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Process Control Engineer Job

Date: Mar 18, 2019

Location: Geneseo, NY, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 30327 - Posted 12/18/2018 - Engineering & Technology - Geneseo. New York. US


Responsible for maintaining plant process control systems to ensure optimum efficiency, availability and safety; process control logic systems (PLC’s), electronic and pneumatic instruments, PLC controllers, 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 that ensure manufacturing, construction, installation and operational testing conform to functional specifications, regulatory safety standards and user requirements.
  • Familiar with programing PLC, Wonderware and RSView changes and reading ladder logic.
  • Develops and maintains PM and PdM programs for process control systems equipment
  • Provides automation system design including power distribution, equipment specification, and instrumentation
  • Reviews control system spare parts inventory to cost effectively minimize equipment down-time/ensure high plant availability.
  • Provides annual budget input to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Manages all plant process control projects and start up activities, including tuning of control loops
  • Lead or participates in Process Hazard Analyses, Management of Change, Pre Startup Safety Reviews, and Incident Investigations.
  • Orders parts and materials within SAP and communicates with vendor technical representatives
  • Supervises outside contractor/technicians performing control system repairs/upgrades.
  • Ensures contractors work safely and adhere to safety regulations and procedures
  • Provides skills and knowledge in Statistical Process Control (SPC) technology to maximize plant asset utilization and produce low cost, quality products.
  • Initiates changes to operating procedures; ensure changes are valid and up-to-date.
  • Supports Loss Control policy, AIMS, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems.


Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment; chemical and controls 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 5000 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, RTD’s, pressure, Ultrasonic and radar level instruments.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and project management skills
  • Green Belt/Black Belt trained in utilizing statistical tools.
  • Strong Proficiency in MS Office; SAP knowledge preferred.



A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc.  provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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