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Process Controls Engineer

Company: Ecolab Deutschland GmbH
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, is looking for a Process Controls Engineer with a strong background in automation and DCS operations. This position is located at our Clearing, ILmanufacturing facility. Clearing is the flagship manufacturing plant for Nalco Water, leading efforts in quality, water sustainability, and production. The successful Process Controls Engineer will be the primary leader in these areas, driving automation at the plant, increasing our digital and IoT capabilities, supporting and troubleshooting the current SCADA systems, and broadening our SPC capabilities. This unique position is a perfect opportunity to lead a growing team at a World Class Facility.What You Will Do:

  • Oversee and maintain all plant DCS/PLC networks, including the architecture, PLC logic programming, and HMI operator interface for production
  • Provide engineering/technical support to manufacturing and maintenance operations in the troubleshooting, rebuilding and repair of electrical equipment and automated systems
  • Streamline and maintain cybersecurity of internal process control networks with Corporate IT.
  • Identify and implement new control instrumentation and equipment
  • Lead and facilitate automation projects for continuous improvement of manufacturing operations through the design, selection, and installation of new equipment/systems as well as improvement of existing systems
  • Create and maintain documentation of controls equipment and systems
  • Facilitate implementation of process visualization software and integration with current control systems
  • Implement DCS/PLC upgrades as needed
  • Interface and troubleshoot various PLC instrumentation with new and legacy control systems
  • Familiar with multiple Control Systems' hardware & software (i.e. Delta-V, Rockwell, Siemens, Wonderware, etc.)
  • Installation of various system monitoring capabilities
  • Build out IoT capabilities across the plant
  • Support efforts to develop SPC capabilities
  • Aid in driving best practices for automation across the plant network
  • Additional duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering, or related field
    • 3+ years of experience in a commercial manufacturing environment
    • 1-2 years DCS or industrial process control experience including PLC and HMI programming
    • Experience with MS Office suite
    • No immigration sponsorship available for this rolePreferred Qualifications:
      • 5 years of experience in complex manufacturing environment
      • Strong communicator and collaborator with experience working across multiple functions
      • Experienced with legacy control systems migration
      • Successfully managed multifunctional project teams
      • Familiarity and expertise with TPM a plus
      • Expertise with multiple PLC programming languages & HMI interfaces#li-usscBenefitsEcolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. to see our benefits.If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at Vaccine NoticeDue to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Ecolabwill provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) withourapplication process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and requireaccommodationassistance in this applicationprocess,pleasecall Ecolab Recruiting Supportat(866) 841-6682forassistance.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionAt Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab Deutschland GmbH, Chicago , Process Controls Engineer, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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