Process Automation Engineer
DOW - Hahnville, LA

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The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for a Process Automation Engineer for our Hahnville Site located 15 minutes from New Orleans. The Automation Engineer is a member of an empowered team responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the St. Charles Gas Phase Polyethylene Plant. The position entails providing technical support to operations on the use of Basic Process Control Systems as well as Advanced Process Control Systems, and using these systems for the optimization of the current production process to meet plant safety and environmental, production, cost, customer, and quality goals.
      Responsibilities:
      • Provide technical support and troubleshooting on plant control system for plant operations
      • Optimize plant operations and implement best practices through the use of plant control systems.
      • Maintain, track, and improve key plant process control metrics in support of meeting business goals
      • Communicate information and issues regarding plant control systems to plant personnel and Technical Center
      • Lead and participate in Root Cause Investigations for unplanned events relating to plant control systems
      • Provide input to the Control Systems Upgrade Project
      • Identify improvement project opportunities through analysis of plant operating data

      Required Skills:
      • Must possess technical and interpersonal skills in a results-oriented environment
      • Highly self motivated and capable of working effectively on several projects

      Qualifications
      Required Skills:
      • Three years of experience in process, project, or manufacturing engineering is preferred
      • Must possess technical and interpersonal skills in a results-oriented environment
          Highly self motivated and capable of working effectively on several projects simultaneously is required Background in process automation or implementing process automation projects is preferred Required Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering required Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering is preferred Green Belt and/or Green Belt Project Leader certification and/or BB certification preferred At Dow, we are harnessing the power of science and technology to improve the lives of people around the world. We are accomplishing this by empowering our people - the Human Element - to lead change. To recognize their outstanding efforts and contributions, we offer a total rewards package which is considered top tier in our industry. Dow offers: Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance and shares company, business or functional success Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings On-going learning opportunities in a rewarding work environment Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth The chance to work on global teams with colleagues around the world and in different locations NOTE: This position does not offer relocation benefits. A minimum requirement for this U.S. - based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee / Refugee).

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