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Biodiesel Operator, Loader in Geismar, LA at REG

Date Posted: 10/31/2017

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Job Description


This purpose of this position is to ensure that quality product is shipped and received from the facility in the most efficient manner.


Responsible for verifying product quality before the product leaves and reaches the customer

Maintain a BQ-9000-compliant shipping and receiving system complete with appropriate documentation and work instructions

Plan and schedule biodiesel load-out functions to meet customer demands in the most efficient manner while maintaining product quality

Inventory and purchase products as needed

Monitor and continually improve quality control in all aspects of biodiesel plant shipping and receiving operations

Acquire, label and store retained product samples

Visually inspect retained samples for product quality before releasing the shipment

Inspect and test the quality of incoming raw material shipments prior to their release for use in the plant; follow established testing procedures and accurately report the results.

Perform load-out functions and train plant operators on safe performance of load-out functions including:

  • Preparing railcars and trucks for shipment (rinsing, washing, “squeegeeing”, and sandblasting)
  • Safely loading product for shipment into railcars and trucks
  • Inspecting product for quality indicators while loading
  • Sample loaded product as necessary for retention and quality purposes
  • For each shipped, received, or produced item, fill out the appropriate paperwork to ensure correct inventories are maintained and forward said paperwork to required parties while keeping copies of the paperwork for on-site filing

Perform general facility maintenance and housekeeping at the load-out facilities

Help to verify load-out instrumentation to ensure its proper function

Generate daily shipment reports

Follow all safety regulations for any work area, and encourage others to do the same

Follow all safety guidelines regulated by REG, OSHA, or other regulatory agencies

Assist with manufacturing, packaging, and load-out of specialty oil products

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required: High school education or equivalent.

Experience Required: 5 years experience in load-out operations. Several years experience in shipping and receiving.

Skills Required: Basic computer skills, accounting skills, good written and oral communication, and organizational skills. Forklift Operator Certificate.


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