Lab Manager

Siouxland Energy Cooperative is accepting applications for a Lab Manager in the Ethanol Plant near Sioux Center. Laboratory and computer experience necessary. BS in Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry or related field will be helpful. Experience with HPLC, GC, IC, and NIR is preferred. This person needs to be able to work well with others, be able to learn plant process, perform quality test and experiments on products. This is a full time position M-F with a possibility of working some weekends. Send resume to


Scale Attendant

Siouxland Energy Cooperative, the Ethanol Plant near Sioux Center, is accepting resumes for the Scale Attendant Position. Experience and general understanding of the Ag industry would be helpful. This position requires but is not limited to:

  • General computer experience along with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access & Excel
  • Willingness to adapt to a flexible work load that will require multitasking and prioritizing based on current needs
  • Comfortable and polite phone skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn software related to scale operations 

This position will include greeting customers and visitors to the plant, answering phones, scale operation, managing and processing data, filing and other general office duties such as copying, mailing and running errands.

This is an hourly position with a schedule that will be coordinated with the Commodities Assistant. Extra hours during harvest and some Saturday hours may be required. 

Please submit a resume along with a cover letter briefly describing your interest in this position. Please send to Siouxland Energy Cooperative, ATTN Human Resources, 3890 Garfield Ave Sioux Center, IA 51250 or email to



Lead Shift Operator

Siouxland Energy Cooperative has an immediate opening for a Lead Operator. The successful candidate will uphold maximum production and quality standards while maintaining a positive teamwork environment to ensure steady state operation. The position will assume the responsibility of both the operation of the facility as well as the production staff for the duration of this 12 hour shift. This position will work closely with the Production Supervisor and Production Manager in an effort to reach production goals and requirements. 3-5 years prior ethanol plant experience required. Individual must be hard working and self-motivated. Individuals must manage confined space, climb ladders and steps, and lift up to 60 pounds. We offer on-the-job training and excellent benefit program.

Shift Operators

Shift Operators must be willing to learn new procedures in the ethanol industry. Prior ethanol plant experience is preferred but not required. We offer comprehensive on-the-job training. Boiler operation, process control systems, reverse osmosis, chiller operation and cooling tower experience would be helpful. 12 hour shifts on a rotating schedule allowing for 2-3 days off between rotation. $2.00/hr shift differential for night shift.  If you are interested in this position, call Shane Rasset at 712-722-4904, Ext 105 or email resume to

Shift Maintenance

Shift maintenance personnel need to have general understanding of maintenance procedures and be willing to learn procedures for the ethanol industry. Knowledge of 4-20 milliamps, 460 V 3 Ph power distribution,welding and payloader experience is a plus.  These individuals must be able to meet call in requirements.



Physical requirements include managing confined space, ability to lift 60lbs, ability to climb ladders and steps and be able to safely operate company equipment. Previous experience is always helpful, but Siouxland Energy is committed to providing extensive training to the right candidate.



Friendly, Team Atmosphere

Health/Disability & Dental Insurance

Paid Time off and Paid Holidays

Retirement Program

Competitive Wages

$1,000 Sign-on Bonus after 6 months of employment


If you are interested in becoming part of this fast growing industry, please fill out our online employment application. You may also download a copy of the application here or visit the Main Office during normal business hours and fill out an application onsite.