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Plymouth Energy, a Delta T designed ethanol plant, has an immediate opening for a Production Operator at our Merrill, Iowa facility.
Production Operator
Reports To: Production Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Learn and operate all processes and equipment associated with the plant
• Learn and operate DCS (computer control system)
• Learn and follow procedures for plant start-up, shut down, cleaning and batching
• Maintain accurate and efficient logs.
• Analyze complied data and make adjustment(s) to optimize plant operation
• Communicate effectively with all personal details of what has occurred and what is supposed to be done during the next shift including the instructions in the log book
• Loadout commodities
• Become a certified operator of rail mover, forklift, wheel loader, man lift, and skid loader
• Communicate inventory and quality control to Production Supervisor and others as needed
• Perform quality control test on product streams
• Notify shift supervisor of any issues or concerns regarding plant operations, etc.
• Maintain plant facilities by practicing effective housekeeping procedures
• Complete any and all tasks assigned by supervisor
• Maintain a team environment with all other employees and departments while providing a high level of customer service and a friendly atmosphere
• Promote Plymouth Energy in the community

Safety: Safe work practices are a condition of employment.  All employees must report any safety issue or problem to your supervisor and safety coordinator immediately.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:  Must be able to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and steps and lift a minimum of 50 lbs.  Will be exposed to high noise levels and high dust levels at times.  Continuous operation requires rotating shift work.  Qualified individuals will work at elevated heights, be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays, be able to meet call-in requirements as needed and be able to work in all weather conditions.

Education/Language Ability:  Individual must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers.  Individual must be able to work with fractions, metric system, percentages, and decimals.  Must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English Language and able to legally work in the United States.


Plymouth Energy offers competitive pay; a generous benefits package; paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; a retirement savings plan; business casual attire; as well as a smoke-free work environment. All potential employees of Plymouth Energy, Inc. will be required to successfully pass a post-employment-offer drug screening, background check, and a physical prior to employment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

NOTE: These job descriptions are not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform
other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

To apply for a position, applications are available at and can be mailed or delivered to our office at 22234 K42, Merrill, IA 51038. Please contact  712.938.2373 extension 201 with any questions.


Competitive Wage, plus Shift Differential
Health and Dental Insurance
Company Paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
Retirement Savings Plan
Overtime and Call-In Pay
8 Paid Holidays
Vacation and Sick Time
Bonus and Retention Program 
*EOE--Pre-employment drug screen and background check required for all positions.
If you are looking for an opportunity to shape the future of our progressive company, please send your cover letter and resume or apply in person. You may also retrieve an application from this website by clicking on the link provided below.
Plymouth Energy's Application Link (PDF) below: 
Job Application

    Please Mail to: Plymouth Energy, LLC
                     22234 K-42
                     Merrill, IA 51038

Note: All job descriptions are not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the needs of the organization.


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