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Plant/Technical Manager - ETHANOL

Responsible for plant production and directly supervise the operations, lab, and maintenance teams. The Plant manager maximizes efficiencies of plant operations while optimizing plant run time, troubleshoots and identifies process needs to maintain production levels, is accountable for all plant operations, production goals, and lab; ensures compliance of environmental and health & safety needs of Team Members.

Education:

  • BS, in Engineering, Chemical Engineer preferred. MBA preferred but not required
  • Five (5) years experience in an operating processing plant environment such as grain processing, chemical processing or pharmaceutical.
  • Additional training in microbiology, team building and Access is helpful.
  • Familiar or experience with Microsoft applications, DCS control and DCS historian systems beneficial. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for all plant operations, maintenance, production goals and laboratory operations.
  • Approve operations, maintenance and laboratory hiring.
  • Oversee accountabilities for all aspects of environmental, health and safety of all plant personnel, plant operations and the community in which we operate.
  • Supervises professional, technical and support staff on a day-to-day bases, including determining workloads and schedules, implementing and interpreting policies and procedures, evaluating and training staff, approving and making hiring and termination recommendations.
  • Insure that all city, county, state and federal regulations are being met at all times.
  • Strive for maximum efficiency in plant operations, optimize plant up-time or runtime and minimize all plant downtime.
  • Ensure that all plant policies are implemented and followed.
  • Maintain and enforce all safety programs and procedures.
  • Facilitate communication between departments.
  • Responsible for budget preparation and cost control for the physical plant.
  • Present capital request justifications to the General Manager.
  • Communicate production performance numbers to the General Manager.
  • Report to General Manager, Shareholders and Board of Directors upon request.
  • Ability to manage others.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Maintain a team environment with other plant departments.

 

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<![CDATA[Senior Process Engineer]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/10957/Senior_Process_Engineer.html

Senior Process Engineer

 

The Senior Process Engineer is responsible for process engineering for the development and design of processes,

equipment and specifications utilized in corn biorefining facilities.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Detailed process design, P&ID development and review, heat and material balance development and engineering

evaluations and documentation.

2. Specifying, selecting, and ordering process equipment.

3. Interdepartmental communication regarding equipment, schedules, construction and process concerns.

4. Assist in equipment commissioning, training, startup, and troubleshooting including ongoing support.

5. Be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Team member can be

depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about

assignments.

6. Maintain a team environment with other departments.

 

REQUIREMENTS

• B.S. in Chemical or Bio-Chemical Engineering or process intensive equivalent is required.

• Ten (10) or more years of ethanol or industrial experience is a requirement.

• Must have the willingness to obtain a professional engineering license.

• Knowledge in Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.

• Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to

work well in a team.

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<![CDATA[Senior Mechanical Engineer]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/10958/Senior_Mechanical_Engineer.html

Senior Mechanical Engineer

 

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for designing equipment for process improvements including: equipment commissioning and troubleshooting, engineering request evaluations and P&ID revision. The Senior Mechanical Engineer must effectively work in a team environment both on site with the operations and process engineering group as well as with contacts at the managed plants.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Design and develop specifications for process piping systems, HVAC, plumbing systems, and various pieces of equipment.

2. Develop design calculation sheets and programs.

3. Prepare, review, and approve specifications and drawings from vendors and suppliers.

4. Provide on-going engineering support for existing plants.

5. Perform on-site inspections to verify construction is done according to drawings and specifications

6. Communicate with vendors and contractors on various projects including submitting bid packages, ordering equipment and material, and responding to questions from contractors and site personnel.

7. Assist in equipment commissioning, training, startup and troubleshooting including ongoing support.

8. Work with supply chain group and vendors to procure materials and equipment.

9. Be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work. Team member can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.

10. Maintain a team environment with other departments.

 

REQUIREMENTS

• B.S. in mechanical engineering (M.S.M.E. preferred) or equivalent engineering education

• At least nine (9) years of directly related experience.

• Solid knowledge of AutoCAD system is a requirement.

• Knowledge in Word, Excel, and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.

• Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.

 

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<![CDATA[Bioprocess Development Manager]]> http://www.cleantechrecruits.com/display_job/10962/Bioprocess_Development_Manager.html

BioProcess Development Manager Position Overview: This full time position offers a uniquely qualified, skilled and energetic chemical or biochemical engineer the opportunity for a key role in managing development and commercialization of proprietary technology. The role combines both technical leadership in a matrixed project environment and a significant amount of hands-on practical activity in translating the research into a robust and reproducible pilot scale operations with an eye toward large scale commercialization. The ideal candidate will be a player/coach with excellent written and oral communication skills and a track record of success in de-bugging, problem-solving, developing and designing chemical and biochemical processes from a research to pilot plant to commercial scale. The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability and desire to work as a hands-on member of the team in chemical engineering and bioprocessing including developing and carrying out experimentation from lab to commercial scale and mass, energy and techno-economic modeling. A background in enzymes, bioreactor design, fermentation, Microbiology and Microbiological growth systems, testing and commercial operation is preferred. Role and responsibilities: This program management role is responsible for leading all development aspects of two key programs. The role includes leadership and ownership of the technical engineering programs, the identification and management of qualified external resources as well as the development and protection of any potential intellectual property. Project One: Plant Biology to Make Bio-based Chemicals and Biofuels Responsibilities include development of mass, energy balances and techno-economic model(s) of an early-stage (large-lab scale) plant cell biology system. Development will further include design, construction and operation of a pilot plant operations and process refinement to commercial readiness including robustness measurements, scale-up parameters, process and bioreactor unit operations design. Project Two: Ethanol Plant Optimization Responsibilities include technical program management to develop optimum fermentation process for metabolism of ethanol by-products and/or other forms of biomass propagation and growth, scale up and design at an ethanol partner site. Development to include evaluation of external microbial technologies and consideration of other forms of biomass propagation and growth strategies to remediate water and produce saleable products. Experience with heterotrophic organisms such as fungi, bacteria and/or algae is essential.  Skills: The successful candidate must possess the following: BS or MS in chemical engineering, bioprocessing engineering, cellular bioprocess engineering or directly related discipline with 10+ years of technical and group leadership experience including at least 5 years in an industrial scale up environment. A minimum of 5 years experience in successfully managing people as well as technical projects in an industrial biofuels, bioprocessing, or biotech environment. Example industries include renewable fuels, agricultural products and processing, biorefining. In-depth knowledge of chemical, physical chemical, aligned analytical and bioprocessing techniques – including demonstrated skills in the development of mass, energy and technoeconomic models and their role is translating processes from research to commercial scale. The ability to develop detailed engineering drawings to complement the process modeling and to act as the basis for scale up documentation. Demonstrated ability to identify, manage and incorporate the findings of qualified external technical resources to achieve the mission. Experience in team building and team leadership in a matrixed industrial, technical/business environment. Accomplishments in both engineering and management as evidenced by a track record of products and processes scaled from research through to commercial. The ability and desire to both lead and contribute hands-on on a daily and ongoing basis. Excellent oral and written communication skills Demonstrated experience and a track record of technical and project management success in a team environment.

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