Director, Technical Process


Tyler, TX, US, 75701

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.


We are hiring for the position of Director, Technical Process supproting our Tyler, TX Refinery site location. 


The Director, Technical Process will be a Refinery Leadership Team Member, reporting directly to the Vice President, General Manager of the Tyler, TX Refinery. The Director, Technical process will be responsible for providing technical support to engineers to achieve improvements in cycle-time, yield, unit cost, quality, safety and compliance of production and operations processes. 


Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits along with health premium re-imbursements.

Job Summary:

Monitors instruments and equipment and collects operating data, including calibration, inspection, testing and repair activities, to assist in making on-line adjustments to instruments, equipment, or products. Analyzes and resolves malfunctions and deviations of instruments and control systems to identify and resolve problems. Conducts analyses and prepares reports using metrics from salvage tracking, trending, reporting and root-cause analyses. Maintains process designs to optimize process and facility use while conforming to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).


Job Responsibilities:

-Leads the Technical Department employees, including Process Engineers, Rotating Engineers and may also manage the Laboratory and Control Systems Engineers by providing technical guidance, leadership, and prioritization of projects.

-Develops the Engineering employees and prepares them for future roles in the organization. -Participates in developing the engineers in the Rotating Engineering program for future roles in the organization

-Provides guidance on the interpretation of operating unit data, monitors catalyst performance, recommends unit operating guidelines, and estimates remaining catalyst life.

-Instrumental in the operation of excellence and work with other departments to develop and drive the progress of unit health monitoring philosophy, tools, and cadence.

-Serve as a technical authority of operating limit and drive continuous improvement.

-Prepares the annual operating goals for the department.

-Works with Capital Projects to develop capital projects that maximize the refinery units and its resources.

-Provides guidance on unit optimization and develops the project portfolio of refinery gross margin improvements.

-Collaborates with the Planning Department to determine run rates and overall optimization of the refinery.

-Interprets Solomon data for the refinery and proposes ways to optimize the refinery.


Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

At least 10 years of related experience. Downstream refining industry, preferred. 

At least 3 years of management experience.

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

Master's or MBA degree typically preferred.

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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