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: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, 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:Intern, Internal Audit (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with internal audit functions related to the performance of financial and operational audits of company activities. This position is also responsible to assist in the presentation of audit findings, recommendations, and corrective action plans to company management and audit committee members.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Accounting or related degree **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), Advanced math, finance, and accounting skills
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Excellent analytical skills
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Title:Intern, Legal/Patents Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
REG, Life Sciences seeks a talented and motivated individual seeking clerical experience in the administrative aspect of intellectual property, particularly patent administrative support.  This internship is aimed at individuals who wish to gain experience as patent assistant/patent secretary in an in-house legal department. Our internship program is open to qualified individuals from freshman level to post-college degree.  The program is open all year and has a target duration of about 6 months to ensure training and opportunity for accomplishment in the legal profession.   If interested, please submit your resume along with a cover letter online explaining in detail as to why you wish to be considered for this internship.  Please include your specific goals for the internship and the time you can commit to the program. Applications will be evaluated as they are received, and qualified applicants will be contacted if there is a match.  
Requirements:
Education Required: All levels from freshman to post-college degree.
Experience: Exposure to legal environment a plus but not required.
Skills Required: Solid familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Excel.
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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 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.    
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: Skills Required: Exposure to various software programs such as Microsoft Office Suite and DNASTAR Suite.
*In your applicaiton, please include your goals for the internship and the time you can commit to the program. Applications will be evaluated as they are received, and qualified applicants contacted if there is match of interest, capabilities, schedule, and internal opportunity.
*If you are graduate student or NIH Biotechnology trainee, we will work with your graduate advisors to ensure the internship is supportive to your graduate program.
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Title:Intern, Marketing (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with group sales and marketing team in increasing awareness of REG and its products and services in order to increase product/service sales and to help the industry leading company achieve its goals.   
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Marketing, Management, or related degree
Experience Required: Research and analysis or marketing experience **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, Valid driver’s license
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Microsoft Mappoint Salesforce.com
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Title:Intern, Mechanical Engineer (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to aid Renewable Energy Group by assisting with mechanical system and component selection, energy optimization, the management of small to medium sized capital projects, and the design review process for new/existing plant utility systems.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Mechanical Engineering or related degree **Senior or Junior status required
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), Strong technical background
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Knowledge of biodiesel production and related processes, Process simulations, Process data historians
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Title:Intern, Operations Control Team (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist in the oversight and execution of pricing, risk management, and monitoring of biodiesel positions.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a masters or bachelor’s degree – Finance or related degree **Students must have at least 6 months left in program to be considered
Experience Required: Experience in manufacturing, technology development, and/or a financial analysis preferred
Skills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word), Advanced math and accounting skills, Financial modeling experience
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Advanced computer skills (Eg. Pivot Tables, Macros, and VLookup)
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Title:Intern, Procurement (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist in the analysis of the existing Purchasing projects as well as assist in the evaluation of potential business development opportunities.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree **Senior or Junior status required
Experience Required: Financial analysis and analytical business experience 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 Strong analytical research, Special skills or knowledge preferred: Strong interpersonal skills, Knowledge in data analysis
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Title:Intern, Supply Chain Management (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with Supply Chain Planning and Terminal Inventory Management. This position is also responsible for assuring the effective and efficient daily supply chain management of biodiesel and responsible to collaborate with cross functional contacts on assigned project.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – SCM, LSCM, or related degree **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), Advanced math and accounting skills, Advanced Excel skills (Pivot table, Macros, Advanced Excel Functions)
Special skills or knowledge preferred: Sales skills, Analytical communication skills
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