Controls Engineer

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Controls Engineer

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
  • Title:

    Controls Engineer
    • City:

      Covington
    • State:

      GA
    • Zip Code:

      30014
  • Start date:

    05-20-2019
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    49404

Description

Controls Engineer
We are partnering with a large manufacturing operation in Covington, GA who is looking to add a Controls Engineer to join their team. The Controls Engineer provides engineering support to a production area (continuous and batch operation).  Duties include day to-day troubleshooting as well as project design and implementation. This role is very hands-on, encompassing the full scope of change: identification of the need, aid in design and specification of instrumentation/equipment, coordination of vendors and contractors as needed, help with check-out and start-up, implementation of interlocks and control loops, and follow-up support. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Seek opportunities for process improvement that result in:  Higher yields, Less waste, Decrease in transition times, Better quality, Better process consistency, Improved efficiency 
  • Automate critical procedures 
  • Design and develop new control strategies  
  • Test, maintain, and modify existing systems and process needs to adapt to product mix 
  • Aid in designing and implementing new or replacement instruments and equipment 
  • Assist Plant and Process Engineers with the controls portion of capital projects  
  • Aid in preparation and interpretation of controls-related schematics, drawings, and layouts
  • Serve as on-site resource for systems engineering (e.g., assist with AGV systems implementation; work with IT to improve internal scheduling system, SharePoint, and database connectivity in general). 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and 3+ years of experience in manufacturing industry 
  • Experience with continuous and/or batch processes 
  • Knowledge of general control disciplines; plant systems listed: Advanced process control (APC), Distributed control systems (DCS), Programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Capable of designing control loops, alarms, alerts, interlocks, system reports 
  • Experience with creation or review of loop sheets, instrument configuration, installation, wiring, and Control Systems Programming 
  • SQL Database management 
  • Experience building graphics and tags in data historian (experience with Aspen InfoPlus.21 a plus) 
  • Experience with automatic sequencing definition and programming

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