Control Sysytem Specialist



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Provide plant automation & process control support for the Pasadena, Port Arthur and San Juan Del Rio production facilities for major capital projects. Identify, design, & implement automation improvement opportunities that align with the business goals to safely meet production targets utilizing lean manufacturing principles. Work with peers at other sites to incorporate automation standards that align with best practices defined by the Global Engineering group. Assist in defining automation modernization strategies for the business, specifically at the Pasadena site.


This position, in collaboration with 3rd party automation firms, is responsible for leading and specifying, installing, documenting, and troubleshooting automation equipment for new and existing processes, translating conceptual designs into functional equipment and products.

Manage automation projects including FEED, detailed design, factory acceptance testing, installation, commissioning, and start-up.

Provide plant commissioning and start-up support.

Work with process control engineers from all Afton manufacturing sites to develop & maintain a set of standards & conventions for best in practice plant automation & process control.

Work with engineers to identify ways to optimize plant operations through improved automation by applying lean manufacturing principles.

Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field.

Experience applying process control solutions in chemical/petrochemical manufacturing facility.

Experience with implementing major capital projects & supporting daily activities.

Experience configuring & maintaining automation on multiple DCS, PLC, & HMI platforms