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Grains Operator Details

Job Title

Grains Operator


Guardian Energy


Janesville, MN

Guardian Energy

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description

Guardian Energy in Janesville, MN has an opening for a Grain Operator. We offer full benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, paid vacations and paid holidays. POSITION PURPOSE Responsible for safely and efficiently loading and unloading raw materials (corn and DDG) in and out, as well as loading rail ethanol. Responsible for grain bin cleaning, inventory maintenance, and general grounds upkeep. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES Learn and operate the computer systems for corn receiving, ethanol loading, and by-product loading to tractor trailer and hopper cars. Safely operate equipment for moving railcars and handling DDG. Follow procedures for all aspects of the company safety program, including Confined space Program and Lock-out Tag-out program. Participate in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness. Maintain daily update of cleaning and PM maintenance checklists and routine duties calendar. Collaborate with maintenance department to facilitate maintenance and repair of Grain and DDG equipment and assist when necessary. Interface with plant personnel to insure adequate corn, ethanol, and DDG movement and storage capacities are maintained. Assist in maintaining the security and general upkeep of the plant and grounds.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: High school diploma or equivalent certificate required. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: Experience in the operation of a grain receiving facility or dry-mill ethanol plant preferred. Valid Driver’s License required. SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to learn and work effectively with the plant’s computer systems. Punctual and timely in meeting all requirements of performance, including but not limited to, attendance standards and work deadlines. Ability to maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with customers and employees at all levels of the organization. Ability to communicate information and state problems or challenges to be resolved in clear, concise, courteous, nondiscriminatory, and professional manner and be able to provide clarification as necessary. Capable of adapting, with minimal or no advance notice, to changes in how business is conducted, and work is accomplished, with no diminishment in work performance. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION Significant time will be spent in the plant and grains area. All types of industry equipment are used in the plant to include, but not limited to, mixing and milling equipment, and distributive control systems. May be exposed to loud noises, wet and humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic chemicals, extreme hot and cold depending on weather conditions. Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations of 175 feet. Must be able to speak and listen clearly. Fine visual acuity to read for accuracy. PHYSICAL STRENGTH: This job may require lifting of up to 50 pounds frequently.

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