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Process Control Engineer

NC, NC · Manufacturing
Key Functions

As Process Control Engineer, you will: 
  • Perform instrumentation installation & calibration, process control troubleshooting & programming, drive installation & programming for all mill areas
  • Provide technical assistance to specify, design and develop improvements in complex instrumentation, automation, process control & motion control systems
  • Deliver troubleshooting support mill-wide, maintain and enhance the engineering process control philosophy, strategy, and controls standard operating procedures
  • Lend expertise to departments to ensure understanding of process control characteristics and loop tuning
  • Assist in mentoring and training of on shift maintenance with extensive understanding of electrical systems, PLC & motion control systems
  • Assist in developing (and managing) capital project's PLC scope & requirements for new equipment and major repairs
  • Maintain and qualify air quality -or- waste water monitoring and treatment equipment
  • Develop/maintain mill standards for instrumentation
  • Work with power distribution systems including switchgear, transformers & MCC maintenance
  • Maintain broad-based product knowledge including Variable Frequency Drives, PLC’s, Motion Control, Coordinated Drive Systems, Instrumentation, Process Control, HMI Software (Wonderware), Network design experience with Ethernet
  • Participate in Business Process Controls Team activities - monthly involvement and reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering or similar field is desirable
  • At least 5 years' experience in Electrical and Process Controls Systems in an industrial manufacturing and production environment
  • Rockwell platforms (RS Logix) PLC Programming experience and capability
  • Strong electrical and PLC troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with safety and electrical conformance standards including UL, NEC, OSHA, NFPA 70E, IEEE and FM
  • Strong PLC 5 and ControlLogix programming/troubleshooting skills (RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 software)
  • Electrical experience and build capabilities including process control panels, safety circuit, wiring diagrams, I/O, MCC, VFD's, Drives, Tuning, Servers, pneumatics, valves, hydraulics, P & ID diagrams
  • Experience with electrical power distribution equipment and maintenance
  • Able to read and interpret prints/drawings to troubleshoot power and control electrical systems
  • Must be able to read and understand technical manuals for start-up, troubleshooting and optimizing equipment
  • Proficient in use of various electrical test equipment
  • AC variable frequency drive experience (start-up and troubleshooting A-B PowerFlex drives)
  • Computer skills in LAN, PC, Windows, CAD and Ethernet LAN with advanced MS Office skills
  • Experience with or willing to learn TCPIP, Ethernet IP, and other networks
  • Strong interpersonal skills and listening skills
  • Safety consciousness and commitment, quality awareness, and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Must be “Innovation” minded, and willing to learn and open to new ideas
  • Solid organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Strong leadership skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to manage capital projects, develop and manage a capital project budget, and develop capital project packages for approval (bids, project scope, execution plans, etc.)
  • Ability to develop Scope of Work that can be used for bidding jobs
  • Must be able to read, understand and make mark-ups to drawings for projects
  • Ability to work and communicate with contractor/engineers/service techs in a professional manner
  • Willing and able to be on-call nights and weekends
  • Ability to share knowledge with others one-on-one, in small groups and classroom settings
  • Experience working in a heavy industrial manufacturing facility
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