Process Control Engineer
Weyerhaeuser - Emerson, AR

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At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren’t only the trees and timberlands we oversee. Our employees are the real reason we’ve been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the leaders in timberland management, and manufacturing and distribution of wood products in the world.

This is a salaried position for the Southeast Engineered Lumber Products (ELP) manufacturing facilities. The process control engineer will report to the regional process control engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, training, and supporting process control improvement solutions across the ELP regional manufacturing operations. The process control engineer will work closely with mill personnel, corporate teams, and technology providers to identify process improvement opportunities and implement solutions in support of business and operational goals.

This position requires some regional travel between sites in north Louisiana and south Arkansas. Travel will normally be 50% or less. This travel will be required to two production facilities in north Louisiana which are approximately 110 miles south of the Emerson location.

Key Functions:
  • Role model all safety standards/processes and on-the-job behavior by living our
core principles of integrity, fairness, & creating a positive inclusive work

environment

  • Develop, lead, and support application of process and process control best
practices. Including joining with mill leadership to develop mid and long term

process control strategies.

  • Understand and share industry best practices, equipment options, and proven
strategies for manufacturing control systems and applications. Proactively

identify opportunities for process improvement, variability reduction, and cost

reduction.

  • Provide project and technical leadership, including training, for local process
control technology applications and PLC technicians.

  • Serve as a key ELP resource for projects installation and support. Including
sourcing vendors, materials, documentation and training.

  • Create visibility of technology with potential for application in our manufacturing
operations.

  • Build relationships with Corporate, units supported and other process control
resources.

  • Help to ensure alignment of project portfolio with business and operational goals.
Qualifications

Requirements:
  • BS degree in electrical, industrial, or computer engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience supporting process control solutions in a
manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated success in developing and applying process control solutions for
process improvement and cost reduction.

  • Proficiency level knowledge of PLC’s, HIM, and related systems.
  • Ability to participate in cross functional team projects with participation from local
and corporate engineering.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Capacity to participate in several projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley / Rockwell (PLC5 through Logix 5000) and
Wonderware.

The following requirements are preferred:
  • Experience in wood products manufacturing.
  • Strong data analysis skills and ability to diagnose complex process scenarios.
  • Proficiency using process historian systems and analysis tools such as Aspen
IP/21 and GE Proficy Plant applications.

  • Experience developing applications with programming languages such as Visual
Basic, C, or Java. Databases such as Microsoft SQL server.

  • Experience in LEAN manufacturing or similar principals and practices.
  • Familiarity with Windows operating systems, domains, and Ethernet netwoks.
  • Experience with/knowledge of Siemens PLC and servo systems.
Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce.

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