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Strategic Team Process Engineer


Tyler, TX, US, 75702

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 Refinery Process Engineer performs a variety of technical support work for the refinery operating units including crude fractionation, reforming, alkylation, hydrotreating, amine treating, and other processing units. Technical support is responsible for providing process engineering expertise for assigned projects in refining or logistics sectors.  This role performs process engineering activities and provides oversight in all project phases including feasibility and economic studies, conceptual design, identification and evaluation of alternatives, front-end design, detail engineering, construction and start-up.



  • Ensure Safety, Environmental Compliance, Reliability and Operating Excellence throughout the Refinery.
  • Interpret, summarize, and present results of data analysis in monitoring operating unit performance, troubleshooting equipment operation, evaluating catalyst performance, and recommending operating guidelines and process improvements.
  • Work as a team with unit operators and supervisors for assigned areas of the refinery to troubleshoot problems and improve operations. This includes reviewing Key Performance Indicators with the operations team daily.
  • Research and provide process engineering technical support to the business team, production units, environmental activities and plant projects to improve unit operations, process safety and environmental performance
  • Evaluate and approve design improvements to production capacity, efficiency, process safety and environmental performance including complex designs
  • Administer plant performance test runs as required
  • Participate in conceptual design studies in support of unit revamp or debottleneck. Develop new designs and ratings of major pieces of equipment: heat exchangers, vessels, distillation columns, etc.
  • Assist in development of process design packages and perform process design work for engineering design packages.
  • Interact with outside consultants and vendors to improve the unit operation or solve problems
  • Generate heat and material balances and stream data.
  • Work with support teams to monitor unit operations, correct problems and assist in improvements, usually for special problems or projects
  • Coordinate and assist in implementation of plant system changes, including equipment additions, modifications and/or deletions and process design
  • Develop efficiency strategies which optimize process unit profitability by maximizing throughput and yields while minimizing operating costs
  • Maintain knowledge of latest technologies and best practices for refining industry
  • Approve process design to Units for refinery improvements, expansions, and compliance projects
  • Create/Maintain mass balances of units to assist with yield optimization and yield accounting
  • Ensure completion of process engineering study and design for new projects and coordinate with Engineering Department to complete projects
  • Provide process support to environmental activities
  • Coordinate work with other departments in the refinery including Mechanical Design and Maintenance.
  • Develop, communicate and document process engineering activities in unit support, design, plant engineering, environmental and process safety support activities
  • Provide technical assistance in PSM, Quality, Safety, and Environmental compliance
  • Determine and provide process-related cost estimates for refinery capital budgets
  • Assist in developing the Process Engineer Department budget
  • Create notifications and purchase requisitions in EAM
  • Initiate and manage contracts with outside services (water chemicals, process chemicals, catalyst, nitrogen, oxygen, and others) as required



Minimum Required Education:

  • BS Engineering, Chemical prefered


Minimum Required Experience:

  • 2 years refining process engineering, Tyler refinery prefered

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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