Process Control Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Lake Charles, LA and 3 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Chemicals

$88K - $121K
Posted on 12/22/17 by Marcus Ronaldi
Confidential Company
Lake Charles, LA
5 - 7 years experience
$88K - $121K
Posted on 12/22/17 Marcus Ronaldi

We are seeking a Process Control Engineer.

Process Control Engineer will provide process control support by leading the development of process control installations; provide support for maintenance activities relating to the process control systems, and support Operations on existing control systems through tuning support and applying improved control. Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Troubleshoot controls problems through tuning and implementation of basic or advanced control strategies.
  • Participate on project teams as the lead process control engineer and provide technical support in developing new control strategies and developing technical specifications for new advanced process control installations.
  • Own daily responsibilities include control system programming, including base logic, graphics, and batch programming.
  • Lead life-cycle strategy/planning efforts for site control systems
  • Lead training efforts for site automation
  • Work closely with Operations to execute programming modifications to de-bottleneck equipment and improve plant performance and reliability.
  • Lead annual functional certification of site automated interlock checkout.
  • Utilize technical background and troubleshooting techniques to improve processes and product quality.
  • Ensure plant changes or modifications are captured and documented as part of the "Management of Change". Provide Technical support for risk assessments on Management of Changes.
  • Fulfill the expectation of providing solutions to on-call problems.
  • Serve as Officer of Automation Security.


  • BS Degree in an Engineering discipline, (Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineeringpreferred, with 5+ years of experience in a chemical/petrochemical or other similar manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of experience with PLC programing, controls systems, automation, and instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating across departments on and off site, to accomplish common goals.
  • Demonstrated experiencetroubleshooting problems in the different manufacturing areas.
  • Current experience in chemical plant operation.
  • Knowledge of chemical unit and material handling operations.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC systems, ASPEN, Rockwell Automation,

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