“Our innovative culture supports not just technology advancements, but also career progression. People and their interests grow, and we embrace this by helping them find their best fit at Green Plains."Todd Becker, President and CEO
Building a community
"The Optimal team strives to cultivate a culture built around empowerment, communication, and quality. We work to support each other to build a community we are all proud of."Dustin Schulz, VP of Operations, Optimal Aquafeed
“The FQT group has a forward-thinking and creative energy. Employees are encouraged to take ownership of new initiatives; and hard work is rewarded, reinforcing a highly integrated and committed team culture."Donna Meyer, Director of Finance, Fluid Quip Technologies
Building a family
"Green Plains has built a family-first culture. I have developed a tremendous family that I am proud to be a part of. Whether it's at work or out at a social function, this family is always supporting and empowering each other."Grant Spratt, Operations Manager
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We’re constantly learning
“Our ‘growth mindset’ culture lets us try amazing things; we are innovating like crazy right now.”
Marry Jones, Corporate Vice President
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Making an Impact
Green Plains employees work together to make an impact personally and professionally.
Good Stewards. Good Neighbors. Good Workers.
At Green Plains, we pride ourselves on serving our customers, communities, investors and families by pursuing sustainability and diversity in all that we do. Relationships are valuable, whether they be amoung associates, customers and suppliers or between these groups and our products and processes.
Who We Are
Our teams contribute to innovations that change how we feed the world.
Our Strategy As a leading biorefining company, we constantly drive meaningful transformation of our platform through technological advancement and innovation to create sustainable, value-added products. Every day we work to create more value from fewer resources, seize meaningful opportunities for our company and innovate products to better serve our customers and the environment.
Our PurposeWe leverage technology to create sustainable products that have a meaningful impact on our customers, the environment and a growing global population. We utilize our extensive experience in agribusiness to make the most out of everything we develop.
Our Commitment to Sustainability We are committed to serving as true stewards of the environment, thinking in new ways to make an increasingly positive impact on the future. We partner with a growing range of stakeholders to meet a variety of standards for sustainability, including SASB and United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.