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Process Operator – Aurora Ethanol Plant

Posted on: September 7, 2022
Qa/qc Lab Technician Part Time – Ethanol Plant
  • Full Time
  • Aurora, SD
  • November 1, 2022

Website ValeroEnergy Valero

Valero Renewables is an ethanol plant

Oversees the operation of the plant, working a 12-hour rotating shift schedule, to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the Company.

Monitors use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies. 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.
Maintains adequate records of key production variables such as production volume, yield, plant uptime, utility consumption, etc., on a daily, weekly, and/or monthly basis, as required.
Participates in Quality Assurance/Quality Control program. Communicates directly with QA/QC laboratory to ensure effective participation in the implementation of QA policies and procedures.
Samples and tests process streams as required by the QA/QC program and procedures.
Maintains QA/QC records.
Understands and interprets QA/QC results and takes appropriate action when required.
Participates in plant maintenance program.
Communicates directly with the maintenance department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas.
Performs preventive maintenance activities as required.
Assists maintenance technicians in performing maintenance and repairs.
Assists with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
Participates in safety, health and environmental programs.
Knows and understands city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to process operations and works in a manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times.
Works in a safe manner at all times.
Participates in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
Monitors use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies. 
This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.

 High school diploma or GED required.
Experience in the operation of a dry-mill ethanol plant preferred.

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