05 Jul, 2022

Automation & Process Control Engineer

  • Dupont
  • Parlin, Sayreville, NJ, USA
Controller, Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description

The DuPont Parlin site is seeking a highly motivated Automation & Process Control Engineer who will support polyimide precursor manufacturing for HD Microsystems. The Parlin, NJ site is located approximately 35 miles south of New York City. This business unit is part of DuPont’s Electronics and Industrial solutions.

The role provides technical expertise and support to the manufacturing organization to enable continuous improvement in the asset’s control systems. The A&PC Engineer will lead challenging and exciting programs geared towards improving safety, reliability, capacity, and cost. The A&PC Engineer will drive improvement through Lean/Six Sigma, capital projects, advanced control techniques and various automation tools. The A&PC engineer will be exposed to multiple manufacturing processes and provide day-to-day support as plant operations require.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide automation and process control leadership, configuration, and ongoing support for operations at 24/7 production plant.

  • Apply engineering principles, industry standards, and knowledge to support the selection, development, implementation, commissioning, and validation of the successful operation of process control applications and solutions.

  • Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex control system-related issues.

  • Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control

  • Responsible to ensure adequate basic data created for CapEx projects and to provide resourcing support (e.g., development and/or Plans for Commissioning, Decommissioning, Start-Up and Shut Down).

  • Participate in area PHAs, provide safety interlock expertise, and develop an understanding of area field instrumentation.

  • Networks and leverages the broader organization, as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • 5-10 years of experience in developing and commissioning process control applications.

  • Demonstrated expertise in DCS/PLC architecture, configuration, and troubleshooting. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Instrumentation & Process Control engineering concepts and design including circuits, control systems, as well as a general knowledge of mechanical equipment and systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fundamental understanding of Process Safety Management (PSM) systems, High Hazard Processes and LOPA/SIS.

  • Experience with Rockwell Automation PlantPAx control system, including methodology, control strategies, and HMI.

  • Demonstrated knowledge on manufacturing automation integration.

  • Demonstrated success in managing and leading both long-term programs/projects as well as addressing short-term operational issues.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects.

  • Demonstrated skill in team-building and achieving results through influence and negotiation.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; must work well in both self-managed and team.

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