• Process Engineer I

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Travel Required
    Position Location(s)
    US-SD-Sioux Falls
    FLSA Status
  • At POET Plant Management, we are passionate about operational excellence.  Our team focuses on problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership which results in ongoing improvements throughout the fleet of 28 state-of-the-art POET bioprocessing facilities.  We work hard, we play hard, and we drive results!


    The Process Engineer I analyzes real time bioprocessing facility data to identify and evaluate gaps in performance throughout the POET fleet.  This position designs and drives continuous improvement projects, is exposed to all facets of bioprocessing facility operations and becomes a subject matter expert in assigned areas of expertise.  Team members will collaborate with the POET team to troubleshoot, innovate, optimize, and identify areas of improvement.


    A successful Process Engineer I is:

    • Inquisitive
    • Collaborative
    • Never Satisfied
    • Resourceful
    • Agile
    • Self-Directed
    • Determined

    To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required; chemical, mechanical, or agricultural engineering degree preferred.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment is beneficial. Prior bioprocessing or ethanol industry experience is not required.
    • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications. Experience with DCS control and DCS historian systems is beneficial.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to embrace change.


    To review a complete job description click here.


    POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.



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