Director, HSSE


Big Spring, TX, US, 79720

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. 


The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets. The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.


The position of Director, HSSE will be a Refinery Leadership Team member role, reporting directly to the Big Spring, TX Refinery General Manager. 

Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits along with health premium re-imbursements.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Provide EHS technical and compliance expertise to business leaders and personnel at all levels, informing and advising Management on EHS performance, compliance status, issues, and potential risks.
  • Provide guidance regarding compliance with applicable EHS&R related laws, rules, regulations, and governmental orders.
  • Ensure facilities are complying with federal, state, and local health, safety, and environmental regulations by keeping abreast of existing and new legislation/regulation anticipating future legislation/regulation, interpreting standards, enforcing adherence to regulation, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Enhance and implement Process Safety Management (PSM) programs and policies.
  • Lead the execution of process hazard analyses (PHA) and ensure follow-up on recommendations.
  • Establish and maintain documentation related to Process Safety Information (PSI) and Process Safety Management programs.
  • Develop and ensure compliance management systems are in place and monitored.
  • Conduct periodic reviews and audits of EHS compliance and oversee implementation of corrective actions.
  • Assist management, assigned counsel and insurance professionals in defending against claims and lawsuits.
  • Ensure that Facility Response Plans, Incident Command structure and SPCC plans are in place for all facilities. Coordinate and oversee emergency response efforts.
  • Lead interactions with regulatory agencies, consultants, venders, and contractors on all matters pertaining to safety, permitting, and emergency response program.
  • Oversee environmental permitting efforts
  • Responsible for EHS issues and requirements arising from development of new facilities and projects including regulatory requirements, permitting and safety reviews.
  • Oversees preparation and submittal of all required EHS regulatory reports and information requests.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of EHS training program & establish EHS qualification standards for contract and subcontract work.
  • Oversee incident investigations, ensuring they are thorough and complete.
  • Responsible for EHS and Security due diligence for acquisitions and manage related integration issues.
  • Direct Company’s incident management systems to track preventative and mitigate action items around occupational safety and process safety improvements.
  • Establish a “Plan-Do-Check-Act” culture of continuous improvement, incorporating near miss reporting, serious incident root cause and failure analysis, lessons learned communications, management of change, and incident prevention teams.
  • Lead the Company’s Management of Change processes.
  • Ensure adequacy of Company’s process hazard analyses for new and modified facility development


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

At least 10 years of related experience in a refining or chemical plant.

At least 5 years of management experience.

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.


Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

Master's or MBA degree typically preferred.


Organizational Leveling:

Leadership: Provides leadership and direction to direct reports and business units. Develops and executes annual business plans to ensure alignment. Contributes to the development of functional or business unit strategy.

Business Acumen: Has broad impact on the results of the function or business unit. Applies broad industry knowledge and commercial awareness to drive financial performance.

Problem solving: Directs the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems applying advanced critical thinking.

Impact: Guided by organization functional strategy, has broad impact on the functional, divisional or regional results.

Interpersonal skills: Negotiates with other senior leaders across the business.


Organizational Competencies:

Drive for Results Drives to achieve challenging performance objectives

Decision Making Selects a course of action to reduce risk and uncertainty and create optimal outcomes

Collaboration Sees connection points across the organization and partners effectively with others to achieve common goals

Change Agility Identifies, initiates, and adapts to organizational changes that foster enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, safety and ultimately business results

Team Building Builds trust, fosters openness, and provides support and as the manager of a team, selects and motivates a strong team



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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