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Position:  Operations Engineer II
Location:  South Roxana, IL
Job Id:  182
# of Openings:  1

Operations Engineer II 

An exciting new opportunity in South Roxana, Illinois -> 20 miles north east of St. Louis, Missouri!  

HERO BX is a leading Eco-friendly company with a spotless record of quality and is one of the largest producers of biodiesel in the Eastern United States. We serve the country's largest and most diverse energy companies with innovative, sustainable fuel manufacturing that is paving the way for future generations!

HERO BX currently has three locations along the Eastern corridor, each offering biodiesel products and logistics expertise to meet regional demand. This new opportunity comes with a purchase of a fourth location with many capital improvements planned for the future. Visit us at to learn more about the company.


Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production. May study and record time, motion, method, and speed involved in performance of production, maintenance, clerical, and other worker operations for such purposes as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.

  • Recommend revision to methods of operation, material handling, equipment layout, or other changes to increase production or improve standards.
  • Study time, motion, methods, and speed involved in maintenance, production, and other operations to establish standard production rate and improve efficiency.
  • Interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confer with management to determine quality and reliability standards.
  • Recommend modifications to existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability.
  • Aid in planning work assignments in accordance with worker performance, machine capacity, production schedules, and anticipated delays.
  • Observe worker using equipment to verify that equipment is being operated and maintained according to quality assurance standards.
  • Prepare charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate workflow, routing, floor layouts, material handling, and machine utilization.
  • Evaluate data and write reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.
  • Read worker logs, product processing sheets, and specification sheets, to verify that records adhere to quality assurance specifications.
  • Manage projects through the supervision of contractors.
  • Other special projects as assigned.
Employment Standards:
  • Education – BS in Engineering or related field required. Mechanical or Chemical Engineering preferred, or educational background in renewable energy.
  • ​Experience – 3 - 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment (as an Operations Engineer, Process Engineer or Engineer).

**Note: Erie Management Group, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Erie Management Group, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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