Senior Laboratory Technician - Ethanol

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Job Description:
The Andersons Denison Ethanol LLC - Denison, Iowa - The Andersons Denison Ethanol LLC operations consist of a 65 million gallons per year ethanol production facility with an adjacent 22 million bushel grain terminal with direct access to two Class 1 railroads in Iowa. The Denison plant has been organized to provide investment opportunity for The Andersons as well as outside investors. As our first ethanol plant west of the Mississippi, it provides us with geographic diversity. The Andersons manages the operations at the plant and provide grain origination, risk management and dried distillers grains and ethanol marketing services. Ethanol, E-85, Corn Oil, DDGS, and Syrup are available.
Position Overview
This position is responsible for laboratory testing and analysis of raw materials, finished goods, and water quality.
Key Responsibilities
Perform testing, analyze data, identify issues and propose recommendations to improve productivity and efficiency.
Document and report finished product meets prescribed standards.
Perform activities associated with laboratory equipment preventative maintenance, calibrations and up-keep.
Assist in the design and implementation of laboratory training programs Monitor, test and assist in the repair and maintenance of equipment and environmental systems, if applicable.
Maintain all documentation and recordkeeping associated with laboratory processes and operations. Ensure compliance with all associated regulatory requirements.
Perform general housekeeping activities.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Has advanced and specialized expertise, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience
Proposes improvements to processes
Act as a lead, coordinating the work of others
Works autonomously within established procedures and practices
Minimum Qualifications & Skills
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required, Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry/Biology preferred
5+ years' relevant experience required.
Experience with automated laboratory equipment (HPLC, GC)
Must be knowledgeable and proficient in the handling of hazardous materials
Intermediate capability with computer software such as JMP, Excel, and Word.
Experience with water quality testing, fermentation highly desired
Working Environment
Must be able to work 12-hour shifts.
Working conditions could include: dust, fumes and moderate noise.
Subject to frequent contact with potentially hazardous materials and processes.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not include all responsibilities and skills required of the job and may be changed at any time. All responsibilities must be completed in compliance with all safety protocols, policies, procedures and consistent with the spirit and philosophy of The Andersons' Statement of Principles.
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Also, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. The Andersons, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace. The Andersons, Inc. is an EO employer ? M/F/Veteran/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
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