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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 Biofuels & Ingredients is seeking to add a Plant Engineer to the team at our Fairmont, Nebraska ethanol plant. The Plant Engineer will support various projects at the plant related to design, construction, maintenance, reliability, and integrity of facilities. If selected, your leadership will demonstrate a solid commitment to all aspects of the environmental health and safety, installing and maintaining equipment for reliable operation, an ability to communicate effectively, and a willingness to be adaptive to change.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Become familiar with performance measurement and maintenance requirements of equipment as well as learning about plant applications and requirements for power equipment
  • Provide root cause failure analysis of Reliability related problems
  • Reliable team member to work hands on with mechanical team
  • Participating as a member of the Plant Leadership Team, assisting in the development of plant vision, and maximizing plant performance.
  • Support the design and implement of capital projects
  • Working with project sponsors to develop objectives and project scopes
  • Develop and own the project budget or Authorization for Expenditure (AFE)
  • Execute expense and capital projects
  • Developing work scope for reliability related daily work activities
  • Reviewing contractor deliverables, including safety, quality and resolving technical issues during scope development, design, and construction
  • Ensure projects are executed in a legal, safe, and environmentally responsible manner
  • Monitor systems to measure and control project progress against schedule and cost
  • Provide cost estimates and planning while also identifying project risk through utilization of project management tools
What You Will Need:
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in an operating industrial plant
  • Familiarity utilizing software programs for Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • A valid and current driver's license

What will put you ahead?

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Fuel Ethanol Production
  • Experience working within a stage-gated project management process
  • 7+ years project management, construction management or Reliability Engineering experience working in a heavy industrial operating facility (e.g. Refining, Chemical, Mining, or Power Plant)
  • Experience with practical application of PSM requirements, including Management of Change and Pre-Startup Safety Review
  • Knowledge of Precision Maintenance best practices
  • Experience in planning and scheduling for plant outages

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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