Process Operator

Galva, IL, USA Big River Resources Expired a month ago - Inactive Job
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This position is primarily responsible for knowing two areas, Cook and D&E

Duties :

  • Process Cook
  • Follow all SOP's
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring PPE and special safety precautions.
  • Bases-caustic, ammonia, urea
  • Acids-sulfuric, sulfamic, and phosphoric
  • High pressures and / or high temperatures
  • Grabbing of hot samples and CIP samples
  • Use of hot flush water and steam
  • Chemical barrel wash
  • Process equipment-hammer mill screens, couplers, mixers, etc.
  • Chemical spill containment-acid, caustic, enzyme
  • Additional areas as identified by safety
  • Records are to be kept on grind, cook, fermentation and yeast propagation.
  • Clean necessary areas (refer to cleaning schedule)
  • Alternate Duties
  • Assist with unloading manufacturing supplies
  • Assist with the unloading of denaturant trucks
  • Assist with loading ethanol trucks
  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • CIP / Sulfamic acid tanks should be adequate for further use at the end of your shift
  • Clean fermenters as emptied
  • CIP propagators
  • Visually inspect fermenters prior to CIP wash
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in cook area
  • Water to pump seals
  • Oil in pump glasses
  • Vibration of pumps or motors
  • Uniformity of ground grain
  • Enzyme pumps
  • Condition of CIP and acid wash (level, temp, ph & strength)
  • Listen for unusual noises
  • Part of chemical inventory
  • Check conveyors for slop / noise
  • Know which grain bin is being filled and emptied
  • Check 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 plant
  • Process D& E
  • Responsible for in process test and inspection testing and documenting results on log sheet for distillation, evaporation, and drying
  • Spot checks
  • Report discrepancies
  • Be safe and responsible
  • Report any safety problems
  • Keep informed on hazardous conditions of any kind
  • Bases-caustic, ammonia
  • Acids-sulfuric and sulfamic
  • High pressure and / or temperatures (I.E. steam, condensate, distillate, syrup, thin stillage)
  • Clean necessary areas
  • Alternate duties
  • load DDG trucks
  • load alcohol truck
  • unload denaturant trucks
  • Required samples to lab (alcohol, syrup, etc...)
  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in section
  • Water to pump seals
  • Oil in pump glasses
  • Vibration of pumps or motors
  • Levels in critical tanks
  • Evaporator
  • Distillation
  • Listen for unusual noises
  • Learn where needed parts are (fuses, couplings, bolts, and fittings)
  • Be aware of electrical starters in the motor control center
  • Complete CIP's as required
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

Qualifications :

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in heights
  • Ability to work in various weather situations
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, time management
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts, rotating between days and nights
  • Ability to work as a strong team player
  • Ability to commitment to company values
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime

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