Process Controls Engineer - Seminole Mill, Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville | Florida | United States

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Process Controls Engineer - Seminole Mill, Jacksonville, FL

9469 Eastport Rd, P. O. Box 26998
Jacksonville, Florida, 32218
United States

The opportunity:


The Process Controls Engineer has the overall responsibility for providing design, implementation, and support for existing and new Process Control projects. 

How you will impact WestRock:

  •  Ability to evaluate processes and equipment operation
  • Plan and manage process improvement projects
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID's, loop sheets, and electrical drawings
  • Ability to learn new programming languages and to understand control loop tuning.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned.Project Management
  • Providing design, implementation, and support for existing and new Process Control Projects for Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's), and Custom control applications running in a MS environment


What you need to succeed:

  • Minimum Bachelor or Master’s degree with an emphasis / concentration in Process Controls

  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment.

  • Experience in a cross functional team environment – i.e. Maintenance / Engineering

  • Experience in Chemical Processing

  • Experience with Program / Project Management

  • Proficiency with PLC programming

  • Experience with project scope and requirement definitions

  • Excellent problem-solving ability -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

  • Strong and effective communicator, including using skills of Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Strong leadership abilities including critical thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Systems Analysis Knowledge and Skills -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all departments

  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to understand, support and enforce operational and technical policies.

  • A sense of area ownership and urgency to act are required. 

What we offer:


  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.





WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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