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The Material Handler I is responsible for loading dried distillers grains, ethanol, corn oil, wet cake feed, distiller’s syrup, or biomass into trucks and rail cars. Team members in this position use mechanical equipment, meters or scales as well as computers and software equipment when loading products to ensure a timely delivery and product safety. Based on training provided, the Material Handler I may also complete the grading of grain products or biomass.

 

US-SD-Groton
Job ID
2017-2947
Category
Commodities/Merchandising

The Controller is responsible for all accounting duties to include financial reporting and analysis, asset management, treasury management, technical accounting analysis, internal control oversight and forecasting. They are the point of contact in regards to Human Resource functions at each biorefinery, and will work closely with the General Manager, Financial Operations Manager, Corporate Finance team, and the Corporate Human Resources team. The Controller also manages a small accounting team at each biorefinery.

 

US-MN-Lake Crystal
Job ID
2017-2946
Category
Accounting/Finance

The Engineering Technician 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, Engineering 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 meet call-in requirements as needed.

 

US-IA-Emmetsburg
Job ID
2017-2945
Category
Engineering

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.

 

US-SD-Groton
Job ID
2017-2942
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.

 

US-IA-Coon Rapids
Job ID
2017-2941
Category
Plant Operations

The Seeds of Change Development Coordinator will work in cooperation with the Seeds of Change Director to manage and improve donor relations, generate increased funding from new and existing sources, and work continuously to increase the visibility and viability of the non-profit organization. The Seeds of Change Fundraiser will focus primarily on outreach to large, individual donors and secondarily on general outreach for procuring regular, annual gifts.

 

US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job ID
2017-2939
Category
Business

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.

 

 

US-MN-Preston
Job ID
2017-2938
Category
Commodities/Merchandising

The Materials Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the Material Handlers, the handling of materials thru the initial stages of storage, grinding and processing 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 Materials Supervisor plans, directs and coordinates the operations of the biorefinery by implementing changes as necessary. Team members in this position are also responsible for the movement, unloading and loading of biomass from/to trucks and rail cars as well as to/from/within the stackyard to the biomass building. Team members in this position use mechanical equipment, meters or scales as well as computers and software equipment when loading products to ensure a timely delivery and product safety. POET biorefineries operate on a 24-hour continuous schedule. Team member must meet call-in requirements and be available as needed.

 

US-IA-Emmetsburg
Job ID
2017-2936
Category
Management

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. This position will report to the Controller at the assigned Biorefinery, but will also take direction from an Areas of Excellence Controller at another location. This position will be assigned to an Area of Excellence focused on either Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, or Grains Accounting. Specific responsibilities will be determined and discussed during the interview process.

 
US-MN-Lake Crystal
Job ID
2017-2935
Category
Accounting/Finance

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. This position will report to the Controller at the assigned Biorefinery, but will also take direction from an Areas of Excellence Controller at another location. This position will be assigned to an Area of Excellence focused on either Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, or Grains Accounting. Specific responsibilities will be determined and discussed during the interview process.

 
US-IA-Corning
Job ID
2017-2934
Category
Accounting/Finance

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. This position will report to the Controller at the assigned Biorefinery, but will also take direction from an Areas of Excellence Controller at another location. This position will be assigned to an Area of Excellence focused on either Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, or Grains Accounting. Specific responsibilities will be determined and discussed during the interview process.

 
US-IN-Portland
Job ID
2017-2933
Category
Accounting/Finance

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.

 

 

US-IN-N Manchester
Job ID
2017-2932
Category
Commodities/Merchandising

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.

 

US-MN-Glenville
Job ID
2017-2931
Category
Plant Operations

The Maintenance Clerk is responsible for recording and assisting in the repairs and refurbishment of machinery, electrical works and other servicing related activities. Team members in this position will maintain records of inventory, purchase orders, work orders and deliveries. The Maintenance Clerk will work closely with their supervisor to order parts and equipment as needed.

 

US-SD-Chancellor
Job ID
2017-2930
Category
Maintenance

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to POET Design and Construction (PDC) project support team.  Duties include providing administrative support to the Project Management and Engineering teams in various project related functions relating to risk management documentation, project submittals, bid packages, vendor qualification, punch lists, and varied data entry and documentation coordination and management.

 

This position is a temporary position expected to last 3-5 months.

US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job ID
2017-2928
Category
Administrative

The Maintenance Intern will work with Maintenance Technicians and Operators to learn plant systems and sub-systems from a maintenance perspective. Team members in this role will learn the safe and efficient repair, and the preventative maintenance and cleaning on all plant equipment.

 

US-SD-Groton
Job ID
2017-2927
Category
Internship

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.

US-MN-Glenville
Job ID
2017-2925
Category
Management

This position provides first level technical support and guidance to users by responding to inquiries, troubleshooting and resolving problems for all software and hardware issues; printer support (Canon, HP and Dell); escalating and dispatching appropriate IT personnel as needed; communicate technical issues with team members to research and implement solutions; documents inquiries and resolution in the Help Desk trouble ticketing system; communicate all changes to appropriate IT management; keeps skills in relevant technologies up to date and takes steps to constantly improve those skills.

 

 

 

 

 

US-SD-Sioux Falls
Job ID
2017-2922
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.

 

 

US-MI-Caro
Job ID
2017-2920
Category
Maintenance

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of plant work orders which are required for repair or upgrades. This position communicates ideas and plans with the Maintenance Manager to maximize performance and help control the Repair and Maintenance Budget. The Maintenance Supervisor is a hands-on position with expectation that they assist in all maintenance functions to include the management of the tool crib and spare parts inventory. The Maintenance Supervisor assists with the creation of preventative maintenance schedules for all equipment and maintains up-to-date Standard Operations Procedures. POET biorefineries operate on a 24-hour continuous schedule. The Maintenance Supervisor must be available as needed.

 

US-OH-Marion
Job ID
2017-2916
Category
Maintenance