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Engineering Process Controls Specialist - Americas

Company: Hexion Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Position OverviewThis position supplies critical support to the Americas Engineering and the Process Controls Group for the direction of control processes and technologies within a region. This position provides support for applications which interface the enterprise resource planning programs such as SAP and shop floor technology such as PLC controllers.CountryUSAFunctionManufacturingCompany OverviewBased in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.Company DistinctionThis exciting opportunity is part of Hexion Inc.Job ResponsibilitiesThe key elements of this position include but are not limited to:Detailed understanding of HMI and controls platforms including high level troubleshooting of control system and plant issues and the ability to document and explain those issues to senior management and outside contractorsOverall understanding of HMI platforms such as Emerson DeltaV and PLC based HMI platforms.Understanding and the ability to develop and troubleshoot programming within Rockwell Control Logix primarily and DeltaV programming would be a plus.Ability to manage or support Project implementations across multiple remote sitesAdvanced understanding in the operation and maintenance of process instrumentsUnderstanding of basic ethernet networking skills and the installation and maintenance of copper and fiber optic networksGood leadership skills (including flexibility, quick problem solver, imparts calming confidence without arrogance)Self-directed individual capable of making rapid decisions decisivelyESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Local SME in various types of instrumentation used within our processes. Must be able to installed, troubleshoot and maintain these devices.Participate on project teams to provide critical input into the design and specifications of I&C equipment.Work within a region as the Subject matter expert (SME) for I&C activities and be able to communicate in a virtual manner with technicians and senior management when issues arise.Maintain software upgrades as well as system backups.Document changes to the local plants when impacted.Be able to execute projects as the primary implementation lead after project approval. This can include installation and commissioning activities.Oversee contractors on larger programming projects.Good leadership and communication skills. Must be able to clearly explain the issues involved and the proposed solution.Support regional maintenance in troubleshooting efforts and corrective actions.CompetenciesMinimum QualificationsAt least ten years of instrumentation and controls field experience.Performing instrument calibrationMust have good organizational and communication skills.Capability to perform first line troubleshooting instrumentation problems.Ability to develop and trouble shoot control system programming for ControlLogixUnderstand and utilize industrial networks like Modbus, fieldbus, and DevicenetAbility to work remotely with multiple sites to trouble shoot emerging issuesBasic understanding of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) like SAP PM.Basic understanding of network infrastructure.Develop data sheets for new instrumentation purchases.Update controls documentation using appropriate symbols.Ability to develop and trouble shoot control system programming for DeltaV SystemsPersonal skills with the ability to communicate with site maintenance personnel as well as outside vendors and upper management.Must be able to operate large Excel spreadsheetsMust be able to collect data and interpret it.Must have advanced computer skills.Preferred QualificationsFamiliarity with the Hexion EPIC system (Investment Proposals) is helpful.Familiar with Microsoft Project.Familiar with Electronic Data Management Systems such as Hexion MOC, PI, and AIMs (or equivalents)General Skills with MS PowerPointEducation Requirements10+ years of experience with field work in instrumentation and controlsTrade School or associate degree is considered a plus.OtherWe are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test , submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agenciesCandidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.Percent of Travel50%Job TypeFullTime

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