Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

Employment Opportunities

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Renewable Energy Group, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
416 S. Bell Ave.
PO Box 888
Ames, IA 50010

Phone (515) 239-8231
Fax (515) 239-8009

E-mail: adam.gross@regi.com 
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Current Opportunities

Title:Analyst I, Information Technology Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
Provide desktop support to employees on all company supported systems and applications, including the installation and on-going maintenance of user workstations.   
Requirements:
Education Required: 2 year associates degree – Information Technology related degree as minimum OR 4 year bachelor’s degree – Information Technology/Computer Science related degree preferred
Certifications Desired (1 - 2 preferred): Comptia – A+, Network+, Security+, Microsoft – MCITP, MCSE, MCSA, Cisco – CCNA, CCNP, VMware - VCP, Security - CISSP
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Title:Associate General Counsel or Senior Attorney Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
This position is responsible for completing, directing, coordinating and supervising legal activities of major importance to the corporation’s long-term future.  This person will be responsible for drafting and review contracts, identifying and resolving business and legal risks, advising on regulatory matters, overseeing litigation, employment law matters, SEC filings, international business activities, and be actively engaged in the Company’s mergers and acquisitions.   These activities are typically highly confidential, may be enterprise-wide in scope and involve frequent interaction with both internal and external parties including REG’s Senior Leadership Team, REG’s technical, manufacturing and operational staff, external C-level management, universities, outside legal counsel and others.  
Requirements:
Education Required: Law degree with strong academic credentials. Membership in the Iowa bar is preferable.
Experience Required: Minimum five to ten years legal experience in a general corporate or related practice, preferably with strong background in contracts, complex transactions, some experience with SEC compliance, intellectual property law and international law. Must have experience leading deal teams. Must have demonstrated experience with large, complex legal matters. Related fuel, agriculture, biosciences or chemical industry experience a plus. Experience at top-tier law firm and/or as company in house counsel is preferred.
Skills Required: Strong legal analysis, synthesis and communication skills required. Decision-making, oral and written communication, organizational, analytical, and leadership skills are required with superior attention to detail. Large project management, formal problem solving required.
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Title:Associate Process Engineer II– Downstream Processing Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to support the development of commercially scalable processes for the recovery of biochemicals and biofuels from fermentation broth.  This hands-on position requires an in-depth knowledge of various lab and pilot scale equipment and process systems, a desire and ability to work as a team to conduct various lab and pilot scale development activities, and to support process development engineers.
Requirements:
Education Required: Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering or related discipline
Experience Required: 2-5 years of experience in downstream process development of biochemicals and biofuels produced via fermentation
Knowledge Required: In-depth knowledge of various lab and pilot scale equipment and reaction/separation systems
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Title:Biodiesel Operator Location:Albert Lea, MN
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to assist the performance of Biodiesel operational functions, while manufacturing biodiesel, in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG).   This position is divided into specific rotating job responsibilities to include console operations and outside operations.  All technicians are subject to rotation and are expected to be able to perform all job tasks. 
Requirements:
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience required: 6-12 months general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.
Skills required: General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail.
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Title:Biodiesel Operator Location:Seneca, IL
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to assist the performance of Biodiesel operational functions, while manufacturing biodiesel, in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG).   This position is divided into specific rotating job responsibilities to include console operations and outside operations.  All technicians are subject to rotation and are expected to be able to perform all job tasks. 
Requirements:
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience required: 6-12 months general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.
Skills required: General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail.
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Title:Biodiesel Operator Location:Mason City, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to assist the performance of Biodiesel operational functions, while manufacturing biodiesel, in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG).   This position is divided into specific rotating job responsibilities to include console operations and outside operations.  All technicians are subject to rotation and are expected to be able to perform all job tasks. 
Requirements:
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience required: 6-12 months general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.
Skills required: General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail.
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Title:Biodiesel Operator Location:Danville, IL
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to assist the performance of Biodiesel operational functions, while manufacturing biodiesel, in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG).   This position is divided into specific rotating job responsibilities to include console operations and outside operations.  All technicians are subject to rotation and are expected to be able to perform all job tasks.
Requirements:
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience required: 6-12 months general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.
Skills required: General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail.
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Title:Biodiesel Operator Location:New Boston, TX
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to perform biodiesel operational functions in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG), ensuring quality biodiesel, soybean oil, glycerine, and fatty acid production, while maintaining clean, safe, and well-kept facilities.
Requirements:
Education required: Process Technology degree or 5 years process experience required.
Experience required: 3 to 5 years general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.
Skills required: General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail
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Title:Biodiesel Operator, Loader Location:Seneca, IL
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to ensure that quality product is shipped and received from the facility in the most efficient manner. 
Requirements:
Education Required: High school education or equivalent.
Experience Required: 5 years experience in load-out operations. Several years experience in shipping and receiving.
Skills Required: Basic computer skills, accounting skills, good written and oral communication, and organizational skills. Forklift Operator Certificate.
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Title:Bioinformaticist (R&D) Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to be a key contributor in the design and maintenance of scientific software and laboratory information systems within the Research and Development department. This position will also be responsible to develop and implement algorithms to analysis biological data and guide the team in specifying and procuring appropriate scientific software, hardware and auxiliary tools. 
Requirements:
Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or related business degree **2-5 years of experience in related role may substitute
Experience Required: 0-2 years
Intermediate to advanced experience with .NET (C#, LINQ, EF, SL, WCF), Knowledge of object oriented design and programming, Intermediate to advanced experience with a relational database (MSSQL or similar)
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Familiarity with LIMS systems, robotic automation systems such as liquid handlers and plate readers, Experience with MS Team Foundation Server
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