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Asset Engineer



Flint Hills Resources is looking to hire a Asset Engineer at our Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, MN. This role will focus as a strategic equipment owner and holds responsibilities as a reliability engineer. This person will work with Processes, Fixed Equipment, Rotating, Instrument and Electrical Engineers, to drive reliability strategies across a diverse range of both equipment types and production processes. 

Flint Hills Resources is a different kind of company:

  • We are part of the 2nd largest privately held company in the world – which means you’ll have tremendous opportunity for career growth.
  • We offer flexible work arrangements and a “9/80” work schedule – which means you’ll have a 3-day weekend every other week (every other Friday off).
  • And our compensation philosophy is based on the value you create – which means your direct compensation is not capped in anyway by some formula, role title, or certifications.

Come realize your full potential and join our team!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Perform root cause failure analysis to understand equipment failures and update equipment reliability strategies as appropriate
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities that continuously optimize equipment life cycles and availability
  • Manage change through defined processes ensuring process safety objectives are met 
  • Develop and implement equipment reliability strategies for increased asset availability
  • Decide & set appropriate maintenance event/turnaround work scopes for equipment while optimizing cost, availability, and risk 
  • Assist in complex critical equipment troubleshooting and decide on scope of repair 
  • Analyze maintenance and capital spending to ensure consistency with the investment strategies within the business and industry benchmarks

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience with equipment reliability, assessment, and troubleshoot/diagnose support (RCFA)
  • Experience with project support in framing opportunities to improve equipment utilization or availability
  • Experience in industrial, water/wastewater or equipment engineering industry

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Civil Engineering
  • Experience in reliability engineering with manufacturing equipment
  • Four (4) years or more of work experience in an industrial setting

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.

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.

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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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