Process Control Engineer, Automation

Location: Vale, OR Posted Date: November 16, 2017
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Process Control Systems

Design, develop, configure, program and test process control systems as needed to automate various production processes in the plant using Rockwell, Allen Bradley, Modicon and other process control software/hardware packages.

Provide support to Reno IT group as needed.

Maintain Automation networks; understanding the difference of the plant automation and the corporate networks. Including IP addresses and Dynamic IP addresses.

Document our control systems. This includes but is not limited to single lines, motor lists, instrumentation, process flows, P&ID's, etc.

Develop and implement process controls and instrumentation to improve our Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) results

Become the champion of best practices with the use of process control principles and standards

Project Management

Develop and oversee process control and electrical projects.

Provide process automation and electrical support to engineering and maintenance projects at Vale.

Must have experience overseeing all Piping and Instrumentation Diagram P&ID's revisions

Continuous Improvement

Work closely with plant management and operations to continuously improve the efficiency, reliability, effectiveness and safety of all our manufacturing and production processes.

Provide useful Vale production process information to the corporate engineering group, contractors, consultants, and plant maintenance.


Education / Certifications: BS degree in electrical or chemical engineering; or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Job Skills: 5+ years of experience in a hands-on capacity with a documented history of engineering process controls and continuous improvement projects. Knowledge of arc flash standards, AutoCAD, RSLogix, Allen Bradley, Modicon PLC's, FTView SE, FT VantagePoint and Visual Basic Programming. Knowledge of Allen Bradley and Yaskawa VFD's

Knowledge of servers, computer and automation networks as well as network security practices.


The Process Control Engineer must possess strong engineering and process control experience in an industrial setting. Experience with bulk material handling processes, packaging processes, pneumatic conveying, and combustion controls is highly desirable.

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