Company: Calumet Specialty Products Partners, LLC
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Process Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States
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The Technical Service Engineer provides primary technical support for the assigned
process units. This includes monitoring routine operation, assisting in troubleshooting and optimizing the unit for efficiency and yield, and developing improvement projects. The position initiates and support MOC's and PHA revalidations and is an integral part of the PSM process.









  • Acts as primary technical expert for assigned units. This includes maintaining understanding of technology changes and developments in assigned units as well as in the refining industry

  • Routinely reviews operating data for assigned unit(s). This includes monitoring catalyst performance, fractionation and energy. Conduct routine unit material balances and issue periodic monitoring reports consistent with the corporate standard

  • Assist Operations Day and Shift Supervisors and operators with troubleshooting of complex problems. Uses simulation tools to identify and troubleshoot problems

  • Optimize unit operation to maximize profitability. This includes SPC optimization, evaluating new technology, modeling unit operation, and understanding plant economics, APC applications, chemical treatment programs

  • Develop and prepare preliminary scope for improvement initiatives

  • Support maintenance and capital improvement projects

  • Support capital and operating expense budget development, including primary responsibility for energy, and for catalyst and chemical budgets as appropriate

  • Support turnarounds with pre-turnaround data collection for work list development, equipment inspection, repair scope development and execution approval, vessel closure, and unit start-up and shutdown

  • Initiate and steward PSM activities for assigned units, including MOC documentation for all unit changes; attending PHA revalidations, closing assigned action items, and closing MOC's (temporary and permanent)

  • Participate on and/or lead incident investigations as required

  • Provide support for unit training and operating manuals

  • Support Linear Program (LP) sub-model development including leading test runs and completing material balances



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering preferred




  • Highly organized, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Familiar with process modeling and simulation software

  • Able to multitask and handle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

  • May be required to work in the field up to 60% of the time





  • Previous process engineering experience desired but not required, preferably in a refinery or related industry





About Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.


A Commitment to Excellence in Hydrocarbon Specialty Products

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) is a master limited partnership and a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil and other feedstocks into customized lubricating oils, solvents and waxes used in consumer, industrial and automotive products; produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel; and provides oilfield services and products to customers throughout the United States.


Calumet is based in Indianapolis and produces nearly 3,500 unique specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company employs approximately 1,600 people and operates 10 facilities across North America, including 9 specialty products manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products and services are available in approximately 52 countries across the world; serving approximately 4,400 customers globally.