03 May, 2023

Automation and Process Control Specialist

  • Dupont
  • Circleville, OH, USA
Controller Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description


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The Kapton® film manufacturing business is seeking an Automation and Process Control Specialist at the site in Circleville, Ohio.  The Circleville site is one of three primary manufacturing locations for the production of Kapton® polyimide film produced by the Interconnect Solutions business unit within DuPont.  This business unit is part of DuPont’s Electronics and Industrial Platform.  Electronics and Industrial is comprised of high growth global businesses supplying a broad array of materials to multiple consumer electronics and industrial sectors.  The Kapton® facilities consist of polymer manufacturing, film casting, and numerous converting operations such as coating, heat treatment, and extensive slitting.  The Circleville site also manufactures Tedlar® film, Teflon® film and Vespel® resin.

The Circleville site is located approximately 30 miles south of Columbus, OH, a growing city that is currently the 14th largest in the nation.  This proximity to Columbus allows either urban or rural living; great for families and single living.  The area offers many museums and arts-scene experiences, professional and collegiate sports, and has several highly ranked golf courses and state parks for the outdoor enthusiast.  See www.experiencecolumbus.com for additional information.

The role provides technical expertise and support to the manufacturing organization in order to enable continuous improvement in the asset’s control systems.  The A&PC Specialist will lead challenging and exciting programs geared towards improving safety, reliability, capacity, and cost.  The specialist will be exposed to multiple manufacturing processes and provide day-to-day support as plant operations require.  This role will focus on supporting key control systems/hardware (Honeywell gage control, Automated Online Inspection, and our ABB DCS hardware).


  • 5 years manufacturing experience (may make an exception based on Electrical and Computing background/skills)
  • Electrical background preferred
  • Advanced computing skills preferred
  • Able to read and interpret drawings/prints/schematics/manuals
  • ABB, Rockwell, Siemens, Honeywell gage control, ISRA online inspection background a plus.

Job Description

  • 24/7/365 manufacturing support, primary contact for hardware and network communication issues (may have some IT overlap)
  • Rotational on-call list for weekends, will be identified as a primary back-up for other team members
  • Maintain process control hardware – this includes spares and inventory of critical DCS components
  • Maintain HMI and quality clients/servers – this includes automated gage control and inspections systems
  • Troubleshoot interconnectivity issues between controls systems on the lines
  • Long-term data historian support – includes IP.21, gage, camera, Traksys, etc
  • Troubleshooting and maintaining field devices, PLCs, and drives
  • Provide training and capability building for the maintenance teams
  • Support/drive capital improvement projects
  • Software updates/changes and graphics modifications
  • Maintain and support the creation of back-ups for critical software/equipment for key devices in areas of responsibility


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