Shift Lead - IBEC (Internal Applicants only)

Underwood, ND
Full Time
Student (High School)

Position: Shift Lead

Employment Status: Fulltime

 IBEC, Rensselaer, IN

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Company Overview

Harvestone Low Carbon Partners (HLCP) is a midwestern biofuels enterprise that owns Blue Flint, a 73 million gallon per year biorefinery in operation since 2007 near Underwood, North Dakota; Dakota Spirit, a 75 million gallon per year biorefinery in operation since 2015 near Spiritwood, North Dakota; and Iroquois Bio Energy Company, a 60 million per year biorefinery in operation since 2007 at Rensselaer, Indiana. Together with our partners, we are building a renewable energy future for our country, creating value for local producers, and bringing prosperity to our communities.

We: are accountable, act professionally, behave ethically, serve customers passionately, communicate candidly, and perform safely.

Position Overview

Provide leadership for operations staff responsible for the overall operation of the plant. Monitors plant operations, anticipates and identifies operational constraints and appropriates company resources as needed to achieve operational goals. 

The position encompasses a defined span of control and opportunity for someone who engenders trust, demonstrates a sense of urgency and assures consistent achievement of quality standards. The work requires making decisions that support company guidelines authoritatively and quickly.

The work schedule will be a 12 hour shift, rotating days, nights and weekends. Extended work hours are required during a plant shut down or as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a current employee of Blue Flint, Dakota Spirit, or Iroquois Bio-Energy Company
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate in process or power plant technology vocational education or equivalent with a minimum of two years of experience performing plant operator duties or equivalent combination of education and experience in plant operations 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work as needed which includes nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Employee must currently (or be willing to) live within 1 hour drive time from plant location

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in ethanol production
  • Supervisory experience that includes training and directing work
  • Previous experience as a lead operator 
  • Experience improving process systems or lean manufacturing practices
  • Able to review and interpret drawings and manuals

Application Procedure:

If you meet the requirements for this position, please go to and upload your resume.

All employment offers will be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening and a federal and state background check.

**All applicants will receive an email notification that their resume was submitted.


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