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Process Controls Engineer


Krotz Springs, LA, US, 70750

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: Supports in-service operating systems to ensure continued operation and maintenance and optimization throughout. Determines, selects and implements technically feasible and economically viable alternatives for sustainment. Analyzes and evaluates how to improve a system and/or equipment's sustainability under continued operation, maintenance and unexpected change. Develops design changes to resolve operational issues, introduces new materials, and revises product, process and test specifications to enhance product quality, design integrity, reliability and manufacturability. Collects and evaluates service use and maintenance data; conducts root-cause analyses of in-service problems (e.g., operational hazards, deficiency reports, parts obsolescence, corrosion effects, reliability and maintainability trends, safety hazards, and failure causes and effects) and implements corrective action.

Job Responsibilities:
- Develop and provide support for basic process control applications using basic application engineering skills such as point configuration, loop tuning, and identification of process dynamics.
- Identify/develop new control schemes to increase process safety/operability/profitability.
- Provide training to operations and technical staff.
- Development, design, and commissioning of MPC (Model Predictive Control) applications.

Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:
At least 2 years of related experience. Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:
- 2-7 years engineering experience in refining and/or petrochemical industry with ability to learn dynamic matrix control.
- Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with plant operators and applying current process control theory including multivariable model-based predictive control and inferential technologies to refining process units.

- AllenBradley Control Logix, Compact Logix, FLEX IO, Foxboro I/A, Triconix.

- Knowledge of Modbus and other field device communication protocols.

- HMI and graphics development.

- Ability to read and understand P&IDs, loop sheets, spec sheets, and other industry-related technical documents.

- Understanding of cabinet design and field wiring with different field devices and instrumentation.

- PC networking theory (IP addressing, Masking, etc.).

- Cause & Effects documentation, control narratives, risk analysis, and other controls-related documentation.


Organizational Leveling:
Requires working knowledge and experience in own job discipline and broadens capabilities. Continues to build knowledge of the company, processes and customers. Performs a range of assignments related to job discipline. Uses prescribed guidelines or policies in analyzing situations. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

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: Lafayette Louisiana

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