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Director of Operations Details

Job Title

Director of Operations


Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC


Watertown, SD

Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description

Your next career opportunity! As one of the industry leaders Glacial Lakes Energy (GLE), a corn ethanol producer is in search for a Director of Operations at our Watertown, SD location this position will require travel to other locations including Mina, Aberdeen and Huron, SD. GLE is a company who strives to bring our best to our customer, shareholder and fellow associates. We are powered by our people and LIVE by our core values of Integrity, Professionalism, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork. We adapt, dare, and learn as a team. Through our tremendous growth, we are continuing to develop opportunities and look for people to join us as we journey forward! Job Summary The Director of Operations will oversee the production management in Glacial Lakes Energy (GLE) affiliated facilities. This role is responsible for identifying, developing and managing process improvement methodologies and facilitates the definition of new and/or improved operational processes within GLE to meet new business goals and objectives. Employment for this position is conditioned upon successfully passing certain pre-employment requirements.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Business or related field preferred. Graduate degree preferred. Minimum of 10 years overall work experience in operations management in chemical production, manufacturing, or other related organizations. Experience in the bio-fuels industry highly preferred. 5-7 years of overall work experience in process improvement capacity in chemical production, manufacturing, or other related organizations. This includes process analysis, improvement and design and project management experience, preferably with infrastructure implementation or consulting. Ability to effectively manage projects and balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Must have strong verbal, written, and presentation skills. The incumbent must be able to communicate complex issues and concepts simply in order to gain understanding, buy-in and support from all levels within the organization. Logical, analytical, organized thinker willing to question the status quo. Extensive knowledge of large project management practices and associated project management tools. Good people management skills and excellent overall business managerial skills. Excellent business acumen and global perspective of the industry. Must be able to communicate clearly in English.


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance; Flexible Spending Account-save money pre-tax for eligible medical expenses. 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with company match - to prepare for your future. Continuous Learning and Development programs and Tuition Reimbursement. - encouraging growth. Paid Holidays, Personal/Vacation and Sick Leave - encouraging work-life balance. Attractive Relocation Assistance and Annual Incentive Programs . Varied work, competitive pay, excellent professional development and a great work environment, it's all here for you at GLE! Our benefits contributions can only be described as GENEROUS. Please apply, come in for an interview, and see how our compensation package compares!! GLE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment to all applicants and employees, regardless of age, color, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other legally protected status.

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