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Process Control Engineer Job


Geneseo, NY, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  261204
Posting Date:  Feb 25, 2023

Responsible for specifying, implementing, maintaining, and updating plant process instrumentation and control systems to ensure optimum efficiency, availability, and safety; process control logic systems (PLC’s and SIS), electronic and pneumatic instruments, device networks, and general project management tools.

  • Manages and maintains plant process control system; understands all applicable process technology, equipment, unit operations, and control technology.
  • Leads advanced troubleshooting, conducts root-cause analysis, and implements corrective actions
  • Define and scope out instrument/controls requirements; establish control system design criteria based on engineering analysis and evaluation.
  • Implements control system improvements that ensure manufacturing, construction, installation and operational testing conform to functional specifications, regulatory safety standards and user requirements.
  • Develops and maintains PM and PdM programs for process control systems equipment
  • Provides automation system design including power distribution, equipment specification, and instrumentation
  • Provides skills and knowledge in Statistical Process Control (SPC) technology to maximize plant asset utilization and produce low cost, quality products.
  • Orders parts and materials within SAP and communicates with vendor technical representatives
  • Reviews control system spare parts inventory to cost effectively minimize equipment down-time/ensure high plant availability.
  • Manages all plant process control projects and start up activities, including tuning of control loops
  • Supervises outside contractor/technicians performing control system repairs/upgrades; ensures contractors work safely and adhere to safety regulations and procedures
  • Lead or participates in Process Hazard Analyses, Management of Change, Pre Startup Safety Reviews, and Incident Investigations.
  • Initiates changes to operating procedures; ensure changes are valid and up-to-date.
  • Provides annual budget input to the Process Technology Manager.


Required Education/Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment; chemical industry preferred
  • Experience with Allen Bradley controls/programs, AC and DC drives; other industrial control components and devices.
  • Experience programming and troubleshooting Rockwell Automation based PLCs with RSLogix software.
  • Proficient technical skills including ability to utilize electrical meters, calibration devices and other electrical monitoring and troubleshooting tools; ability to read and understand electrical diagrams and drawings.
  • Familiarity with flow meters, RTD’s, pressure, Ultrasonic and radar level instruments.
  • Green Belt/Black Belt trained in utilizing statistical tools.
  • Strong Proficiency in MS Office; SAP knowledge preferred..
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills



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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