Lead Control Engineer
Honeywell - Geismar, LA

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Honeywell International is a $37 billion diversified technology and manufacturing global leader. Honeywell has more than 120,000 employees in 100 countries around the world and has a demonstrated heritage of both innovation and achievement.

Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies is a global leader in providing customers with high-performance specialty materials, including fluorine products; specialty films and additives; advanced fibers and composites; intermediates; specialty chemicals; electronic materials and chemicals; and technologies and materials for petroleum refining.

Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT) is seeking an experienced Lead Control Engineer for their Geismar, LA location. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work independently and in a team setting within a dynamic work environment with moderately complex engineering projects.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Strive to achieve world-class process control at all units in Geismar with conventional (regulatory) and advanced process control strategies. Results link control performance to plant productivity (attainment) goals.
Work independently and in a team setting to reduce process variability and waste by-products with techniques that include advanced process control methods and tools that include loop tuning, Advanced Process Controls (APC) support and monitoring.
Lead and execute moderately complex engineering projects with minimal supervision.
Perform project engineering and maintenance work from design to implementation in accordance with Honeywell engineering best practices and policies.
Participate as a key contributor on project and technical teams as well as provide technical guidance to others as required.
Work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision based on full awareness of viability, cost, and other benefits.
Develop and implement innovative process controls solutions to chronic issues.
Provide primary control system hardware/software support, instrumentation, and process engineering/optimization to a variety of field personnel including operations, instrument technicians, process engineering and various members of the operations management teams.
Configure (or oversees configuration) of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Process Information Management Systems (PIMS) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), including advanced control schemes, reports and operator displays.
Assist and develop control systems by integrating new control systems installations with existing systems.
Direct or perform control systems management duties including software management, Distributed Control Systems (DCS) security management, control network performance monitoring, controller performance monitoring, control system software upgrades, and maintaining backup of critical software and databases.
Assist in training Operators and Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) Mechanics on the various control-systems so they will improve their operating and troubleshooting effectiveness.
Adhere to the Management of Change process to maintain standards and security of the control systems.
Perform support in the areas of training, troubleshooting, environmental compliance, Root Cause analysis (RCA), and preventative/corrective maintenance, focusing on all areas of advanced process control systems.
Ensure operations facilities and follow up and apply management of change protocols associated with control systems changes.
Support Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP) and Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) teams as a subject matter expert in process control systems applications and safety standards.
Demonstrate significant technical independence, excellent project management skills and leadership in development of control systems applications and safety standards.
Provide on-call and off hours support as necessary to resolve problems during non-working conditions.
Act as key element on Six Sigma Projects to deliver the control element during the final stage of the project.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors in Engineering required.
5 years process control experience within a similar industry required.

Additional Qualifications:
Bachelors in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering a plus.
Honeywell product experience including TPS or Experion preferred.
Experience with Uniformance and other applications helpful.
Consistently improve process control systems and processes by utilizing the sites continuous improvement process.
Perform all other work as assigned.
Start-up experience preferred.
Six -Sigma knowledge a plus.
Be able to work with and communicate effectively with operations, maintenance, and production engineers.
Demonstrate ability to identify improvement opportunities and recommend creative solutions.
Assist in successful start-up of new plants.
Excellent computer skills.
Self-motivated and able to work independently or as a part of a team.
Excellent communication skills.
Focused on results.

As an equal opportunity employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce.

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