Process Control Engineer - Saint Paul, MN

Saint Paul / Minnesota / United States

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Process Control Engineer - Saint Paul, MN


2250 Wabash AVe
St Paul, Minnesota, 55114
United States

 


The
opportunity:
Supports
both DCS and PLC control systems throughout the mill. This position is
responsible for designing and implementing and optimizing controls, maintaining,
and troubleshooting control systems, and finding and implementing control
improvements. To best support the mill’s operations and capital projects this
position acts as the primary process control representative to all Production
areas (Utilities, Paper Mill, and Pulp Mill). The position also works across
production areas to support to Multiple Projects in all areas of the plant. As
the mill upgrades obsolete control systems, this position will share
responsibility for working with outside engineering resources to research and
answer technical issues ensuring successful, on-schedule migrations with
event-free startups. This engineer also manages projects within the engineering
team and with external engineering support / consultants.  The process control
engineer also stays current with technology and vendors.
 
How you will impact WestRock:
Provide primary Process Control support to assigned
production areas within the mill; work closely with process area owners to
determine and meet process control needs.Work with departments and other engineers to develop alternatives
and estimates for proposed capital and major maintenance projects.Support of the Maintenance team in troubleshooting
problems with the processes and the process control systems.Assist in training and knowledge sharing with operators
and E/I mechanics on process control systems to help improve their operating
and troubleshooting effectiveness.As part of the Process Control Team, share in the
responsibility of providing weekend and off-hour support for Process Control
mill needs.Plan, configure, test, implement, and maintain process
control system upgrades and modifications. What you need to succeed:
Two Year Technical Degree or equivalent work experience. Experience with instrumentation and electrical systems,
associated with Process Control.Experience with computer hardware and software support
and configuration Experience with Ethernet Networking and Industrial
Communication Protocols.Ability to provide Hardware and software support for
multiple process control systems.Ability to modify existing and configure new control
strategies.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals
at all levels of an organization.Ability to manage multiple priorities.Experience with ABB or Emerson DeltaV DCS is a plus.Experience with Rockwell PLC’s is a plus  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.

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