CAREER

Biofuels Production Managers

Overview

Salary Median (2017)

$137,720

Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+5.5% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Career

What Biofuels Production Managers Do

Define, plan, or execute biofuels/biodiesel research programs that evaluate alternative feedstock and process technologies with near-term commercial potential.

Other Job Titles Biofuels Production Managers May Have

Analytical Research Program Manager, Biodiesel Division Manager, Biofuels Manager, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Laboratory Manager (Lab Manager), Manager of Business Development and New Technology, Project Development Director, Scientist, Senior Research Associate, Senior Research Scientist

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Develop lab scale models of industrial scale processes, such as fermentation.
  • Develop computational tools or approaches to improve biofuels research and development activities.
  • Develop carbohydrates arrays and associated methods for screening enzymes involved in biomass conversion.
  • Provide technical or scientific guidance to technical staff in the conduct of biofuels research or development.
  • Prepare, or oversee the preparation of, experimental plans for biofuels research or development.

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