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Controls Engineer (Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837)

Company: SGL Carbon
Location: Moses Lake
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF JOB CONTENTS Responsible for the planning, specification and technical documentation of instrumentation and control equipment. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES - --- - - -Initiate, supervise, and coordinate the installation, implementation, and start-up of new Process Control Systems - --- - - -Setup and configure replacement boards and assemblies to fit specific applications. - --- - - -Specify, organize and maintain adequate spare parts and modules for control and instrumentation systems. - --- - - -Tune automatic feedback on closed loops using PID Controllers - --- - - -Develop thorough working knowledge of quality monitoring system architecture and provide single point of contact for trouble-shooting problems involving data generated between instrumentation and downstream quality data systems. - --- - - -Participate in the development of project scopes, design of systems, and functional specifications. - --- - - -Utilize technical materials to troubleshoot and maintain systems. --- - - -Play a key role in the migration of the existing DCS system to the next generation technology - --- - - -Provide support for new plant control systems and MES to include: configuration changes, troubleshooting, operator training, optimization, documentation and maintenance - --- - - -Create and manage databases that monitor plant process variables - --- - - -Identify and develop strategies in support of continuous improvement of manufacturing and process control systems within the plant - --- - - -Configure process control network stations - --- - - -Establish communications and maintains network support for the process control network. KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE --- - - -BS or MS Electrical Engineering with an Emphasis on Instrumentation and Controls; equivalent combination of education and experience or proven related experience can be supplemented for education. --- - - -Minimum 5 Year Experience with Industrial Process Controls using DCS and PLC Systems --- - - -Proven ability to design and implement industrial process control strategies using DCS and PLC based on P&ID's and Control Strategies --- - - -Experience and Ability to select, set-up, and calibrate various instrumentation devices for measurement of Temperature, Fluid Flow, Mass Flow, Concentration, Level, Velocity, Force, etc. --- - - -Experience and Ability to read and write Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) --- - - -Experience and Ability to develop Control Narratives and Strategies --- - - -Experience and Ability to set-up Process Trend Historians --- - - -Experience and Ability to develop Industrial Process Control graphics and animation of graphics for control purposes --- - - -Strong Knowledge of MS Windows Based Networking and ability to provide Process History data to Process Engineers Desktop Systems. --- - - -Experience with Invensys IA Systems is a Plus --- - - -Experience with Allen Bradley Control Logix, Control Net, and RS Logix is a Plus --- - - -Experience with Allen Bradley Powerflex VFD's is a Plus --- - - -Able to work well without close supervision and make effective decisions. --- - - -Good customer service and interpersonal skills. --- - - -Excellent organizational skills. --- - - -Very strong analysis/problem solving skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel. -This position requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -This position works in an office with moderate noise. -Also requires regular work within the plant with moderate noise, heat and fibers; moving around working machinery; walking up and down stairs and ladders; assessing equipment on platforms and other areas in awkward positions. - BENEFITS Medical/Dental/Vision Basic Life Insurance & Supplemental - 401K Matching PTO + Floating Holidays Paid Holidays SCHEDULE This position typically works M-F; may need to respond to calls during off hours. #cb1

Keywords: SGL Carbon, Yakima , Controls Engineer (Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837), Other , Moses Lake, Washington

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