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Intern Spotlight – Meet Wyatt Bentz!

Intern Spotlight – Meet Wyatt Bentz!

Name: Wyatt Bentz Title: Mill Maintenance Intern University: Kansas State University What drew you to intern with Didion? I attended the Info Night at K-State to learn about Didion and they seemed like a great company – family oriented, purchase corn from local...

Get to Know: Derrick Nelson

Get to Know: Derrick Nelson

Derrick Nelson Mill Operations Future Leader MEANINGFUL WORK CREATES PURPOSEFUL INTERNSHIPS We study and work hard throughout college towards a goal: securing our dream job. But how do you know if you will truly enjoy the work? Internships give a glimpse into that...

Get to Know: Celina Banderas

Get to Know: Celina Banderas

Celina Banderas Quality Assurance Lab Lead A DIDION JOURNEY Every fork in the road leads to a new opportunity. That fork for Celina came at the age of 13 when she moved to Wisconsin from Mexico. At 18, Celina was ready to join the workforce full-time and answered the...

Get to Know: Matt Pham

Get to Know: Matt Pham

Matt Pham Production Planner THE STARS ALIGNED One day, while scrolling through Facebook, Matt Pham stumbled upon a Didion Facebook post that looked too good to be true. At the time, he was not actively seeking a new job and worked out of state, but was intrigued, so...

Feeding the World – One Kernel at a Time

Feeding the World – One Kernel at a Time

From Africa to Asia to Central America, Wisconsin agriculture helps feed people all over the world. Sun Prairie, WI - 690 million people worldwide go to bed hungry every night. It’s a staggering statistic that can seem hard to grasp or feel connected to if you are...

Get to Know: Becky Fallon

Get to Know: Becky Fallon

Becky FallonQA and CI Operations Leader-in-Training WOMEN IN MANUFACTURING: BECKY FALLON Becky Fallon, QA and CI Operations Leader in Training at Didion, has sage advice for someone who is considering a job within the manufacturing field: “Be willing to learn, because...

Get to Know: Brian Parker

Get to Know: Brian Parker

Brian ParkerEthanol Plant Manager WHO IS BRIAN PARKER? Southern Illinois/St. Louis metro area. Six Sigma green belt certified. Dinner with Albert Einstein or Nikola Tesla. What do these three random things have in common? Brian Parker. Our new Ethanol Plant Manager,...

Packaging Operator – $17-20/hour

Packaging Operator – $17-20/hour

POSITION SUMMARY: The Markesan Packaging Operator is a very hands-on role that is critical in ensuring the highest of production, quality, and efficiency standards in the production of grain based products. Markesan Packaging Operators are cross-trained in multiple...

From Our Corner of the World

From Our Corner of the World

Didion helps share Wisconsin’s agriculture story with Congressional leaders. Agriculture contributes $104.8 billion annually to Wisconsin’s economy. However, the impact stretches far beyond our borders thanks to the USAID Program. Didion President Riley Didion as well...

Packaging Operator – $17-20/hour

Production Begins of USP Grade Alcohol

Diversification sets Didion up for growth in a new industry while other ethanol facilities around the country shut down. Sun Prairie, WI – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Didion modified their ethanol production facility to meet a growing demand for high-quality...

I Am The Story: Darren Neuman

I Am The Story: Darren Neuman

Darren Neuman Millwright Manager What is your role at Didion? As Millwright Manager, I do my best to set the millwright team up for success. The millwright crew works to install new equipment and processes, as well as assists in maintaining the existing equipment and...

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