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Staff Plant Instrument Engineer Job


Calvert City, KY, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Maintenance / Inspection
Posting Date:  May 11, 2021

Staff Plant Instrument Engineer

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for Electrical & Instrumentation engineering project management.

Indirectly supervise Electrical &Instrumentation Technicians in maintenance activities

Assist in managing Electrical & Instrumentation spare parts inventory.

Improve operations of existing control systems resulting in higher plant performance.

Ensure plant safety and environmental compliance by proper design and maintenance of safety instrumented systems and environmental control systems to meet all federal, state and corporate regulations.

Estimate project costs accurately to ensure compliance with annual capital budget.

Administer projects assigned during design, construction and start-up including cost control, supervision of contract personnel and internal resources to ensure budget, project operational performance and safety standards are met.

Guide Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians and Process Operators in troubleshooting problems when requested.

Collaborate with Operations supervision to improve existing process operations and reliability.

Contribute in the ongoing development of instrumentation standards that will maximize reliability, design and maintenance efficiency, and minimize required spare parts inventory.

Specializes in the control of the Kynar Monomers and Polymers using distributed control system, programmable logic controllers, safety instrumented systems and variable speed drives with work in other areas of the plant as necessary.

Qualifications and Experience

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in a technical discipline and 5 years of experience in instrumentation and control system design or maintenance in chemical manufacturing or related industry.  Good interpersonal and communication skills are required.


Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.


Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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