QA/QC Lab Technician - Ethanol Plant
Posted on: June 12, 2021
DescriptionImplements the quality assurance (QA/QC) program for
the ethanol plant to ensure maximum production quantity and
quality, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of
the company. Assists in implementing plant QA/QC program.
Implements plant QA/QC program based on best practice in the
ethanol industry by sampling various points in the process and
conducting QA/QC tests. Monitors use and inventories of laboratory
chemicals and supplies. Operates, maintains, and calibrates
laboratory equipment. Reviews reports, analyzes data and makes
recommendations for adjusting process conditions to ensure that
QA/QC standards are met. Maintains safety, health and environmental
policies and procedures. Ensures city, county, state, and federal
regulations relating to the QA/QC laboratory are met at all times.
Participates in the safety program for the QA/QC laboratory.
Assists in coordinating activities with other departments.
Communicates directly with production department to ensure
effective participation by the process operators in the
implementation of QA/QC policies and procedures. Implements
programs and procedures required to ensure laboratory and plant
cleanliness. This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means
you are eligible for overtime pay.Qualifications High school
diploma or GED required. Bachelor''s degree in a related scientific
or technical field preferred. Minimum of one year experience in a
laboratory setting required. Experience with implementing effective
QA/QC programs preferred. Experience operating and troubleshooting
automated laboratory equipment (such as HPLC or GC) preferred.
Experience with software programs such as Office, LIMS, SAP
preferred. Experience with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
preferred. About Valero Renewables - Bluffton Valero
Renewables-Bluffton is located in Bluffton, Indiana, about 30 miles
south of Fort Wayne. The bio-refinery sits on 422 acres and started
ethanol production in September 2008. The facility uses a dry-grind
production method and state-of-the-art technology to maintain
industry-leading standards in production, safety, product quality
and environmental stewardship. The Bluffton plant annually
processes nearly 38 million bushels of corn into 120 million
gallons of denatured ethanol and 400,000 tons of distillers grains
co-products. The bio-refinery has a nameplate capacity of 110
million gallons of ethanol per year and employs approximately 60
full-time personnel. Valero''s employees are the heart of its
success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of
choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It''s not
just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for
personal growth, it''s also the caring and committed culture of the
organization that makes everyone feel like they''re truly part of a
team. For more information visit . Valero is an EEO/AA Employer.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to legally protected
status including sexual orientation, gender identity, Women,
Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and protected
Keywords: Valero, Fort Wayne , QA/QC Lab Technician - Ethanol Plant, Other , Bluffton, Indiana
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