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Flint Hills Resources is looking for a contribution-motivated engineer to join the Plant Engineering Team at their Corpus Christi, Texas refinery. The Plant Engineering Team is dedicated to efficiently delivering high-quality projects to the refinery. You will be joining a community of mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineers dedicated to scoping and designing valuable improvements in the refinery units.

Flint Hills Resources is a different kind of company, we are privately owned, we have a 9/80 flexible schedule, and our compensation philosophy is based on the value you create. Come realize your full potential and join our team. 

Our Team
At Flint Hills Resources your career and professional development are a top priority. This includes a personal development plan, assigned mentors, dedicated offsite training, and tuition reimbursement programs. The Plant Engineering Department has a proven track record of upward development leading to increasingly challenging roles across Flint Hills Resources and Koch Industries.

What You Will Do

  • The Plant Engineer manages multiple small capital improvement projects (approximately <$250K) in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner to improve unit/plant operations
  • Prepares specifications, drawings, bid packages, quotation analyses, and other applicable documents for purchase, construction, and/or repair of refinery equipment and facilities
  • Works closely with other refinery disciplines to investigate problems, identify, recommend, and execute long-term, reliable, scalable solutions to unit issues
  • Identifies & utilizes in-house resources for technical/engineering support, i.e. process engineering, reliability engineering, inspection, etc.
  • Provides engineering support for daily operations
  • Support unit shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Understands business, economic and operational drivers behind assigned projects
  • Complies with all FHR environmental and safety policies, specs/standards, and FHR Principles
  • Periodically support the refinery after hours when “on call”
  • Aids in supporting, mentoring, knowledge sharing and training within the engineering group to develop and further enhance team-members' technical skills

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in refining or other petrochemical/industrial facilities
  • Strong technical background with solid troubleshooting/problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office tools i.e. Excel, Word, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (chemical, mechanical, electrical, or civil/structural) 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Background in manufacturing (industrial plant) maintenance, operations and/or reliability fields beneficial
  • Project estimating knowledge a plus
  • Previous internship or co-op experience as project, plant, or maintenance/reliability engineer

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are
As a Koch company, Flint Hills Resources is an industry-leading refining company making the oil and transportation products that keep the world moving. We make a large supply of fuel for gas stations and airports in addition to transporting crude oil, natural gas liquids and refined products through 4,000+ miles of pipeline –delivering energy to farmers, manufacturers and families. Our team champions innovation and excellence to help power modern life.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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