ELITE OCTANE Production Operator in ATLANTIC, Iowa

QUALIFICATIONS:Ability to lift up to 501bsAbility to climb laddersAbility to work in heightsAbility to work in various weather situationsAbility to organize and manage multiple priorities, time managementAbility to work 12 hour rotating shifts, rotating between days and nightsAbility to work as a strong team playerAbility to commit to company valuesAbility to work mandatory overtimeAbility to enter permit required confined spacesComputer skillsExperience in lab and chemistry not required but helpfulHigh School DiplomaExperience in manufacturing environmentTroubleshooting abilitiesJOB DESCRIPTION:PROCESS COOKFollow all SOP'sPerform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring PPE and special safety precautions.Bases-caustic, ammonia, ureaAcids-sulfuric, sulfamic, and phosphoricHigh pressures and/or high temperaturesGrabbing of hot samples and CIP samplesUse of hot flush water and steamChemical barrel washProcess equipment-hammer mill screens, couplers, mixers, etc.Chemical spill containment-acid, caustic, enzymeAdditional areas as identified by safetyRecords are to be kept on grind, cook, fermentation and yeast propagation.Clean necessary areas (refer to cleaning schedule)Alternate DutiesAssist with unloading manufacturing suppliesAssist with the unloading of denaturant trucksAssist with loading ethanol trucksCross reference with previous shift to review records and current tatus prior to shift changeCIP/Sulfamic acid tanks should be adequate for further use at the end of your shiftClean fermenters as emptiedCIP propagatorsVisually inspect fermenters prior to CIP wash Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in cook areaWater to pump sealsOil in pump glassesVibration of pumps or motorsUniformity of ground grainEnzyme pumpsCondition of CIP and acid wash (level, temp, ph & strength)Listen for unusual noisesPart of chemical inventoryCheck conveyors for slop/noiseKnow which grain bin is being filled and emptiedCheck enzyme pump once per shift. Enzyme rates are to be checked more often if issues arise in that area. Change rates when grain rates change.Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plantPROCESS D&EResponsible for in process test and inspection testing and documenting results on log sheet for distillation, evaporation, and dryingSpot checksReport discrepanciesBe safe and responsibleReport any safety problemsKeep informed on hazardous conditions of any kind oBases-caustic, ammoniaAcids-sulfuric and sulfamicHigh pressure and/or temperatures (I.E. steam, condensate, distillate, syrup, thin stillage)Clean necessary areasAlternate dutiesUnload Denaturant TrucksLoad DOG TrucksLoad Alcohol TrucksRequired samples to lab (alcohol, syrup, etc...)Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift changeKeep current on the status of all operating equipment in section Water to pump sealsoOil in pump glassesVibration of pumps or motorsLevels in critical tanksEvaporatorDistillationListen for unusual noisesLearn where needed parts are (fuses, couplings, bolts, and fittings)Be aware of electrical starters in the motor control centerComplete CIP's as requiredOperate rolling stockMandatory training, including CPR Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant