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Location Name: Kenai, AK 
Job/Requisition ID: 54486
Location Address: 48237 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK, United States (US), 99611
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

 

 

Summary

 

Provides process engineering expertise for assigned unit(s).  Initial units will include Energy, Utilities, and Hydrocarbon Loss Control.  Identifies long-term improvement opportunities to improve unit(s) profitability and optimize efficiency.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Provides troubleshooting and optimization assistance for Operations.  Conducts daily performance monitoring including energy consumption, yields and “process unit health” performance indicators. Generates, analyzes, interprets, acts upon and disseminates these performance indicators and unit operations data for assigned units. Evaluates catalyst usage and performance.  
  • Identifies long-term improvement opportunities to improve unit(s) profitability and optimize efficiency. Conducts process operations analysis and economic evaluation using simulation software. Reviews findings with refinery management and secures approval to implement.  Exercises judgment in equipment design and process development to compromise between process requirements, economics, operator effectiveness and environment/safety objectives.  
  • Provides technical input into development and implementation of operator training, operating manuals, Management of Change (MOC) development, hazard and operability reviews (HAZOPs) and piping and instrumentation diagram/drawing (P&ID) verification.
  • Supports developing process engineering work scopes and procedures for unit outages and Turnarounds and provides process support throughout the shutdown window.
  • Interfaces with refinery’s Commercial group to ensure unit constraints and yields are accurately reflected in refinery’s linear programming model and disseminates individual unit’s economic values to Operations and refinery management.
  • Must have physical ability to perform all essential job duties and work extended hours, including nights and weekends in process operations environment. Work may be conducted during periods of inclement weather.  Must have physical ability to access all areas of the refinery including use of stairs and/or ladders to inspect critical process and mechanical equipment.  Must be available to respond to upset conditions during off-hours.

 

Education

 

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical engineering required.
  • Minimum 3 years process engineering experience in petroleum refinery or in project process engineering required.

 

**This position is part of an Engineering Technical Ladder with multiple levels.  The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications**

 

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

 

 

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

 

Job Function: Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected:

 

 

Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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