Careers At New Heaven

NHC is a biodiesel catalyst manufacturing plant at the Manly Terminal in Manly, IA. The primary purpose is to serve the local biofuel industry in Iowa and in the region. New Heaven Chemicals is affiliated with TSS Group, a global company which has constructed and operated sodium methylate plants in other countries. 

If interested in a position with NHC, please e-mail your resume to For further information contact, call 641-454-4030

Currently Available Positions

Administrative Assistant

Education: Associate’s degree or equivalent.  

Experience: Two+ years of office experience in a manufacturing industry. 

Responsibilities: Plant office management, Time cards, generating invoices, maintaining communications and reports along with some accounting.

Plant Operators – 12 Shift Positions

Education: Associate’s degree or equivalent.  

Experience: At least 2 to 3 years of Production Operator experience in similar industries – biodiesel, ethanol, chemicals, etc.

Responsibilities: Plant operators supervise the production process of the plant and manage the equipment within the plant. They also have to ensure that the production process runs safely and smoothly. They need to monitor the equipment & control instruments and make sure they’re working properly, and they might plan and undertake maintenance efforts when required. They are also in charge of shutting down or otherwise handling equipment during an emergency.

Plant Operators record test results and other data connected to a plant’s operation. They also keep an eye on test results over time and adjustments to the manufacturing process as necessary. They then report the findings to supervisors and other managerial personnel on a daily basis.

Manufacturing Engineer

Education and/or Experience requirements for Ideal Candidate:

  • A minimum of a Masters degree in production / industrial / mechanical or related engineering fields.
  • Requires leadership and excellent interpersonal skills to provide training to team members and operators.
  • At least 12 months of work experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Fluency in English, Hindi & Telugu.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and off shifts (second & third shift) if required.
  • Clients are located throughout the US, so employees must be willing to frequently travel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Plant Manager and commercial team on operational, financial reporting and data analysis.
  • Manage customer database and sales records in spreadsheets for subsequent analysis and presentation to management team.
  • Daily communication with off-site engineering team in Hyderabad, India to identify process improvements, report any drastic variations, increase plant efficiency & quality of the product.
  • Responsible for inventory management such as raw materials, consumables, spares, etc and controlled expenditure of production supplies.
  • Analyze ancillary costs to each customer and improve the economic viability of the company.
  • Responsible for the functioning and maintenance of the Effluent Treatment Plant.
  • Recommend pricing levels for each customer and prepare reports on profitability.
  • Assist the marketing team with negotiation of procurement and sales contracts.

Mechanical Engineer

Education and/or Experience requirements for Ideal Candidate:

  •  Post graduate degree in Business administration is required
  • Background in mechanical or chemical engineering as well as finance, economics or business management
  • At least 12 months work experience in a similar role
  • Fluency in English, and Tamil/Telugu
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in the computer software applications such as MS Office, AutoCAD is a plus
  • Knowledge on process automation and PLC systems

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Assist Plant Manager in organizing and managing day-to-day activities for plant operations.
  • Manage a team of workers in achieving daily production goals.
  • Coordinate with Plant Manager in resolving plant issues in a timely manner.
  • Provide training and guidance to workers to meet performance standards.
  • Ensure materials, supplies and equipment are readily and continuously available for workers to carry out production process.
  • Implement continuous plant improvements for increased productivity and waste reduction.
  • Implement cost reduction initiatives to minimize plant and labor expenditures.
  • Maintain work area clean, safe and organized for workers.
  • Assist to set overall plant policies and procedures to ensure effective operations.
  • Schedule routine inspection and maintenance of plant equipment to prevent machine downtime.