Conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests of solid materials, liquids, and gases, and analyzes test data by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for fermentation performance.
Gather and prepare samples for HPLC analysis.
Analyze other components in samples.
Prepare and complete yeast counts.
Assemble statistical data on the performance of the plant.
Oversee the analysis of the ethanol produced (Certificate of Analysis).
Assist in managing the tank farm.
Complete a daily plant profile.
Monitor trends in fermentation.
Provide other departments with necessary data.
Clean and maintain the laboratory equipment and are.
Perform HPLC and IC service and maintenance.
Place orders for laboratory equipment and supplies.
Meet with vendors, potential vendors, and other interested in the technologies of Corn Plus.
Prepare the laboratory for plant tours and clean up.
Conduct bench top trials and oversee plant trials.
Manage tank farm COA samples.
Calculate end of month corn in process.
General research of new ideas, chemicals, etc.
Gather data and samples for internal/external sources including packaging and shipping if required.
General laboratory maintenance and cleaning.
Sets up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, or process control.
Tests and analyzes materials and substances such as ores, minerals, gases, soil, water, and pollutant.
Documents results of tests and analyses.
Prepares chemical solutions for use in processing materials, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
Tests and analyzes radioactive and biological materials.