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Turnaround Manager - Tactical TA Team Leader


Dallas, TX, US, 75251

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.

Basic Purpose/Accountabilities:

The Delek US Corporate TA Manager, Tactical TA Team Leader in the Refining group is responsible for managing the company’s tactical TA team.  The TA Tactical Team, is a group of highly skilled TA experts in TA Coordination and Project Controls that serves as the companies flex team to support ongoing TA planning efforts, serve as key TA Team Leaders during TA execution and support emergency outages across the enterprise.

Following the Delek Turnaround Planning & Execution Process (TPEP), this position leads a team of 3-5 direct reports through all turnaround activities starting as early as 36 months in advance of turnaround through execution and post-execution activities.  This position reports directly to the Vice President of Turnarounds.

Position is a roving role, extensive travel required (+50%) and will sometimes need to be co-located at a site for extended periods of time.

Desired Functional Knowledge:

Highly experienced in leading major capital projects or turnarounds in petrochemical or refinery facilities.  Experienced in the application of project and turnaround controls principles and techniques to the problems of planning, cost estimating, cost engineering, program and project management, scheduling, performance measurement, execution & constructability and change control. 



Primary Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Develop the strategy for the tactical group based on overall TA schedules, feedback from company and business leadership, and growth objectives
  • Relate the strategy to long-range planning objectives and convert strategy to tactile objectives that team uses to execute the strategy
  • Provide support, guidance and for all shutdowns, turnarounds and outages
  • Ensure organization is capable of executing the strategy and project planning and execution by ensuring the right teams of people, appropriate coaching, training and development, face-to-face Turnaround Leadership Best Practice Meetings
  • Institutionalize developments and evolution of TPEP Standard and Turnaround Best Practices from innovations in industry and lessons learned
  • Lead or participate in assurances for readiness, alignment, predictability, and efficient use of resources
  • Maintain contact with Industry turnaround experts for sharing of best practices
  • Actively participate in and, at times, facilitate Turnaround Leadership and Operations Leadership Best Practice Meetings
  • Facilitate turnaround tools such as framing, risk reviews, scope challenges, lessons learned, etc.
  • Train on TPEP Standard and Turnaround Best Practices
  • Keep abreast of turnaround innovations by attending industry conferences, meeting with industry vendors and experts, sharing of best practices with owner turnaround representatives


Critical Skills

  • 10+ years of in depth TA experience at a leadership level
  • Demonstrated ability to lead with a record of proactive accomplishment
  • Unwavering focus and commitment to safely planning and execution of turnaround/project work
  • Expertise and experience in turnaround and project planning, execution and controls principles
  • Effective and tactful communication skills with manufacturing site leadership and corporate leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to make critical decisions, problem-solve and analyze
  • Experience negotiating with and managing contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute long term strategic plans
  • Ability to properly size and organization to support a project based on size and complexity
  • Able to set priorities based on business needs and organizational goals
  • Perform assessment and develop actionable work plans that drive accountability and ownership




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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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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