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Renewable Energy Group Biodiesel Operator II in Seneca, Illinois

POSITION PURPOSE:The purpose of this job is to perform biodiesel operational functions in order to benefit internal and external customers of Renewable Energy Group (REG), ensuring quality biodiesel, while maintaining clean, safe, and well-kept facilities.


  • Ability to operate the biodiesel master computer system. This includes operations of the main master control, process production system along with recording data and generating system reports on a timely basis.

  • Perform various quality control functions on oil, biodiesel, glycerine, fatty acid, and water, visual inspection of all types of inventory, measuring physical inventory on a periodic basis

  • Ability to perform all types of general facility maintenance and housekeeping, including equipment inspection, repairs, adjustments and monitoring throughout the facility

  • Assist with overseeing the production in the biodiesel manufacturing plant Learn equipment maintenance of all mechanical operations at the facility

  • Assist with biodiesel production to meet customer and intra-company demand in the most efficient manner Monitor and continually improve quality control in all aspects of biodiesel operation

  • Make recommendation on improving production efficiency at the facilities Maintain an acceptable plant appearance (neat and clean) for potential and existing Renewable Energy Group customers.

  • Follow all safety guidelines regulated by REG, OSHA, or other regulatory agencies. Serve on REG safety committee and conduct regular biodiesel department safety meetings.

  • Schedule and maintain housekeeping, including maintaining a clean, well-kept appearance in the facility, outside grounds, and equipment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Education required:High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience required:6-12 months general work experience preferred. Previous chemical processing or related experience preferred.

Skills required:General knowledge of computers, basic mechanical and electrical skills, and attention to detail.

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.