31 Oct, 2023

Sr. Analyst, Process Automation & Control

  • Bay St. Louis, MS, USA
Controller Chemicals

Job Description

Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.



It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our benefits here at SABIC, please visit: www.yoursabicbenefits.com 


Job Summary

The Process Control Specialist is responsible for sharing the responsibilities with the PCO group for the specification, design, installation, modification, and maintenance of the hardware software associated with the ABS and Polypropylene Plant’s HMI/PLC/DCS control system, Process Computers, process related PC functions, and all associated networks, peripheral equipment and power and grounding wiring as applicable. Also, for leading process control related projects. This position must interact with equipment vendors, service vendors, and other groups on the plant site to accomplish the varying responsibilities associated with the job.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Provide efficient solutions for process control and automation systems by utilizing sound engineering practices to achieve the highest economical level of reliability.
  • Provide technical advice to plant personnel upon request.  On call to support the facility on nights and weekends.  Second level advanced support for any and all issues related to the DCS or PLC and associated systems. 
  • To assist in training by conducting training for technicians, mechanics, and exempt personnel. 
  • Maintain and execute high standards and compliance with all aspects of cyber security. 
  • Provide routine hardware and software maintenance and continuous process improvements while maintaining documentation of the process control systems. 
  • Provide routine software backups and hardware upgrades per SABIC and vendor standards.
  • Ensure that all current site safety and environmental policies are followed in the implementation and/or modification of all process control hardware and software. Recommend new policies by implemented as needed.
  • Participate in the planning/scheduling of all process computer related tasks, including cost justification and allocation of resources.
  • Provide new hardware/software applications to meet on-going site needs. These may include instrumentation, DCS, HMI/PLC solutions.


What Matters to SABIC

  • Five (5) years industrial or related experience, preferable in chemical operations or compounding processes.
  • Strong background in computer software programming, instrumentation, and general wiring knowledge is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of cybersecurity is required.  Working toward SABIC’s Manufacturing Cyber Security Certification Program. 
  • Honeywell graphics development, batch programming and continuous program modifications are required. 
  • PLC logic in ProWORX, HMI development in Cimplicity, Modicon PLC installation and maintenance experience is required.
  • Tuning of various control loops. 
  • Previous experience in operations or maintenance of computer systems and networks is recommended.
  • Must be responsible, extremely accountable, a highly motivated self-starter, a meticulous worker, service oriented, and assertive.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Good teamwork principles.
  • Able to read, write and perform basic mathematics.
  • Able to troubleshoot complicated hardware systems.
  • Able to comprehend somewhat complex software programs.
  • Must be capable of logical and meticulous thought.


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs.


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.

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