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, 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, 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, Treasury (Summer 2015) Location:Ames, IA
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to assist with banking and credit functions, current and prospective customer’s documentation, and cash application to accounts receivable. This position is also responsible to provide support to document working capital balances for all entities.
Requirements:
Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Finance, or related degree **Senior or Junior status required
Experience Required: Accounting or analytical 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
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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: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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