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E Larkin
Emerson
Larkin
930 Hartmann Turnpike
Chicago
IL
930 Hartmann Turnpike
Chicago
IL
Experience Experience
07/2016 – present
Phoenix, AZ
Principal Process Controls Engineer
Principal Process Controls Engineer
07/2016 – present
Phoenix, AZ
Principal Process Controls Engineer
07/2016 – present
  • Utilize troubleshooting techniques to identify root cause of problem areas in process control, human machine interface or hardware, and effectively resolve these problems with stakeholders input
  • Coordinate plant control system changes and maintenance tasks with plant production engineer and support groups
  • Perform changes/improvements to process control code and/or human machine interface utilizing Management of Change process
  • Perform process control changes in the production environment with proper MOC controls
  • Ensure process control code changes are maintained per plant convention/standard and ensure process control strategy document is updated when changes occur
  • Perform control system code loads utilizing procedures for both simulation and production environments
  • Assist in project start-up and commissioning by performing initial checkout of new process control items (for example: controller tuning, alarming tuning, interlock validation, etc.)
10/2010 – 04/2016
Phoenix, AZ
Systems Process Controls Engineer
Systems Process Controls Engineer
10/2010 – 04/2016
Phoenix, AZ
Systems Process Controls Engineer
10/2010 – 04/2016
  • Ensure that Piping and Instrumentation Designs (P&IDs) are technically correct and meeting industry, Hatch and project standards
  • Ensure that the design is delivered according to the time schedule
  • Promote value engineering on the project with particular emphasis on energy management
  • Manage and coordinate with the Lead Systems and Process Control Engineer or Engineering Manager the progress of the engineering work in accordance with the project scope, schedule and procedu
  • Review shop/manufacturing drawings to ensure conformity with engineering designs
  • Review other discipline drawings/documents and vendor data to ensure conformity with engineering designs and S&PC design criteria
  • Interface with other discipline engineers to ensure technical and physical interfaces between S&PC and other disciplines are managed
12/2006 – 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Process Controls Engineer
Process Controls Engineer
12/2006 – 05/2010
Philadelphia, PA
Process Controls Engineer
12/2006 – 05/2010
  • Execute performance and career development discussions
  • Provide support for data and information management processes using PI, DCS, PLC, and SAP, along with Excel and others
  • Manage and monitor the health of the control system and process networks
  • Provide support for P&ID development associated with plant changes and projects
  • Support improvements of Process Safety Management Systems
  • Provide technical support for process safety efforts, such as Process Hazard Assessment (PHA) and Management of Change (MOC)
  • Perform project engineering and maintenance work from design to implementation and ensure adherence to Praxair Guidelines and Standards
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical
Tulane University
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical
Skills Skills
  • Ability to work with others, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details, and follow work rules
  • Focused and able to perform quality work in varied environments
  • Passionate about their discipline and focused on professional and personal development
  • Ability to speak and understand English
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Available and willing to travel regionally, up to 50% of the time with some overnights
  • Provides straightforward solutions to problems using readily available, clear, and direct references
  • Solid computer skills
  • Provides benefit to the Manufacturing organization through improvements in safety, emissions, quality, cost, or productivity
  • Professional behavior and appearance
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides day-to-day support for multi-variable controllers to ensure model certainty throughout assigned refinery process units. Works with Processing Engineering, Economics & Planning and APC (advanced process control) team, where applicable, for solutions to moderate and more complex problems
  • Stays abreast of latest control technology through attendance at technical seminars and technical training
  • Provides capital and expense project support. Under general supervision, conducts feasibility and simulation studies evaluating economic value and impact on existing control systems’ installations. Reviews project documentation, drawings, equipment specifications and complex loop narratives
  • Works extended hours, as required, including nights and weekends in process operations environment and during periods of inclement weather. Accesses areas of refinery requiring use of stairs and/or ladders to inspect control equipment
  • Responds to process unit control upsets during off hours. Shares on-call duty with department engineers
  • Minimum 7 years’ process or process controls engineering experience in petrochemical industry required
  • Advanced Process Control experience preferred
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Lead Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 100% HSE and PSM compliance
  • Achieve world-class process control at all units in Baton Rouge with conventional regulatory and advanced process control strategies. Leverage controls performance to optimize plant productivity
  • Work independently and on teams to reduce process variability and waste by-products with advanced process control methods and tools that include loop tuning, Advanced Process Controls (APC), Model Predictive Control (MPC) and real time optimization
  • Lead the site Process Variability Reduction (PVR) team
  • Participate as a key contributor on Continuous Improvement (CI), project and technology teams. Work with teams to identify and implement process improvement opportunities at existing facilities, including debottlenecking, yield improvement, energy and waste reduction via regulatory and advanced process control strategies. Actively participate in site Honeywell Operating System (HOS) and Continuous Improvement activities
  • Serve on technology teams to monitor process performance and maintain optimal conditions
  • Troubleshoot daily operating unit process control problems; develop and implement innovative process controls solutions to chronic issues
  • Provide primary control system hardware/software support and process engineering/optimization to a variety of field personnel including operations, instrument technicians, process engineering and various members of the operations management teams
  • Work closely with process, project and operations engineers to develop new control schemes or modify existing control schemes as driven by capital projects and MOCs
  • Configure or oversee configuration of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Process Information Management Systems (PIMS) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), including advanced control schemes, reports and operator displays
  • Share with other controls engineers basic control systems management duties such as: software management, DCS security management, control network performance monitoring, controller performance monitoring, control system software upgrades, and maintaining backup of critical software and databases
  • Assist Operators and E&I technicians with troubleshooting controls and control systems issues. Train Operators and E&I on the various control systems to improve operating and troubleshooting effectiveness
  • Support Root Cause Analyses (RCA) and Apollo investigations for incidents with a process controls component or contributing factor. Implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Support PHA, HAZOP and LOPA teams as a subject matter expert in process control systems applications and safety standards
  • Provide on-call support as necessary to resolve problems during non-working conditions
  • Develop project initiation packages for capital projects, consisting of
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical/Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of process control experience in the chemical/petrochemical industrial environment
  • 5 or more years experience of chemical; in-plant, hands-on, operations, optimization and troubleshooting processes preferred
  • Honeywell control systems experience, including TPS, Experion and Uniformance helpful
  • Strong background and experience with chemical plant processes
  • Experience in design of chemical plant improvement projects desired
  • Experience with Process Safety Management (PSM) highly preferred
  • Strong computer skills. Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) preferred. Experience with process simulation tools, such as Aspen or HySis, a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, comfortable with communicating among multiple functional levels within the work structure
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment with individuals at all levels of an organization
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Proprietary 4th Generation Scripting Programming
  • Assist with Designing control system, and selecting associated instrumentation
  • Interface with other Software Programmers
  • Train and support Manufacturing Engineering
  • Support Root Cause and Failure Analysis
  • Assist with operability and hazard review assessments
  • Process design change through management of change process
  • Support reliability testing
  • Provide sales, manufacturing, and field support
  • BS in Electrical, Computer, or other Engineering with 5 years programming experience
  • Work experience without a degree considered
  • Experience with bench supplies, multi-meters, and other test equipment in a laboratory environment
  • Knowledge of Industrial Process Control systems (PLC and Embedded Control)
  • Experience with industrial networking (Profibus, Modbus, or Profinet, etc.)
