CONTROLS SYSTEM ENGINEER
ID:
34032LR
Bridgeport, CT

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing controls engineering support to the additives manufacturing plant. This includes day to day manufacturing support, continuous improvement, and capital project implementation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Insures that all process operations are carried out in a safe manner and meet regulatory and industry standards.
Designs and develops new control systems.
Tests, maintains, and modifies existing systems including technical network infrastructure.
Develops and maintains a 5 year rolling plan to upgrade and maintain process control equipment.
Provides training to operations personnel as needed.
Analyzes, specifies, develops, and recommends design approaches, and equipment modifications necessary to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.
Assists in investigations and corrective actions for process incident investigations.
Supports process development process and process optimization efforts.
Provides training for plant personnel as required.
Participates in emergency response as defined in the program and training capability.
Provides leadership for establishing and maintaining a safe work environment. Proactively addresses and corrects all unsafe behaviors and conditions.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Advanced Process Control (APC),
S88 Batch Control Systems
Safety regulations, safe work practice used in the chemical industry, Process Safety Management.
Operation of batch processes and associated auxiliary equipment used in the chemical industry.
Process instrumentation and industrial control systems including PLC programming, HMI Visualizations and Server infrastructure.
Motor controls, HMIs and VFDs.

REQUIREMENTS:
Degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Experience in programming and maintaining plant centralized control systems.
Experience in a Chemical or Liquid Manufacturing environment a plus.