Heartland Corn Products Job Openings

-Grains Operator


  1. Required to follow good manufacturing practices, HazMat certification, to attend safety training, and to follow safety rules at all time.
  2. Inspect grade and document all products delivered and shipped.
  3. Responsible for the unloading of corn and the loading of Ethanol and DDGS.
  4. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all internal and external customers.
  5. Responsible for starting up all systems necessary to unload corn into the corn storage areas. Monitor the working condition of the equipment throughout the day.
  6. Responsible for keeping Grains area neat and clean at all times.
  7. Assist the maintenance department with repairs and maintenance that need to be done on the equipment in their areas.
  8. Responsible for keeping track of the corn and DDGS inventory. This includes taking physical inventory as required.
  9. Required to work outside of normal working hours as needed. This will include nights, weekends and/or an early start to a work day.
  10. Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word and ETS.
  11. Required to perform any other duties as assigned.



  • Ability to operate pay loader and robotic arm.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders in order to monitor equipment and take inventories in their designated areas. This includes heights up to 250 feet.
  • Required to work outside when loading ethanol railcars. This requires working in inclement weather.



  1. Report any unsafe conditions to their Supervisor immediately.
  2. Communicate with the grains receiving and operations staff regarding inventories and loading schedules for ethanol and DDGS.
  3. Position is normally Monday-Friday. However, need to be available to work rotating positions within grains and hours for each position.  Evenings and weekends will be required at times depending on train schedule and product availability.


-Process Operator

Heartland Corn Products (HCP) has an exciting opportunity within our Ethanol Processing plant in Winthrop, MN. We are looking for self-starting individual to join our team as a Process Operator. HCP is one of the few ethanol plants that have continued to run at full capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have not layed off or reduced hours for any employees during the pandemic.

Process Operators are responsible for the various stages of Ethanol and Distiller’s Grains production.  Such as monitor plant operations, getting product samples, and keeping production area clean.  The ability to learn, understand and retain ethanol manufacturing process is required.

Related experience is not required. On the Job Training is provided.

Work schedule consists of rotating 12 hour shifts, which allows you to have potentially 182 days out of the year off plus PTO time.  Starting pay is $20.00 with Skill Based pay incentives.

HCP focuses on employee safety and provides a great work environment with competitive pay and benefit package.  Benefits include but not limited to: medical and dental with employee premiums paid at 100% by HCP and dependent premiums paid 50% by HCP.  In addition, we offer life insurance, paid STD and LTD as well as 401k with matching HCP contributions.  HCP is an equal opportunity employer.