Bioenergy Analyst, Operations 13 views


The purpose of this position is to assist in the oversight and execution of pricing, risk management, and monitoring of biofuel positions.


Key Accountabilities:

CONFIDENTIALITY: This position will have access to information that is confidential to the operations of the company. That information must be held in highest confidence and failure to do so will result in disciplinary action which may include termination of employment.

Operations Function

Assists in the development of business intelligence and market analysis
Helps with the implementation and oversight of the Risk Management program
Participate in performing the requisite business and financial due diligence related to business/market opportunities
Develop and propose risk management strategies to employ to Operations Control Team
Research Function

Assists with monitoring biodiesel positions
Monitor diesel/biodiesel rack prices and recommend pricing levels for REG biodiesel
Develop competitive market strategies on commodities
Identify additional investment and business opportunities aligning with overall strategy
Aid in interpretation of market information to assist in managing the overall risk profile
Follow worldwide markets for commodity agriculture fats, oils, and petroleum products
Provide input for REG’s strategy to meet customer’s contracting expectations
Help identify new contracting options which align to business and growth needs and assure sufficient margins to support overall growth plans
Special projects

Assist in design and implementations of key business projects
Analyze research results with supporting research and proper documentation
Formulate a recommendation based upon teams analysis
Other frequent duties:

Interacts with Procurement Team and Sales Team on risk management for the company
Coordinate with inside and outside sales team members to ensure competitive sales and pricing objectives are established and followed
Assist with training of the Operations Control Team intern
Perform other duties as assigned

Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Finance, Economics or related business degree

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

Financial modeling experience

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Advanced Excel skills (Pivot table, Macros, Advanced Excel Functions)

Background in Agriculture or Energy markets

Knowledge of hedging, futures, and options

Risk management knowledge including insurance, credit, commodity, and transactional


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  • Company Renewable Energy Group
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