The position is responsible for managing plant operations of a 55 million gallon per year ethanol plant. The selected candidate will have complete location responsibility for day to day operations including production, environmental health and safety, quality control, maintenance, facility up-keep, capital project planning, efficiency improvements, etc. to ensure maximum production quantity, quality and profitability.
Functions and Duties Include:
+ Executing established safety, production and efficiency objectives
+ Communicating and reviewing plant objectives
+ Developing monitoring metrics and reviewing plant performance
+ Ensuring personnel are adequately trained, equipped and motivated
+ Conducting employee performance reviews
+ Assisting in the development of annual budgets and monitoring budgets
+ Reviewing and reporting financial and operational results to Officers of the Company
+ Initiating and executing capital improvement projects to improve efficency and/or reduce costs
The ideal candidate shall possess a Bachelors degree in business, engineering, chemistry, or biology. The candidate must possess strong knowledge of the ethanol production process and have prior ethanol management experience or progressive related experience. The candidate must have the ability to maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization. The candidate shall be capable of adapting, with minimal or no advance notice, to changes in how business is conducted and work is accomplished with no diminishment in work performance.