02 Apr, 2024

Control Systems Engineer

  • LyondellBasell Industries NV
  • Bay City, TX, USA
Controller Chemicals

Job Description

Basic Function

LyondellBasell is searching for a Control Systems Engineer for the Matagorda High Density Polyethylene Facility, located in Matagorda TX. This position has the responsibility for supporting and improving the Plant DCS, basic regulatory control configuration, and applications and Safety Instrumented Systems, as well as identifying and implementing new systems to improve plant profitability, stability, reliability, and safety.  This position handles a broad range of challenges that require routine interaction with other work groups to ensure maximum value is derived from the control systems.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implement, maintain and troubleshoot, DeltaV Process Control Systems
  • Define and support DCS regulatory control strategies
  • Monitor system and network performance
  • Ensure compliance with corporate security standards, control system life cycle planning and budgeting 
  • Provide technical consultation, formal and informal training, and development of documentation, standards and procedures in relation to their role
  • Act in a support or team role for a variety of capital and expense projects
  • Provide technical consulting and direction to the Process Control Specialist and less experienced Control Engineers
  • Provide support for controller performance and alarm management KPIs

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum of 5 years of Control Systems experience in manufacturing industry required
  • This position requires negotiating skills and the ability to resolve conflict across departmental lines to achieve objectives
  • The individual should understand process engineering theory and have the ability to learn control theory fundamentals
  • This position requires a commitment to learn and understand the development and application of new control systems and new control strategies
  • Candidates must have excellent leadership, ethics, teamwork, and communication skills with a results-oriented commitment.  
  • The ability to manage multiple and changing priorities is essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 years of experience in key technologies, including DeltaV DCS #LI-CB1  


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Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit www.lyondellbasell.com or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

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