Pro Staff

Plant Technician

Employer
Location
Lake Crystal, MN
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Jan 03, 2018
Ref
303549_1
Contact
Pro Staff
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff in partnership with POET Biorefinery in Lake Crystal is looking for skilled candidates to fill our available Plant Technician roles. 

The Plant 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, 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.

Job Duties Include:
1. Learn, maintain and operate all processes associated with the plant where required.
2. Responsible for performing repairs and maintenance of plant equipment and documentation of activities.
3. Learn and operate DCS (Distributed Control System) for the plant.
4. Learn and perform basic electrical troubleshooting.
5. Follow procedures for plant start-up, shut-down, cleaning and batching.
6. Maintain accurate and timely logs.
7. Respond to collected data and make adjustments to optimize plant operation. Do quality control tests on product streams and make necessary adjustments.
8. Remove, install, rebuild, lubricate and clean all equipment associated with plant processes.
9. Perform preventative maintenance tasks as directed.
10. Maintain a clean facility and follow the sanitation schedule completing all tasks as assigned.
11. Responsible for notifying management team of safety, environmental, quality and production concerns, problems and opportunities.
12. Foster a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
13. Maintain a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.
14. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements Include:
• High school diploma or equivalent required.
• Experience in a production environment preferred.
• 2 or more years of experience with fabrication, welding, torching, cutting, gearbox repair, pump alignment, material handling systems, preventative maintenance, instrument and electrical work preferred.
• Experience with software systems, such as Maximo, preferred.
• Working knowledge in math, reading comprehension and mechanical reasoning required.
• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required.
• 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.

Please submit your resume to fastjobs@prostaff.com  or apply online at www.prostaff.com

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