Senior Process Control Engineer

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana         
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
Our client is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of more than 34,000 people working in 38 countries.  A career here provides opportunities to experience variety through exposure in various facets of our integrated energy and chemicals value chain; upstream (exploration & production), mining, downstream, chemicals and new energy.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Independently seeks and implements opportunities to improve performance of operating units and/or projects. 
  • Solve complex operational problems and/or develop complex design solutions in the assigned area. 
  • Evaluate options, and determine the appropriate course of action required to effectively solve a problem or develop a project. 
  • Develops project objectives and determines project requirements. 
  • Knows internal and external resources available and acts to bring in the proper level.  Knows and obtains appropriate level of management support. 
  • Sustains or improves profitability by $500M annually. 
  • Provides good technical direction to project teams and hourly personnel. 
  • Level of technical expertise allows them to interpret and critique principles and concepts such that their recommendations are accepted in the organization. 
  • Keeps abreast with technical innovations through participation in professional organizations 
  • Very knowledgeable in company policies, processes, procedures and practices and knowledge of the project and/or variable cost budgets of the assigned area. 
  • Can lead interdisciplinary team by developing tasks, assignments, and responsibilities.  Oversee activities to meet objectives.
 
Experience and/or Educational Requirements:
  • Minimum of BS Degree in Engineering  
  • 10 years or greater relevant experience 
  • Process control experience is required; experience with process control in an operating environment is beneficial. 
  • Project experience is beneficial, DCS experience is required. 
  • Process Control experience in any of the following processes is desired; ethylene, low density or linear low density polyethylene, ethylene oxide, ethylene derivatives 
  • Advanced control experience in loop tuning, configuration, regulatory controls, inferred properties, and model based controls are essential. 
  • Model based control, process modeling and optimization, simulation, and operator training are desirable skill sets.
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