KBR Director, Technology in Houston, Texas

Title: Director, Technology

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1048138

(BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED)With general autonomy, is accountable for the performance and results of related disciplines or functions. Manages the delivery of functional objectives by providing leadership and direction to other managers. Guides the development of functional strategy and is responsible for global processes and procedures. Collaborates on the execution of departmental goals with other functional leaders to achieve business objectives. Skills required for this job are typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree and 15

years of experience, 5 of which should be in management.

When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, industrial, and commercial markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business segments, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our clients have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With more than 27,000 employees around the world, we deliver top-quality service and performance in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services to clients who entrust us with their most vital projects.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.


As the Director FCC Technology in the Refining PSL you will be responsible for this specific line of business within the Technology Business Unit.

This includes C5-C6 isomerization and solid acid alkylation technologies.

Your responsibilities include l eading business development, implementing strategic growth plans, managing budget and financial results for the specific business line, including Licensing, Proprietary Equipment and Engineering services.

We will look to you to

establish the basic framework and alignments with other Technology PSL’s, marketing, and the global sales organization, providing refining technology

expertise, training, content for marketing, etc

You will represent KBR at marketing events and as a spokeperson for the business line, as well as maintain relationships with key refining decision makers and executives.

This assignment is responsible for all areas including business planning, quarterly plan execution, business forecasting, staff development, staff management and recruitment.

The Director of FCC will work with other members of the Technology Leadership team to develop strategic growth plans and that will maximize the overall profitability of the Technology Business Unit.

You will manage a staff of approximately 15 direct and indirect reports.

You will be r esponsible for managing the P/L for the FCC Technology sub-PSLs , with growing current revenue 20 % annually.

The position reports to the Vice President, Refining Technology.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.



Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering required; advanced degree preferred



yrs related refinery experience, 5 of which should be in a management assignment


Fluid Catalytic Cracking experience required


Isomerization and Alkylation experience highly desirable


Proven Profit & Loss (P & L) experience selling/business development for technology, engineering services, equipment and/or automation, etc. required


Experience specifying technical offerings and/or processing engineering services required


Must have strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills; written, verbal and presentation


Seeking someone with experience and ability to manage a staff of 15

direct, indirect reports


Seeking a candidate with international work background


Must be willing and available to travel domestic and international; approximately 40-50% as needed


Background check required for this assignment

Job: Engineering/Technical – Technology