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Process Controls Engineer

Process Controls Engineer
Job Description
  • Responsible for DCS (Honeywell) and PLC based control systems
    • Responsible for maintaining and managing software and hardware support
    • Ensure systems are operated within established manufacturer performance standards
    • Responsible for managing all contractors that perform work on the DCS system  
    • Participate in setting Operations and Capital budgets and spending for site automation systems  
  • Establish and implement long range systems migration plans to address obsolescence issues and to ensure systems capabilities are in line with advanced controls systems needs
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing the controls system to ensure safety, improve quality, minimize financial leakage, increase production, and automate routine tasks
  • Maintain and improve CL programming and ladder logic for the plant
  • Maintain and improve DCS schematics for the plant
  • Perform technical project-based duties with regards to the planning, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and integration of systems
  • Implement advanced process controls at the site
  • Read and modify P&IDs, Wiring Diagrams, and Loop Drawings
  • Assist with troubleshooting during normal operations, startups, and project implementation
  • Be able to work with operators and supervisors to improve HMI and controls
  • Establish and maintain a 5 year plan for necessary upgrades to the DCS and control systems
  • Alarm management, back-up policies, patching, anti-virus and other routine maintenance
Required Skills
  • Chemical industry and/or related process industry experience
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of analog and digital process instruments, automated valves and control valves, analyzers, and burner management systems
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written, ability to vary style to meet needs
  • High level of personal motivation with a drive for ownership and accountability in performance of job responsibilities
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in process controls systems
  • Analytical and problem solving capability
Required Experience
  • BS in Chemical Engineering or related technical field
  • 5-15 years in plant manufacturing (preferred) or an instrumentation background
  • Hands-on experience with Honeywell TDC3000 and Experion systems and instrumentation
  • Experience in DCS related fields
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