Senior Process Engineer
Flint Hills Resources, LP
Ames, IA
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  • Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO
Flint Hills Resources is currently looking for a Senior Process Engineer to join our team. In this hands-on engineering role, you will be responsible for scaling up new processes from conception to an operating plant as well as providing innovation, optimization and troubleshooting support to our facilities. The position location is negotiable within our Iowa or Nebraska Biofuels and Ingredients facilities. Travel will be flexible depending on current projects and location.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Play a role in researching and designing innovation and optimization projects for our ethanol and feed product facilities
Review technical performance of the plants and make recommendation for change/improvement
Evaluate equipment with respect to performance and efficiencies, recommend new equipment where necessary, make recommendations for repair and replacement of equipment, and evaluate results
Develop capital project justifications and lead assigned projects
Provide process engineering support to the large capital projects group
Responsible for all technical aspects of newly developed processes including mass and energy balances Responsible for the improvement and optimization of operations
Frequent and direct interaction with employees at plants
Lead key Operational Excellence projects to support company and site goals
Provide technical expertise for PHA's (process hazard analysis) and assist with or lead Incident Investigations as required
Ability to effectively communicate with personnel at all levels of the organization

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
5+ years of experience at a wet milling facility, including specific experience with mechanical separation
Strong asset optimization software program capability (such as AspenTech)

Ability to respond to and support emergency issues on a 24/7 basis

Valid driver's license

What Will Put You Ahead:
Preferred Qualifications:
New process development and start up experience
Ethanol or Biofuels plant process
Predictive data analytics experience

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This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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