Job DescriptionThe 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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