log yearly.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITON REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Corn Oil / H2O Treatment View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have a strong safety awareness
  • Must be able to develop new policies/procedures and lead their implementation
  • Have effective systematic problem solving skills
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be energetic, team oriented
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be accurate, honest, and have integrity
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be able to understand and follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Must have good organizational skills

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Assist with the safety program to insure all required training is completed and documented
  • Ensure safety audits and inspections are completed and any issues resolved
  • Assist with PSM and Environment inspections
  • Maintain CEM’s with daily records to ensure compliance
  • Perform CEM’s Quarterly Calibration Audits by spanning spec gasses
  • Perform CEM’s Database Maintenance
  • Assist with RATA testing on CEM’s
  • Monitor water chemistry (make changes to chemicals as needed) from daily water testing
  • Monitor pressures on Micro Filters for cleaning or malfunctions
  • Monitor pressures on RO’s for cleaning or malfunctions
  • Optimize chemicals for protection of pipes and equipment to cost of chemical
  • Maintain Oil Extraction Centrifuges
  • Monitor and record production of Corn Oil
  • Monitor and record amps, vibrations, and flows of Oil Centrifuges
  • Optimize Oil Production

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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Shift Lead View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous Mill experience helpful

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Learning and operating all plant processes
  • Operates DCS, monitoring the status of in-process products, and makes adjustments as required
  • Completes required documentation of bi-hourly test results of in-process product Records tank level, amps, product flows, and temperatures, taking accurate notes on all processing stages
  • Processes corn through hammer mills to achieve proper consistency
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Operate and maintain Control Room in an orderly manner
  • Keep accurate and timely logs
  • Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment. Notifies supervisor of his findings.
  • May perform light maintenance duties as needed.
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with team members
  • Maintains the Control Room in a neat and orderly manner at all times
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment, and successfully completing all safety certification requirements
  • Reviews quality control test on product streams
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Production Operators

POSITION REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Maintenance I & E View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs. required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Must be clean shaven
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, valves, electrical circuits and 4-20 milliamp instrumentations also beneficial
  • 2 year technical degree or certification in electronics from an accredited curriculum required
  • 2 year work experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be a licensed driver

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Maintenance of telecommunications and gas measurement facilities
  • Responsibility for the DOT contractual and FERC tariff, and testing and calibration of measurement facilities including flow computers, transmitters, orifice meters, and gauges
  • Perform routine inspections of orifice plates, maintain valves, fittings and regulators, and perform odorant sniff tests
  • Responsible to test, tune, analyze, adjust, replace, and repair malfunctioning or defective telecommunications equipment, including company owned PBX, key systems, networks, VHF, microwave, SCADA and EFM
  • Rebuild Pumps
  • P.M.’s on equipment
  • Laser Alignment
  • Seal replacement
  • Stays informed of safety requirements
  • Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Daily Rounds
    • Greasing and Oiling
    • Service of rolling stock
    • All items serviced per service schedule
    • Electrical repair
    • Equipment replacement
    • Pump repair

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Financial Accountant View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • General ledger experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The physical ability to use the telephone
  • Ability to:

o Deal with eye strain from extended periods of time using the personal computer

o Performing multiple tasks simultaneously

o Perform tasks in Outlook, Access, Excel, Word, Publisher

o Physical strain on the wrist from using the keyboard for extended periods

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Assigned specific daily and monthly routine tasks
  • Accounts payable invoices
  • Verifying invoices for mathematical accuracy and correct account coding
  • Supports sales tax implementation
  • Process purchase orders and receive appropriate approvals
  • Perform or assist in clerical duties such as faxing, filing, photocopying and collecting documents as assigned
  • Supports the financial team
  • All other duties as assigned.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION No Direct Reports

POSITION REPORTS TO: CFO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.
     

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Maintenance CMMS View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, valves, electrical circuits, and 4-20 milliamp instrumentation is also beneficial
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

DESCRIPITON OF DUTIES

  • The Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Manager is responsible for the operation, accuracy and implementation of the computerized maintenance system for this facility.
  • This system provides the database of equipment, list of scheduled tasks and the schedule of when key activities and preventative maintenance are to be performed for each piece of equipment.
  • Ensure work orders are being performed in an efficient manner.
  • Proficient in basic computer applications and software including MS Office applications.
  • Adding or editing any parts, repairs, time for each Maintenance Tech, and closing work orders at time of completion.
  • Inventory Control is responsible for maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels.
  • Labeling all inventory parts.
  • Keep a clean, efficient and organized warehouse and office.
  • Performing physical inventory count every year.
  • Works closely with Maintenance Manager.
  • Coordinate all activities associated to procurement and inventory of materials and supplies for the company.
  • Requests and processes quotes and procurement of supplies, parts, and contractors.
  • Review Contractor contracts.
  • Prepares Purchase Orders.
  • Works closely with Vendors and Contractors.
  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Prepares items for shipment
  • Receives shipment, inspects for any damages, verifies quantities to Purchase Order and closes order.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITON: None at this time

POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Maintenance Mechanic View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Able to follow direction
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs.
    required
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in pump repairs, laser alignment and seal replacement

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Rebuild Pumps
  • P.M.’s on equipment
  • Laser Alignment
  • Seal replacement
  • Stays informed of safety requirements
  • Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Daily Rounds
    • Greasing and Oiling
    • Service of rolling stock
    • All items serviced per service schedule
    • Electrical repair
    • Equipment replacement
    • Light welding tig, m.g. and stick, and fabricating
    • Pump repair

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Utility View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience required
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs. required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Demonstrated trouble shooting ability
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Mechanical ability
  • Must be clean shaven hard working, willing to learn

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Operates heavy and light equipment. 
  • Adjusts equipment settings to ensure the ethanol produced meets quality and quantity expectations.
  • Inspects and maintains the equipment to ensure proper processing.
  • Inspects the quality of the product and documents the result at certain intervals of the production process.
  • Completes daily shift production logs.
  • Coordinates with lab technicians to ensure product quality.
  • Investigates, monitors and reports deviations from production standards. Under limited supervision, moves railcars and trucks into proper filling position
  • Operates and adjusts valves, pumps and filler pipes to transfer product from storage tanks to railcars and trucks
  • Inspects trucks and tanks to insure that such are sufficiently sanitized to insure safe transport of finished products

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Loader View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • DCS/Computer Experience helpful (willingness to learn essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs.
    required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Demonstrated trouble shooting ability
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Must be clean shaven

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Under limited supervision, moves railcars and trucks into proper filling position
  • Operates and adjusts valves, pumps and filler pipes to transfer product from storage tanks to railcars and trucks
  • Inspects trucks and tanks to insure that such are sufficiently sanitized to insure safe transport of finished products
  • Fills out Inspection Report after checking tanks
  • Cleans and sanitizes trucks and tanks, as required, using standard cleaning materials and procedures. May enter tanks as necessary to
    complete cleaning
  • Monitors processes carefully to insure the efficient transfer of product to transportation vehicles
  • Samples product from trucks and railcars and seals such following completion of loading to insure correct content, volume, and weights
  • Operates a rail locomotive, positioning cars in appropriate sequences to receive product
  • Completes related records of product transferred, insuring the accuracy of such records and inputs related data into a computer
  • Notifies the department supervisor of the need to repair department equipment, and performs preventive maintenance duties on such
    equipment as required
  • Cleans the department regularly, sweeping lost product from floors, and dusting the office and controls area
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Must communicate and work well with office staff
  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as assigned

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION:  None

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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Production Operator View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in heights
  • Ability to work in various weather situations
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, time management
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts, rotating between days and nights
  • Ability to work as a strong team player
  • Ability to commit to company values
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime
  • Ability to enter permit required confined spaces
  • Computer skills
  • Experience in lab and chemistry not required but helpful
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Troubleshooting abilities

PROCESS COOK

  • Follow all SOP's
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring PPE and special safety precautions.
    • Bases-caustic, ammonia, urea
    • Acids-sulfuric, sulfamic, and phosphoric

o    High pressures and/or high temperatures

o    Grabbing of hot samples and CIP samples

o    Use of hot flush water and steam

o    Chemical barrel wash

o    Process equipment-hammer mill screens, couplers, mixers, etc.

  • Chemical spill containment-acid, caustic, enzyme
  • Additional areas as identified by safety
  • Records are to be kept on grind, cook, fermentation and yeast propagation.
  • Clean necessary areas (refer to cleaning schedule)
  • Alternate Duties

o    Assist with unloading manufacturing supplies

o    Assist with the unloading of denaturant trucks

o    Assist with loading ethanol trucks

  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • CIP/Sulfamic acid tanks should be adequate for further use at the end of your shift
  • Clean fermenters as emptied
  • CIP propagators
  • Visually inspect fermenters prior to CIP wash
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in cook area

o    Water to pump seals

o    Oil in pump glasses

  • Vibration of pumps or motors
  • Uniformity of ground grain
  • Enzyme pumps
  • Condition of CIP and acid wash (level, temp, ph & strength)
  • Listen for unusual noises
  • Part of chemical inventory

o     Check conveyors for slop/noise

  • Know which grain bin is being filled and emptied
  • Check enzyme pump once per shift. Enzyme rates are to be checked more often if issues arise in that area. Change rates when grain rates change.
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

 

PROCESS D&E

  • Responsible for in process test and inspection testing and documenting results on log sheet for distillation, evaporation, and drying
  • Spot checks
  • Report discrepancies
  • Be safe and responsible
  • Report any safety problems
  • Keep informed on hazardous conditions of any kind
    o  Bases-caustic, ammonia
    • Acids-sulfuric and sulfamic
    • High pressure and/or temperatures (I.E. steam, condensate, distillate, syrup, thin stillage)
  • Clean necessary areas
  • Alternate duties

o     Unload Denaturant Trucks

  • Load DOG Trucks
  • Load Alcohol Trucks
  • Required samples to lab (alcohol, syrup, etc...)
  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in section o  Water to pump seals

o    Oil in pump glasses

  • Vibration of pumps or motors
  • Levels in critical tanks
    o    Evaporator
  • Distillation
  • Listen for unusual noises
  • Learn where needed parts are (fuses, couplings, bolts, and   fittings)
  • Be aware of electrical starters in the motor control center
  • Complete CIP's as required
  • Operate rolling stock
  • Mandatory training, including CPR
    • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