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Senior Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 30% - Lead the deployment of complex process control technologies at Cargill sites. Identify new opportunities for process improvement by analyzing production data and developing process control strategies aligned with business objectives. Coordinate process control technology and best practice development with R&D and Plant Operations groups. Validate performance of control strategies and determine value created. Communicate control technology objectives, achievements and payback. Assist in developing solutions for real-time plant monitoring
  • 30% - Provide process control and other engineering expertise within Cargill productivity projects related to yield improvement, throughput, down-time reduction, product quality and variable cost reduction
  • 20% - Interact with Engineering R&D subject matter experts, BU Process Improvement Groups, and Operations Teams to drive successful implementation of projects and development of new projects
  • 10% - Provide timely communication to key stakeholders (operations, business leadership, technology, and engineering) on project performance and technology efforts
  • 10% - Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or related engineering degree
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing strategies for plant instrumentation and advanced process control
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing environment or process development environment
  • Ability to identify new opportunities, develop business cases and manage process control projects
  • Ability to operate independently and effectively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Willingness to travel up to 60% of the time
  • Ability to successfully work in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (Master's or PhD)
  • Experience in facilitation of Continuous Improvement events such as Kaizen, Six Sigma or Lean processes
  • Experience in chemical process modeling and simulation (whole-process or detailed unit operation)
  • Experience with OSISoft PI data historian and PI Batch
  • Previous experience/education with conceptual design and/or optimization of chemical manufacturing processes
  • Experience with applied computing (e.g., programming in Fortran, Visual Basic for Applications, or C)
  • Experience in optimization techniques such as linear programming
  • Fluency in a second language (Spanish, Portuguese, or other)
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Reviews general project objectives and establishes engineering requirements for the overall project or system. This involves interpretation, definition of scope, and development of concepts
  • Develops and monitors project control systems including schedules, man-day budgets, lists, indexes, Bills of Material, etc
  • Develops applications of controls, instruments, and systems for new commercial, domestic, and industrial uses
  • Oversees the coordination of engineering efforts as required to attain project objectives
  • Researches and analyzes data such as EPC contract, customer RFP, Kiewit professional services agreements, specifications, manuals, and other information in order to provide the agreed upon engineering services to the customer
  • Provides specialized consulting engineering expertise for complex applications based on experience, research and education
  • Maintains a high level of understanding of departmental design standards, applicable engineering codes
  • Reviews both general and specific project objectives and establishes engineering requirements for the project or specific system
  • Develops concepts for complex systems
  • Evaluates manufacturer's or contractor's proposals, data, reports, etc., for conformance with Kiewit Power Engineers, code and customer requirements or specifications
  • Develops and monitors project control systems including schedules, budgets, and percent complete. Prepares scheduling and budgeting reports, studies or analysis for project
  • Conducts significant engineering cost or analysis requiring highly experienced engineering knowledge related to feasibility and planning studies including researching and analyzing customer needs and data and providing recommendations to the customer
  • Reviews/checks Kiewit Engineering and Design prepared drawings and documents for conformance with codes, contracts, feasibility and other requirements
  • Participates in standards development and review
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Utilize troubleshooting techniques to identify root cause of problem areas in process control, human machine interface or hardware, and effectively resolve these problems with stakeholders input
  • Coordinate plant control system changes and maintenance tasks with plant process engineers and support groups
  • Ensure appropriate reviews are completed on assigned work
  • Ensure process control code changes are maintained per plant convention/standard and ensure process control strategy document is updated when changes occur
  • Perform control system code loads utilizing procedures for both simulation and production environments
  • Assist in project start-up and commissioning by performing initial checkout of new process control items (for example: controller tuning, alarming tuning, interlock validation, etc.)
  • Maintain plant MES servers (OSl Pl data historian) in coordination with plant process engineers. (Add, /delete tags, troubleshoot SQL Scripts, modify reports, etc.)
  • Willing and able to work when business needs arise. (i.e. nights, weekends, holidays)
  • Assist in the resolution of action items that benefit the plant goals and KPI metric. (Alarms reduction, unplanned events mitigation, final elements in manual, etc.)
