The position of Senior Process Controls Manager / SR Project Manager will be assigned primarily to a long-term customer facility and will execute automation and control projects on time and within budget. Responsibilities include project management, hands-on control system development, implementation, maintenance and support (including on-call support at times), business development, and client service management.
Ability to travel up to 25% regionally.
Solid background in Engineering (Electrical/Mechanical/Chemical preferred) and at least 10 years of technical experience with DCS/PLC/HMI systems.
Experience working in the process based industries (Life Science, Chemicals, Pulp and Paper, Food & Beverage).
Ability to develop and execute automation projects from initial stages, including project budgeting, scheduling, creation of scope of work and bill of material documents, and manage multiple contractors (design engineering firms, electrical contractors & staff engineers) until project completion.
Experience with PLCs (Siemens, Rockwell), HMI (Wonderware, WinCC or iFIX) and DCS (Rockwell PlantPAx, ABB 800xA, DeltaV, Foxboro or Honeywell Experion) systems would be an added advantage.
Experience with Process Control Systems and Information System Design/Development.
Ability to participate in technical sales meetings with customers and assist with framing and quoting projects.
Ability to provide leadership and work with project teams to design, configure, and test control strategies pertaining to both continuous and batch control elements.
Ability to plan and organize the work of a project team, including development of implementation strategies for projects.
Act as a mentor for individuals within a project group and resolve issues within project teams.
We offer a competitive compensation package including:
Attendance to Training and Industry Conferences
Medical plan with prescription, dental, and vision coverage
Company paid life insurance
Company paid short-term disability insurance
Company matched 401(k)
Holidays, vacation, and personal time
Requires Engineering degree & minimum 5 years of experience in process control strategy & implementation, tuning & troubleshooting Regulatory or Advanced Process Control applications related to refining or chemicals. Must have hands-on experience maintaining & supporting process control in plants. Knowledge of DMC+ or similar MVC application product is a plus. Prefer experience with Honeywell DCS consoles. Requires ability to effectively interact with a variety of plant work groups, including operators in a control room environment. Will be assigned to a process unit team as the individual responsible for process control. Must have legal right to work indefinitely in the United States. Large international operating company with plant position in Baton Rouge, LA.
Requires Ch E, EE or other related technical degree & minimum 15 years of experience as Control Systems Engineer supporting projects related to chemical, refining or industrial manufacturing plants that use DCS control. Must have minimum 2 years of experience managing mega projects. Requires in depth experience with Emerson Delta V DCS, to act as the Subject Matter Expert for the chemical organization. Will provide technical support to each project team during FEL, engineering & construction activities on process control systems questions. Will provide oversight & assurance on process control system requirements, designs & installations for all projects. Will approve any deviations from standards & specifications. Will support project & engineering teams to enhance process control knowledge, as it relates to interfaces to other equipment, services & hardware/software. Will develop key documents such as software & hardware FAT requirements, installation procedures, technology selection, spare parts philosophy & design requirements. Will confirm critical software & hardware applications are engineered & installed in accordance to project specifications & industry standards. Will ensure all approvals, loop folder template, loop check procedures & system checks are completed before unit start-up. Will audit each project for compliance to specifications & when needed assist each project to develop a plan to achieve compliance. Will review & get approval from site for final network design meeting latest cybersecurity requirements. Will assist in hiring new control systems personnel. Will identify training needs. Some travel may be required. Must have legal right to work indefinitely in the United States. International operating company with central engineering position based in Houston, TX.
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