Operator Technician

Rensselaer, IN
Full Time
Student (High School)

Job Summary:
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.  
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
Major Responsibilities:
  • 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.
Key Skills and Competencies:
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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
  • The 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.   
Benefits Package:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid AD&D
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Employer Match
  • 401(k) Non-elective Employer Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Healthy Rewards Program
  • Lifestyle Reimbursements
  • Pet Insurance


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