Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Material Handler in Hopewell, Virginia


Green Plains, Inc. currently operates a total of seventeen ethanol plants in nine states. We also market and distribute ethanol for independent third-party ethanol producers, and operate grain storage facilities in a number of states. We are a growth company and we seek to continue our growth by adding grain storage facilities, ethanol plants, fueling terminals and more.

Material Handler Location: Hopewell, VA


  • Load trucks with product (DDGS, ethanol, wet cake) using meters or scales as required assuring timely deliver of products.

  • Load railcars with product as necessary following standard operating procedures and safety procedures.

  • Keep grains receiving building and surrounding areas clean.

  • Keep loaders and other equipment clean.

  • Inspect and service equipment when needed.

  • Learn scale house operations of probing, weighing, and grading of grain.

  • Help in other areas of the plant when needed.

  • Be courteous at all times.

  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Production Supervisor/Plant Manager.

  • Participate in on-going safety programs, safety training and follow all safety procedures.

  • Communicate regularly with the control room

  • Inform maintenance of any equipment failures


Background / Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Valid drivers license required.

  • Experience in truck loading and unloading, rail car loading.

  • Experience in grain handling systems

  • Operate front end loader, skid loader and other heavy equipment.

  • Must be able to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and steps, lift up to 60 lbs, and work at heights.

Green Plains, Inc. offers competitive pay; a generous benefit package; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; a retirement savings plan; flexible spending accounts; a business casual attire work environment.

All potential employees of Green Plains, Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.

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.

Requisition Number: 18-0073

Title: Material Handler

Employment Type: Full Time

Work Hours: Day plus Extended Hours

City: Hopewell

State: VA

Post Date: 3/9/2018