The Bioscience Operator – position is a very hands-on role that is critical in ensuring the highest of production, quality, and efficiency standards in the production of commercial ethanol and related products. Bioscience Operators are cross-trained in multiple tasks to increase contributions to the organization, enhance production flexibility and readiness, while also providing job enrichment and growth opportunities to incumbents. This position requires a tremendous attention to detail, multi-tasking and the ability to self—direct lab activities and works a 12-hour shift.
- Steadfastly monitors and checks key performance indicators during the production cycle (gauges, instruments, flow meters, LCD’s) and accurately adjusts/regulates process inputs to correct variances as trained.
- Performs regular walk-throughs of production area for sample collection and thorough inspection of equipment, processes, and facility.
- Continuously seek out additional value-add opportunities for the organization.
REQUIREMENTS to help ensure success include:
To qualify for this position, an individual must possess any combination of experience and education that would likely produce the desired job outcomes. Specific requirements include:
- High School Graduate, GED, or equivalent experience.
- Prior boiler, industrial dryer, or fluid handling system experiences welcomed.
- A positive, proactive demeanor resulting in superior teamwork and collaboration with team members while demonstrating a commitment to excellence.
- Must be able to ascend and descend stairs, ladders, and gangways on a frequent basis and be able to work while standing on a continuous basis.
- Steadfast adherence to all safety procedures at all times.
- Ability to safely work aloft (heights over 20’) including ladders, man lifts, harnesses, equipment tops and scaffolding.
- Ability to safely operate and use heavy duty cleaning equipment such as dry ice cleaners, power washers, industrial vacuum cleaners and devices such as platforms, cages, harnesses, respiratory masks and other PPE.
- Ability to enter confined spaces, following all safety procedures, while in performance of job duties.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
- Must be able to work in environmental factors that include noise, dust, hot weather, and cold weather.
- Must be able to ascend and descend stairs on a frequent basis and be able to work while standing on a continuous basis.
- Ability to safely work aloft (heights over 20’) including ladders, man lifts, harnesses, equipment tops and scaffolding on occasion.
- Ability to enter confined spaces, following all safety procedures, while in performance of job duties on occasion.
- Must be able to communicate by using and hearing 2-way radio.