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Lab Technician-Full-time, Non-Exempt Print

Company: Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC

Date Posted: Jun 9, 2017


Provide support and reports to improve and monitor fermentation and the ethanol producation process, as assigned by the Lab Manager.  Follow best available practices and procedures to assure the highest yields possible during the conversion of starch to ethanol.  Perform required quality control testing of water, wasterwater and products as required by company standards and state and federal mandates.  Individuals assigned to this positio will normally be responsible for the day-to-day testing and quality control procedurers as identified by the Lab manager.



  • Prior experience as a Lab Technician preferred
  • Requires knowledge of and adherence to standards of good lab practices
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Aability to work well with others and work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel software skills, database, data entry
  • Exemplify the high standards necessary to accomplish the goals of this Company.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree, BA/BS preferred in biology/micro-biology or related field or related work

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50lbs
  • ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • ability to work in outside conditions and adverse weather
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Sweeping

Working Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to dusty conditions
  • The employee is regularly exposed to high noise environment
  • The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather in all conditions
  • The employee will regularly be exposed to checmicals used in the process (including dry industrial penicillin)



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Job Details
Location Council Bluffs, IA
Closing Date