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DCS / APC Engineer



DCS/ APC Engineer

We are looking for a Distributed Control System (DCS) Engineer for our Nylon Intermediates manufacturing facility in Victoria, TX. This individual will be a member of the controls team, which works closely with the process engineering, maintenance, and operations groups to develop and implement process control applications including advanced to enhance plant operation and profitability.

Our Team
Come work with our highly skilled and motivated group energized to provide the best possible DCS and engineering solutions to the facility. 

What You Will Do

  • Develop subject matter expertise, openly share and build capabilities in our shift teams.
  • Development, support, maintenance and implementation of bases and advanced process control applications to significantly enhance plant operation and profitability.
  • Day-to-day support and maintenance of process control hardware such as workstations and servers.
  • Review and manage the documentation of process control standards, architecture and control schemes.
  • Create and provide instruction for training of console operators and other groups on control subjects as required.
  • Support the management of change (MOC) process.
  • Monitor site process control systems for optimal operation, including the implementation/use of a plant wide control performance-based software.
  • Root cause analysis of process control problems; identifying and implementing corrective actions.
  • Apply fundamental process control knowledge in implementing facilities and process modifications.

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • B.S. or higher in Electrical or Chemical Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of facility/process design including engineering & PSM standards
  • Experience communicating with various levels of an organization (engineers, supervisors, operators, mechanics, contractors, off-site vendors, etc.)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 5+ years of experience in a chemical, petrochemical or refinery plant environment
  • 3+ years experience implementing and maintaining regulatory schemes
  • 2+ years of experience in advanced process control applications
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving process control problems
  • Experience in tuning digital PID controllers
  • Experience designing, implementing and tuning advanced control programs and/or strategies
  • Proficiency reading and understanding P&IDs, instrument loop drawings, DCS schematics and other design documents
  • Demonstrated capability to manage process control system related projects
  • Expertise in AVEVA PI data management solutions

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Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, carpet and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA is committed to innovation and responsibly creating more value for its customers and society while consuming fewer resources to make these products. See the bigger picture at INVISTA.com

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Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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