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:Accounting Specialist, Accounts Payable Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to be responsible to assure compliance with company policies and procedures regarding the payments made to vendors and service providers.
Requirements:
Education Required: 2 year associate’s degree with 3-5 years of Accounts Payable experience OR 4 year bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Finance, or related business degree
Experience Required: 0-2 years
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Extensive math and accounting skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), 10-key skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: OTM experience, JD Edwards, Image Now, Document management software
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Title:Accounting Specialist, Invoicing Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with invoicing functions and interacting with all departments to streamline invoicing process for improved efficiency. This position is also responsible to assist with the compliance to company policies and procedures regarding the invoicing to customers of the Company.
Requirements:
Education Required: 2 year associate’s degree – Accounting, or related business degree **2-3 years of experience may substitute for education
Experience Required: 0-2 years
Skills Required: Advanced Excel skills, Strong verbal and written communication skills, Extensive math and accounting skills, Strong organizational skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Special skills or knowledge preferred: JD Edwards and Image Now
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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: 4-year degree or related work experience.
Experience Required: 5 years desktop support experience, preferably in multi-location environment.
Skills Required: Analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and very strong network design and management skills.
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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, Fermentation Process Development-Pilot Plant Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to work with senior engineering staff in the design, execution, and scale-up of novel fermentation processes to produce renewable products from a variety of biomass sources. The ideal candidate will be experienced in microbial fermentation process development with emphasis on pilot plant operations and/or manufacturing.  This hands-on position requires a desire and ability to work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, as well as the demonstration of a high degree of flexibility, creativity, and initiative applied to the various duties and aspects of the position.  This Engineer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations or REG Life Science pilot plant and will assist in the development and optimization of new, robust fermentation processes at lab scale.
Requirements:
Education Required: Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering/Microbiology or related engineering discipline or Master of Science in similar field.
Experience Required: 5-8 years of industry experience (with Bachelors of Science degree) or 2-4 years (with Master of Science degree)
Knowledge Required: Strong expertise in microbiology and biochemical engineering, with emphasis on fermentation. Pilot plant or manufacturing experience highly preferred. Strong mechanical ability desired. Strong mechanical inclination and abilities is a plus.
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Title:Associate Scientist Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to perform independent research and/or development in collaboration with others for projects. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results. Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.
Requirements:
Education Required: 4-year or Masters degree in science or chemistry
Experience Required: 8-12 years or Masters + 5-8 years of related experience, exceeding expectations as Senior Research Associate for 2+ years.
Knowledge Required: Expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts. Basic math skills, oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, ability to perform business functions
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Title:Biodiesel Operator Location:Ralston, IA
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: 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:New Boston, TX
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:Coord, Customer and Sales Admin Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to assist with in-house sales activities including order taking, order processing and arranging shipment to customers.  Such sales support will be given to the Renewable Energy Group (REG), Inc. biodiesel product line.
Requirements:
Education Required: 2-year business (or related degree) or equivalent job experience.
Experience Required: 2-3 years office experience with customer service background
Skills Required: Ability to use office equipment (computer, calculator, copy machine, etc.) Analytical communication and sales skills are required. Must have basic math and accounting skills as well as the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
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