Environmental Systems Operator

Central Bi Products

Redwood Falls, Minnesota

Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural based manufacturing company based in Redwood Falls, MN. FUI is a premier provider of specialized products, providing superior value and services to our members and customers. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Pet Care Systems, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. FUI currently manufactures in 8 facilities in a three state area, including: Redwood Falls, Long Prairie, Waite Park and Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; Mitchell, South Dakota and Estherville, Iowa. For more information, visit fuillc.com.

Job Title: Environmental Systems Operator
Location: Redwood Falls, MN
Reports To: Complex Manager

Areas of Accountability

All areas of accountability to be delivered in a manner that aligns with the values and business strategy of Farmers Union Industries.

  • Wastewater Quality Control
  • Systems Maintenance
  • Systems Inspections & Testing
  • Records & Compliance Reporting

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work safely following all company safety policies, practices, procedures, and improvement initiatives
  • Comply with all regulatory compliance requirements including safety, environmental, and food/feed safety
  • Operate and maintain wastewater treatment equipment; pond systems; fresh water and wash water systems
  • Operate and maintain all boilers and associated systems (HPR, Water softener, etc.)
  • Operate and maintain all air scrubbing equipment and associated systems (chlorine dioxide, etc.)
  • Operate and maintain all chemical storage and distribution systems; propane systems and heating systems
  • Collect and test samples to monitor systems and determine changes to meet safety and operational requirements
  • Perform routine cleaning and inspection of equipment to maintain general housekeeping
  • Record observations and communicate any issues
  • Repair and troubleshoot treatment systems and meters
  • Assist in the operation, monitoring, and maintenance of all electrical and electrical generation systems
  • Operate bobcats, forklifts, yard tractors, and other units necessary to load, unload, and process raw material
  • Use tools and equipment provided for assigned duties safely and correctly
  • Operate welders, acetylene torches, and plasma torches, as needed

Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal workload


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • AS degree in related field, preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience of wastewater treatment, chemical distribution, and boiler operation
  • Ability to obtain and maintain valid Minnesota Chief B Boiler Operator license and Class C Wastewater Operator license
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs. from floor to waist level
  • Ability to climb 75 ft. of stairway or climb up ladder 40 ft. occasionally to operate and make fine adjustments to buttons/controls
  • Ability to tolerate varying environmental conditions

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Farmers Union Industries, LLC is an equal opportunity employer / affirmative action employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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