Phillips 66 Director, Coking Technology in Houston, Texas


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The Director, Coking Technology, will be the advance technical support to delayed coking operations in the Refining organization. Identify, develop, justify and champion the implementation of improvement opportunities; benchmark processes and procedures; drive best-practice, process-safety and regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Implementing yield improvement initiatives
  • Identifying opportunities to improve operation, safety, reliability and economics by evaluating units, leading reviews, monthly teleconferences, annual face-to-face conferences and facilitating knowledge sharing
  • Participating in or lead configuration studies, improvement programs and projects
  • Benchmarking technologies, track performance metrics, implement unit monitoring programs and improvement initiatives
  • Defining good operation, develop and implement Best Practices
  • Leveraging network expertise and knowledge
  • Supporting unit engineers with heater decokes and turnaround activities
  • Providing training to engineers and operators
  • Staying current and advance technology improvements in equipment, operating procedures, industry practices, controls, process safety and environmental
  • Consulting with refineries, vendors and R&D on operating issues, improvement projects and new technologies
  • Lead Coking Best Practice Network


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering
  • 7 or more years of refining experience
  • Travel 10% to 25% of the time
  • Occasional weekend work for turnaround or special situation assistance
  • 1 or more years of Delayed Coking process experience

Preferred :

  • 3 or more years of operating plant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering
  • Good leadership and influence skills including ability to identify performance gaps, drive improvements, prioritize work and implement change
  • Good oral and written communication skills including organization, presentation and documentation
  • Strong customer and business focus
  • Work well with a team and individually
  • High level of personal motivation and initiative


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

Keys to Success

  • Expert: Adaptability—Model Agility And Learning
  • Expert: Communication—Communicate With Impact
  • Expert: Judgment—Solve Problems
  • Expert: Results Orientation—Drive Work Unit Success
  • Expert: Strategic Thinking—Demonstrate Forward Thinking
  • Expert: Talent Enhancement—Share Knowledge

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company's master limited partnership, is an integral asset in the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,000 employees committed to safety and operating excellence.Phillips 66 had $50 billion of assets as of June 30, 2016. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co .

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of February 28, 2017 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 34521

Department: Refining

Location: United States - Texas - Houston

Job Field: Engineering