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Senior Process Engineer


El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

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.

Job Summary:

Lead responsibilities to guide Area business team on maximizing unit performance, constraint elimination whilst meeting environmental targets and HSE requirements 

Co-ordination of process engineering activities and process control optimization within Technical services department  

Technical coach for promoting learning and achieving technical excellence in delivery by junior/intermediate level process engineers in the team
Work alongside other technical disciplines at site towards multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving


Job Responsibilities:

-Applies process engineering principles and expertise during project development and in support of other refinery departments as needed.

-Produces process designs for projects on Capital Plan to improve safety, operation, maintenance, and profitability of refinery within department standards and environmental regulations.

-Provides troubleshooting and optimization assistance for Operations. Conducts daily performance monitoring including energy consumption, yields and “process unit health” performance indicators.

- Generates, analyzes, interprets, acts upon, and disseminates these performance indicators and unit operations data for assigned units.

- Evaluates catalyst usage and performance.

-Identifies long-term improvement opportunities to improve unit(s) profitability and optimize efficiency.

- Conducts process operations analysis and economic evaluation using simulation software.

- Reviews findings with refinery management and secures approval to implement.

- Exercises judgment in equipment design and process development to ensure safety, environmental, economic, and operability objectives are met.

-Performs process engineering activities in all project phases including feasibility/economic studies, conceptual design, identification and evaluation of alternatives, front-end design, detail engineering, construction and startup/commissioning.

-Participates in the development and implementation of operator training, operating manual input, MOC development, HAZOP reviews and recommendation follow-up, P&ID review and verification.

- Champion multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving and unit troubleshooting 

- Working alongside corporate SMEs, drive unit optimization 

- Identify and execute synergies and growth opportunities


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

Typical Minimum Requirements: At least 7 years of related experience. Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or equivalent field. 


Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

-10 plus years process engineering experience gained from refining operations required

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. 

Welcome to Delek US Holdings