PROCESS ENERGY CENTER

    • Complete log-sheet information every 2 hours
    • Wear proper PPE taking special precaution around hot equipment
    • Gather DOG samples from the dryers to test for proper moisture content and make adjustments to the dryers if necessary
    • Gather centrifuge samples to ensure proper moisture content
    • Learn how to start, stop, and operate the Centrifuges, DOG (Distilled Grain) dryers and TO's (Thermal Oxidizers) in a safe and efficient manner
    • Work closely with the board operator in determining steam demand, steam usage, and overall plant operations
    • Complete the cleaning matrix assigned to your crew. Clean up after upsets
    • Complete weekly emissions tests for the dryers and TO's
    • Perform chemical tests on the boiler and Cooling Tower water
    • Be aware of unusual noises or results and report them to your supervisor
    • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring extra PPE and other special safety precautions
    • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Shift Lead

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 501bs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
       
    • Work Environment:    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing
       

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Grain Receiving View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer Experience helpful (willingness to learn essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multitask and stay focused in a busy environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some trouble shooting ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • High School Diploma or GED

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Probe incoming grain trucks
  • Weigh in distiller grains trucks and assign them loads
  • Sample product from trucks and run tests for moisture and check for damage
  • Complete entry of scale tickets from both inbound and outbound scales
  • Cleans the department regularly, sweeping lost product from floors, and
    dusting the office and controls area
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees
  • Performs duties with accuracy making sure correct weights and analysis go with the proper truck and sample
  • Must communicate and work well with office staff
  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as assigned
     

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: none

POSITION REPORTS TO: Commodity Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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Lab Tech View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient computer skills necessary in Microsoft Office and other computer applications
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Associates Degree in a Science related field or a minimum of two years lab experience

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • In charge of day to day testing to ensure proper plant operations.
  • Help maintain and properly use all lab equipment.
  • Work with the Lab Manager.
  • Be a reliable stand in for the Lab Manager in times of absence.
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Lab Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

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Receptionist View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High energy level and friendly
  • Must have the ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Proficient at managing multiple efforts simultaneously
  • Excellent documentation and organizational capabilities
  • Basic business and accounting skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Handles confidential information discreetly
  • One or two years related experience and/or training; or a combination of education and experience.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Oversee office area (daily)
    • Visitor sign-in
    • Answering 8-line telephone
    • Purchasing office supplies
    • Maintain office equipment
    • Facilitates office mailings
  • Human Resources Support
    • Put together new employee packets
    • Meet with new employees to fill out new employee paperwork
  • Maintain website
  • Put together monthly Board packets
  • Assist with AP
  • Other duties as assigned

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: President & CEO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.
     

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Commodities Assistant View Job Description

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hard working/team oriented
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Strong business and accounting skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • High school Diploma or GED a must
  • Grain marketing experience preferred

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Enter purchase and sales contracts into accounting system.
  • Assist with corn grading according to company discount schedule specifications.
  • Prepare corn assembly sheets and settlements.
  • Prepare corn checks and crosscheck against lienholders.
  • Prepare DDGs and MWDGs assembly sheets and invoices.
  • Prepare weekly ACH draws for MWDGs.
  • Assist with corn unloading procedures in the scale room.
  • Possess a familiarity with trade area and CBOT grain prices at all times
  • Communicate DDGS inventory levels to DDGS customers
  • Communicate corn oil inventory levels to customers and adjust logistics accordingly.
  • Schedule outbound MWDGs loads and make adjustments thereto.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the President and CEO

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Commodity Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, valves, electrical circuits, and 4-20 milliamp instrumentation is also beneficial
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Must be clean shaven
  •  Possess strong leadership skills
  •  Hard working and self-motivated

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Coordinate and support maintenance personnel to achieve completion of
    workload
  • Coordinate and discuss plans with Plant Operations Manager to
    maximize performance
  • Develop a preventive maintenance schedule for process equipment,
    which is complete and effective
  • Purchase all parts and supplies
  • Work with the Plant Operations Manager and the General Manager
  • Manage the department to within a pre-approved budgeted cost and
    staffing guideline
  • Plan, organize and provide leadership for all processes and personnel
    related to the efficient and cost effective operation
  • Provide overall leadership and coordination of combined group efforts at
    the plant
  • Develop a self-directed workforce that is focused on compliance and
    continuous improvement
  • Insure compliance with company, federal and state regulations
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment
  • Ensure implementation of concern for the health and safety of all our
    employees
  • Ensure that all employees receive proper training for safe and efficient
    operation and completion of projects
  • Maintain an awareness of the total facility regarding corrosion protection
    and general operating conditions
  • Assist in developing and implementing yearly expense and capital
    budget
  • Assure that repairs are in compliance with all codes and regulations
  • Maintain facility and personnel in optimum condition to assure minimal
    response time in the event of emergency conditions
  • Oversee maintenance and housekeeping to maintain physical condition
    and appearance of our facilities which reflect the standards of quality and
    service of our business
  • Assist the business unit in creating and communicating superior value
    for our customer
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety
    equipment, and successfully completing all safety certification
    requirements
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Assemble and maintain the spare parts inventory
  • Work closely with production and lead staff in training to reduce or eliminate downtime
  • Support efforts to maximize production through creative problem solving, adaptation, and correction of process bottlenecks
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Plant Operations Manager
  • Organizing, stocking and managing the maintenance shop
  • Develop and implement a preventative maintenance program

