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
As an Optimization Engineer you will be part of a team of dedicated engineering professionals that provides all aspects of chemical engineering design, optimization and troubleshooting services to the Joliet Chemical Plant. This opportunity lends itself to career growth not only at this site, but advancement at other FHR locations.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Conduct performance monitoring and analysis of various equipment types (columns, heat exchangers, reactors, crystallizers, etc.)
Develop and implement process improvement plans
Work as a member of cross-functional teams to maximize site profitability
Troubleshoot operational problems
Develop material and energy balances
Complete process designs to improve profitability as well as safety and environmental performance
Identify opportunities for improving the chemical processes utilizing sound chemical engineering principles
Provide oversight of process operations to meet safety, environmental, and production goals
Complete process related economic evaluations
What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
A minimum of 3 years of process engineering experience in a chemical, refining, or industrial manufacturing company.
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
4+ years of process engineering experience in chemical, refining, or industrial manufacturing facility.
Other Considerations?
Physical Requirements:
Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing of stairs and ladders
Willingness to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances
Ability to wear personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (FRC, hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, full face respirator, heeled boots and hearing protection)
Why Work For Koch Companies?
A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness
Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?
Flint Hills Resources markets gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, ethanol, biodiesel, olefins, polymers and intermediate chemicals, as well as base oils and asphalt. Its businesses have a crude oil processing capacity of about 670,000 barrels per day, as well as the capability to produce 9 billion pounds of building-block chemicals and 550 million gallons of ethanol per year.
The company has expanded its operations through capital projects and acquisitions worth more than $11 billion since 2002. This dynamic growth is creating a wealth of opportunities for career advancement across many different professions.
Working at Flint Hills Resources (FHR) is different from most companies. We have a strong culture built on Guiding Principles and Market-Based Management where employees are encouraged to think and act in a principled way creating long-term value for our customers, our company and society.
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.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
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