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Process Control Engineer

Job Title: Process Control Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Alvin, United States
Industry:
Salary: $115000 - $135000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-12
Reference: BH-95636
Contact Name: Luke Guest
Contact Email: luke.guest@nesgt.com
Job Published: February 12, 2019 22:50

Job Description

The primary purpose of the Process Control Engineer is to provide process control engineering support for chemical manufacturing operations. 
This position will also be a large part of the development and deployment of a Operational Technology cyber security program.

TARGETED OUTCOMES
  • Measurable improvements in unit performance aligned to business financial objectives including raw material usage, energy usage, reliability, capacity, and quality
  • Technical support, guidance and expertise for all phases of automation projects, from front-end engineering through detailed design, configuration, implementation, startup, commissioning, and maintenance
  • Support well-defined Process Automation productivity improvement plans
  • Application of cutting edge controls technology to improve manufacturing processes to provide competitive advantage
  • Providing technical guidance, developing and maintaining engineering standards for Process Information Systems (PIMS) and process control automation systems for the company
  • System Life Planning which includes the development and implementation of a migration plans
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and improve Process Information Systems and cyber security strategies
  • Maintain and improve existing process automation assets to achieve production targets for chemical processes
  • Use a broad range of automation tools such as advanced regulatory control, model predictive control, abnormal situation management, adaptive tuning, etc..
  • Work closely with manufacturing units to define appropriate controls applications
  • Develop key performance indicators, track key process parameters and overall process performance.
  • Leverage Six Sigma techniques to improve process performance and efficiency
  • Train and facilitate the transfer of new process control technologies into manufacturing units
  • Document process control findings in technical reports
REQUIREMENTS 
  • Education – BS or higher in Electrical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Process Controls Engineer with a Bachelors or Masters in Chemical or Electrical Engineering.  Other engineering degrees will be given consideration based on relevant experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in industrial chemical manufacturing processes.
DESIRED SKILLS
  • Process Information Management software experience
  • Core process control and automation skills
  • Knowledge of VMS  and virtualization environments 
  • SQL server management
  • Basic knowledge of PRoVOX, DeltaV and PLC configuration.
  • Familiarity with basic and advanced process control concepts