Holcim (US) Inc. Process Programmer / Automation Engineer in Ada, Oklahoma

Overview

PURPOSE

The Automation Engineer is responsible for plant process control system [PCS] specification, application programming, testing, commissioning and maintenance. The incumbent applies the PCS as a tool for improvement of plant performance including rate, availability, OEE and MTBF. Other responsibilities include facilitating use of the PCS as a resource for Process, Maintenance, Production, Shipping, Environmental and Quality Departments.

Alpena Cement Plant 1435 Ford Avenue, Alpena, MI 49707

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.

  • Prevent downtime due to faults; continuous improvement to HMI and programming to both extend life of existing PCS and facilitate eventual replacement.

  • Programming of Rockwell and Modicom PLC’s and Factory Talk and Wonderware HMI’s.

  • Support installation of new plant equipment from conception to operation. Assure integration of new systems into plant operations.

  • Use of the PCS to provide information for management or other reporting functions (high degree of involvement with environmental reporting and permit compliance)

  • Responsible for the revision, testing, and distribution of GFSs for new and revamped systems and user competency training.

  • Ensures the development, review and implementation of Systems Standard Operating procedures (SOPS).

  • Work closely with Process Engineers to analyze, improve and document all aspects of operations.

  • Extensive knowledge of high and low voltage power distribution systems, weighing and batching systems, PLC control and machinery interlocking systems, variable speed drives and motor control systems

  • Otherduties as assigned.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Required Education: Bachelor's/University Degree

Preferred field of study: Computer Science, Electrical/Instrumentation, Process Control

Required Work Experience: 3-5 years

Travel Requirements : 5%

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EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2018-4380

Position Type Salaried Full-Time

Category Accounting/Finance

Product Line Cement

Job Locations US-OK-Ada

Company Holcim (US) Inc.