Scale House Operator - Ethanol Plant

Valero Energy Corporation Albert City , IA 50510

Posted 5 months ago

Responsible for safely and efficiently weighing raw materials/chemicals (corn and dried distiller's grains) in and out, as well as loading truck ethanol.

Operates computerized scales (SAP software system) to ensure accuracy of all transactions.

  • Grades all incoming samples of corn proficiently and accurately using manual and automated equipment (Auto Kicker).

  • Analyzes test data and determines appropriate action.

  • Maintains and calibrates testing and weighing equipment.

  • Maintains daily update of checklists and routine duties calendar including cleaning log.

  • Collects bill of ladings and invoices and deliver to the Accounting department.

  • Interfaces with QA/QC laboratory to ensure effective implementation of QA/QC policies and procedures.

  • Creates notifications for the maintenance department to facilitate upkeep and repair of scale house equipment.

  • Writes safe work permits.

  • Assists in maintaining the security of the plant.

This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Experience providing customer service to truck drivers preferred.

  • Experience operating automated scales and corn sampling equipment preferred.

About Valero Renewables Albert City

Valero's Albert City ethanol plant is located near Albert City, Iowa, about 95 miles northeast of Sioux City. The biorefinery sits on 78 acres and started ethanol production in December 2006. 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 Albert City plant annually processes approximately 47 million bushels of corn into approximately 135 million gallons of denatured ethanol and 355,000 tons of distillers grains co-products. The biorefinery employs more than 70 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 Veterans.

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