POET

  • Machine Operator

    Job ID
    2019-3877
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Plant Operations
    Shift
    Day
    Travel Required
    None
    Position Location(s)
    US-MO-Macon
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
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    POET Biorefining - Macon will be adding Machine Operators to the team! Day and night shift available, flexibility preferred. 

     

    ABOUT POET BIOPROCESSING

    Our 28 Bioprocessing facilities produce over 1.9 billion gallons of ethanol, 5 million tons of Dakota Gold distillers grain animal feed and 600 million pounds of our Voila® corn oil. That’s a lot of product!  In addition, we provide CO2 to the beverage industry and contribute to sustainable roadways. We also buy 650 million bushels of corn per year from local producers. It is our role at POET bioprocessing to ensure safe, efficient, and profitable operations at each facility.

     

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of all equipment associated with the production of dry ice from CO2. The Machine Operator will be responsible for production, regulatory compliance, inventory, and shipping. The Machine Operator will troubleshoot and maintain the dry ice equipment as needed. The Machine Operator may at times be asked to assist Maintenance Technicians in more technical or complex maintenance procedures. Team members in this position are required to maintain knowledge of the process flow, computerized equipment, and be aware of hazards associated with the process as well as understand and execute standard operating procedures. Work schedule is 8 hour shifts Monday through Friday. Day, evening, and night shift positions are available. Overtime required as needed.

     

    Promotion and cross training opportunities as available.

     

    DURING A TYPICAL DAY (IF THERE IS ONE), YOU WILL:

    • Use your knowledge to safely and efficiently operate the dry ice plant.
    • Operate dry ice pelletizer, forklifts, pallet jacks, and sanitation equipment and chemicals.
    • Keep the dry ice building and equipment clean inside and outside.
    • Perform and document maintenance and repairs of equipment.
    • Prepare shipping and other documents as required.
    • Operate computers for both production and administrative tasks.
    • Follow plant procedures for start-up and shutdown.
    • Maintain accurate and timely logs.
    • Keep your plant safe by fostering a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance.
    • Since we’re all about teamwork and getting the job done, your skill may be put to a lot of other uses!

     

    CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • You must be a self-starter and able to work safely and productively without close supervision.
    • Experience in a production environment preferred.
    • Light to medium maintenance experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of computers and MS Office and ability to learn production software systems.
    • Working knowledge in math, reading comprehension, and mechanical reasoning required.
    • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skilled required.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills required.
    • Ability to embrace change and adjust to changing priorities required.

     

    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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