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: All employees in maintenance department

POSITION REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be able to assume overall responsibility for all areas of the plant
  • Be able to develop and maintain a teamwork oriented plant
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Experience in managing projects and operating budgets
  • Proven cost savings ability - Results orientated
  • Initiative, pursuit of continuous learning, and ability to manage change Team oriented, ability to work with others
  • Initiative, pursuit of continuous learning, and ability to manage change
  • Ability to develop new policies/procedures and lead their implementation
  • Demonstrated effective systematic problem solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to listen effectively and foster a cooperative working environment
  • Energetic, team oriented  
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-Starter, proactive approach
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations re: environment, E.E.O., etc.
  • 5-10 years managerial experience
  • 5 year plus ethanol production experience

Transportation/distribution related knowledge and experience

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Direct the plant to insure that manufacturing operations obtain the following results:
  • Production of quality products, cost effectively, at volumes to meet market expectations
  • Maintain operations to meet all governmental requirements
  • Coordinate production efforts to be certain we meet our sales objectives
  • Work to improve plant operations
  • Help in the development of long range business objectives under the direction of the Plant Manager
  • Research and order all chemicals to find the best fit for the company to help maintain a low cost per gallon of ethanol
  • Perform related work as assigned
  • Help manage the facilities and people to produce ethanol and other products as efficiently as possible while meeting all company and Government guidelines.
  • Manage and promote ethanol plant and business unit programs and processes
  • Meet all federal, local and company requirements
  • Assist the business unit in creating and communicating superior value
  • Quality-Manufacture products which conform to company and customer product requirements
  • Assist in setting performance standards and managing costs
  • Assist with resolving customer concerns
  • Accountability in safety, quality assurance, security, EPA, cost control, facility upkeep and customer service
  • Help to identify and correct cause for production deviation
  • Implement production programs
  • Train and develop people to have the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential
  • Operating Efficiency-Manage the facility to within pre-approved budgeted cost and staffing guidelines
  • Ensure implementation of health and safety requirements for all employees
  • Review all incident reports/near misses and implement any corrective measures, if necessary, to eliminate hazards in the workplace
  • Lead root cause analysis (RCA) efforts and pursue options for continuous improvement of production, logistics and customer service area systems
  • Maintain/improve physical condition and appearance of facilities
  • Optimize minimization of down time
  • Communicate with and report to the Plant Manager regularly
  • Carry out all directives from the Plant Manager
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by Plant Manager

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Water/Corn Oil, Utility, Lead Operators

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hard working/team oriented
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability  
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Strong business and accounting skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • B.A. or greater in Ag Business, Marketing or related field preferred
  • High school Diploma or GED a must
  • 3 years minimum grain marketing experience preferred

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Purchase corn and sell distillers grains and corn oil via phone and in-person.
  • Enter purchase and sales contracts into accounting system.
  • Assist with corn grading according to company discount schedule specifications.
  • Prepare corn assembly sheets and settlements.
  • Prepare corn checks and crosscheck against lienholders.
  • Prepare DDGs and MWDGs assembly sheets and invoices.
  • Prepare weekly ACH draws for MWDGs.
  • Assist with tracking arbitrage trades and follow-up on paperwork.
  • Assist with subleasing of hopper cars and follow-up on paperwork.
  • Assist with corn unloading procedures in the scale room.
  • Possess a familiarity with trade area and CBOT grain prices at all times
  • Enter into CBOT trades to offset company risks associated with various farmer contracts
  • Communicate DDGS inventory levels to DDGS customers
  • Communicate corn oil inventory levels to customers and adjust logistics accordingly.
  • Schedule outbound MWDGs loads and make adjustments thereto.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the President and CEO

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: none

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Commodity Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong business and accounting skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Must have excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-Starter, proactive approach
  • Team player
  • Hard working/team oriented
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four year college or university preferred; or one-two years related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Review grain assembly sheets and authorize payment
  • Maintain all reports for county, state and federal regulatory organizations
  • Reconcile all grain statements, settlements, etc.
  • Maintain all transactions involving expenses or receipts of the company
  • Provide information for credit references
  • Provide information for annual audits or reviews
  • Prepare all BATF forms required by law
  • Prepare all Sales, Use, Excise, Feed Grains, Income and other tax reports
  • Assist in development and implementation of solutions to improve and maximize profitability of the business operating units
  • Consistently follows proper accounting policies, procedures and practices, which are congruent with the business units accounting objectives
  • Responsible for the allocation of costs to various operating units and products within the business
  • Develop, implement and maintain internal and external operating policies relating to the transfer of funds. Assist management in developing, implementing and maintenance of financial policies
  • Report checkbook balances and financial condition to the General Manager

