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Reliability Engineer

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: TX:Dallas, TX - Texas, US, 75251

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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 Reliability & Technical Asset Management Engineer, working under the direction of the Director of Reliability and Asset Management, will have responsibility of identifying, managing, and solving asset reliability problems that adversely affect operations. A key role is to participate in the execution and improvement of the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance (PM and PdM) programs and facilitate required Condition Based Maintenance activities. This role includes development of Standard Maintenance Procedures and CMMS initiative implementation


Conducts daily work in compliance with DKL safety policies and procedures. Demonstrates Delek’s core values of Safety, Integrity, Commitment, Maximizing Value, Growth Oriented and Passion for Winning and Excellence in completing work assignments.



Operational and Maintenance Support

  • Excellent knowledge and Subject Matter expert in troubleshooting/process improvements to remediate mechanical equipment faults (pumps, valves, actuators, and instruments).
  • Actively engaged in the specification, installation, commissioning, start-up, and sparing of facility rotating assets
  • Provides technical support to Operations, Maintenance, and Technical personnel in order to address immediate concerns and implement long term Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) solutions
  • Lead the development and implenmentation of strategies to optimize and maximize Uptime
  • Perform PM and PdM audits and statistical analysis of maintenance, machinery, and operations to identify and address reliability issues.
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors, and refines an asset based maintenance plan
  • Effective Utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies to identify inherent reliability problems.
  • CMMS Champion
  • Monitor reliability data through the current EAM system, analyze data, identify trends, provide technical solutions and/or problem resolution and support field teams in resolving issues that affect reliability.
  • Actively engaged in improving asset data accuracy and asset related processes in SAP PM


Design for Reliability

  • Lead the utilization of DfR principles to build, replace and improve production assets. The Reliability Engineer plays an important role in supporting projects through equipment selection and technical analysis.
  • The goal for the Reliability Engineer is to ensure installed assets meet production needs and have Design for Reliability (DfR) characteristics built into the scope.
  • Historical equipment performance, lowest cost of ownership, and full utilization of spare parts inventory are methods that candidate should be knowledgeable and be able to apply.


Continuous Improvement

  • Own and champion DKL RCI program
  • Aid in growing Condition Based Maintenance initiatives by identifying opportunities to leverage instrumentation and executing proof of concept pilots.
  • Provide technical expertise as needed to resolve complex maintenance issues/problems and designs comprehensive maintenance approaches to optimize resources and overall effectiveness.
  • Support field operations and mechanical equipment troubleshooting through effective RCI (RCA, RCFA etc) strategies



Leadership Capabilities

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to appropriately target communication to intended audience, ranging from leading presentations with all levels of a client’s organization to interactions and meetings with a variety of agency stakeholders.
  • Able to multi-task, manage priorities, meet deadlines, and travel on short notice


Cuture Fit & Alignment to Delek's Core Values

  • Drive for excellence and passion to succeed


Organizational Impact

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of SAP PM, Relaibility tools and Maintenance Strategies



Minimum Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or reliability related technical discipline/field


Minimum Required Experience

  • 5+ years of professional level engineering work experienc
  • Working knowledge of Failure mode and effects analysis, root cause analysis, statistics and probability, complex technical problem solving
  • Knowledge in Data analysis techniques such as Statistical Process Control, Fault Tree, Fishbone, Weibull, Six Sigma (DMAIC)
  • Familiar with large electromechanical equipment, controls, and data acquisition, vibration analysis, lubrication and other NDE methods
  • Basic understanding of rotating equipment and proper maintenance techniques.
  • Strong quantitative acumen with the ability to perform data analysis including the ability to perform trending and unit-to-unit comparison Data analysis and trending software/techniques
  • Ability to meet firm deadlines; ability to build and foster strong working relationships; ability to work in a team environment.




Desirable/Preferred Education

  • Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering


Certifications/Licenses Preferred

  • ASQ CRE or CMRP Desired 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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