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Rotating Equipment SME


Dallas, TX, US, 79720

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 Rotating Equipment SME is a member corporate refining support team that provides standardization, direction, and guidance for the Mechanical Integrity and Reliability Programs in the area of rotating equipment.  This position is a key in establishing and promoting a reliability centered culture for all manufacturing operations. This role serves as the rotating equipment champion for the company, supporting short-term training and troubleshooting, middle-term strategy generation and implementation, and long-term project and turnaround scope development to create sustainable performance.


Primary Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Considered top rotating equipment engineer within the company supporting manufacturing facilities (refineries and renewables)
  • Champion Mechanical Integrity program for rotating equipment and associated systems including center of excellence for all associated quality assurance activities
  • Support of expense and capital project development related to rotating equipment (specification reviews, drawing reviews, contractor / supplier QC reviews, FATs)
  • Mentor and develop site engineering contacts in rotating equipment
  • Lead Incident Investigator for Incidents involving rotating equipment failures
  • Facilitates & supports Maintenance Strategy sessions and associated outputs (PM / PdM implementation, spare parts strategies, one-time improvement tasks)
  • Facilitates & supports T/A work scope development, TA QA/QC documents
  • Development of strategic and tactical business plans to achieve operational results
  • Assist in developing (RCM) program for rotating equipment across all Refineries
  • Develop program for Reliability Reporting
  • Site gap analysis and program to reduce MTBF, including interface with site strategic pump seal partnerships
  • Drive Condition Monitoring standardization within RAMS, lead site improvement plan development and stewardship
  • Participation in Capital and expense budget process (includes approval of rotating equipment projects above a certain cost threshold)
  • Drive development of maintenance and engineering training on rotating equip. procedures & best practices.
  • Developing employees from each site for Rotating Equip. Lead Roles.
  • Interview engineering candidates, determine development needs, evaluate performance for compensation, and address personnel issues including training, coaching, mentoring and disciplining of  subordinates
  • Facilitate & support rotating equipment manufacturer and service vendor qualification process for evaluating outside service contractors and for qualifying suppliers of parts and equipment.
  • Lead reliability-related site assessments, incident and equipment investigations and overall schedule (Mechanical Integrity, Equipment Strategies).  Support non-reliability site assessments (e.g. Process Safety, TA plan reviews, Project constructability reviews)   
  • Develop and implement long range plans to ensure long term reliability, availability, predictability and overall profitability of the refinery. 
  • Develops and manages the reliability operating and capital project budgets and supports other departments with developing equipment spending plans.
  • Manage by influence down and up the corporate ladder, and selling the strategic vision
  • Manage the 10 year maintenance management plan (maintenance reference plan)
  • Owns the Predictive and condition based metrics
  • Own the obsolescence and replacement plans for controls and vibrations
  • Provide technical support for major capital project reliability oversight base on risk and capital expenditure
  • Provide technical support to the capital budging process
  • Located in Brentwood or Dallas


Critical Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ten (10) years of experience in Refining or Petrochemical industry, primarily in support of rotating equipment systems and programs.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory/management role preferred.
  • Participate in at least one the major turnaround and site expansion
  • Capable of multi-tasking and running more than one project simultaneously, set aggressive but realistic schedules, able to balance supervisory responsibilities along with engineering support as needed
  • Demonstrated experience in rotating equipment reliability and mechanical integrity
  • Knowledgeable and demonstrated fluency in reliability centered processes (Engineering Practices, Incident Investigation & RCFA, Maintenance Strategies)
  • Working knowledge of industry personnel safety, process safety, and design standards and procedures
  • Proven ability to lead, influence, and mentor staff without supervisory authority
  • Proficient in utilizing computer and Microsoft Office applications including MS Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Sound verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to lead diverse organizations
  • Ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of Company personnel
  • Ability to work independently as  self-starter and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel often to multiple sites for position assignments
  • Preferred Certified CMRP, CMRT, CLR or other recognized certification
  • Vibration, Thermographic, Motor Analysis



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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