  • Keeps abreast of control system developments and identifies opportunities for new technologies and techniques
  • BS Electrical Engineering or BS Chemical Engineering
  • 2+ years in similar role in a manufacturing environment
  • Programming experience specifically in the chemical or manufacturing environment
  • Immigration sponsorship not offered for this role
  • Prior knowledge of DCS and/or PLC
  • Novatech D/3
  • 2 or more years of experience in a role such as Instrument Tech, Electrical Tech, or Process Control Tech with responsibility for programming and maintaining a DCS system including hardware maintenance, programming of controllers, point building, and alarm management
  • Experienced in troubleshooting process and control issues in a fast paced environment under periods of urgency and stress
  • 2 years in a petrochemical or manufacturing process environment with strong knowledge of basic process equipment and their functions. (pumps, valves, metering, etc.)
  • Ability to read and markup P&lD’s and instrument loop sheets
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Senior Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support the Customer Engineering/HES Project engineering groups in new and existing installations of hydrogen fueling systems. Including
  • Bachelor degree or 6 years of work experience required (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and controls programming knowledge required)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with various disciplines across Customer Engineering
  • Must be a self-starter who takes initiative in learning and implementing new methods, concepts and/or technologies
  • Must have strong ability to multi-task in a busy work environment
  • Strong technical capabilities including and understanding of the process technologies employed in Customer Engineering
  • Strong P&L mindset
  • Previous Customer focus and interactions experience
  • Experience and knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety Standards with a demonstrated commitment to Safety
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Become a Butamax expert on the process control, instrumentation and electrical design aspects of the Engineering Technology Packages
  • The position holder will be required to work closely with 3rd Party Engineering Contractors developing the licensing packages on behalf of Butamax, check electrical, instrument, DCS designs and calculations and ensure that Butamax technology information is adequately protected by the companies
  • During the procurement and construction stages of the retrofit project the position holder will work with the project team and the selected engineering contractor to support the detailed specification, selection and procurement of equipment to ensure that technology specific requirements with respect to process control, instrumentation, electrical design, and the DCS of the Engineering Technology Package are well understood and correctly incorporated into the design
  • During the Commissioning phase the position holder will provide advice regarding equipment installation, factory and site acceptance testing, and pre-commissioning
  • Five to Ten years of extensive experience in engineering and instrument process control design and associated technology support
  • Experience in the development of Engineering Technology Packages (e.g., PDPs, Engineering Manuals, Operation’s Manuals, etc.)
  • Well-developed technical knowledge and skills gained through a combination of education, formal training, and practical experience
  • The position holder will be expected to contribute to a broad range of engineering and technical discussions and therefore a well-grounded practical understanding of the following is essential; process operations, mechanical and materials engineering, instrument and control, process analysis
  • Experienced in the protection of proprietary technology when working with Licensees and 3rd Parties
  • The position holder will be expected to make valued and respected contributions to internal or external technical discussions and/or represent Butamax in meetings and negotiations with third parties (contractors, licensees, customers, suppliers, etc.). Therefore, experience in this area is essential
  • Understanding and familiar with using Project Management Processes
  • Experience of fermentation based processes
  • DCS configuration and setting of tuning parameters
  • Joint Venture Experience – working in or with JV’s and fully understanding the dynamics and workings of these type entities is highly desirable
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate the development of controls for new processes and products, and ensure these are transferred to manufacturing with a fully functional control system
  • Provide process control design and support during all lifecycle phases of process improvement teams and capital projects, such as
  • Provide support for data and information management processes using PI, DCS, PLC, and SAP, along with Excel and others
  • Develop advanced/regulatory application programs to control and optimize various chemical processes in a safe and cost effective manner
  • Design, review and modify regulatory and advanced regulatory control loops
  • Analyze repairs and maintenance requirements for control system components in order to proactively address system weaknesses
  • Stay current on developments in the field of instrumentation and control technology
  • Provide process control discipline engineering assistance to the plant Engineering and Operations groups to insure safe, environmentally sound, reliable, and economical design, implementation, and operation of plant process control systems
  • Participate in all HSE functions and activities in the plant
  • Report all HSE incidents, and contribute to incident investigations
  • Ensure HSE compliance within assigned areas
  • Provide technical support for process safety efforts, such as Process Hazard Assessment (PHA) and Management of Change (MOC)
  • Maintain proper Process Safety Information documents
  • Support improvements of Process Safety Management Systems
  • Support the Emergency Response teams for process control related items as required by the Emergency Response Plan
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to a safe, healthy, and environmentally sound workplace
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Basic understanding of a continuous chemical production process
  • Practical application experience with Allen-Bradley PLC5 or Control Logix control
  • Background with air separation processes
  • Background with control system support and maintenance of PLC based systems for real
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Background with control system support and maintenance of PLC based systems for real time operations
  • Advanced process troubleshooting experience
  • Practical application experience with the GE Fanuc iFIX operator interface
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Senior Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leading the control system design and implementation through all stages of an first-of-a-kind or commercial combustion project
  • Participation in internal and external safety reviews
  • Selection and procurement of control hardware and programming software for the control systems
  • Writing functional descriptions
  • Programming PLCs and interfacing with measurement hardware and process components
  • Managing vendors and fabricators through the process skid equipment fabrication process
  • Communication with customers on implementation and interfacing of control equipment
  • Startup, troubleshooting and optimization in collaboration with other Praxair and customer engineers
  • Developing control strategies for new technologies in collaboration with R&D team members
  • Documenting the final programs and customer project information
  • Supporting field demonstrations and commercializations of combustion technologies worldwide
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Support process control and monitoring systems nationally for hydrogen and carbon monoxide facilities in Praxair NAIG, consisting mainly of Steam Methane Reforming (SMR) processes
  • Lead and execute moderately complex engineering projects with minimal supervision
  • Works closely with Global Hydrogen Engineering to ensure projects are meeting standards in accordance with Praxair policies and procedures
  • Actively involved in the planning of CSU activities for HYCO plants nationally to prevent obsolescence
  • Perform project engineering and maintenance work from design to implementation and ensure adherence to Praxair Guidelines and Standards
  • Participate as a key contributor on projects and serve as a technical lead as well as providing technical guidance to others as required
  • Work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision based on full awareness of viability, cost and other benefits
  • Develops and implements innovative process controls solutions to chronic issues
  • Provide primary control system hardware/software support, instrumentation, and process engineering/optimization to a variety of field personnel including operations technicians, instrument technicians, process engineering and various members of the operations management teams
  • Provide support in the areas of training, troubleshooting, environmental compliance, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and preventative /corrective maintenance, focusing on all areas of advanced process control systems
  • Ensure control system changes are implemented in accordance with Praxair Management of Change Protocols
  • Actively involved in the planning, identification, and development of long-range capital programs, especially in the area of control system upgrades
  • Demonstrate significant technical independence, excellent project management skills and leadership in development of control systems applications and safety standards
  • Play an active role and lead aspects of projects involving Control Systems
  • Ensure equipment for new projects meet Praxair Standards and Specifications
  • Represent US HyCO Business in rollout and implementation of Cyber Security
  • Write, Update, and Execute Functional Test Procedures
  • Provide off hours support to resolve control system problems
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in SRS, SIL ratings, and ISA84 requirements
  • Travel nationally to other US locations as required for support (up to 25 – 35%)
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or 10 years or more experience in Control Systems or Computer Related Field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of chemical industry experience
  • Advanced understanding of continuous chemical processes
  • Working knowledge of primary instrumentation
  • Proficiency with schematic wiring diagrams
  • Proficiency with process control content of P&I diagrams
  • Experience with managing Control System Upgrades
  • Practical applications experience with Foxboro, Emerson Delta V, Allen-Bradley PLC5, Control Logix, Bailey INFI190 control systems
  • Proficient working knowledge in steam methane reforming
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain and modify existing systems including Rockwell ControlLogix PLC code and Wonderware HMI code
  • Provide support for P&ID development associated with plant changes and projects
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve control system issues
  • Provide technical oversight of process control systems, safety instrumented systems and data acquisition systems on all projects
  • Develop and maintain control system documentation (P&ID references to control system, Cause/Effect Diagrams, etc.) and software version control scheme
  • Design and develop new control systems as needed
  • Provide support for the development and maintenance of the hardware and software associated with the Operator Training Simulator
  • Interface with vendors/suppliers to determine proper control system solutions and applications
  • Must respond to and address call-outs and emergencies after regular business hours including after dark hours, which may require carrying a communication device
  • Computer skills (competent in MS Office, various operating systems, and other company software)
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules
  • Successful completion of background check and drug screen upon job offer
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assess, support and proactively improve the current DeltaV control system software, configuration and VB scripts
  • Complete risk assessments for all DeltaV program and configuration changes; analyze, code and formally test the proposed changes on DeltaV Simulation system; implement changes on Production system
  • Under a guidance of senior staff members, become a SME for the assigned Fractionation and Purification processes and associated controls
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose process, instrumentation and controls issues to support batch and continuous manufacturing operations
  • Support PLC/HMI, stand-alone controller and relay based control systems for various equipment such as blast freezer, COP skids, plasma bottles and bags conveying and handling machines
  • Lead automation and controls work for the multiple small or medium functional projects and/or support a large capital/functional project. Engineer and manage process equipment/control systems reliability improvement, optimization, upgrades as well as the new equipment control systems implementation from the concept to commissioning and validation. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Develop and formally execute Control System/Equipment Installation, Operation and Performance Commissioning protocols for modified or new equipment and control systems. Assist in preparation and execution of the Qualification protocols
  • Review, continuously update or create and standardize across the site current technical documentation and drawings for DCS and PLC based control systems: User Requirement Specifications, Functional Specifications, Design Specifications, electrical/control drawings, control network diagrams, system configuration, control components h/w and s/w settings, panel layouts; BOMs, and Spare Parts lists
  • Review and update Standard Operation and Preventive Maintenance Procedures for the existing equipment and control systems
  • Partner with Process, Production Automation and Reliability Engineering groups, Refrigeration, Maintenance and Metrology personnel to assure continuous improvements in production operations and increase throughput
  • Train Control System, Instrumentation and Metrology technicians on control system functionality, instrumentation configuration, troubleshooting and diagnostic methods and techniques. May supervise/coordinate technicians on assigned work
  • Train Quality Operation, Compliance and Manufacturing personnel on DeltaV functionality
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Project, Visio, Windows XP/7
  • Display a solid understanding of theories/practices utilized by other disciplines outside of primary area of expertise
  • Must be able to provide solutions that reflect understanding business objectives and cost implications
  • Ability to convince management on courses of action with minimal assistance using both written and verbal methods
  • Effectively operate in cross-functional teams, coordinate contractors, and direct activities of technicians without guidance
  • Successful track record of managing wide-ranging activities within the business unit
