veterans | General Manager in Fargo, ND

General Manager

  • POET
  • 2 23rd St N
  • Fargo, ND 58126
  • Full-Time



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Our facilities operate continuously, so you will be leading a cross-functional team who performs shift work on a 24/7 basis. POET Bioprocessing facilities are highly integrated facilities which leverage industry-leading, proprietary technology to monitor and control the process of converting renewable resources to biofuel and other co-products. It is the General Manager s responsibility to lead a team of approximately 40 team members in the daily operation of a bioprocessing facility. In addition to daily operations, the General Manager has the vital responsibility to train, grow, and develop a team of highly motivated individuals.

If you are an experienced leader interested in a challenging, fast-paced environment working for an industry-leading company where you enjoy solving problems and leading a team, then this opportunity may be the right fit for you.

DURING A TYPICAL DAY (IF THERE IS ONE):

  • Nothing else matters without a safe environment! You will foster a culture where safety is non-negotiable.
  • Under your leadership, your team will have the autonomy to ensure a highly efficient operation which will maximize profitability while continuing to transform a cutting edge facility.
  • You ll build and maintain relationships with your ethanol and co-product marketing teams.
  • With your guidance, team members will ensure regulatory compliance at all levels (BATF, OSHA, USDA, FDA, and state organizations).
  • You ll frequently connect with your team members to guide, coach, and develop them to meet their personal and professional goals.
  • You ll have the opportunity to coordinate team members on bioprocessing capital projects.
  • You ll have the honor of partnering with community and political leaders to champion POET s mission at the local and national level.
  • Periodically, you ll need to get out of the office to connect with local farmers and other key stakeholders in the industry.
  • Since we re all about teamwork and getting the job done, your skill will be put to a lot of other uses!

CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

  • You are humble and value relationships, yet driven and highly energetic.
  • You have grit, the ability to persevere and rally teams to achieve extraordinary results.
  • You communicate effectively in writing and in person.
  • You have the ability to understand technical and day to day operation of a bioprocessing facility
  • You develop team members by encouraging individual initiative to achieve personal and organizational goals.
  • You are comfortable with conflict and are able to navigate ambiguous situations.
  • You can inspire and help people see the importance of what they are doing.
  • You are a change agent.

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.

WHY WORK FOR POET?

We believe POET stands alone as the most seasoned, accomplished and efficient force in biorefining. People like you made that happen.

With the right mix of creativity, hard work and team play, we can make great things happen for a lot of people. For you, there are many rewards:

  • Personal fulfillment -- sharpening your own expertise among the brightest, most seasoned in the industry
  • The energy that comes with developing an exploding new industry
  • Collaborating with colleagues who know how to get the job done right
  • Work that makes a real difference for thousands of people in communities across the country
  • Work that has significant global impact in both environmental and economic terms
  • A chance to make your mark on more than an industry, but a movement


This kind of responsibility may not be for everyone. If you're ready to take it on, we want to hear from you. This much we can guarantee: At POET, every day brings something new. We hope one of them brings us you.

ABOUT POET

At POET, we believe in creativity from common sense. For more than two decades, we have had a relentless focus on developing technologies that make ethanol production more efficient. We strive to produce ethanol and other biorefined products with the smallest possible environmental footprint.

Today, we have a network of 27 plants in seven states with a capacity of more than 1.6 billion gallons of ethanol, 9 billion pounds of high protein animal feed and thousands of pounds of bio-based oils and lubricants. POET provides turnkey development, design, engineering, construction, management and marketing services for our plant network.

POET Engineers and scientists have developed technology and processes through rigorous testing at POET s laboratories and pilot-scale ethanol plant. We have an integrated business model that combines technology development with expertise in construction, operations, risk management and marketing.

As a purpose-driven company, we remain true to our mission to reduce the reliance of the United States on foreign energy, to revitalize global agriculture and to provide a cleaner, affordable alternative to fossil fuels.

POET BIOREFINING Glenville

POET Biorefining - Glenville, located in Albert Lea, MN (near Glenville, MN) produces 42 million gallons of ethanol annually. POET Biorefining - Glenville is the 8th ethanol plant built by POET Design & Construction and the 4th plant to be managed by POET.

With cooperation of the many local leaders and in partnership with members of the agricultural community and the state political leadership, POET Biorefining - Glenville is excited to bring a new kind of value-added agriculture to the state of Minnesota.

WHY GLENVILLE / ALBERT LEA, MN?

Just six miles from the hustle and bustle of Albert Lea, MN is the quaint community of Glenville. Not only do they offer a top notch education system, this family based town is a safe and secure community. Because Albert Lea is just minutes away, many citizens of Glenville make the short commute to work in the larger city. This area offers a large supply of labor where the laborers are great! With a strong work ethic, this community embraces industry. Build a life of opportunity in Glenville today.



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