Renewable Energy Group, Inc.

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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:Chemist Location:Geismar, LA
Position Summary:
This position acts as the REG Geismar Chemist (along with the Manager, Lab and Quality).  This position is responsible for lab equipment set-up, maintenance, and quality performance.  This position is also responsible for maintaining methods keeping up with industry changes including ASTM, AOCS.  This position in coordination with the Manager, Lab and Quality maintains a safety awareness program for the laboratory.   In conjunction with Manager, Lab and Quality maintains an inventory of chemical/laboratory supplies including compressed gases.  This position must have a full understanding of all testing conducted in the REG Geismar laboratory, any testing conducted in the plant  (by operators), and any additional testing performed by 3rd party laboratories. The Lead Technician, Laboratory will have to back up the Manager, Lab and Quality when he/she is offsite.
Requirements:
Qualifications: BS in chemistry and laboratory experience working with more complex instruments (ie, GC, TN/TS), Knowledge of laboratory safe work practices, Knowledge of petroleum testing, Must be a self starter, be able to make good decisions on own, Good interpersonal skills
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Title:Coordinator, Customer and Sales Administration Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with account and contract management, customer service relationships, and sales operations in a fast paced environment. This position is also responsible to maintain positive relationships with other departments to help facilitate customer service.
Requirements:
Education Required: 2 year associates degree – Accounting or related business degree **1-2 years – customer service, accounting, or related office management role may substitute
Experience Required: 1-2 years
Skills Required: Advanced Excel skills, Strong verbal and written communication skills, Extensive math and accounting skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), 10-key adding machine skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: JD Edwards, EKA, Sales Force, Commodity management software experience
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Title:Coordinator, Transportation Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to assure the effective and efficient daily Transportation and Supply Chain Management of commodities shipments done through barge and other modes of transportation. This position is also responsible for working terminal issues and engineering issues or process design improvements.
Requirements:
Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Supply Chain Management or related degree *3-5 years of experience may substitute
Experience Required: 2+ years office experience with transportation logistics background. *Master’s degree may substitute some experience
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Sales and analytical thinking skills, Basic Math and Accounting skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred:OTM (Oracle Transportation Management), JD Edwards, Other Database systems
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Title:Instructional Designer Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for Curriculum design and implementation. This individual will identify curriculum needs and develop programs as needed. This position is also responsible for the tracking, monitoring, and maintaining performance metrics
Requirements:
Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Human Resource Development, Education, or related business degree **Master’s degree preferred
Experience Required: 5-10 years
Skills Required: Advanced Excel skills, Strong verbal and written communication skills, Extensive math and accounting skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Myers Briggs knowledge, E-Leader development knowledge, Instruction experience
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Title:Intern, Life Sciences Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
REG, Life Sciences seeks talented and motivated individuals seeking experience in industrial biotechnology. Our internship program is open to qualified individuals at all levels of education and background from pre-high school to post-doctoral degrees and is aimed at individuals seeking specific hand’s-on experience. The program is open all year and has a target duration of 4-6 months to ensure thorough training and opportunity for accomplishment. In the Metabolic & Enzyme Engineering Group, Screening & Bioanalytical Group, or Bioprocess & Downstream Process Group.
Requirements:
Education Required: All levels from high school to post-doctoral degrees
Experience Required: Exposure and interest in synthetic biology, pathway engineering, metabolic engineering, bioinformatics, bio-analytical chemistry, automation and high-throughput screening, fermentation process development, or down-stream process engineering
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Visio), Basic accounting skills, Advanced math skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Ability to give detailed instructions, DNASTAR Suite
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Title:Maintenance Coordinator Location:Albert Lea, MN
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to develop and maintain maintenance management systems 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/mechanical or comparable required.
Experience Required: Must have process or manufacturing experience. Be familiar with rotating equipment operations and maintenance and must have maintenance systems experience. 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. Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
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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.
Experience Preferred: Inventory management and preventative maintenance software systems.
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, Manufacturing Reliability Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
This position utilizes a variety of tools to ensure the mechanical reliability of all REG plants and is the leader of REG’s Reliability Centered Maintenance program. This position will develop preventative maintenance and reliability programs for facilities within the Renewable Energy Group (REG), Inc. network.  
Requirements:
Education Required: B.S. in Engineering or related field
Experience Required: Minimum 5 years of experience in maintenance management role within the manufacturing or processing industry. Must have experience developing and administering reliability centered maintenance programs. Experience in edible oils, petroleum, petrochemical, ethanol, or other renewable fuels industries preferred.
Skills Required: Strong technical background, good written and oral communication, experience with various software programs such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, process simulations, process data historians, and 3-D modeling. Disciplined self-starter with good organizational skills.
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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:Operations Supervisor Location:Houston, TX
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to oversee and be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the biodiesel plant operations.
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 would be helpful.
Skills Required: Basic accounting skills, good written and oral communication, and organizational skills.
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