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Senior Process Design 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.

Position Overview:

Responsible for directing and implementing capital projects for the refinery.  The individual will oversee continuous improvement of the refinery processes through the Capital Project recommendations, collaborate with Operations and/or Technical Services on design and specification of projects, evaluate needs and make recommendations on project requests.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proficient with design and refining practices to aid in resolving and enhancing the refining processes for Operations. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting the required time lines and maintaining high quality output
  • Evaluation of job orders and designs to ensure they meet the goals of the Capital project
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving designs and packaging specifications for projects
  • Evaluates vendor bids, equipment bid requirements and procurement recommendations for the projects
  • Responsible for evaluating project costs and managing the cost control process
  • Ability to identify process improvements and resolve technical problems
  • Must be able to interact with Operations to ensure projects meet the needs of the refinery
  • Must be able to evaluate process technologies and make recommendations to Operations for continuous improvement
  • Follows all gates processes for Capital Project approval
  • Lead and/or participate in facility process improvement studies
  • Evaluate changes in refinery and individual units and perform economic evaluations for options
  • Improve process design with focus on safety (PHA, LOPA), reliability, and economics.
  • Prepare process design basis and specifications for revamps and new projects
  • Develop new process simulations or utilize/update existing simulations for evaluation of Unit performance and design changes.
  • Serve as representative for projects in Engineering Contractors offices
  • Develop procedures and support commissioning of new facilities.
  • Provide support for unit turnarounds for capital project installations and commissioning.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Must be able to take the lead on evaluating projects and make recommendations on implementation


Culture Fit & Alignment to Delek’s Core Values:

  • Must be able to evaluate Capital Project recommendations and ensure the safe execution of the project
  • Execution of projects must be done with integrity by ensuring costs are within budget

Organizational Impact:

  • This position is responsible for the execution and evaluation of Capital projects that can impact the organization by cost over runs and failure to implement safely.  

Minimum Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Minimum Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience implementing and execution of Capital projects

Desirable/ Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work Space:

  • Must be able to work in both an office and refinery environment.  Able to work using a computer including typing, using other communication devices including cell and desk telephones.  Must be able to make presentations to groups and explain project development.

Hours of Work/ Travel:

  • Must be able to work extended hours, including weekends and holidays during turnarounds or emergency shutdowns, able to work nights as required, and travel by common carrier.

Physical Activity:

  • Must be able to wear fire retardant clothing and other related PPE. Must be able to go   in the field which will include exposure to rotating equipment, adverse weather conditions, dust, chemicals, noise and odors.

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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