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POET’s public policy department is seeking a Public Policy Intern. A preferential candidate must express an interest in the political process and a basic knowledge of the biofuels industry. The ability to manage several tasks for various members of the department at one time is essential. The Public Policy Intern should be available to travel out of the office on a limited basis.      
Location
US-Washington
Job ID
2018-3031
Category
Internship
The Shift Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the Plant Technicians or Operators and for creating a positive work environment. Team members in this position strive for maximum efficiency in plant operations and support operations through problem solving, adaptation and working with other departments to correct process problems. The Shift Supervisor plans, directs and coordinates the operations of the biorefinery by implementing changes as necessary. Team members in this position are also responsible for optimizing plant runtime as well as downtime while ensuring a quality end product. POET biorefineries operate on a 24-hour continuous schedule which requires Shift Supervisors to work a 12-hour shift schedule (including, nights, weekends, and holidays) alongside their assigned team. Team member must be available as needed.  
Location
US-MN-Lake Crystal
Job ID
2018-3030
Category
Plant Operations
The Plant Technician I is responsible for the operation of all plant processing equipment and performing routine maintenance in a highly automated chemical facility. In the area of maintenance, Plant Technicians are responsible for the safe and efficient repair, maintenance and cleaning of all equipment associated with biorefining processes. 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. Continuous plant operation requires 12-hour shift work. Team member must be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays and be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.  
Location
US-IN-N Manchester
Job ID
2018-3029
Category
Plant Operations
The Electrician is responsible for troubleshooting and identifying root-cause issues, repairing or replacing parts and rewiring and installing related instrument/electrical goods at the biorefinery. The Electrician ensures that all work performed is in compliance with electrical codes and tests and inspects and repairs issues when they occur. Team members in this position will communicate any problems or concerns to the management team. The Electrician is also responsible for reviewing all electrical procedures for the biorefinery, assisting in developing pertinent electrical programs and training team members. Continuous plant operation includes 24/7 schedules. Team member must be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.    
Location
US-OH-Marion
Job ID
2018-3028
Category
Plant Operations
The Laboratory Technician II is responsible for performing various tests including all applicable quality control standards and samples and reporting results to the Quality Manager. Lab Technician II's are also accountable for ensuring all necessary tests are completed accurately and in a timely manner as well as training operators in proper field sampling and testing techniques.  
Location
US-OH-Marion
Job ID
2018-3027
Category
Laboratory/Research
The Plant Technician I is responsible for the operation of all plant processing equipment and performing routine maintenance in a highly automated chemical facility. In the area of maintenance, Plant Technicians are responsible for the safe and efficient repair, maintenance and cleaning of all equipment associated with biorefining processes. 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. Continuous plant operation requires 12-hour shift work. Team member must be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays and be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.  
Location
US-IA-Coon Rapids
Job ID
2018-3026
Category
Plant Operations
The General Manager will report directly to a Regional Vice President and have a reporting relationship to a Board of Directors. The General Manager will have responsibility for accomplishing the company’s production goals, ensuring the plant operates in a safe, efficient and profitable manner and for maintaining all business operations of the biorefinery.   As a leader at the biorefinery location, this team member should have a strong understanding of how the production process works and be ready to implement changes as needed. The General Manager must be able to work as a team with staff at the Plant, POET corporate office and investors. This opportunity has growth potential and offers mobility within POET.
Location
US-MO-Macon
Job ID
2018-3025
Category
Management
The Grain Buyer is responsible for procuring grain from producer customers, commercial accounts and managing a customer database for the location. Team members in this position monitor the competitiveness of cash grain bids and policies. They also must develop and build strong customer relationships. Grain Buyers will need to be aware of CBOT grain prices at all times and understand current market news, local, U.S. and World S&D and other fundamental and technical market factors to talk intelligently to customers about the market outlook. Grain Buyers are accountable for informing management of grain movements and other local news that may impact local buying efforts. Grain Buyers also may fill in for the Scale Master and must understand grain weighing and grading procedures and policies.    
Location
US-IN-Cloverdale
Job ID
2018-3024
Category
Commodities/Merchandising
The Shift Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the Plant Technicians or Operators and for creating a positive work environment. Team members in this position strive for maximum efficiency in plant operations and support operations through problem solving, adaptation and working with other departments to correct process problems. The Shift Supervisor plans, directs and coordinates the operations of the biorefinery by implementing changes as necessary. Team members in this position are also responsible for optimizing plant runtime as well as downtime while ensuring a quality end product. POET biorefineries operate on a 24-hour continuous schedule which requires Shift Supervisors to work a 12-hour shift schedule (including, nights, weekends, and holidays) alongside their assigned team. Team member must be available as needed.  
