Process Control Engineer
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Catawba Mill - Catawba, SC
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Description

SUMMARY: The Process Control Engineer is responsible for control system configuration, control system monitoring, HMI development, and functional implementation and start-up of control strategies in a world-class Linerboard facility.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND 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

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Varied, depending upon level of experience and demonstrated capabilities.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. in Electrical or Chemical engineering
  • Five (5) or more years experience in a related position with two (2) years in a process industry.
  • Proven experience with ABB 800xA, Honeywell TDC 3000
  • Proven experience with Allen Bradley, GE, or Siemens family of PLCs preferred.
  • Experience with all phases of automation project implementation.
  • Functional knowledge of PC-related issues, including Windows operating systems, disaster recovery, networking, OSISofts PI, GEs 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.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think outside the box
  • Demonstrated ability to balance priorities that meet short and long-term objectives; uses organized and efficient work methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and continue to develop knowledge and skills.
Qualifications

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to handle or feel.
  • The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times.
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • May be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; vibrations.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • No license requirement.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

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