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Supervisor - Alcohol Print

Company: Alto Ingredients

Date Posted: Dec 24, 2021

Job Title:         Supervisor - Alcohol  
Reports to:      Operations Manager – Wet Mill Ethanol       
Department:    Operations     
Location:         Pekin, IL         
Supervises:     Bldg 7 Field Operators, Distillation Control Room Operators, Fermentation Control Room Operators   
Classification: Exempt
Date:               November 2021        

Build your career with Alto Ingredients!  Earn a competitive salary, eligibility for annual cash incentive and stock-based incentive, benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401k with a company dollar-for-dollar match up to 6%, a Wellness program, a stipend for fitness center expenses, a generous paid time off (PTO) program, and service awards for career longevity.  Alto Ingredients values the communities where we work and live, and offers an extra 8 hours of paid leave for employees who volunteer their time and talents in their community.

Environment:  Alto Ingredients, Inc. (ALTO), formerly known as Pacific Ethanol, Inc., is a leading producer of specialty alcohols and essential ingredients. The company is focused on products for four key markets: Health, Home & Beauty; Food & Beverage; Essential Ingredients; and Renewable Fuels. The company’s customers include major food and beverage companies and consumer products companies. For more information, please visit

Our Pekin campus produces products destined for Health, Food and Beverage and Industrial markets.  All personnel are responsible for the safety of these products, which includes participation in training, following cGMP and food safety requirements in the facility, and reviewing and following SOPs for incoming ingredients and outgoing products.

Job Purpose:   Supervises Fermentation/Distillation operations and operators, coordinates maintenance for fermentation/distillation area, responsible for safe operations and safety of personnel, fills in for Ethanol Manager-Operations when needed, performs tasks assigned by Ethanol Manager-Operations.

The following is a list of major duties and responsibilities for this position along with certain supportive duties.  It is not all-inclusive.  Other duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and in addition, management may modify this job description as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safety of areas
  • Environmental compliance of areas
  • Oversees daily operations
  • Works with maintenance/contractors
  • Fill in for Ethanol Manager-Operations as needed
  • Work closely with marketing and logistics departments

Position Requirements:

  • Good understanding of fermentation/distillation in the production of alcohol
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks/priorities
  • Experience in directing work force
  • Ability to work extended or variable work hours as necessary
  • HS diploma. College doesn’t hurt, but is not necessary

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in cold to hot temperatures; work around dust, fumes, and/or moderate to loud noises; works inside and/or outside;
  • Able to climb stairs, Distillation Columns and ladders; walk on paved and unpaved surfaces; sit at a desk and operate a computer and keyboard; visual acuity to review written documentation; ability to hear, speak, and understand speech at normal room levels and on the telephone; manual dexterity to operate a telephone; lift horizontally and vertically, bend, stoop, stand, and reach;
  • Ability to work at elevated heights
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Alto Ingredients participates in E-Verify; Criminal background check and drug screen required.

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Location Pekin, IL
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