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Employer: Renewable Energy Group

Expires: 12/17/2021

TENTATIVE DATES:May 18 – August 5, 2021POSITION PURPOSE: 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.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Analysis FunctionPerform business unit and financial analysis Relate profitability, input costs, and strategic planningUtilize Tableau to analyze and design procurement data visualizationsSpecial Projects Apply LEAN methodologies to design and implement improvement initiativesDesign and implementation of key business projects Conduct research on commodities and trendsAnalyzing research results – both quantitatively and qualitatively, in written and presentation form Formulating a recommendation based upon your analysisProperly documenting and supporting your research and analysis Develop materials for internal and external meetings Other Frequent Duties:Collection of published data related to commodity trading Assembly of market intelligence from industry professionalsAssist with the coordination of inbound raw materialsVerify data integrity with suppliersPerform other duties as assignedJOB QUALIFICATIONS:Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher – Ag Business, or Business related degree **Senior or Junior status requiredExperience Required: Financial analysis and analytical business experience preferred**Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferredSkills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skillsMicrosoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)Advanced math, finance, and accounting skills Strong analytical research Special skills or knowledge preferred:Strong interpersonal skillsKnowledge in data analysis