             Complete any and all tasks assigned

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: CFO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENCIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to run HPLC, brix testing, moisture analyzer and other lab equipment
  • Computer skills necessary
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping General computer skills necessary
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Ability to work independently
  • BS in Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology or experience in related fields
  • Laboratory experience preferred but not required

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Oversight and direction of all testing required for operations
  •  Maximize efficiency of plant operations
  •  Run HPLC, brix refractometer, moisture analyzer, Karl Fisher Columa titrometer, specific gravity test, yeast counts, viability, water analyses, and other tests as needed or requested
  • Work with operations on special testing that is required
  • Provide verification testing of in-process and finished goods from production processes
  • Interface with production personnel to provide operator training and verification
  • Establish testing protocols and ensure that test results are repeatable and accurate
  • Oversight responsibility for all lab work
  • Maintain a safe laboratory working environment that provides accurate and precise results for all testing performed
  • Complete any and all tasks as assigned by the General Manager
  • Responsible for Quality Control testing
  • Responsible for supply inventory requisition and proper disposal techniques
  • Troubleshoot lab equipment

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Lab Tech

POSITION REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer skills necessary
  • Good written communication skills
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent oral communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Safety/Environmental Sciences or related technical field required
  • 5 years experience in operating an industrial facility subject to EPA regulations or comparable experience
  • Experience with state pollution control standards preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of ethanol production process and technology preferred
  • Previous management experience preferred

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Ensure compliance with all environmentally related applicable regulations and permits under EPA, IDNR, TTB, FRA, and any other non-financial regulating body.
  • Interface with production personnel to provide operator training and verification
  • Establish record keeping protocols and ensure that inspection results are accurate.
  • Own overall management system structure for environmental compliance assurance and integrate all compliance tools into plant operations.
  • Ensure all plant modifications receive appropriate permitting approval in a timely manner to support construction schedule and all plant/system changes are managed through plant Management of Change (MOC) procedure.
  • Maintain positive, proactive relationships with all regulatory contacts creating easy communication flow and positive view of plant by regulators.
  • Ensure systems are in place to provide complete environmental compliance with all regulations.
  • Ensure training systems provide proper platform to promote ever-increasing standards for environmentally safe work execution.
  • Work through plant leadership team to implement changes that increase performance in all environmental areas.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the environmental plant improvement strategy.
  • Ensure all required environmental compliance audits are performed, gaps are communicated and deficiency plans are developed and implemented.
  • Develop leading and lagging measures that clearly articulate plant environmental performance.
  • Write monthly reports on environmental accomplishments, gaps and improvement plan progress.
  • Develop and implement succession plan for future of plant and projects.
  • Complete any and all tasks as assigned by the President & CEO.
     

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of Ethanol plant production processes including SOP’s
  • Knowledge and understanding of PSM 14 elements, documentation requirements and training
  • Understand how to read P&ID’s
  • Knowledge of API 570, 650,653, and STI.
  • Must be able to pass FSMA PCQI training and implement FSMA program
  • Understanding of Ethanol industries RAGAGEP
  • Understanding of SDS information

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Organize and maintain the PSM program.
  • Oversee audits performed on the PSM program.
  • Report findings of the audits for both Mechanical Integrity and PSM/RMP.
  • Meet with the bi annual auditors that perform the third party safety audit and process the information from this audit. Follow up on findings. Report compliance with dates.
  • Oversee the mechanical integrity testing and process the required documentation. Monthly checks, weekly checks, semi-annual and annual.
  • Update all insurance information concerning plant contractors and get them compliant with plant orientation, safety.
  • Follow up on Emergency action and response for plant.
  • Look for PSM rule changes throughout the industry that may help us with current and future regulations.(exemptions)
  • Assist and Support the Environmental Program.
  • Assist and Support the Safety Program.
  • Attend associated training.
  • Oversee the entire HAZCOM program.
  • Update SDS books.
  • File old (non-used) chemical SDS’s into SDS chemical retention book.
  • Review new chemical request checklists.
  • Assist training new employees.
  • Annually refresh PSM training for current employees.
  • Assist production when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • FSMA
  • Insure FDA registration is renewed every other year.
  • Training of all SLE affected employees to FSMA compliance.
  • Record all training of employees.
  • Insure plant testing criteria is met for FSMA guidelines as CGMP’s.
  • Do follow up with scale room on BSE signoff’s i.e. carrier compliance.
  • Organize and perform bi-weekly audits on facility.
  • Set up auditing for 3rd party to be performed on facility as needed.
  • Define issues with compliance and follow up with repairs and recommendations from Comply-Associates within 45 days.
  • Insure any issues raised with recall criteria is immediately reported, remedied and recorded.
  • Insure GRAS compliance is being met through vendors.
  • Insure quarterly CGMP audit being performed and documented.
  • Insure Hazard Analysis is kept updated and being done every 3 years.
  • Stay updated in the program with approved training.
  • Keep up with the plant policies/safety policies with Pro-Safety and update accordingly.
  • Post updated OSHA 300 log yearly.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITON REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have a strong safety awareness
  • Must be able to develop new policies/procedures and lead their implementation
  • Have effective systematic problem solving skills
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be energetic, team oriented
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be accurate, honest, and have integrity
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be able to understand and follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Must have good organizational skills

