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spherion Plant Operator I Rotating 12 hr shifts in Claremont, Minnesota

Plant Operator I Rotating 12 hr shiftsposted:Tuesday, August 18, 2020


Claremont, Minnesota


Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)

Job Type


Working Hours

Various Shifts Available


US$ 18.00 - US$ 25.00 per hour

Ref. Number



Hunt, Jason, Spherion



Job Description

Plant Operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all plant process equipment, routine maintenance, and equipment and facility cleaning. Operators will develop and maintain an understanding of plant processes including equipment conceptual operation and design, process safety, and standard operating procedures. The position entails 12 hour rotating shifts, participation in the on-call program, and occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime.


  1. Maintain a clean and safe working environment

  2. Participate in safety, health, and environmental compliance programs

  3. Learn about all ethanol plant process operations including grain handling, cook, fermentation, distillation, drying, oxidizers, boilers, and water treatment

  4. Operate the digital control system for the plant.

  5. Collect, analyze, and report on process and quality assurance/quality control samples, and make adjustments to plant operations when necessary

  6. Collect process operations data and prepare daily logs to support the operation of the plant.

  7. Learn about and operate laboratory analytical equipment including HPLCs, PH meters, titrators, and microscopes

  8. Perform scheduled preventative maintenance and planned or unplanned repairs including assisting the Maintenance and Utility Operator teams where required.

  9. Inspect and safely operate all equipment and machinery as necessary including forklifts, telehandlers, and skid loaders

  10. Comply with relevant safety and compliance regulations and policies in the execution of all job tasks

  11. Keep the facility, including production and office areas, clean and in tour ready condition

  12. Be available for overtime or call-in as required

  13. Inspect, troubleshoot, and report on equipment operational issues including piping and mechanical problems

  14. Communicate verbally and in writing to coordinate with team members and other departments to safely execute Operations job tasks

  15. Other duties as assigned

Working hours: Various Shifts Available


  • Ability to read material safety data sheets (MSDS) and ready chemical labels

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new software applications


High School


0-1 years


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • 2 years experience in plant operations or equivalent production or industrial environment preferred. No experience necessary.

  • Possess a valid driver?s license and be able to drive

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