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) 239-8037
Fax (515) 239-8009

E-mail: james.barclay@REGI.com
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Current Opportunities

Title:Coordinator, Procurement Support Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to provide support, analysis of manufacturing performance to include pricing and contracting biodiesel sales, and the VP, Procurement and others as assigned.
Requirements:
Education Required: 4-year Business (or related degree) or equivalent job experience preferred
Experience Required: 2+ years office experience with account, sales, marketing or procurement background preferred
Skills Required: Ability to use office equipment (computer, calculator, copy machine, and fax machine). Basic math and language skills along with organizational skills needed for completing the essential functions of this job.
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Title:Director, Safety & Health Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to lead a world class Safety and Health program which provides freedom to operate for REG facilities through environmental stewardship, safety excellence and complete regulatory compliance. Monitor safety and health regulations and provide technical support to plant and corporate personnel to ensure compliance with Federal and State safety and health regulations. Continuously improve the overall performance of our health and safety programs and processes.
Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a safety science/ engineering/ industrial hygiene discipline required.
Minimum 10 years experience with a proven track record of managing successful multi-plant safety and health programs.
Experience in petroleum, chemical, energy, or agriculture preferred.
Prior significant experience with PSM is required.
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Title:JD Edwards Developer/Analyst Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The JD Edwards Developer/Analyst will be responsible for the support, design, development, maintenance, and testing of new and existing applications and integrations used by REG to support its business activities.
Requirements:
Required: Experience developing interactive and batch applications with the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne toolset
Required: Experience with debugging JD Edwards event rules and JD Edwards business functions
Required: Experience with the Object Management Workbench (OMW)
Required: Experience with relational databases and SQL
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Title:Maintenance Supervisor Location:Newton, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to supervise the maintenance team and help perform biodiesel operational maintenance functions in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG), ensuring quality biodiesel production, while maintaining clean, safe, and well-kept facilities.  
Requirements:
Education Required: Minimum of 2 year technical degree in electrical or comparable required
Experience Required: Must have processing experience. Be familiar with pumps, pressures systems and boilers, must have supervised maintenance employees. Maintenance troubleshooting experience required including: electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and spare parts inventory.
Skills Required: General knowledge of computers, advanced mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail. Welding skills required. Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
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Title:Maintenance Technician Location:Seneca, IL
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to perform biodiesel operational maintenance functions in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG), ensuring quality biodiesel production, while maintaining clean, safe, and well-kept facilities.  
Requirements:
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent, 2 year technical degree in industrial or electrical maintenance or comparable experience preferred
Experience Required: Maintenance troubleshooting experience required including: electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and spare parts inventory.
Skills Required: General knowledge of computers, advanced mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail. Welding skills required. Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
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Title:Manager, Accounting Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to direct and coordinate the daily, weekly, and monthly, activities of the accounting department staff, oversee the preparation of periodic financial reports, and lead other special projects as assigned. 
Requirements:
Education Required: 4-year Accounting (or related) degree preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred but not required.
Experience Required: Four to seven years of experience in the accounting/financial reporting areas. Knowledge of manufacturing, commodities, or agricultural industries desired. Experience with Sarbanes Oxley related requirements and working knowledge of Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne (or other enterprise software like SAP and People Soft) are a plus.
Skills Required: Ability to use office equipment as described in job description, comprehensive math, algebraic and logic skills, good organizational skills, good oral and written skills, leadership skills ability to learn REG products/services, and ability to use spreadsheet and word processing software.
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Title:Manager, Marketing Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to develop and implement a marketing strategy and tactics  that will maximize REG sales and brand awareness in key biodiesel, petroleum and blended fuel market segments initially throughout the Unites States and Canada.  
Requirements:
Experience Required: 7+ years experience in marketing of petroleum products and or renewable fuels. Experience with CRM and Sales would be a bonus.
Skills Required: Effective oral and written communication skills along with strong math and computer skills
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Title:Plant Manager Location:New Boston, TX
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to oversee and be responsible for ensuring the safe smooth and efficient operation of biodiesel plant operations in a manner that optimizes market share, profitability, improves efficiency and results in outstanding customer service.
Requirements:
Education Required: 4 year degree and/or 3-5 years agricultural business experience preferred.
Experience Required: 3-5 years agricultural business experience, preferably in manufacturing environment. Soy processing, biodiesel production or renewable fuels background a plus.
Skills Required: Basic accounting skills, good written and oral communication, and organizational skills.
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Title:Research Associate – Bioanalytical Chemistry and Automation Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to support R&D department in the integration of automation technologies into the day-to-day laboratory work-flow and operation and assist screening of biocatalyst libraries. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results. Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement. 
Requirements:
Education Required: BS or MS in microbiology, biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering or a related field
Experience Required: 1-5 years of academic or industrial experience
Knowledge Required: Capable of integrating automated liquid handling into high-through-put work-flow of screening of engineer biocatalysts
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Title:Research Associate – Metabolic Engineering Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to perform strain development and improvement efforts using state-of-the-art Molecular Biology/Synthetic Biology/Molecular Genetic techniques. Makes detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results. Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.
Requirements:
Education Required: B.S. or M.S. degree in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or a related discipline
Experience Required: 1-5 years of academic or industrial experience
Knowledge Required: Proficiency with state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques, incl. gene knock-outs and other genome engineering techniques
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