12 Apr, 2021

Process Automation Engineer

  • Dow
  • Deer Park, TX, USA
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description


Dow has an opportunity available for a Process Automation Engineer located at our facility in Deer Park, TX.


The Process Automation Engineer applies technical knowledge by providing automation solutions for the chemical process equipment involved, work process, unit operations, operating condition or process technology improvements. At this experience level, supports intermediate projects, or portions of the process automation design within larger capital projects. Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices, and procedures within a job discipline.


Responsibilities / Duties
  • Applies Global Project Methodology (GPM) and Process Automation Work Process Discipline.

  • Ensures that the project scope is well defined and meets the business needs in a cost effective manner.

  • Ensures that the process automation is safe, meets DOW LPP’s and other EH&S requirements.

  • Drives project execution within their discipline.

  • Provides input to project schedule and plans, then monitors progress against the plans.

  • Ensures discipline design deliverables for their discipline meet the needs of the project: functions as intended, on time and within budget.

  • Identifies technical problems and appropriately engages the business technology center and SME network to resolve.

  • Programs control applications for various distributed control systems. Writes simulation applications in order to verify functionality of the control program and for training plant operators.

  • Participates in project commissioning and startup activities, including tuning of control loops.

  • Develops knowledge and skills in all aspects of Process Automation.

  • Obtains basic knowledge of unit operations and Chemical Engineering fundamentals.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required, disciplines in Chemical Engineering are preferred.

  • At least 2 years of process automation, engineering, manufacturing or related experience on Honeywell TPS/Experion platform is required.

  • Triconex experience is preferred.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.


Note: Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.


Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others




About Dow


Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020.

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