Sr, Process Controls Engineer


The position offers a challenging environment with opportunities for growth in technical experience and personal development. The site is a tightly integrated chemical manufacturing facility with fixed batch and continuous control systems.

No. of Vacancies
Specific Skills
Minimum 10 years of experience in chemical, refinery, or energy manufacturing processes • Working knowledge of Process Control systems in a manufacturing environment • Working knowledge of Process Hazard Analysis with ability to apply Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) to high hazard scenarios • Working knowledge of the requirements of ISA 61511 and Safety Instrumented Systems • Experience with DCS programming and process information management • Minimum 8 years of experience in industrial chemical manufacturing processes. • Prior experience DeltaV and Provox/Envox a plus. DESIRED EXPERIENCE • 10 years’ experience as a process controls engineer • BS in Chemical Engineering • Electrical Engineering Degree may be considered depending on level of understanding and proficiency with Process Control REQUIRED SKILLS • DCS programming skills as applied to batch or continuous production process control, data communication, data collection and display systems • Understanding of the reliability, documentation and Management of Change requirements imposed by process control systems • Positive attitude and open mind approach to problem solving • Demonstrated ability to apply Continuous Improvement Tools • Strong initiative to identify and address areas for improvement • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and effectively manage multiple complex projects • Root Cause Failure Analysis training and practical application experience
Responsible For
Design, develop, implement, and maintain process automation productivity improvement for chemical processes. • Propose enhancements to existing control strategies. • Use a broad range of automation tools such as advanced regulatory control, model predictive control, abnormal situation management, adaptive tuning, optimal control, robust control, adaptive control, or soft sensors to optimize existing processes. • Work closely with manufacturing units to define appropriate controls applications. • Develop knowledge of existing processes to identify process control improvement opportunities. • Work with multi-disciplined teams to design, develop and implement solutions for manufacturing processes • Lead automation projects • Develop key performance indicators, track key process parameters and overall process performance. • Leverage Six Sigma techniques to improve process performance and efficiency. • Train and facilitate the transfer of new process control technologies into manufacturing units • Document process control findings in technical reports. TEAM • Reports to: Sr Reliability Manager – IEA&C • Team Members: Process Control Group
Additional Requirements
Location Near Houston NEW POSITION Leader in their field nationally Fast Track Position
Job Nature
Full Time
Educational Requirements

• Electrical Engineering Degree may be considered depending on level of understanding and proficiency with Process Control

Experience Requirements
Job Location
Alvin, TX
$120000-140000 plus 10% Bonus
Job Level
Sr. Position

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