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Process Control Engineer

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Job Description

Responsible for specifying, implementing, maintaining, and updating plant process instrumentation and control systems to ensure optimum efficiency, availability, and safety; process control logic systems (PLCs and SIS), electronic and pneumatic instruments, device networks, and general project management tools.

  • Manages and maintains plant process control system; understands all applicable process technology, equipment, unit operations, and control technology.
  • Leads advanced troubleshooting, conducts root-cause analysis, and implements corrective actions
  • Define and scope out instrument/controls requirements; establish control system design criteria based on engineering analysis and evaluation.
  • Implements control system improvements thatensure manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, regulatory safety standards and user requirements.
  • Develops and maintains PM and PdM programs for process control systems equipment
  • Provides automation system design including power distribution, equipment specification, and instrumentation
  • Provides skills and knowledge in Statistical Process Control (SPC) technology to maximize plant asset utilization and produce low cost, quality products.
  • Orders parts and materials within SAP and communicates with vendor technical representatives
  • Reviews control system spare parts inventory to cost effectively minimize equipment down-time/ensure high plant availability.
  • Manages all plant process control projects and start up activities, including tuning of control loops
  • Supervises outside contractor/technicians performing control system repairs/upgrades; ensures contractors work safely and adhere to safety regulations and procedures
  • Lead or participates in Process Hazard Analyses, Management of Change, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews, and Incident Investigations.
  • Initiates changes to operating procedures; ensure changes are valid and up to date.
  • Provides annual budget input to the Process Technology Manager.

Required Education/Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment; chemical industry preferred
  • Experience with Allen Bradley controls/programs, AC and DC drives; other industrial control components and devices.
  • Experience programming and troubleshooting Rockwell Automation based PLCs with RSLogix software.
  • Proficient technical skills including ability to utilize electrical meters, calibration devices and other electrical monitoring and troubleshooting tools; ability to read and understand electrical diagrams and drawings.
  • Familiarity with flow meters, RTDs, pressure, Ultrasonic and radar level instruments.
  • Green Belt/Black Belt trained in utilizing statistical tools.
  • Strong Proficiency in MS Office;SAP knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Global Chemicals Company - Offers competitive salary packages and career growth opportunity.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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