Sr. Optimization Engineer

at Delek US Holdings in El Dorado, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Sr. Optimization Engineer


El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Job Summary:

Analyzes large quantities of data and develops reports on the overall performance of business segments; develops metrics to measure various characteristics of the business | Combines a good level of understanding on how business operates with analytical ability to sift effectively through data available, overlaying all this with the technical competency to illustrate this analysis to senior level stakeholders and the wider business | Models advanced methods of combining charts, maps, timelines and infographics into comprehensible dashboards; may create visualizations of complex relationships and big data sets in a user-friendly and easy-to-understand way to facilitate business decision making

Job Responsibilities:

+ Develop and maintain key performance metrics that track refinery attainment of planned operational targets and optimal margin capture.

+ In conjunction with corporate economics and planning team, develop monthly refinery run plan (unit rates, etc)

+ Identify process constraints and identify opportunities to relieve these constraints.

+ Work with external teams (Delek and non-Delek) on movement of refinery products for normal and upset modes of operation

+ Provide economic justification for key business decisions in the refinery

+ Publish lost profit opportunity report

+ Publish blend giveaway reports.

+ Work with operations and Technical Services to analyze opportunities to enhance refinery profitability.

+ Support maintaining site Solomon benchmarking metrics to guide refinery performance

Required Qualifications – Education, Skills & Experience:

At least 2 years of refinery experience with exposure to complex wide optimization.

Exposure to gasoline blending, scheduling and product movement is beneficial.

Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or refinery economics or equivalent experience..

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Mostly indoors with occasional field visits


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

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Job Posting: JC220304835

Posted On: Aug 04, 2022

Updated On: Sep 28, 2022