POET: Human + Nature

Job Details

Req # 16-0466
Position Title PPM-Health & Safety Manager
Employment Type Regular Full Time
Address 4615 N Lewis Ave
City Sioux Falls
State SD
Description SUMMARY

The Health and Safety Manager is responsible for designing and overseeing programs that help ensure a safe working environment for all POET Team members. Additionally, the Health & Safety Manager is responsible for assisting POET Biorefineries with analyzing, troubleshooting, and resolving potential problems with plant operations relating to health and safety. The Health & Safety Manager must be able to effectively work in a team environment both on site with the operations group as well as with contacts at the managed plants. This position reports to a Regional Vice President of Operations.



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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health & Safety Management or related field is required.
  • At least 8 years of health and safety experience required. Including:
    • Process Safety Management (PSM) Experience
    • Demonstrated BBS influential leadership skills that have shifted culture of facilities, related to EHS views
    • Documented presentation/facilitation skills and experience with both small and large groups
    • Multi-facility operations experience
  • Certified Safety Professional/Graduate Safety Professional or Associate Safety Professional certifications preferred.
  • Completed professional development; OSHA General Industry 30-Hour, DOT Hazmat Transportation, OSHA Construction 10-hour, 24 hour HAZWOPER, and HAZWOPER Train-The-Trainer; or equivalent courses or the ability to complete within six months.
  • Workers’ Compensation administration experience preferred.
  • Team member must demonstrate proficient filing, documentation, record keeping and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.

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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