Process Controls Engineer

Job Description
Requisition Number 5522BR
Business Unit Description MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group.

We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications (Dosepak®, and Shellpak® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens (Mixor® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities (Evotherm® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 16,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Veterans/Disabled.

Posting Description
Reporting to the controls group leader, the engineer will provide control systems and instrumentation expertise combined with process knowledge to support the safe production of quality paperboard and by-products at the Mahrt Mill. The Control System Engineer’s support touches all departments in the mill
•Actively promotes and participates in elements of the Safety Program including a personal accountability to working safe every day.
•Verifies process instrumentation accuracy through process sampling, field checks, calibrations, and material and energy balances.
•Supports and trouble-shoots the data collection and validation from vendor equipment: Measurex, Metso, NIR, Power Monitor, etc.
•Maintains Control platforms and HMIs in such a manner as to maximize availability and performance while reducing variability and downtime.
•Coordinates Control System Engineer responsibilities with the execution of work orders to support maintenance in the completion of jobs requiring Control System Engineer support.
•Builds, customizes, and maintains PI Process Book displays including Bailey Process graphics replicated in Process Book.
•Provides call support to shift maintenance and operations for problems with control systems in the mill.
•Coordinates capital projects with other company personnel, with consultants, and with contractors thus preventing delays. Requires considerable planning. Responsible for check out, startup, and operation.
•Designs and implements new hardware and software control packages to improve production, quality, safety, economy and operation of the Mahrt Mill.
•Trains and develops junior Control System Engineers and DCS Co-ops.

•Position requires a minimum of a BS Degree in a related field such as Physics, Chemistry, Pulp & Paper or Engineering and 5-8+ years of industry experience
•Bailey or Delta V and Allen-Bradley experience desired. General knowledge of sectional and stand alone electric drives as well as power distribution and generator drives is also desired.
•Interpersonal skills such as building close working relationships and minimizing disagreements
•Verbal and written communication skills
•Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
•Adaptability to rapidly changing working environments and operational situations
•Physical ability to operate in a paper mill environment, including light to moderate lifting, walking and climbing, oral communication, correctable vision and ability to work in a hot, humid and dusty environment.
•Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail and presentation graphics, etc.


MWV Mead West VACO

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