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Assist with the safety program to insure all required training is completed and documented
  • Ensure safety audits and inspections are completed and any issues resolved
  • Assist with PSM and Environment inspections
  • Maintain CEM’s with daily records to ensure compliance
  • Perform CEM’s Quarterly Calibration Audits by spanning spec gasses
  • Perform CEM’s Database Maintenance
  • Assist with RATA testing on CEM’s
  • Monitor water chemistry (make changes to chemicals as needed) from daily water testing
  • Monitor pressures on Micro Filters for cleaning or malfunctions
  • Monitor pressures on RO’s for cleaning or malfunctions
  • Optimize chemicals for protection of pipes and equipment to cost of chemical
  • Maintain Oil Extraction Centrifuges
  • Monitor and record production of Corn Oil
  • Monitor and record amps, vibrations, and flows of Oil Centrifuges
  • Optimize Oil Production

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous Mill experience helpful

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Learning and operating all plant processes
  • Operates DCS, monitoring the status of in-process products, and makes adjustments as required
  • Completes required documentation of bi-hourly test results of in-process product Records tank level, amps, product flows, and temperatures, taking accurate notes on all processing stages
  • Processes corn through hammer mills to achieve proper consistency
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Operate and maintain Control Room in an orderly manner
  • Keep accurate and timely logs
  • Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment. Notifies supervisor of his findings.
  • May perform light maintenance duties as needed.
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with team members
  • Maintains the Control Room in a neat and orderly manner at all times
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment, and successfully completing all safety certification requirements
  • Reviews quality control test on product streams
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: Production Operators

POSITION REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs. required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Must be clean shaven
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, valves, electrical circuits and 4-20 milliamp instrumentations also beneficial
  • 2 year technical degree or certification in electronics from an accredited curriculum required
  • 2 year work experience
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be a licensed driver

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Maintenance of telecommunications and gas measurement facilities
  • Responsibility for the DOT contractual and FERC tariff, and testing and calibration of measurement facilities including flow computers, transmitters, orifice meters, and gauges
  • Perform routine inspections of orifice plates, maintain valves, fittings and regulators, and perform odorant sniff tests
  • Responsible to test, tune, analyze, adjust, replace, and repair malfunctioning or defective telecommunications equipment, including company owned PBX, key systems, networks, VHF, microwave, SCADA and EFM
  • Rebuild Pumps
  • P.M.’s on equipment
  • Laser Alignment
  • Seal replacement
  • Stays informed of safety requirements
  • Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Daily Rounds
    • Greasing and Oiling
    • Service of rolling stock
    • All items serviced per service schedule
    • Electrical repair
    • Equipment replacement
    • Pump repair

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

PHYSCIAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • General ledger experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The physical ability to use the telephone
  • Ability to:

o Deal with eye strain from extended periods of time using the personal computer

o Performing multiple tasks simultaneously

o Perform tasks in Outlook, Access, Excel, Word, Publisher

o Physical strain on the wrist from using the keyboard for extended periods

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Assigned specific daily and monthly routine tasks
  • Accounts payable invoices
  • Verifying invoices for mathematical accuracy and correct account coding
  • Supports sales tax implementation
  • Process purchase orders and receive appropriate approvals
  • Perform or assist in clerical duties such as faxing, filing, photocopying and collecting documents as assigned
  • Supports the financial team
  • All other duties as assigned.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION No Direct Reports

POSITION REPORTS TO: CFO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of maintenance procedures for centrifuges, drying equipment, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, valves, electrical circuits, and 4-20 milliamp instrumentation is also beneficial
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience helpful
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

DESCRIPITON OF DUTIES

  • The Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Manager is responsible for the operation, accuracy and implementation of the computerized maintenance system for this facility.
  • This system provides the database of equipment, list of scheduled tasks and the schedule of when key activities and preventative maintenance are to be performed for each piece of equipment.
  • Ensure work orders are being performed in an efficient manner.
  • Proficient in basic computer applications and software including MS Office applications.
  • Adding or editing any parts, repairs, time for each Maintenance Tech, and closing work orders at time of completion.
  • Inventory Control is responsible for maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels.
  • Labeling all inventory parts.
  • Keep a clean, efficient and organized warehouse and office.
  • Performing physical inventory count every year.
  • Works closely with Maintenance Manager.
  • Coordinate all activities associated to procurement and inventory of materials and supplies for the company.
  • Requests and processes quotes and procurement of supplies, parts, and contractors.
  • Review Contractor contracts.
  • Prepares Purchase Orders.
  • Works closely with Vendors and Contractors.
  • Verifies and keeps records on incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Prepares items for shipment
  • Receives shipment, inspects for any damages, verifies quantities to Purchase Order and closes order.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITON: None at this time

POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Able to follow direction
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs.
    required
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in pump repairs, laser alignment and seal replacement

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Rebuild Pumps
  • P.M.’s on equipment
  • Laser Alignment
  • Seal replacement
  • Stays informed of safety requirements
  • Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Daily Rounds
    • Greasing and Oiling
    • Service of rolling stock
    • All items serviced per service schedule
    • Electrical repair
    • Equipment replacement
    • Light welding tig, m.g. and stick, and fabricating
    • Pump repair

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • General computer skills necessary
  • Machinery experience required
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs. required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Demonstrated trouble shooting ability
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Mechanical ability
  • Must be clean shaven hard working, willing to learn

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Operates heavy and light equipment. 
  • Adjusts equipment settings to ensure the ethanol produced meets quality and quantity expectations.
  • Inspects and maintains the equipment to ensure proper processing.
  • Inspects the quality of the product and documents the result at certain intervals of the production process.
  • Completes daily shift production logs.
  • Coordinates with lab technicians to ensure product quality.
  • Investigates, monitors and reports deviations from production standards. Under limited supervision, moves railcars and trucks into proper filling position
  • Operates and adjusts valves, pumps and filler pipes to transfer product from storage tanks to railcars and trucks
  • Inspects trucks and tanks to insure that such are sufficiently sanitized to insure safe transport of finished products

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • DCS/Computer Experience helpful (willingness to learn essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and lift 60 lbs.
    required
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • Demonstrated trouble shooting ability
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Some mechanical ability
  • Must be clean shaven

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Under limited supervision, moves railcars and trucks into proper filling position
  • Operates and adjusts valves, pumps and filler pipes to transfer product from storage tanks to railcars and trucks
  • Inspects trucks and tanks to insure that such are sufficiently sanitized to insure safe transport of finished products
  • Fills out Inspection Report after checking tanks
  • Cleans and sanitizes trucks and tanks, as required, using standard cleaning materials and procedures. May enter tanks as necessary to
    complete cleaning
  • Monitors processes carefully to insure the efficient transfer of product to transportation vehicles
  • Samples product from trucks and railcars and seals such following completion of loading to insure correct content, volume, and weights
  • Operates a rail locomotive, positioning cars in appropriate sequences to receive product
  • Completes related records of product transferred, insuring the accuracy of such records and inputs related data into a computer
  • Notifies the department supervisor of the need to repair department equipment, and performs preventive maintenance duties on such
    equipment as required
  • Cleans the department regularly, sweeping lost product from floors, and dusting the office and controls area
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees
  • Performs duties in a safe manner, utilizing all approved safety equipment
  • Successfully completes all safety certification requirements
  • Must communicate and work well with office staff
  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as assigned

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION:  None

POSITION REPORTS TO:  Plant Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in heights
  • Ability to work in various weather situations
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, time management
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts, rotating between days and nights
  • Ability to work as a strong team player
  • Ability to commit to company values
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime
  • Ability to enter permit required confined spaces
  • Computer skills
  • Experience in lab and chemistry not required but helpful
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Troubleshooting abilities

PROCESS COOK

  • Follow all SOP's
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring PPE and special safety precautions.
    • Bases-caustic, ammonia, urea
    • Acids-sulfuric, sulfamic, and phosphoric

o    High pressures and/or high temperatures

o    Grabbing of hot samples and CIP samples

o    Use of hot flush water and steam

o    Chemical barrel wash

o    Process equipment-hammer mill screens, couplers, mixers, etc.

  • Chemical spill containment-acid, caustic, enzyme
  • Additional areas as identified by safety
  • Records are to be kept on grind, cook, fermentation and yeast propagation.
  • Clean necessary areas (refer to cleaning schedule)
  • Alternate Duties

o    Assist with unloading manufacturing supplies

o    Assist with the unloading of denaturant trucks

o    Assist with loading ethanol trucks

  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • CIP/Sulfamic acid tanks should be adequate for further use at the end of your shift
  • Clean fermenters as emptied
  • CIP propagators
  • Visually inspect fermenters prior to CIP wash
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in cook area

o    Water to pump seals

o    Oil in pump glasses

  • Vibration of pumps or motors
  • Uniformity of ground grain
  • Enzyme pumps
  • Condition of CIP and acid wash (level, temp, ph & strength)
  • Listen for unusual noises
  • Part of chemical inventory

o     Check conveyors for slop/noise

  • Know which grain bin is being filled and emptied
  • Check enzyme pump once per shift. Enzyme rates are to be checked more often if issues arise in that area. Change rates when grain rates change.
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

 