  • Excellent communication, organizational and technical writing skills; willing to work in a team environment. Self-motivated, ready to work with minimum supervision; responsible, reliable
  • BS in Electrical, Computer Science, Chemical or Biomedical Engineering is required
  • 3-5 years of Engineering experience in manufacturing environment, preferably in pharmaceutical or food processing facilities, specifically Plasma fractionation and purification design and support, installation and commissioning of projects; or 5 years, working as a system integrator or Control System/Process Engineer in Engineering Design firm
  • 5 years of experience with Distributed Control System configuration and operation, especially Emerson DeltaV and Siemens Apogee/Insight. Experience with DeltaV Batch Processing Automation, module and phase programming
  • Experience with manufacturing systems and equipment: Compressed gases, WFI, RO, filter presses, centrifuges, process vessels with associated instrumentation, CIP skids, conveying and disposition machines
  • Working knowledge of PFD, P&ID and loop diagram standards; temperature, pressure, flow, weight, humidity, conductivity, pH measurement and instrumentation
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical industry standards for batch control systems, software development life cycle methodologies, 21 CFR Part 11, and GAMP
  • Experience in PLC/HMI controls, hands-on experience with VFDs, stand alone controllers, recorders, control relays, sensors and switches
  • Experience with “hands-on” troubleshooting with some of the following systems: Apogee InSight DB, Allen Bradley PLCs and PaneView Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), DeltaV hardware and software. Hands-on experience with DeviceNet, ControlNet, Fieldbus and Ethernet industrial networks
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Engineering Services – Maintain and program PLC based control systems for manufacturing automation and instrumentation. Support plant projects and assist project leaders with the technical skills for automation and adherence to automation standards and specifications. Generate and maintain wiring schematics, control drawing and automation programs
  • Technical Assistance – Resource for electrical, control and IT systems. Coordinates installation, maintenance and enhancement of electrical control systems and computer equipment including PC, thin-clients, servers and LAN/WAN. Assist in end user training for plant systems and applications. Provide local project leadership for all system implementations. Document new programs & updates in accordance with WhiteWave Foods standards. Maintains electrical single-line drawings, arc-flash analysis and plant network drawing(s). Test and document disaster recovery computer platforms – including SCADA, PLC, HMIs, OITs etc., within the plant environment according to established standards
  • System Support – Support system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, project engineers in the design, implementation and start-up assistance of controls and automation projects. Competent to work on most complex project fairly independently. Maintains documentation od systems (hardware, software, etc.) of medium to high complexity. Ensures all service packs, patches and versioning are current on all hardware & software
  • Leadership – Support the interviewing process as needed for the hiring of plant technical resources. Works with project engineers and plant engineers to develop capital appropriations. Confers with and advises subordinates on administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities and methods. Reviews all system and network access policies to ensure compliance with Corporate Audit Standards. Train, coach and mentor the automation control process for manufacturing plant colleagues
  • Out-Sourcing Analysis – Provides support services on projects for system integration firms, assists in determining requirements and assessing value of proposed services
  • Incorporates the Management Operating System as part of key daily responsibilities
  • Responsible for supporting Line Centric activities including attending daily Management and maintenance meetings
  • Responsible for the success of the production line and delivery of successful Line Centric Key Performance Indicators (WIMS)
  • Responsible for supporting the Engineering of the line, including the PLC coding, electrical/mechanical systems, and operator interface controls
  • Responsible for department budget to include but not limited to: Engineer projects, Capital projects, Repair and Maintenance (R&M) Budget and other key plant and Corporate related initiatives
  • Performs difficult technical and responsible administrative work while participating in the management
  • Conducts inspections of the maintenance of the plant equipment, provides administrative and technical assistance to the Plant Engineer, Operations Manager, and other plant leadership
  • Supports Autonomous Maintenance activities
  • Checks projects for progress and for conformance to project work plans and orders
  • Oversees the maintenance, calibration, and repair of electronic monitoring and telemetry equipment
  • Leads Root Cause Activities
  • Assists in talent selection and training of maintenance and operating personnel
  • Reviews production, quality control, distribution and maintenance reports and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to plan, modify, and redirect line activities, as needed
  • Work with Plant management and supervisors to develop and implement new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of resources and materials
  • Responds to emergency calls, as needed
  • Performs related tasks as required
  • Puts the Customer First – Anticipates customer needs, champions for the customer, acts with customers in mind, exceeds customer’s expectations, gains customer’s trust and respect
  • Communicates effectively and candidly – Communicates clearly and directly, approachable, relates well to others, engages people and helps them understand change, provides and seeks feedback, articulates clearly, actively listens
  • Achieves results through teamwork – Is open to diverse ideas, works inclusively and collaboratively, holds self and others accountable, involves others to accomplish individual and team goals
  • Leads through positive influence – Demonstrates strong character, builds partnerships, models a conscious balance between work and personal life, takes personal responsibility for own development, role models leadership qualities such as motivation, inspiration, inspiration, passion and trust
  • Coaches and develops others – Develops and cares about associates, builds effective teams, helps people be their best, values and manages diversity, provides candid and constructive feedback
  • Leads change and innovation – Challenges the status quo, embraces technology, puts forward creative ideas, champions and implements process improvements, gathers the ideas of others, demonstrates good judgement about which ideas will work
  • Executes with excellence – Is action oriented, drives for results, sets clear expectations and milestones, reviews progress, acts decisively, solves problems, can be counted on to consistently meet or exceed goals
  • Provides clear and strategic direction – plans and organizes well, sets a clear and simple course of action, stays focused on the most important priorities, has the ability to visualize and plan for the future, understands the industry and marketplace
  • Safety Awareness – Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety, upholding safety standards
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Process & Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs, develops, and supervises all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery
  • May be responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software
