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Process Control Engineer - Pasadena, TX

Position Summary

Provide technical support to production units and projects in plant for controls needs. Utilize data driven analysis to maintain and improve controls systems.


Pasadena, TX


Up to $125,000, with up to 12% in bonus


Full benefits with 401K match, retirement contribution from company, PTO, vacation and holiday pay

Key Requirements

Chemical Engineering background, strong experience with process control

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday

Team / Department Structure

Lean operation, small team of less than 10 engineers and technicians

Company Size

Global company with 3 US locations, several hundred employees. This location has less than 100 employees

Career Path

Job Description


  • Plan, design and coordinate control and instrumentation projects and upgrades

  • Define, identify and prepare justification for potential areas for process control application

  • Coordinate with process & production engineers to develop upgrades to current process controls

  • Provide documentation and training on process control applications

  • Define and utilize mathematical models, evaluate experimental or plant data and recommend solutions to process control problems using the data

  • Participate in PSM processes (i.e.: MOC, PHA, etc.)

  • Provide support as required for troubleshooting of process control hardware and software

  • Stay informed of technical advancements in process control technologies


  • BS in Chemical or Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in process control engineering in chemical manufacturing facility

  • Experience with maintaining distributed control systems (DCS)

  • Understanding of OSHA PSM standards and requirements

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (i.e.: Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Track record of achieving results

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and business understanding

  • Ability to work independently


  • Experience with Honeywell TDC and Experion DCS

  • Experience with Siemens PCS7 Control system

  • Experience with SIS and IEC 61508/61511

  • Experience with PI historian

  • Experience with advanced process control tools (i.e.: Aspen DMC)

  • Experience with alarm management (i.e.: PAS Plantstate Suite)

  • Knowledge of process control network architecture and cyber security

  • Chemical manufacturing process understanding

  • Advanced degree in engineering

  • Knowledge of project management methodology

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