Plant Engineer

064950 Requisition #
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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO


Flint Hills Resources is looking for a Plant Engineer to support two Biorefineries in Northeast Iowa. The successful applicant will office out of Shell Rock and Fairbank, Iowa. This role will focus on daily support to the operations of the two plants, developing projects and owning the planning/execution of value creation and risk reduction projects develop by the business.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Assist team using engineering principles and root cause failure analysis to develop business viable solutions to operational and reliability issues
  • Develop or assist in development of projects to help the plant remain in compliance, reduce risk or improve the plant's economics
  • Reviewing contractor deliverables, including safety, quality and resolving technical issues during scope development, design, and construction
  • Member of the site leadership team responsible to identify opportunities and risks, then help develop viable solutions to capture the opportunities or reduce/eliminate the risks
  • Strong communication skills to communicate with all levels of the organization, ability to explain technical issues to front line operations team, other engineers and senior business leaders
  • Ability to self-direct work that is aligned with the vision and business goals for the site and overall business 

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering Discipline
  • 1+ year of engineering experience
  • Current and valid driver's license

What Will Put You Ahead:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in heavy industrial operating facilities (refining, chemical, power plant)
  • Experience in Fuel Ethanol Production
  • Experience in multiple engineering disciplines
  • Experience working with phased gate project delivery systems
  • Experience in planning and scheduling for plant outages
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical engineering

Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?

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.

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