Process Engineer

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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 Process Engineer at their biodiesel plant in Beatrice, NE. This position will be expected to take a leading role in projects to improve yield and performance of a novel process technology, working with multidisciplinary teams to advance key plant improvement initiatives.



  A Day in The Life Typically Includes:


  • Responsible for technical evaluation of the plant. Develop and monitor key performance indicators and define the operating envelope.
  • Develop improvement strategies and manage change implementation.
  • Drive continuous improvement on plant performance and manage small capital projects.
  • Evaluate equipment with respect to performance and efficiencies, recommend new equipment where necessary, make recommendations for repair and replacement of equipment, and evaluate results.
  • Create capital or expense project justifications and lead assigned projects
  • Contribute to and assist in development of site safety systems such as MOC (Management of Change), PSSR (pre-start-up safety reviews), PHA's (process hazard analysis) and Incident Investigations as required.
  • Provide technical support to operating teams for the daily operating processes
  • Lead Operational Excellence projects/programs to support the site goals


What You Will Need:



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering AND 3+ years of petrochemical or biofuels production experience
  • Strong background in application of fundamental engineering principles in a production environment
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot, perform root-cause analysis and develop corrective action strategies
  • Proven ability to define an operating envelope and effectively lead change
  • Valid and current government issued driver’s license


What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior oleochemical and/or biofuels experience
  • 5+ years engineer with experience leading change in an operating environment
  • Experience with new process technology development
  • Demonstrated initiative and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience with control loop tuning and controls improvement
  • Experience with alarm rationalization initiatives



Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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