Location
US-SD-Hudson
Job ID
2018-3023
Category
Plant Operations
The Accountant will perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of financial transactions. They will ensure that POET’s policies and procedures are followed. They will also help the Accounting team on other duties as assigned.   The Accountant will be assigned to an Area of Excellence focused on either Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable based on accounting and staffing needs. Additionally, they will assist with Grains Accounting and Contract Administration, and coverage of administrative duties. This position will report to the Controller at the assigned bioprocessing facility, and take direction from an Areas of Excellence Controller at another bioprocessing facility.
Location
US-IA-Hanlontown
Job ID
2018-3022
Category
Accounting/Finance
The Fabricator I is responsible for performing machine shop work in the fabrication, maintenance, cleaning and repair of equipment associated with biorefining processes. Team members in this position will perform a variety of tasks which may include welding, brazing and cutting using gas and electric welding equipment as well as preventative maintenance tasks. The Fabricator I receives and responds to instructions, prints and work orders for the job(s) that require a high degree of accuracy and precision. Team member must be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.    
Location
US-IN-Cloverdale
Job ID
2018-3020
Category
Plant Operations
The CAD Drafter Intern is responsible for the development of complete and accurate 2D CAD models, drawings, and design documents for systems using AutoCAD and other Computer Aided Design software tools. The CAD Drafter Intern works under the close guidance of experienced CAD Drafters, Designers and Engineers to create proper construction documents for field use and to develop knowledge and skills. The CAD Drafter Intern is required to have knowledge of AutoCAD and it’s commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.    
Location
US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job ID
2018-3019
Category
Internship
The Shift Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the Plant Technicians or Operators and for creating a positive work environment. Team members in this position strive for maximum efficiency in plant operations and support operations through problem solving, adaptation and working with other departments to correct process problems. The Shift Supervisor plans, directs and coordinates the operations of the biorefinery by implementing changes as necessary. Team members in this position are also responsible for optimizing plant runtime as well as downtime while ensuring a quality end product. POET biorefineries operate on a 24-hour continuous schedule which requires Shift Supervisors to work a 12-hour shift schedule (including, nights, weekends, and holidays) alongside their assigned team. Team member must be available as needed.  
Location
US-MO-Macon
Job ID
2018-3018
Category
Plant Operations
The Process Development Engineer II is part of a team responsible for performing research based activities in the development and scale-up of novel chemical processes from benchtop to commercial reality. Activities will include but are not limited to: design of experiment, lab scale testing, statistical analysis, computer based modeling, pilot scale equipment design/development/optimization, and technical writing to generate technical reports and complete design packages for commercial-scale production. This position will need to effectively interface with scientists, biorefinery operations and maintenance team members, PDC, PPM team members to insure proper commercialization of new technology.
Location
US-SD-Scotland
Job ID
2018-3016
Category
Laboratory/Research
The Plant Technician I is responsible for the operation of all plant processing equipment and performing routine maintenance in a highly automated chemical facility. In the area of maintenance, Plant Technicians are responsible for the safe and efficient repair, maintenance and cleaning of all equipment associated with biorefining processes. 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. Continuous plant operation requires 12-hour shift work. Team member must be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays and be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.  
Location
US-SD-Big Stone City
Job ID
2018-3013
Category
Plant Operations
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.  
Location
US-SD-Groton
Job ID
2018-3012
Category
Plant Operations
Lignocellulosic Research Scientists lead research on technology development and provide cross-functional teams with technical analyses and recommendations specifically designed to support Project Liberty.  Project Liberty is POET's first commercial-scale cellulosic biofuels plant in the U.S.  This opportunity offers exciting growth with a visioin of co-locating both starch-based and cellulosic-based bioprocessing facilities.  This position is also responsible for developing research plans for technology development with the goal of product commercialization and value-add for POET.
Location
US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job ID
2018-3011
Category
Laboratory/Research
The Maintenance Technician I is responsible for the safe and efficient repair, preventative maintenance and cleaning of all equipment associated with plant processes. Team members in this position will also perform maintenance tasks on all plant equipment. Maintenance Technicians are accountable for communicating any issues with the management team. Continuous plant operation requires 12-hour shift work. Team member must be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays and meet call-in requirements as needed.    
Location
US-IA-Ashton
Job ID
2018-3009
Category
Maintenance
The IT Application Support Analyst II is responsible for maintaining and developing POET’s key internal business applications. The primary purpose of the position is to support, troubleshoot, and where appropriate develop / enhance, business applications and reports to provide staff with access to reliable, fit for purpose systems. The role is also responsible for promoting and expanding the use of applications within the business.          
Location
US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job ID
2018-3004
Category
Information Technology
The Maintenance Technician I is responsible for the safe and efficient repair, preventative maintenance and cleaning of all equipment associated with plant processes. Team members in this position will also perform maintenance tasks on all plant equipment. Maintenance Technicians are accountable for communicating any issues with the management team. Continuous plant operation requires 12-hour shift work. Team member must be able to adapt to 12-hour workdays and meet call-in requirements as needed.    
Location
US-IA-Gowrie
Job ID
2018-3002
Category
Maintenance