PROCESS D&E

  • Responsible for in process test and inspection testing and documenting results on log sheet for distillation, evaporation, and drying
  • Spot checks
  • Report discrepancies
  • Be safe and responsible
  • Report any safety problems
  • Keep informed on hazardous conditions of any kind
    o  Bases-caustic, ammonia
    • Acids-sulfuric and sulfamic
    • High pressure and/or temperatures (I.E. steam, condensate, distillate, syrup, thin stillage)
  • Clean necessary areas
  • Alternate duties

o     Unload Denaturant Trucks

  • Load DOG Trucks
  • Load Alcohol Trucks
  • Required samples to lab (alcohol, syrup, etc...)
  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in section o  Water to pump seals

o    Oil in pump glasses

  • Vibration of pumps or motors
  • Levels in critical tanks
    o    Evaporator
  • Distillation
  • Listen for unusual noises
  • Learn where needed parts are (fuses, couplings, bolts, and   fittings)
  • Be aware of electrical starters in the motor control center
  • Complete CIP's as required
  • Operate rolling stock
  • Mandatory training, including CPR
    • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

PROCESS ENERGY CENTER

    • Complete log-sheet information every 2 hours
    • Wear proper PPE taking special precaution around hot equipment
    • Gather DOG samples from the dryers to test for proper moisture content and make adjustments to the dryers if necessary
    • Gather centrifuge samples to ensure proper moisture content
    • Learn how to start, stop, and operate the Centrifuges, DOG (Distilled Grain) dryers and TO's (Thermal Oxidizers) in a safe and efficient manner
    • Work closely with the board operator in determining steam demand, steam usage, and overall plant operations
    • Complete the cleaning matrix assigned to your crew. Clean up after upsets
    • Complete weekly emissions tests for the dryers and TO's
    • Perform chemical tests on the boiler and Cooling Tower water
    • Be aware of unusual noises or results and report them to your supervisor
    • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring extra PPE and other special safety precautions
    • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant.

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Shift Lead

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 501bs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
       
    • Work Environment:    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing
       

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer Experience helpful (willingness to learn essential)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • General computer skills necessary
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multitask and stay focused in a busy environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well with others
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in sampling and record keeping
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Good organizational skills
  • Some trouble shooting ability
  • Ability and desire to train others
  • High School Diploma or GED

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Probe incoming grain trucks
  • Weigh in distiller grains trucks and assign them loads
  • Sample product from trucks and run tests for moisture and check for damage
  • Complete entry of scale tickets from both inbound and outbound scales
  • Cleans the department regularly, sweeping lost product from floors, and
    dusting the office and controls area
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with fellow employees
  • Performs duties with accuracy making sure correct weights and analysis go with the proper truck and sample
  • Must communicate and work well with office staff
  • May perform reasonably similar or related duties as assigned
     

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: none

POSITION REPORTS TO: Commodity Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient computer skills necessary in Microsoft Office and other computer applications
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent safety awareness and attitude
  • Excellent housekeeping and sanitation habits
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Accuracy in record keeping
  • Good organizational skills
  • Hard working and self-motivated
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Associates Degree in a Science related field or a minimum of two years lab experience

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • In charge of day to day testing to ensure proper plant operations.
  • Help maintain and properly use all lab equipment.
  • Work with the Lab Manager.
  • Be a reliable stand in for the Lab Manager in times of absence.
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Lab Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
     
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • High energy level and friendly
  • Must have the ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Proficient at managing multiple efforts simultaneously
  • Excellent documentation and organizational capabilities
  • Basic business and accounting skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Handles confidential information discreetly
  • One or two years related experience and/or training; or a combination of education and experience.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Oversee office area (daily)
    • Visitor sign-in
    • Answering 8-line telephone
    • Purchasing office supplies
    • Maintain office equipment
    • Facilitates office mailings
  • Human Resources Support
    • Put together new employee packets
    • Meet with new employees to fill out new employee paperwork
  • Maintain website
  • Put together monthly Board packets
  • Assist with AP
  • Other duties as assigned

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: President & CEO

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. The physical ability to use the telephone. Specific vision abilities require the use of personal computer by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to have oral expression, oral comprehension, written expression, written comprehension.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is low.
     

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hard working/team oriented
  • Excellent computer skills — proficiency in Word and Excel required
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Accuracy, honesty, integrity traits are important
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to follow direction
  • Possess logical problem solving ability
  • Able to learn new skills and responsibilities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures as written
  • Strong business and accounting skills
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • High school Diploma or GED a must
  • Grain marketing experience preferred

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Enter purchase and sales contracts into accounting system.
  • Assist with corn grading according to company discount schedule specifications.
  • Prepare corn assembly sheets and settlements.
  • Prepare corn checks and crosscheck against lienholders.
  • Prepare DDGs and MWDGs assembly sheets and invoices.
  • Prepare weekly ACH draws for MWDGs.
  • Assist with corn unloading procedures in the scale room.
  • Possess a familiarity with trade area and CBOT grain prices at all times
  • Communicate DDGS inventory levels to DDGS customers
  • Communicate corn oil inventory levels to customers and adjust logistics accordingly.
  • Schedule outbound MWDGs loads and make adjustments thereto.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the President and CEO

REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: None

POSITION REPORTS TO: Commodity Manager

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection. Hard hat, safety glasses, and leather gloves are required in designated areas.