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Many of our clients are operating companies with processing facilities in the U.S. and overseas. These current openings are typical of requirements we receive regularly.

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Job Title
Process Control Engineer
Houston, TX
Min Salary
Max Salary
Bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits, relocation assistance
Job Description

This position has the responsibility for supporting and improving the Basic Regulatory and Advanced Process Control (APC) applications, as well as identifying and implementing new control applications to improve plant throughput, profitability, stability, reliability, and safety. In addition, this position has the responsibility for supporting and improving the Real-Time Optimization (RTO) applications to drive maximum plant profitability. This position generates a broad range of challenges that require routine interaction with other work groups to ensure maximum value is derived from the control systems.

Key Responsibilities:
o Develop APC opportunities and assess benefits to be prioritized into a five year APC plan
o Conceive, justify, design, and commission new APC applications and inferential qualities
o Maintain existing APC applications
o Perform audits of controller benefits
o Define and support DCS regulatory control strategies
o Provide technical consultation, formal and informal training, and development of documentation, standards, and procedures in relation to their role
o Act in a support or team role for a variety of projects
o Provide technical consulting and direction to the Process Control Specialists and less experienced Process Control Engineers

Large petrochemical facility manufacturing ethylene, propylene, butadiene and benzene. The south side facility uses many of these products to produce propylene oxide, styrene monomer and other derivatives.

o Minimum Bachelor of Science Engineering degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science or PhD is an advantage
o Minimum of four years of industry experience in the petrochemical industry
o The individual should understand process engineering theory and control theory fundamentals and the ability to model and control petrochemical processes
o This position requires a commitment to learn and understand the development and application of a wide variety of advanced regulatory control strategies, APC applications including multi-variable and model predictive control, development of inferential qualities, and Real-Time Optimization (RTO) applications
o Demonstrated experience with Advanced Process Control in chemical and/or refining facilities is highly preferred and is a major differentiator
o Candidates must have excellent leadership, ethics, teamwork, and communication skills with a results oriented commitment. The ability to manage multiple and changing priorities is essential
o This position requires negotiating skills and the ability to resolve conflict across departmental lines to achieve objectives
o Key Applications include Aspen DMCPlus, Aspen Plus, Honeywell TPS & Experion, and Emerson DeltaV & Provox

This is a direct-hire position with competitive base salary, bonus, 401K matching, generous benefits package, pension plan and employee discounts. 18 miles from downtown Houston. Relocation assistance is available.

Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card). No visa sponsorships or transfers will be accepted.

Refer to: J11618