  • Assist in new equipment selection and support new equipment startup
  • Coordinate machine data collection and analysis, and assist in archiving data
  • Provide training and support for hourly controls technicians
  • Maintain all controls software and hardware on production machinery
  • Review processes for improvement opportunities
  • Provide leadership in troubleshooting process failures and implement controls
  • Coordinate process validation protocols and/or Design of Experiments to challenge each manufacturing process
  • Monitoring of processes to maintain control and taking corrective action when necessary
  • Lead and/or assist CAPA activities
  • Lead and/or assist PFMEA activities
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related scientific field (Course in Statistics required)
  • 5 years technical experience in natural latex or related dipping desired
  • Six Sigma and SPC training and experience required
  • Lean Manufacturing experience highly desired
  • Minimum 2 years experience with project management
  • Good organizational, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills required
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Programming and troubleshooting of control system to support both day-to-day operations and capital projects (ABB Bailey Infi90, Wonderware InTouch, Allen Bradley and Modicon PLC)
  • Participate in selection and specification of new hardware/software
  • Participate in commissioning and troubleshooting of new programming and hardware
  • Manage and monitor the health of the control system and process networks
  • Assist with management of the plant historian (OSIsoft PI)
  • Provide 24/7 on-call coverage at least one week per month
  • Travel is minimal, however a small amount of travel may be required for training, conferences
  • This position is full-time, 9/80 schedule at Bayport; however, additional after hours support will be expected occasionally for start-up and troubleshooting
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Successful implementation of process control and automation projects in accordance with business and regulatory requirements
  • Develop, maintain, and optimize Process Control Systems including operation and maintenance procedures
  • Develop process control strategies and standards to improve operational efficiency. Ensure compliance and enforcement of company, safety, environmental, governmental policies and regulations, as they apply
  • Provide technical expertise in support of capital projects, process evaluation, and project modifications. Provide day-to-day troubleshooting assistance for instrumentation and controls to avoid or minimize production upsets and/or downtime
  • Assist with the instrumentation and process controls functional responsibilities (i.e. design, configuration, commissioning and startups) associated with capital and improvement projects
  • Manage administrative and documentation requirements for tasks such as configuration backups, software revisions, downloading configuration changes, graphics development and modification, and implementing software changes of design
  • Assisting in training operations on how the control systems function and in diagnosing operating problems
  • Maintain Network Infrastructure and comply with company standards
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Knowledge of Computer Networks (servers, routing, SQL, etc.) preferred
  • Strong leadership, communication (verbal and written), decision making and employee relations skills within a diverse workforce environment
  • Must have a high level of organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks
  • Knowledgeable with safety compliance programs with a strong emphasis on safety, quality and housekeeping
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DCS Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serve as an automation engineer for process control systems in the oil & gas industry
  • Implement projects engineering and addition/modification for Experion PKS control System, Allen Bradley programmable logic controllers (PLC), 3rd party and SCADA systems
  • Perform Experion Servers set-up, software configuration and process control consoles under MS Windows operating systems and system integrations involving DCS (distributed control systems) equipment with 3rd party vendors
  • Provide control improvement and create/modify control strategies and implement new control routines (gas compression, oil separation and oil platform processes, and water recovery and utilities)
  • Perform hardware and software integration and configure system instrument databases, control system custom HMI graphics and reports utilizing C200/C300, Experion PKS, Allen Bradley/Rockwell PLC-5 and ControlLogix, process control networks including ControlNet, DeviceNet, Universal Control Network, Ethernet, Local Control Networks, wireless networks, and relational databases
  • Produces part(s) of total functional design specifications under supervision
  • Produces technical design specifications
  • Executes work assignment to appropriate standards and quality systems (Implementation, Test & Documentation)
  • Coaches and supports assigned engineer(s) to ensure they are able to meet the requirements of their work assignments
  • Reports progress and technical problems to project and engineering supervisor
  • Bachelor’s Degree, engineering preferred
  • 4+ years of project experience as Project Engineer working on DCS and PLC systems/ subsystems at advanced level
  • 3+ years customer interfacing experiences
  • Configuration and development of process control strategies utilizing control narrative, cause & effects and Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's)
  • Experience performing loop checks, continuity tests, factory acceptance tests, site acceptance tests, start-up support, and performance tests for process control systems
  • Experience with computer set-up and software configuration for process control consoles under MS Windows operating systems and system integrations involving DCS (distributed control systems) equipment with 3rd party vendors
  • Experion system and C300/200 Controllers installation and configuration, Allen Bradley/Rockwell PLC-5 and ControlLogix, process control networks including ControlNet, DeviceNet, Universal Control Network, Ethernet, Local Control Networks, wireless networks, and relational databases
  • 3rd party system interface with PLCs and other DCS systems using Industrial Network and automation protocol: RS-232 or RS-485 on Modbus or DF1 Protocol, Modbus TCP/IP, Ethernet IP, Profibus, OPC
  • Supervisory control & data acquisition systems (SCADA) and configuration of Programmable logic controllers (PLC's)
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Process Controls Engineer, Launch Site Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for the fluid systems that will be used to launch the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The work will take place with a small team of fluid engineers – each owning 2-3 fluid systems. These systems include troubleshooting fluid system performance and implement operational changes
  • Specify control system components and instrumentation
  • Develop fluid models and compare against real system performance on-console in a control room environment
  • Support control applications involving loop tuning and process dynamics
  • Continually performing activation tests and verifying system performance meets strict design criteria
  • Manage and operate multiple operating processes simultaneously
  • Responsible for system design (schematics, component list, costs, periodic maintenance), implementation (plumbing, welding, valve installation), activation (mechanical and electrical testing) and sustainment
