Lead Process Operator
Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc - Ord, NE

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Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., an ethanol production company (stock symbol: GPRE), is currently seeking a Process Operator Team Leader to work at our plant in Ord, Nebraska.

Essential Functions
  • Must have a working knowledge of ethanol process including; cook, distillation, evaporation, dryers, thermo oxidizer, centrifuges, grain system, and water treatment.
  • Ability to operate DCS (computer control system) for the plant.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for plant start-up, shut down, cleaning, and batching.
  • Stay within operating parameters set by Plant/Production Manager.
  • Detail-oriented; proficiency for accuracy; dependable; positive attitude; team player and the ability to manage others.
  • Collect samples and do the necessary tests to ensure consistent and quality product and record results.
  • Monitor and make adjustments on the (DCS) computer according to the results of the samples and to keep within parameters and record changes.
  • Keep facility, control room, and break room clean including mopping and hosing down plant floors so as to maintain tour ready conditions.
  • Keep operators coming on shift briefed on what has happened and what is supposed to be done during the next shift.
  • Work closely with maintenance and inform them of any mechanical problems.
  • Communicate with the Laboratory and have a working knowledge of testing procedures including but not limited to yeast counts, microwave analyzer, HPLC, and the GC.
  • Ability to multi-task and take ownership of assigned projects.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Plant Manager/Production Manager.
  • 12 hour shift work including a three day weekend every other week with overtime and call ins.
  • Participate in safety programs and ongoing training sessions.
  • Other duties as may be assigned to accomplish the safe and timely day-to-day operations of the plant.

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., an ethanol production company (stock symbol: GPRE), is currently seeking a Process Operator Team Leader to work at our plant in Ord, Nebraska.

Essential Functions
  • Must have a working knowledge of ethanol process including; cook, distillation, evaporation, dryers, thermo oxidizer, centrifuges, grain system, and water treatment.
  • Ability to operate DCS (computer control system) for the plant.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for plant start-up, shut down, cleaning, and batching.
  • Stay within operating parameters set by Plant/Production Manager.
  • Detail-oriented; proficiency for accuracy; dependable; positive attitude; team player and the ability to manage others.
  • Collect samples and do the necessary tests to ensure consistent and quality product and record results.
  • Monitor and make adjustments on the (DCS) computer according to the results of the samples and to keep within parameters and record changes.
  • Keep facility, control room, and break room clean including mopping and hosing down plant floors so as to maintain tour ready conditions.
  • Keep operators coming on shift briefed on what has happened and what is supposed to be done during the next shift.
  • Work closely with maintenance and inform them of any mechanical problems.
  • Communicate with the Laboratory and have a working knowledge of testing procedures including but not limited to yeast counts, microwave analyzer, HPLC, and the GC.
  • Ability to multi-task and take ownership of assigned projects.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Plant Manager/Production Manager.
  • 12 hour shift work including a three day weekend every other week with overtime and call ins.
  • Participate in safety programs and ongoing training sessions.
  • Other duties as may be assigned to accomplish the safe and timely day-to-day operations of the plant.

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About this company
Green Plains is a vertically-integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska. We currently have an ethanol production capacity of...