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Process Operator – Aurora Ethanol Plant-240012Z

Posted on: June 21, 2024
Qa/qc Lab Technician Part Time – Ethanol Plant

Website ValeroEnergy Valero

Valero Renewables is an ethanol plant

Oversees the daily operation of an assigned area of the production process within the plant. Working a 12-hour rotating shift schedule while maintaining a safe work environment. Monitors and maintains production quality and equipment, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the Company.

Monitors and controls plant operations.
Reviews the operation of the plant constantly to monitor production and quality, anticipating and solving problems in a timely manner, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
Participates in projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
Documents and monitors process variables, sample data and routine tasks as required for position, to ensure plant operations are maintained within operating parameters.    
Participates in Quality Assurance/Quality Control program, interprets results, and takes appropriate action when required. 
Communicates with all departments within the facility to ensure safe and efficient execution of daily plant activities. 
Monitors and troubleshoots process issues and equipment. 
Performs scheduled Operations Work Requests as requested by Supervisor or Plant Management.
Prepares equipment to ensure it is safe for maintenance/contractors to perform scheduled work.
Utilizes company safe work practices to ensure all work is performed safely.
Participates in safety, health, and environmental programs (LOTO-lock out tag out, Safe Work Permit, FSMA-Food Safety Modernization Act).
Participates in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
Monitors use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies. 
Performs other duties as assigned to maintain a safe, reliable, and consistent operation.
           This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.

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 High school diploma or GED required. 
Associate Degree in Process Technology or equivalent preferred.
Experience in the operation of a dry-mill ethanol plant preferred.
Able and willing to work on-site, in-person at the Valero Aurora Ethanol Plant, required.
Valero’s pre-employment process includes successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.


To apply for this job email your details to angela.koch@valero.com