  • Vandenberg Fluid Engineers also have the opportunity to become control room operators – the engineers responsible for launching the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets
  • Your work will take place in a fast-paced environment where you will take ownership in all aspects of your system
  • Close collaboration with fellow engineers and field technicians will occur daily
  • You must be a self-starter that will seek out the solutions to technical problems with the local team along with the larger SpaceX workforce. Expect interactions with all departments and aspects of the rocket design
  • Represent SpaceX by presenting certification packages and engineering data US government agencies including NASA, US Air Force and other DoD customers
  • 2+ years of recent experience with fluid systems, hydraulics and/or HVAC systems
  • Hands-on experience working with complex fluid or mechanical systems in a professional setting or outside the classroom project team
  • Master's degree in an engineering discipline
  • Hands-on operational experience as an on-console operator
  • Demonstrated expertise in the design of liquid and gas systems
  • Experience modeling fluid system prior to construction to increase system reliability
  • Experience using and troubleshooting ground control systems required for remote operations and instrumentation feedback
  • Experience with fluid systems engineering, assembly, operation or test
  • General hands-on mechanical experience: automotive, robotics, rocketry etc
  • Hands-on operational experience in a control room setting
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Systems Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare, subject to the approval of the Lead Systems and Process Control Engineer or Engineering Manager, technical documentation required for the execution of the project, including but not limited to general layout drawings, design criteria, design calculations, preliminary studies, value engineering studies, process flow sheets, standard specifications, standard detail drawings, construction and/or fabrication drawings, equipment lists, technical specifications, systems requirements specifications, as built documentation, data sheets etc. at all times subject to a minimum of deliverables indicated in the Project LifeCycle Process gate review requirements or as negotiated
  • Specify, select, configure and program the control system, Programmable Logic Controller/ Decentralized Control System (PLC/DCS) or any other system as required
  • Ensure that the design is operable, maintainable and safe according to the applicable local laws and client safety standards
  • Ensure that the design is delivered according to the time schedule
  • Promote value engineering on the project with particular emphasis on energy management
  • Manage and coordinate with the Lead Systems and Process Control Engineer or Engineering Manager the progress of the engineering work in accordance with the project scope, schedule and procedu
  • Review other discipline drawings/documents and vendor data to ensure conformity with engineering designs and S&PC design criteria
  • Interface with other discipline engineers to ensure technical and physical interfaces between S&PC and other disciplines are managed
  • Manage and treat S&PC supply packages or contract packages as mini projects; managing the scope, schedule and cost aspects of the relevant package. Actively manage the relationships with vendors to ensure that suitable outcomes are achieved for all parties concerned
  • Following the award of contracts and purchase orders as instructed, monitor the fabrication and construction work to ensure that it is executed in accordance with the engineering design
  • As a member of the S&PC engineering team ensure that the checking of documentation and interdisciplinary coordination is implemented in accordance with project procedures
  • When requested, assist with the preparation of draft monthly engineering progress reports for incorporation into the engineering monthly report
  • A recognized degree in electric/electronic/relevant engineering from an accredited college or university or a technical qualification with suitable practical experience
  • Registration as a professional engineer or technician/technologist with the relevant regions professional engineering body/council or registration as a candidate professional in engineering actively working towards professional
  • Minimum five years project engineering experience, specific to systems and controls automation
  • Technical exposure to the equipment technologies related to the project
  • Good understanding of Hatch systems and workflows as they relate to the S&PC discipline
  • Awareness of Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC) policy and standards
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision
  • Sound understanding of design engineering codes and technical standards
  • Ability to delegate tasks and effectively supervise others
  • Sound knowledge of Hatch’s 3D data centric design systems
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Process & Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills along with the ability to work within a team environment and able to collaborate within the Process & Controls Engineering department and sometimes throughout other parts of the organization
  • This entry level position offers exposure to a wide array of B&W’s equipment, and also provides opportunities to gain specialized expertise with particular products and disciplines
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • A strong commitment to working safely and protecting the safety of others
  • Work effectively within Team Settings in Demanding Environments
  • Engineering Degree or Technologist Diploma in one of the following disciplines (or the like/equivalent)
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Process Controls Engineer, Electrial Designs Resume Examples & Samples

  • 10 years experience in field engineering design and control engineering
  • Experience in execution of large, multi-discipline automation projects
  • Experience in defining plans, scope of work and estimates for the field design engineering content of Main Automation Contractor (MAC) or equivalent projects
  • Experience managing construction contractors performing electrical installations
  • Technical knowledge of P&IDs, SAMAs, Logic Drawings, Motor Elementaries, Loop Sheets etc
  • Honeywell control systems experience preferred. Past experience or working knowledge in Experion PKS or TDC 3000
  • Experience in migrating older Honeywell and competitive DCS and PLC systems to current generation Honeywell DCS
  • Experience in installing QCS systems (Honeywell preferred)
  • Proficiency in personal computer desktop applications including AutoCAD, word processors, spreadsheets, presentation packages, databases, electronic mail, web browsers, and other specialized applications, as required
  • Proven client scope and contract negotiations experience
  • Strong track record of business and industry success
  • Knowledge of Refining, Chemical, or Pulp & Paper client base and process
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Principal Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate plant control system changes and maintenance tasks with plant production engineer and support groups
  • Perform changes/improvements to process control code and/or human machine interface utilizing Management of Change process
  • Perform process control changes in the production environment with proper MOC controls
  • Coaching for automation changes as required and assists in training efforts requested by plant production department
  • Maintain plant MES servers (OSl Pl data historian) in coordination with plant production engineer. (Add,/delete tags, troubleshoot SQL Scripts, modify reports, etc.)
