Wednesday , April 8 2020

Valero Careers – Principal Process Engineer

Website Valero Energy

Job Description:

Experienced Process Engineer providing best in class support for refinery optimization and project support as well as guidance to less experienced personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • S upports day-to-day routine optimization and troubleshooting issues across the Refinery as needed.
  • Assists in monitoring and enforcing Key Processing “Best Practices” to improve profitability it include: Operating conditions, feedstock processing, hardware change recommendations, monitoring process conditions, unit performance reporting/comparison (benchmarking).
  • Assists in the application of improved technologies across the refinery sites working closely with SAHQ SMEs as applications are identified and approved.
  • Reports to both Refinery leadership as well as San Antonio Strategic Development and Technology.
  • Stays abreast of emerging refining technology and catalysts.
  • Provides higher level troubleshooting, small projects and debottlenecking capability.
  • Assists the Refinery with investigation and implementation of strategic projects.
  • Supports outages to assist with inspection, evaluation and start up.
  • Keeps management informed of project progress, forecasts costs, and gives status of active project or business issues.
  • Provides technical support to start ups/shut downs and turnaround executions.

Job Requirements:

  • Field experience with startups and operating plant troubleshooting required.
  • Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree or higher degree in Chemical Engineering required.
  • 10 years of process engineering experience in a refining or petroleum industry setting required.
  • Experience in FCC, Hydrotreating, Hydrocracking or Reforming preferred.

Job Details:

Company: Valero Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Beaumont, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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