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Process Controls Engineer Job

Date: Sep 28, 2017

Location: Attapulgus, GA, US

Company: BASF

Process Controls Engineer-1703862

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Process Controls Engineer

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The BASF Attapulgus, Georgia site manufactures catalyst for the global refining industry.

Process Controls Engineer (1703862)

Responsible for providing Controls Engineering, Instrumentation and Electrical expertise, providing oversight, optimization, and management of all controls systems and assets, and providing daily and in-depth technical support to Operations and Maintenance on these and related systems.

Formula for Success: You Will…

- Create and maintain the plant SCADA software systems to BASF standards(currently Wonderware InTouch)
- Develop and maintain the plant Digital Control System (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programs to insure efficient plant performance
- Insure backups of all controls systems
- Development of documentation of all control systems and the archiving of this documentation
- Create and maintain plant production reporting systems (such as downtime, web based, application based, etc.)
- Maintain plant historical data collection systems
- Insure all EPA required data warehousing and reports are maintained
- Manage development of all maintenance, production, and engineering control system programming
- Manage the up-keep of plant control network and plant control computers
- Maintenance of critical software safety interlocks for plant equipment in DCS and PLC systems
- Assure proper design, installation, preventive maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems according to regulatory and BASF standards
- Supply technical expertise to operations and maintenance in the controls areas
- Provide leadership to the maintenance resources in the relevant controls and E&I functions, and assisting in or executing small projects

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

- Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline and 3+ years of experience in a chemical or other similar manufacturing environment required
- Experience with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming and/or Distributed Control Systems (DCS), automation and instrumentation required
- Strong technical skills to help troubleshoot problems in the different manufacturing areas
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Experience in chemical plant operation preferred
- Knowledge of chemical unit and material handling operations preferred

Primary Location: US-GA-Attapulgus
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

Nearest Major Market: Bainbridge

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering