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Facility Manager -

Heartwell Renewables
Hastings, NE
  • Posted: 10 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Heartwell Renewables is a unique joint venture between affiliates of The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill to produce and market renewable diesel. Heartwell Renewables is the only entity of its kind to both manufacture and distribute this fuel all the way to the retail pump.

The Love’s Family of Companies, Cargill and their affiliates have entered this unique 50/50 joint venture to produce and market renewable diesel – a green fuel experiencing strong, rising demand. The joint venture will result in the construction of a new production plant in Hastings, Nebraska. There will be an excess of 500 workers during construction and more than 50 permanent jobs in Hastings, Nebraska. The plant will have the ability to produce approximately 80 million gallons annually of renewable diesel.

When considering the environmental benefits and performance enhancements of renewable diesel, the creation of Heartwell Renewables is a long-term win for not only the companies involved, but also for Nebraska, consumers, and the environment.


  • Job Title: Facility Manager
  • FLSA Exempt: Yes


The Facility Manager will provide strategic operational oversight for all production, maintenance, operating and optimization processes for the facility. In this role, you will lead and direct a team to meet organization standards for safe, reliable, efficient, quality, operational and financial performance.


  • Provide strategic development for production and operations to ensure safe operations in compliance with regulatory and organizations safety and environmental program standards and goals.
  • Provide strategic leadership, development and talent management activities for direct reports and their organizations, which may include forecasting resource needs, recruiting, hiring, performance management, training, and budgeting. You will also collaborate with managers and supervisors in your organization to ensure staff selections align with current and future needs.
  • Lead and direct base and non-base capital investment projects and spending for the facility
  • Provide operational strategy, management, and compliance of capital and operating budgets and responsible for capital investment projects and spending.
  • Lead and be responsible for strategic implementation results of operational efficiency programs.
  • Provide operational leadership and fosters a culture that builds and maintains a plant that are operationally sound, safe, and efficient.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience and responsibility for budgets and staff resource planning
  • Minimum of eight years of related work experience, five years of supervisory experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply


  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Technical or Engineering background
  • Oil & Gas Operational managerial experience
  • Experienced in Renewable Diesel, Steam reformation, Hydro processing and or a PSM regulated facility
  • Vegetable Oil refining

Heartwell Renewables


Hastings, NE


Real Estate

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