DCS Engineer

Our client is a leading producer of PTA, PET & EPS worldwide, as well as a leading rPET manufacturer in the Americas. They operate one of the largest polypropylene facilities in North America. They have 35 plants across 9 countries with over 7,000 employees.

Job Functions:
• Automation Support for Manufacturing Systems using Emerson DeltaV DCS Systems and Allen-Bradley PLCs including programming, graphics development, and system hardware support
• Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new software requirements for projects and initiatives to support and enhance our existing systems
• Troubleshoot technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements and business needs
• Manage projects – defining scope, stakeholder analysis, objectives, timeline, testing phase, implementation and evaluation
• Write control narratives, technical procedures, and documentation for the applications including operations, user guide, Troubleshooting procedures, etc.
• Train users on new and existing programs
• Work collaboratively with Maintenance and Operations with commissioning, functional checkout and startup of control equipment and the process that it is on
• Supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and modifying existing and legacy control systems
• Develop and apply communication interfaces between equipment and control systems using various protocols
• Develop and apply DCS/PLC programming
• Develop and apply HMI programming
• All other duties as assigned

Required Skills:
• B.S. degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering (or equivalent experience)
• DCS Experience in a continuous process environment (Emerson DeltaV preferred)
• PLC Programming experience on Allen-Bradley controllers would be a plus
• Electrical/Control System design
• Familiarity with Windows Server Class OS 2008 and higher, Domain/AD controllers, Windows 10, Windows 7, and basic Ethernet Networking
• Basic understanding of Safety Systems (S84), NFPA 70E (NEC) a plus
• Read and understand project related drawings
• Ability to write documents such as User Requirements, Functional Specifications, Detailed Design Specifications, Hardware and Software installation and configuration procedures, etc.
• Conduct full functional and Factory Acceptance Testing
• Participate in and lead Startup and Commissioning of projects at the customer site
• Develop technical solutions and resolve project issues
• Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities
• Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high-pressure on-call environment with changing priorities

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