The Plant Engineer I is responsible for working closely with the management team to maintain plant operations and to implement system improvements. The Plant Engineer I troubleshoots and identifies process needs to maintain production levels. POET biorefineries operate on a 24 hour continuous schedule; the Plant Engineer I must be available as needed.
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:
Bachelor’s degree or greater in engineering required; chemical engineering degree preferred.
Experience operating processing plant environment such as grain or chemical processing beneficial.
Prior project management experience preferred.
Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.
WHY WORK FOR POET?
We believe POET stands alone as the most seasoned, accomplished and efficient force in biorefining. People like you made that happen.
With the right mix of creativity, hard work and team play, we can make great things happen for a lot of people. For you, there are many rewards:
Personal fulfillment -- sharpening your own expertise among the brightest, most seasoned in the industry
The energy that comes with developing an exploding new industry
Collaborating with colleagues who know how to get the job done right
Work that makes a real difference for thousands of people in communities across the country
Work that has significant global impact in both environmental and economic terms
A chance to make your mark on more than an industry, but a movement
This kind of responsibility may not be for everyone. If you're ready to take it on, we want to hear from you. This much we can guarantee: At POET, every day brings something new. We hope one of them brings us you.
Imagination, Discipline and a Lasting Impression. At POET, we are changing the world for the better while leaving a legacy that promotes health and sustainability through renewable biofuels.We believe in creativity from common sense. We believe the solution to our nation's growing energy crises is not some far-flung work of science fiction. It's the domestic energy we're producing today. The people of POET are currently replacing millions of barrels of imported oil every year with clean, renewable energy. All while pumping billions of dollars back into the American economy.In our three decades on the job, POET has developed an unmatched record in technology, reliability and efficiency. That's a legacy we intend to pass on. And every day we keep building on it. Today, we have a network of 28 plants in seven states and produce more than 1.7 billion gallons of biofuels annually.More important than volume is the efficiency with which we produce our products. POET provides turnkey development, design, engineering, construction, management and marketing services for our plant network. Our facilities are the most successful and profitable in the industry.Our technologies were developed an...d refined through years of hard work and collaboration with leaders in clean technology, biochemistry and animal nutrition. As a result, we reap more value from a bushel of corn than anyone.In addition to biofuels, we've perfected the leading brand of premium dried distillers grains with solubles on the market, Dakota Gold®.