Staff Refinery Operations Specialist

| Big Spring, TX, USA
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Are you looking for a career in a dynamic and innovative company that values versatility, growth, and teamwork? Look no further than Delek US Holdings!

What is Delek? What do we do?

We are a boutique-sized diversified downstream energy company with a range of assets, including petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels, and convenience store retailing.

  • Our refineries in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana have a combined crude capacity of 302,000 barrels per day
  • Our logistics business currently owns and operates 720 miles of crude and product pipelines, a 600-mile crude oil gathering system, and storage tanks and terminals.
  • Our Retail or convenience store part of Delek, runs over 250 stores in Texas and New Mexico. We also have company-branded New-to-Industry DK stores in the southern part of the US!
  • Our three renewables' plants in Texas, Arkansas, and Mississippi combined can produce 40 million gallons of biodiesel fuel a year.

Delek Benefits

We offer fantastic benefits that include up to a 10% match on 401K on your hire start, with a vesting timeline of only one year, along with medical benefits that start on day onewith a 30% premium rebate annually! We value your well-being and all employees now have access to the Calm app for FREE, which is used for meditation, stress management, and better sleep. Through our performance management program, you can earn additional annual incentives as you set and achieve goals. Our pay for performance culture motivates our employees to improve Delek's year-over-year company, business unit, and individual results. With some of the highest bonus payouts in recent years, we know that our success is due to our talented and dedicated team. We are looking for individuals like you to help us continue this momentum and bring new ideas to the table. At Delek, you will have the opportunity to make an impact and grow your career in a supportive and innovative environment.

Job Summary:

We are hiring for the position of Staff Refinery Operations Specialist located at our Big Spring, TX Refinery!



  • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for unit operations
  • Responsible for longer-term capacity of their area, including working with E&P to set MOP and production targets, unit optimizing, identifying capital project opportunities, and turnaround planning and execution
  • Provide escalation path for the shift team, and if needed manage, supervise, direct, and lead the day-to-day activities of team within assigned area to ensure safe and quality production and meet identified goals
  • Assists OMC in setting maintenance priorities
  • Manages the process for developing, editing, approving, and certifying procedures
  • Working with the Technical Trainer, develops and tracks training and qualification materials and plans
  • Implements Operations Excellence initiatives for their units


  • Eight (8) or more years' Experience in a related field (Required)
  • Refining Industry experience (Preferred)
  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)
  • In lieu of the above education requirements, an equivalent combination of experience may be considered.
  • No Licensure or Certification Required.


CHANGE AGILITY (LEVEL 3 APPLYING): Identifies, initiates, and adapts to organizational changes that foster enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and ultimately business results.

COLLABORATION (LEVEL 3 APPLYING): Sees connection points across the organization and partners effectively with others to achieve common goals.

DECISION MAKING (LEVEL 3 APPLYING): Selects a course of action to reduce risk and uncertainty and create optimal outcomes.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS (LEVEL 3 APPLYING): Drives to achieve challenging performance objectives.

TEAM BUILDING (LEVEL 3 APPLYING): Builds trust, fosters openness, and provides support. As the manager of a team, selects and motivates a strong team.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.


It's an exciting time to join Delek. We're on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent - those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve.

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job - we want to help you build a career.

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today.

Welcome to Delek US Holdings

More Information on Delek US
Delek US operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Brentwood, TN. Delek US was founded in 2001. It has 1322 total employees. To see all 9 open jobs at Delek US, click here.
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