  • Willing and able to work the on-call schedule and work as needed when business needs arise
  • Willing to troubleshoot process/production problems
  • Assist in the resolution of action items that benefit the plant goals and KPI metric. (Alarms reduction, unplanned events mitigation, final elements in manual, etc
  • Assists with the design and implements new hardware and software packages to improve production, quality, safety, economy and operation of the Sugar Land Plant
  • Work independently and in conjunction with vendor personnel to refine tuning of DCS systems to increase capabilities
  • 3+ years of industrial manufacturing experience desired
  • Must be willing to perform in an on call environment, including weekends and holidays
  • Demonstrated skill in electronic hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and correct any issues with PLCs and PI systems
  • 5+ years of experience preferred
  • Prior experience in a chemical manufacturing environment a plus
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • BS degree in electrical engineering or engineering technology
  • 5 years’ experience with industrial automation systems such as Allen-Bradley programmable logic controller (PLC)
  • 5 years’ experience in data acquisition and archival systems
  • Experience in closure of a RCRA facility
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Interface with the team responsible for migrating all MES functionality in advance of the DCS Migration
  • Support the migration from the legacy control system to platform “next” at the project level
  • Identify opportunities in migration strategies and implement change to avoid pitfalls, then leverage the lesson learned up through the Program Management team to ensure maximum impact across the Program
  • Defines implementation plans with vendors, System Integrators, developers and end-users
  • Organizes new working processes and coaches the end-user
  • Provides support and input on needs for resources and timing of critical issues
  • Coordinates with MES application related efforts with the team and application users in mind
  • Stays informed on the critical issues to address from application user group and helps to define the required timing for resolution of critical issues
  • Provides input for developing and maintaining training documentation for application users
  • Provides excellent customer service and feedback on the status of issues
  • Maintains contact and working relationship with Manufacturing & Engineering business process owners in order to facilitate needed improvements in processes and procedures
  • Assists with FEL-2 and FEL-3 estimates and engineering by providing plant level knowledge and insight, or works with the plant to generate the information required
  • Uses essential KPIs to track the performance of activites
  • Programming Systems and Concepts
  • Manufacturing/engineering background
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the VAX Digital system and IP-21 from Aspen
  • Experience with the following preferred
  • Aspen Tech
  • MOD5
  • Primavera P6
  • Smart Plant
  • Working knowledge of Legacy Producer system
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of VAX, DEC, GPI, CROS
  • Previous experience with brownfield migrations
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide Assistance to Operations (ATO) support- in a way that keeps control strategies at top performance which ultimately insures we meet our customer order needs
  • Process Optimization –aid implementing, maintaining and advancing initiatives such as advanced controls and loop optimization
  • Training-aid in training support to operations and maintenance personnel to close identified training gaps
  • Asset Management -aid advancing predictive and preventive maintenance technologies through the use of Asset Management and Optimization tools
  • Alarm Management –aid in monitoring unit alarm management and working with operations in a way that rationalizes and optimizes unit alarms to increase safety awareness and optimize utilization of control systems
  • Interact with ASG & Engineering- work with ASG supervisor and I&E Controls Manager in the areas of advancing asset and process control optimization initiatives
  • Participates on Texas Standards sponsored DCS Subcommittee to develop and insure standards are being adhered to
  • Metrics-develop and utilize KPI metrics to gauge performance of the ASG support to customers. Call-out database time to resolve issues, unit monthly system availability, unit monthly # of alarms, unit monthly loop performance, etc
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creating design drawings, such as P&IDs, elementary wiring diagrams, network architecture diagrams and schematic wiring diagrams
  • Designing process control system networks, including wired and wireless Ethernet networks; radio networks; Modbus485, DH+, and ProfiBUS networks; site-to-site VPNs; and high-speed fault tolerant fiberoptic networks
  • Developing new HMI applications using GE iFIX, Wonderware Application Server, and Cimplicity. Support and improve upon legacy HMI applications
  • Planning, building, and maintaining virtualized computer architectures for HMI applications using VMware
  • Integrating ancillary software with HMI applications, including alarm notification software, reporting software, and asset management/CMMS programs
  • Representing instrumentation and control (I&C) system needs on multiple projects concurrently
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines to deliver diverse and complex projects on time and on budget
  • Effectively articulating complex concepts in a manner tailored to the audience
  • Proactively managing workload and deliverables on time and on budget
  • Developing design documentation I&C systems, including contract specifications and contract drawings, either in AutoCAD directly or by working with AutoCAD designer/drafters
  • Construction engineering of I&C systems, including developing clarifications to design intent, change order designs, site inspections to verify conformance with design intent, and coordination with the control system programmers
  • Assisting in the development of technical proposals, including site visits, technical reports, and design memorandums
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 5 years of experience in controls engineering
  • Prior consulting experience working with municipal clients on water projects
  • Understanding of supervisory software programs, reporting programs and software based alarm dialer programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as required to effectively communicate to a diverse audience
  • Out of the box, critical thinker who is open to constructive criticism
  • Confident, internally-driven, and results oriented
  • Focused and able to perform quality work in varied environments
  • Solid computer skills
  • Passionate about their discipline and focused on professional and personal development
  • Available and willing to travel regionally, up to 50% of the time with some overnights
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • BS in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or related field
  • 3 – 10 years DCS programming, troubleshooting, and maintaining DCS equipment experience
  • Ability to develop, analyze, and troubleshoot scripts and queries
  • Physical requirements – Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required
  • Knowledge of PLC based programming and troubleshooting
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Process Controls Engineer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing technical expertise in the application of process control solutions enabling production of Bulk API for development and clinical trial purposes
  • Process monitoring and troubleshooting, identifying and implementing improvements, documentation of new and modified software and/or hardware and authoring technical reports where appropriate
  • Planning, implementing, and ongoing execution of projects to maintain, improve or add process control capabilities in the pilot plant, utility and laboratory areas. This includes documentation and testing activities to ensure that process control and related systems maintain the appropriate state of validation for use
  • Managing changes and investigating deviations/process upsets
  • Cross-functional interaction with: HSE, Quality Assurance, Tech Services, Development, Operations, FUME/C&Q, Engineering, Maintenance, Environmental Monitoring, and Manufacturing
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years of distributed control systems experience
  • Experience with DeltaV (Batch, Phase/Sequence Programming and Advanced Control Module Configuration), analog and discrete instrumentation, control devices and device networks
  • Familiarity with process control, MES and data system architectures, operating systems, applications and interfaces