Kelly Services Sr. Process Control Engineer in Port Neches, Texas

Sr. Engineer, Process Control – Port Neches, TX (77651)

We are seeking a Sr. Process Control Engineer for a Direct Hire position in Port Neches, TX.

In this role you will be a key member of the Reliability and Process Automation team tasked to implement automated programming and processes in execution of multiple strategic growth projects. Reporting to the Manager of Process Automation, you will have a comprehensive proficiency for developing, defining and implementing instrumentation and control strategies around automation and safety systems. You will be responsible for working with outside vendor to define, develop, engineer and implement the project and scope of work established in alignment with project goals and objectives.

The successful candidate will have a high level of technical accuracy and a deep understanding of process knowledge (distillation, pump/compressor, etc.) and must have the ability to collaborate with a team that will implement and maintain process controls in a safe, reliable, and economical operation.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Technology Planning and Development of Engineering Standards and Work Processes to ensure ROI on Projects and maximize Reliability and Maintainability.

  • Be the Technical Leader for internal and/or external teams to implement Projects of varying size and complexity.

  • Process automation expert in multiple areas/plants, particularly in problem solving and troubleshooting.

  • Display an expert level of understanding of plant operations, maintenance and engineering principles as they relate to the facility.

  • Participate in PHA s, PSSR s, incident investigations and unit troubleshooting.

  • Familiar with commercial aspects of control system upgrades and service contracts.

  • Familiar with government agencies such as ERCOT, FERC, TCEQ, DHL, and OSHA and be familiar with regulations at an intermediate level.

  • Take an active role with process automation industry trade groups to gain best practice guidance.

  • Complete all safety and environmental training required.

  • Display expert knowledge of process control principles and use them to assess/support area/plant automation performance.

  • Display expert knowledge of the process control system and provide backup to process automation specialists in maintaining and upgrading the system.

  • Have strong understanding of process control performance on company profitability and be able to communicate that message across all parts of the organization.

  • Complete project scopes to hand off to capital for estimating. This includes P&ID markup, PFD development, writing the process description.

  • Initiate AFEs and lead follow-through on driving that AFE to completion.

  • Knowledge of entire plant trains and impacts of proposed changes on other areas of the plant.

Required Experience/Education:

  • 10+ years in chemical, petrochemical or other process industries related to process automation.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering.

  • Extensive DCS (or BPCS) experience/proficiency is required.

  • Configuration and graphics experience with any of the following: Foxboro, Delta V, Yokogawa, and/or Honeywell is a plus.

  • Experience in Control Design of chemical process units.

  • Experience in PHA and LOPA. Understanding of the Safety Lifecycle as it relates to Safety Integrated Systems (SIS).

  • Able to design and implement basic and advanced control schemes as well as complex sequence logic.

  • Process experience in petrochemical plant.

  • Project technical leadership experience; as a subject matter expert and/or lead engineer.

Experienced candidates should email resumes and salary requirements to for immediate consideration

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