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The Company:
 
Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $100 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control systems; electronics, software and data analytics; minerals; glass; automotive components; ranching; commodity trading; and investments.
 
Since 2003, Koch companies have invested nearly $100 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in 50 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 120,000 people worldwide, with about 65,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 1,300 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service.
 
Koch Companies have positions available in Corpus Christi, TX, Houston, TX, and Orange, TX.
 
A Day In The Life May Include:
 
Reliability
  • Focus on projects related to design, construction, maintenance, reliability, and integrity of facilities, including project management
  • Assist in all phases of reliability engineering, including mechanical engineering support to production and auxiliary equipment 
  • Participate in equipment design, installation and evaluation, as well as support ongoing group activities 
  • Monitor performance and execute daily projects to optimize the availability and utilization of process equipment at the lowest life cycle cost
  • Provide technical support on process machinery, including compressors (centrifugal, reciprocating and rotary), steam turbines, pumps (centrifugal, positive displacement)
  • Provide root cause analysis
  • Provide technical support on fixed equipment, including vessels, exchangers, piping etc.
  • Understand key performance metrics for instrumentation that drives instrument reliability to optimize product quality and yield.
  • Assist in designing and evaluating instrumentation and safety systems for reliable and safe operations that is in accord with applicable codes and standards such as (ISA 84, NFPA 70E, National Electrical Code)
  • Work closely with project managers, design engineers, and instrument vendors to develop scope of work for instrumentation and process control
  • Support plants with the installation and maintenance of instrumentation during plant shutdowns
  • Participate with Root Cause Analysis teams to identify and eliminate instrumentation that impacts plant and instrument reliability
  • Drive safety and compliance through the standardization of instrument calibration and maintenance
  • Improve operation of process control through managing local controllers and process control tuning
Automation & Control
  • Lead the development and execution of automation projects to drive value creation
  • Identify, develop, and champion projects through the site management of change process
  • Identify risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Identify resource requirements and strategies for each project
  • Develop budgetary cost estimates and measures of success
  • Coordinate closely with site / unit operations leadership on staffing, planning, execution, training, and project turnover
  • Lead / participate on cross functional teams comprised of process engineers, operators, instrument and control specialists, and contractors
  • Champion “plant of the future” initiatives aimed at improving operator efficiency and effectiveness
For more information please visit www.kochcollegerecruiting.com
 
What You Will Need (Requirements):
  • Must have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering by December 2018 or June 2019
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Some sites have certain physical requirements including but not limited to:
    • Performing physically demanding tasks repetitively for extended periods of time (i.e., lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling)
    • Wearing necessary Personal Protection Equipment (i.e., hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes)
  • This role is not eligible for work visa sponsorship 

What Will Put You Ahead (Preferences):

  • Previous internship or co-op experience
Want to learn more about Koch Companies?
 
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.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:
www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
 
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