SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing controls engineering support to the additives manufacturing plant. This includes day to day manufacturing support, continuous improvement, and capital project implementation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Insures that all process operations are carried out in a safe manner and meet regulatory and industry standards.
Designs and develops new control systems.
Tests, maintains, and modifies existing systems including technical network infrastructure.
Develops and maintains a 5 year rolling plan to upgrade and maintain process control equipment.
Provides training to operations personnel as needed.
Analyzes, specifies, develops, and recommends design approaches, and equipment modifications necessary to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.
Assists in investigations and corrective actions for process incident investigations.
Supports process development process and process optimization efforts.
Provides training for plant personnel as required.
Participates in emergency response as defined in the program and training capability.
Provides leadership for establishing and maintaining a safe work environment. Proactively addresses and corrects all unsafe behaviors and conditions.
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Advanced Process Control (APC),
S88 Batch Control Systems
Safety regulations, safe work practice used in the chemical industry, Process Safety Management.
Operation of batch processes and associated auxiliary equipment used in the chemical industry.
Process instrumentation and industrial control systems including PLC programming, HMI Visualizations and Server infrastructure.
Motor controls, HMIs and VFDs.
Degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Experience in programming and maintaining plant centralized control systems.
Experience in a Chemical or Liquid Manufacturing environment a plus.
NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, refining, and pharmaceutical sectors. They/We are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positions for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineering, or production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you. We DO NOT contact our client companies on your behalf without your approval.
CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical, refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or closely related industry. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.
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- Advanced Process Control (Apc)
- Motor Controls
- Programmable Logic Controllers (Plc)