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Instrument & Control Lead Engineer


Koch Technology Solutions (KTS) is the world’s leading licensor of technology for Polyester, Nylon and Polyurethane value chains. KTS has over 40 years of continuous licensing experience with a global team of technology and licensing experts. The successful candidate will join KTS’s Functional Engineering team in the UK, evaluating ways to improve plant variable cost through advanced control techniques over a range of process technologies. The role will include implementation, both during design and at site. We are seeking a highly motivated and professional engineer to join our team.
This vacancy is located in Wilton, North East UK. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Identify improvement opportunities to create significant new value: Advanced Process Control, Model-based Predictive Control,  State-Based Control
  • Work collaboratively to develop insights into generating value from process data
  • Develop process-control strategies for front-end instrument design packages
  • Provide technical training
  • Provide hands-on plant-commissioning support: Implementing control products, Loop tuning, Troubleshooting

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Proven working experience in Process Control, including the skills to build effective dynamic simulation models
  • Knowledge of techniques for process-data gathering, storage and use
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong IT skills that enable in-depth use of databases, advanced Excel® skills and ability to quickly pick up the use of specialised software
  • Strong customer focus: motivated to create superior value for KTS by doing so for our customers
  • A determination to put safety first, drive environmental excellence and comply with all laws and regulations
  • Treat everyone with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity
  • Be humble, intellectually honest and deal with reality constructively
  • An entrepreneurial, pragmatic and results-orientated approach
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A lifelong learner, having the urge to acquire the best knowledge from all sources to improve your performance

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Process Safety expertise, including SIL determination, would be an advantage


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