PURPOSE: The Process Control Engineer is responsible for control system configuration, control system monitoring, HMI development, and functional implementation and start-up of control strategies at this Paper and Tissue manufacturing operation in the Southeast US.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and implement automation control strategies that resolve process problems, improve product quality, reduce downtime, and lower costs.
Create system documentation that could include control schematics, operational narratives, loop sheets, software backups, and troubleshooting files.
Serve as system technical support for maintenance and operations personnel in control-related problems.
Help direct activities of maintenance, operations, or contract personnel as necessary for implementation of projects
B.S. in Electrical, Chemical, or related engineering field preferred
3-5+ years experience in a related position in heavy manufacturing
Previous Pulp & Paper industry experience a plus
Experience with ABB 800xA, Honeywell TDC 3000
Experience with Allen Bradley, GE, or Siemens family of PLC’s preferred
Experience with all phases of automation project implementation
Functional knowledge of PC-related issues, including Windows operating systems, disaster recovery, networking, OSISoft PI, GE’s Plant applications, SQL Server, VMWare
Technical knowledge of various communication methods such as OPC, Modbus RTU, TCP/IP, and Serial
Functional experience with all components of an instrument-based control loop
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to work collaboratively across multiple functions