Operator Technician

Rensselaer, IN
Full Time
Student (High School)

Position: Operator Technician

Employment Status: Fulltime

Posted to: Internal & External Applicants

Location: Rensselaer, Indiana

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Company Overview 

Harvestone Low Carbon Partners (HLCP) is a prominent midwestern biofuels enterprise, overseeing three state-of-the-art ethanol biorefineries; two in North Dakota and one in Indiana. Our biorefineries convert locally-grown corn into clean-burning, American-made fuel, while ongoing infrastructure projects aim to capture and sequester carbon dioxide generated in the ethanol production process. These endeavors not only ensure a steady market for North Dakota and Indiana farmers, but also signifies our dedication to building a sustainable and renewable energy future. 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 

The operator technician position will be responsible for safe and efficient operation of plant equipment, including the centrifuges, dryers, RTO, DDGS receiving system, and grain handling equipment. The operator technician will provide support to all plant departments as needed during each shift with a primary focus on plant operations.  

This position will manage specialized work efficiently with confidence and competence.  If you are a task oriented individual with a conservative, careful, and cautious approach to your work, please consider applying.

Work schedule will vary depending on the shift assigned which will include 12 hour shifts. Must have the flexibility to work as needed which includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Employees can advance to a higher operator level based on completing company training programs.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work as needed which includes days, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must live within a one (1) hour drive time of the plant location

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certificate in process or power plant technology
  • Previous experience in ethanol production
  • Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience performing maintenance or mechanical duties
  • Grain handling experience
  • Knowledge and/or experience reading Piping & Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs)
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Distributed Control System (DCS)
  • Experience adhering strictly to regulatory and safety standards
  • Experience with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

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


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