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Process Operations Intern – Summer

Posted on: March 21, 2024
Information Systems Intern – Aberdeen, Sd

Website Glacial Lakes Energy

Process Operations Internship
Aberdeen, SD 
June 2024 – August 2024

Monday – Friday 
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


The Process Operations Intern will join our dynamic Production team and play a vital role in supporting the department’s daily operations. This entry-level position will provide valuable hands-on experience in a corn ethanol industry leader, with facilities in Aberdeen, Huron, Mina and Watertown, SD.

As a Process Operations Intern, you will learn the basic process operations of an ethanol production facility.  Including fermentation science and yeast propagation, lab equipment, HPLC’s, centrifuges, forklift operation, corn oil production, solids separation, distillation theory, operation and adjustment.

Job Description

Monitor process operations.  Collect and test samples of all process streams, including corn milling, fermentation, corn oil production, syrup, wet and dry distillers, grain etc. Log, report and respond to collected data for qualify control and system adjustment/optimization.  Follow SOP’s as well as safety protocols required for safe plant operations.

Process Operations Intern Responsibilities

Assist with general process and plant operations.
Assist operators with routine sampling and quality control.
Assist operators in routine cleaning of plant process equipment.
Monitor plant systems through PLC’s, DCS’s and HMI’s.
All other duties as assigned.

GLE is offering our interns paid Holiday time while working this summer, as well as 16 hours paid Personal time.

Employment for this position is conditioned upon successfully passing certain pre-employment requirements

To apply for this job email your details to ebrick@glaciallakesenergy.com