Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC
  • 130 West Burlington, Iowa - Process
  • West Burlington, IA, USA
  • 15.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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


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

Duties:

  • Process Cook
  • Follow all SOP's
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and be aware of situations requiring PPE and special safety precautions.
  1. Bases-caustic, ammonia, urea
  2. Acids-sulfuric, sulfamic, and phosphoric
  3. High pressures and/or high temperatures
  4. Grabbing of hot samples and CIP samples
  5. Use of hot flush water and steam
  6. Chemical barrel wash
  7. Process equipment-hammer mill screens, couplers, mixers, etc.
  8. Chemical spill containment-acid, caustic, enzyme
  9. 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
  1. Water to pump seals
  2. Oil in pump glasses
  3. Vibration of pumps or motors
  4. Uniformity of ground grain
  5. Enzyme pumps
  6. Condition of CIP and acid wash (level, temp, ph & strength)
  7. Listen for unusual noises
  8. Part of chemical inventory
  9. 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
  1. Bases-caustic, ammonia
  2. Acids-sulfuric and sulfamic
  3. High pressure and/or temperatures (I.E. steam, condensate, distillate, syrup, thin stillage)
  • Clean necessary areas
  • Alternate duties
  1. load DDG trucks
  2. load alcohol truck
  3. 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
  1. Water to pump seals
  2. Oil in pump glasses
  3. Vibration of pumps or motors
  4. Levels in critical tanks
  5. Evaporator
  6. Distillation
  7. 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
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and timely day-to-day operations within the plant

Qualifications:

  • 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

 

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