The primary responsibility of this Process Control Engineer (PCE) position is to provide process control expertise and support to the Geismar facility. The candidate will be responsible for advanced and complex process control on the unit, including, but not limited to APC and DCS.
This role will be focused on long-term improvement objectives, but will also have responsibilities for run & maintain support. The PCE will be an essential developer and implementer of initiatives aimed at generating step changes in unit performance. The PCE will also be accountable to ensure that base-layer control, complex control, and advanced process control performance is maximized.
The PCE will work with other members of the Technical Services and NOVA Process Control teams to enhance the advanced control strategy, as well as understanding corporate process control requirements to ensure compliance.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical) coupled with 10 years’ of experience in manufacturing and/or process controls.
In addition, the successful candidate will have:
NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Located just south of Baton Rouge and employing more than 120 people, the olefins facility in Geismar, Louisiana, annually produces approximately 1.95 billion pounds of ethylene and 114 million pounds of polymer grade propylene. It also produces 13 million gallons of crude butadiene and 14 million gallons of Debutanized Aromatic Concentrate per year.
NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package.