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, Procurement Support Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with providing support to internal and external customers, managing logistics into and out of facilities, and assisting in the purchases of 3rd party biodiesel.
Requirements:
Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Economics, or related degree *3-5 years of experience may substitute
Experience Required: 0-2 years
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Special skills or knowledge preferred: JD Edwards or 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, Corporate Business Development (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist Corporate Business Development with a focus on research, strategic analysis, and financial modeling of new technologies for biofuels, biochemicals, bioproducts, and environmental services. This will include competitors/industry evaluation and the development of new strategic initiatives that drive market share, risk management, and support long term growth. 
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a masters or bachelor’s degree – Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering, Finance, or related degree **Senior or Junior status required - undergraduate candidates must have additional specialized training
Experience Required: 3-5 years research and analytical business or technical experience not required but preferred **Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), Advanced math, finance, and accounting skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Strong understanding of engineering, chemistry and/or biosciences, Manufacturing or technology development experience
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Title:Intern, Desktop Analyst (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with support for End User Technology Needs, User Administration, and New User Computer Deployment.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree –Information Technology or related degree **Senior, Junior, or Sophomore status preferred
Experience Required: Desktop support experience, preferably in multi-location environment with windows operating systems **Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
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Title:Intern, Environmental Health & Safety Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with a variety of safety, health, and environmental duties with a focus on supporting the production of biodiesel fuel and related co-products.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Occupational Safety, Health, or Environmental technical related degree
Experience Required: Relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Visio), Basic accounting skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Experience in writing detailed instructions, Project Management, Biodiesel production or related processes
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Title:Intern, History & Current Events Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist in maintaining a corporate history library and oversee corporate events to support Renewable Energy Group’s internal and external brand awareness. This position is also responsible for effectively interacting with internal staff and vendors to facilitate smooth flow of daily operations.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – History, Event Management, or related degree **Senior or Junior status preferred
Experience Required: Experience in broadcast journalism, public relations strongly desired and event management-experience is a plus
**Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), Basic math and accounting skills, Research experience
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Understanding of metadata standards, Understanding of Library and Archive organizational processes
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Title:Intern, Human Resources (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with recruiting functions and benefit administration. The position is also responsible for sourcing qualified applicants, assisting candidates through the application process, coordinating interviews, onboarding new employees and assisting with personnel records.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Business or related degree **Rising Senior or Junior status required
Experience Required: **Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), Basic math and accounting skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Knowledge of government compliance requirements, Advanced Excel skills (Pivot table, Macros, Advanced Excel Functions)
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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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