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Biofuels Production Managers - 11-3051.03

O*NET-SOC Description

Manage biofuels production and plant operations. Collect and process information on plant production and performance, diagnose problems, and design corrective procedures.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Biofuels Production Manager
  • Cellulosic Ethanol Production Plant Manager
  • Energy Operations Vice President
  • Ethanol Operations Manager
  • Lead Operator
  • Operations Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Plant Operations Vice President
  • Production Coordinator
  • Production Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers
11-3050 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.00 Industrial Production Managers
11-3051.03 Biofuels Production Managers

Related Occupations

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Tasks

  • Adjust temperature, pressure, vacuum, level, flow rate, or transfer of biofuels to maintain processes at required levels.
  • Approve proposals for the acquisition, replacement, or repair of biofuels processing equipment or the implementation of new production processes.
  • Conduct cost, material, and efficiency studies for biofuels production plants or operations.
  • Confer with technical and supervisory personnel to report or resolve conditions affecting biofuels plant safety, operational efficiency, and product quality.
  • Draw samples of biofuels products or secondary by-products for quality control testing.
  • Manage operations at biofuels power generation facilities, including production, shipping, maintenance, or quality assurance activities.
  • Monitor meters, flow gauges, or other real-time data to ensure proper operation of biofuels production equipment, implementing corrective measures as needed.
  • Monitor transportation and storage of flammable or other potentially dangerous feedstocks or products to ensure adherence to safety guidelines.
  • Prepare and manage biofuels plant or unit budgets.
  • Provide direction to employees to ensure compliance with biofuels plant safety, environmental, or operational standards and regulations.
  • Provide training to subordinate or new employees to improve biofuels plant safety or increase the production of biofuels.
  • Review logs, datasheets, or reports to ensure adequate production levels or to identify abnormalities with biofuels production equipment or processes.
  • Shut down and restart biofuels plant or equipment in emergency situations or for equipment maintenance, repairs, or replacements.
  • Supervise production employees in the manufacturing of biofuels, such as biodiesel or ethanol.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze data to determine project feasibility.
  • Communicate green energy production information.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Direct green energy production operations.
  • Direct maintenance and repair activities in green energy production facilities.
  • Evaluate energy production data.
  • Evaluate green operations or programs for compliance with standards or regulations.
  • Evaluate quality of materials or products.
  • Monitor green energy equipment, systems, or facilities.
  • Operate green energy production equipment.
  • Prepare operational budgets for green energy or other green operations.
  • Supervise workers performing environmentally sustainable activities.
  • Train employees on environmental awareness, conservation, or safety topics.

Military Crosswalk Titles

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Superintendent, Generating Plant