DuPont Automation and Process Control Engineer in Circleville, Ohio
Automation and Process Control Engineer (Job Number: 198372W-01)
Position and Scope:
The DuPont Transportation and Advanced Polymers (T&AP) platform is seeking an Automation and Process Control Engineer at the Circleville, Ohio site. This position provides technical support for continuous improvement with the manufacturing control systems.
As the pioneer of polymer science with a legacy of innovation, the T&AP team uses its world-class expertise across multiple polymer platforms to integrate cutting-edge science, design, manufacturing excellence, and processing technology to give shape to smarter ideas for today and tomorrow. The Vespel® business is a profitable, growing business servicing challenging applications in aerospace, chemicals, and a variety of industries. The Circleville site also manufactures Kapton®, Tedlar®, and Teflon® film.
The site is located approximately 30 miles south of Columbus, OH. This proximity to Columbus allows either urban or rural living; great for families and single living. The area offers many museums and arts-scene experiences, professional and collegiate sports, and has several highly ranked golf courses and state parks for the outdoor enthusiast.
The A&PC Engineer will lead challenging and exciting programs geared towards improving safety, reliability, capacity, and cost. The engineer will be exposed to multiple manufacturing processes and provide day-to-day support as plant operations require.
Provides control system technical support for Vespel® manufacturing
Identifies and works with technical personnel to develop best practices for process(es)/equipment
Enables and assists in the training of operators and mechanics as well as other technical team members to improve the understanding of the areas’ control systems
Leads troubleshooting and root cause analysis for complex control system related issues
Drives/leads changes of design for Vespel® Manufacturing
Responsible for developing/updating maintenance/operating procedures impacted by control systems
Assists in the development of the 5-year technology improvement roadmap
Responsible to ensure adequate basic data is created for Capital projects and provides resourcing support (e.g. development and/or Plans for Commissioning, Decommissioning, Start-Up and Shut Down)
Participate in area PHAs, provide safety interlock expertise, and develop an understanding of area field instrumentation
Networks and leverages the broader organization, as needed
- Education: Technical degree (BS, MS) in Engineering; Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical
Preferred Skills and Experience :
Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot, solve or help others solve equipment and/or process issues.
Demonstrated knowledge of key PSM Technology elements such as Process Hazards Analysis, Process Technology, Management of Change-Technology, RAGAGEP among others
Demonstrated ability to teach, coach, mentor, develop others, and work in a team based environment
Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects
Demonstrated skill in team building and achieving results through influence and negotiation
Good interpersonal and communication skills; must work well in both self-managed and team environment
Ability to access and network with appropriate site and corporate teams to gain or share knowledge
PLC experience is preferred, DCS background will be considered
Primary Location: NA-United States-Ohio-Circleville
Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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