Process Controls Engineer
MeadWestvaco - Covington, VA

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Process Controls Engineer

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Description

The Process Control Engineer is responsible for administrating and providing support for Process Control Systems and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) within the Covington , VA carbon plant. HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV

In this critical role, you will:
  • Initiate, supervise, and coordinate the installation, implementation and start-up of new Process Control and Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Provide support for new and existing plant control systems and manufacturing information systems to include: configuration, troubleshooting, operator training, optimization, documentation and maintenance
  • Configure and manage databases that monitor plant process variables
  • Identify and develop strategies in support of continuous improvement of manufacturing and process control systems
  • Configure process control work stations and support the process control network
  • Support manufacturing strategies through process control system programming WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Chemical Engineering is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in industrial environment with part of this in a Process Control position
  • Proven process control experience including implementation and operation of computer-based supervisory control and data acquisition systems.
  • PLC, DCS and communications network design and data collection configuration.
  • Applications knowledge desired includes A-B, PI, Yokogawa, SAP, Microsoft applications
  • Experience with design/configuration of Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Experience with the sizing, selection and installation of process control instrumentation is desirable. Troubleshooting and malfunction diagnosis of instrumentation systems would be a plus

    United States of America



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