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Req # 17-0173
Position Title PRI-Associate Process Development Engineer
Employment Type Regular Full Time
Address 851 Washington St
City Scotland
State SD
Description SUMMARY

The Associate Process Development Engineer is 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 design packages for commercial-scale production. This team member must be able to effectively work in a team environment with engineers, scientists, and biorefinery operations and maintenance personnel.



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

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in a related field; Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Biological and Agricultural Systems Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within process engineering in a production plant utilizing agricultural feedstocks.
  • Familiarity with DCS control (Delta V) systems and historian is beneficial.
  • 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.

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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