ACE ETHANOL LLC Production Operator in STANLEY, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Safely operates equipment for all production processes performed at Ace Ethanol LLC. Learns, understands and complies with plant safety and production rules and regulations. Monitors, documents, and troubleshoots production activities according to established procedures. Keeps others informed of problems or potential problems as indicated. Primary Responsibilities: 1. Learns, understands, and complies with all plant safety rules and regulations at all times. Holds self and others accountable for safe operations, wears required PPE, actively participates in regular safety training and testing. 2. Safely operates production equipment and systems for all products manufactured by the Company according to established procedures. Monitors efficiency of production processes via computerized systems and visual inspection of large equipment that can be very hot, heavy, under pressure, and at elevated heights. 3. Learns and understands sequence of plant operations, purpose and implications of control systems, source/destination of piping, and how operations of each impact other areas in the Company. 4. Follows the instructions of Plant Manager and Operations Manager in regard to plant operations including but not limited to: quality checks, plant production speed, sanitizing, sampling, general operations, problem solving, and personal conduct. 5. Troubleshoots and adjusts operational problems to maximize production. 6. Performs plant inspections - includes walking through the entire plant on each shift while looking and listening for equipment and process problems. 7. Performs quality control tests and logs accurate results according to established procedures. Makes extra checks on problem areas and adjusts as needed for optimization of plant through-put. 8. Works closely with lab staff to adjust plant for optimization and test sample gathering. 9. Keeps up-to-the-minute logs of activities, shutdowns, abnormal operations, troubleshooting, and problem areas; notifies Operations Manager of continuing operating problems. 10. Verbally communicates with other shifts regarding operating situations and plant status at the beginning and end of each shift. 11. Communicates in a timely manner with appropriate people regarding operating conditions that need attention on each shift. Follows up with supervisor as needed. 12. Reacts quickly to problem situations and to directions given by management. 13. Performs housekeeping and sanitation of plant area according to established procedures. 14. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by management. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Requires at least a high school education or equivalent - ability to read and clearly speak English, follow written and verbal instructions, write legibly for logs and documentation, perform basic math operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide, fractions and decimals), use measurement devices, read gauges, distinguish color. Must be able to work both independently and as a team member, and multi-task effectively. EXPERIENCE working in a process production environment with understanding of process flow is highly desirable, as are certifications in forklift and man-lift operation, use of basic laboratory equipment (pH, automated sampling equipment, moisture analyzer) and basic computer skills for navigating spreadsheets and entering production data. Pre-employment physical required. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: E-Mail a Rsum: Apply In Person: Ace Ethanol LLC 815 W. Maple Street Stanley, WI 54768 Mail a Rsum: Ace Ethanol LLC Attn: Joanna Hart 815 W. Maple Street Stanley, WI 54768