Phillips 66 Process Unit Engineer in Lake Charles, Louisiana
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The Process Unit Engineer employs technical information and skills to ensure that assigned units or areas are appropriately optimized, are run safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.
Responsibilities May Include:
Monitor and evaluate unit performance through effective unit monitoring tools and reporting of key performance indicators for assigned units
Know and understand unit rate and performance constraints, on a daily basis, and provide ideas to remove constraints and optimize unit performance
Provide operating guidance and troubleshoot operating/quality problems and provide effective solutions
Monitor unit environmental limits and take appropriate action to achieve environmental requirements and objectives
Evaluate, select and coordinate unit catalyst selection and replacement and other chemical usage requirements
Monitor and evaluate catalyst and chemical performance/usage in support of cost management and make recommendations for improvements
Work with and seek out other disciplines to improve unit reliability
Generate process designs for improvement projects and participate as required in major project activities
Provide technical support for turnaround planning and execution
Ensure that all Process Safety Management requirements, particularly PHA and MOC, are properly met and required actions completed and maintain Process Technology Packages
Lead and participate in investigations and complete assigned action items
Demonstrate visible personal commitment to Excel’s core values including safety and environmental stewardship
Understand and uses functional expertise to contribute to the success of the business
Establish priorities and develop critical tasks
Accept ownership, be accountable, and deliver on commitments
Encourage creativity, innovation, and continuous improvement
Personally committed to continuous learning and ongoing self-development
Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
2 or more years of experience working in a refinery or similar plant environment
Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC); Information can be found at https://www.tsa.gov/for-industry/twic
Demonstrated troubleshooting ability of refinery processes
Demonstrated written & oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work in a team
The Lake Charles Refinery is located in Westlake, Louisiana. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. Facilities also include a specialty coker and calciner. The refinery processes a mixture of light to heavy, low- and high sulfur and low- and high-acid crude oils. It receives domestic, Canadian and other foreign crude oil through truck, pipeline, marine transportation and terminals, including the Beaumont and Clifton Ridge terminals and the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Lake Charles produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include off-road diesel, home heating oil, feedstock for our Excel Paralubes joint venture, specialty graphite petroleum coke and petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed in the southeastern and eastern United States by truck, rail car, barge or pipelines and exported to Latin America and West Africa.
At Phillips 66, providing access to high quality programs and care for you and your family is important to us. Maintaining a culture of well-being — physical, emotional, social, and financial — is essential for a high-performing organization. When we are at our best, we are poised to deliver exceptional results — personally and professionally. Benefits for certain eligible, full-time employees include:
Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
8% 401k company match, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company’s financial performance
Cash Balance Account pension
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services
Learn more about Phillips 66 Total Rewards at hr.phillips66.com/.
To be considered
In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of 9/26/2023 .
Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Requisition ID: 58190
Location: Louisiana - Lake Charles
Job Field: Engineering
Division : Lake Charles Refinery
Technical Req : No