Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC
  • 130 West Burlington, Iowa - Process
  • West Burlington, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, ID Shield, 401K, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment


Position Summary                

This position is primarily responsible for knowing two areas, Cook and D&E

 

General Purpose      

See Cook and D&E Job duties.

 

Essential skills and experience        

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in heights
  • Ability to work in various weather situations
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, time management
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts, rotating between days and nights
  • Ability to work as a strong team player
  • Ability to commitment to company values
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime

 

Nonessential skills and experience

  • Computer skills
  • Experience in lab and chemistry not required but helpful
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Troubleshooting abilities

 

Reporting to this position No direct reports

 

Process Cook

  • Follow all SOP's
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring PPE and special safety precautions.
    • Bases-caustic, ammonia, urea
    • Acids-sulfuric, sulfamic, and phosphoric
    • High pressures and/or high temperatures
    • Grabbing of hot samples and CIP samples
    • Use of hot flush water and steam
    • Chemical barrel wash
    • Process equipment-hammer mill screens, couplers, mixers, etc.
    • Chemical spill containment-acid, caustic, enzyme
    • Additional areas as identified by safety
  • Records are to be kept on grind, cook, fermentation and yeast propagation.
  • Clean necessary areas (refer to cleaning schedule)
  • Alternate Duties
    • Assist with unloading manufacturing supplies
    • Assist with the unloading of denaturant trucks
    • Assist with loading ethanol trucks
  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • CIP/Sulfamic acid tanks should be adequate for further use at the end of your shift
  • Clean fermenters as emptied
  • CIP propagators
  • Visually inspect fermenters prior to CIP wash
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in cook area
    • Water to pump seals
    • Oil in pump glasses
    • Vibration of pumps or motors
    • Uniformity of ground grain
    • Enzyme pumps
    • Condition of CIP and acid wash (level, temp, ph & strength)
    • Listen for unusual noises
    • Part of chemical inventory
    • Check conveyors for slop/noise
  • Know which grain bin is being filled and emptied
  • Check enzyme pump once per shift. Enzyme rates are to be checked more often if issues arise in that area.  Change rates when grain rates change. 
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

 

Process D& E

  • Responsible for in process test and inspection testing and documenting results on log sheet for distillation, evaporation, and drying
  • Spot checks
  • Report discrepancies
  • Be safe and responsible
  • Report any safety problems
  • Keep informed on hazardous conditions of any kind
    • Bases-caustic, ammonia
    • Acids-sulfuric and sulfamic
    • High pressure and/or temperatures (I.E. steam, condensate, distillate, syrup, thin stillage)
  • Clean necessary areas
  • Alternate duties
    • load DDG trucks
    • load alcohol truck
    • unload denaturant trucks
  • Required samples to lab (alcohol, syrup, etc...)
  • Cross reference with previous shift to review records and current status prior to shift change
  • Keep current on the status of all operating equipment in section
    • Water to pump seals
    • Oil in pump glasses
    • Vibration of pumps or motors
    • Levels in critical tanks
    • Evaporator
    • Distillation
    • Listen for unusual noises
  • Learn where needed parts are (fuses, couplings, bolts, and fittings)
  • Be aware of electrical starters in the motor control center
  • Complete CIP's as required
  • Mandatory training, including CPR
  • Some rolling stock operations
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

 

 

Physical Demands and work environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.  The employee must lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Some areas have been designated areas to use hearing protection.  Hard hat and safety glasses are required in designated areas. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

    By clicking the button above, I agree to ApplicantPro's Applicant Information Use Policy.

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share this Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
.
About Employees bids Home Contact Us Logo cooperative our sites employment