CHS Inc. Process Operator in Annawan, Illinois


Posting Title:

Process Operator

Job Posting:

CHS has an opportunity within our Renewable Fuels division located in Annawan, IL. We are looking for a Process Operator who is willing to learn the process of our ethanol/biodiesel production facility. CHS offers an excellent benefit package with growth potential. We are seeking someone that is self-motivated and works well with others in a team environment. This position includes a training program to train new hires to perform the following tasks:

You will:

  • Be trained by a knowledgeable staff member to be able to perform the tasks associated with the safe, efficient operation of the ethanol -biodiesel facility

  • Become knowledgeable in process operations and understand chemical, biological and mechanical principles.

  • Conduct inspections of key process points, make necessary adjustments and identify problems on equipment under your direction.

  • Ensure products meet specifications.

  • Run routine laboratory analysis as scheduled or directed.

  • Conduct basic preventative maintenance as required and assist maintenance techs as needed.

  • Follow all established safety rules and procedures; alert management of any safety concerns.

  • Monitor, maintain, and care for all issued tools.

  • Complete the training program for the area assigned.

  • Attend the monthly employee training.

  • Work together with fellow employees in a professional manner.

  • Keep work area clean, orderly, and in a safe condition.

  • Hard hats, steel toed boots, eye & hearing protection are provided and required in designated areas.

  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

  • Process operators work a rotating 12 hour shift to cover 24/7, you may be called upon to cover openings on a shift other than your own.

  • Identify and communicate workplace hazards, correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Basic Qualifications: (required)

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Ability to speak and read English

  • Able to lift, use tools, shovel, sweep, load & unload, and carry materials up to 50lbs frequently

  • Able to climb ladders and work at heights up to 180ft

  • Able to stand, walk, and climb stairs as needed.

  • Able to work in noisy, dusty, and all-weather conditions

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CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.

CHS is a diversified Fortune 100 company providing essential grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers. CHS is a cooperative system owned by farmers, ranchers and their local cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from Canada to Texas. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer.

Minimum Years of Experience Required:





RF - Renewable Fuels



Minimum Education Required:

GED / High School Diploma

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Career Types:

Laborer / Production, Manufacturing / Operations