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: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:Albert Lea, MN
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:Maintenance Technician Location:Danville, 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:Maintenance Technician Location:Mason City, IA
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, 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:Manager/Sr. Manager, Procurement Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this job is to design and execute programs that maximize earnings on services performed and input purchases.
Requirements:
Education Required: 4 year college degree in marketing, economics, or general business preferred.
Experience Required: 5-7 years of purchasing experience in an agricultural-related industry with experience with CBOT trading mechanisms and commodity purchasing preferred.
Skills Required: Project management, negotiating, analytical thinking, communication and sales skills, team oriented. Ability to use office equipment (computer, calculator, copy machine, etc.). Extensive math and accounting skills, as well as the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
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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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Title:Plant Operator Location:Geismar, LA
Position Summary:
The Plant Operator is responsible for maintaining and operating the plant equipment safely and efficiently per established plans and procedures. The Plant Operator reports directly to the Operations Shift Supervisor while on shift.  The Plant Operator must be able to communicate process unit conditions to the Board Operator and Operations Shift Supervisor to jointly maintain good plant operation.
Requirements:
Education: A high school diploma or GED certificate is required. 2-year technical training in process operations is a plus.
Experience: One (1) or more years of petrochemical and/or refinery experience is required. Experience with the production of on-specification product is required.
Skills: Well-developed mechanical ability to inspect and perform minor repairs to plant equipment is required.
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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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Title:Scientist/Sr. Scientist -Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology Location:South San Francisco, CA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to support microbial strain, pathway and enzyme engineering programs within the company and bring state of the art molecular biology/metabolic engineering/synthetic biology/evolutionary engineering skills to the groups. In-depth knowledge of microbial physiology and its regulation as well as familiarity with high-throughput techniques are desirable. Frequent interaction with other molecular biologists, enzymologists, fermentation specialists, analytical chemists and automation scientists is part of the job.
Requirements:
Education Required: PhD (or equivalent industry experience) in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Synthetic Biology, Protein Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related discipline.
Experience Required: 1-5 years of experience in Industrial Biotechnology experience is a plus.
Knowledge Required: Strong expertise in state-of-the art Synthetic Biology, Protein Engineering or Metabolic Engineering.
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