Flint Hills Resources, LP Lab Technician in ARTHUR, Iowa

Who are we? Watch to find out! ''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.'' - Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO Flint Hills Resources is looking fora Lab Technician to work at our ethanol plant in Arthur, IA. In this role, youwill perform daily lab activities and determine whether products meet industry and company set standards includingperforming lab tests, verifying sample properties, and taking necessary corrective action whenever a product is out of spec. A Day In The Life Typically Includes: Test, analyze, and communicate all test results Perform routine and in-depth equipment maintenance, including calibrations, to ensure equipment reliability Train Shift Lab Technicians and Production Operators on applicable analytical methods Participate in procedure reviews and method validation Support trials for new process additives and/or implement new lab instruments as needed Provide oversight to all issued Certificates of Analysis (COAs) and understand specifications/regulatory limits for products shipped Manage lab inventory for consumables and supplies and manage outside services for equipment maintenance Document and communicate issues regarding quality, instrumentation, and production to appropriate terms Adhere to all plant health, safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures This role is subject to pre-employment physical abilities test. What You Will Need: Basic Qualifications: Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and Excel Bachelor's degree inascience related discipline with at least two years of quality lab experience OR a minimum of 5 years of quality lab experience Experience troubleshooting and operating analytical lab instruments Willingness to work in an industrial plant setting High School Diploma or GED Valid and current government issues driver's license Ability to work overtime as needed Ability to respond to and provide support on a 24/7 basis for emergency lab issues Other Considerations: Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling and grasping. Standing for extended periods of time, walking up to one (1) mile per day, and data entry while seated for greater than one (1) hour Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (Hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots and hearing protection) Ability to climb up to 200ft Ability to lift up to45 pounds Ability to push/pull 22 pounds Able to visually observe lab tests and discriminate subtle color differences to include detecting color changes in red/green hues What Will Put You Ahead? Preferred Qualifications: Experience operating and troubleshooting HPLCs, GCs, ICs Experience in an ethanol facility Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources? This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf Follow us VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals EOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO