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Senior Process Engineer

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The Senior Process Engineer is a key member of the site Process Engineering Department as well as a critical support member of Business Teams. The process engineering team is dedicated to being the technical leaders that drive the highest value solution for our partners. You will be joining a technical community of 30+ chemical engineers dedicated to the troubleshooting, optimization, and design improvement of the refinery units.

At Flint Hills Resources your career and professional development are a top priority. This includes a personal development plan, assigned mentors, dedicated off-sites training, and tuition re-imbursement programs.The Process Engineering Department has a proven track record of upward development leading to increasingly challenging roles across Flint Hills Resources and Koch Industries.

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

What you will do in your role

  • Building and expanding technical network internally and externally to the company
  • Developing value creation ideas and projects economic analysis for assigned units and technologies
  • Monitoring long-term unit performance against industry benchmarks
  • Supporting the building of unit monitoring toolkit for Crude and Coking
  • Auditing unit performance reports and long-term calculations
  • Reviewing and supporting benchmark studies (Solomon, PTAI studies)
  • Ensuring technical basis of projects meets business objectives
  • Mentoring and supporting Production Engineers during unit troubleshooting, unit monitoring, PHAs, critical procedures, monthly Business Review meetings
  • Supporting high profile unit troubleshooting as needed
  • Directing and assisting Operations for design of experiments and process guidelines
  • Owning the Process Engineer modeling programs
  • Building out the technology loop model using different software such as HYSYS to drive economic decision making in unit operations
  • Supporting other Physics-based modeling programs
  • Providing turnaround program technical support and technical scoping as needed
  • Contributing to process safety and environmental performance through Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) programs, Management of Changes (MOC), investigations team member or leader

The experience you will bring

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of refining or chemical plant process engineering experience
  • Previous experience with Crude or Coking technologies
  • Ability to attain a TWIC card within 30 days of employment


    Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field from an ABET (or similar) accredited program

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science or higher in Chemical Engineering
    • 10+ years of refinery or chemical plant process engineering experience
    • 5+ years of experience with both Crude and Coking technologies
    • Process modeling simulation with Aspen HYSYS
    • Experience leading cross-functional teams 

    This role is subject to the Transportation Workers Identification Credentialing (TWIC) rule and requires the successful candidate to obtain a TWIC identification badge, allowing for un-escorted access to the facility within a specific time period  

    This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.  

    Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
     Equal Opportunity Employer.
    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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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