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Controls Engineer

Houston, TX 77007

Posted: 03/27/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 23427 Pay Rate: $130,000-$150,000

Job Description

An established company focused on infrastructure assets is looking for a Controls Engineer. The Controls Engineer will design, develop, and troubleshoot control systems and perform quality assurance to support operations and the chemical manufacturing processes at the plant while balancing the need for corrective maintenance, and optimizing maintenance planning.  

Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $130,000-$160,000 + 10% bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K - company match
  • 15 days PTO, 9 holidays, 2 floating days

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Perform quality assurance on existing chemical manufacturing processes for the site.
  • Maintain site distributed control system (DCS) and safety systems, troubleshoot issues to mitigate risk for the organization, monitor and address DCS alarms, and propose solutions to issues and fixes as needed.
  • Identify areas at the site in need of process control optimization.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of manufacturing technologies, instruments, equipment, and tools and propose and implement improvements.
  • Drive process control innovation in collaboration with leadership and keep abreast of any developments and innovation related to process control engineering.
  • Recommend suitable software solutions and automate manufacturing processes to improve plant performance and production.
  • Keep process control operations within budget, without compromising the quality, reliability, or efficiency.
  • Act as a resource on instrumentation and controls opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and safety regulations, document processes and prepare progress reports.
  • Comply with all environmental, health and safety related best practices, policies, and procedures, including process safety management (PSM).
  • Diligently adhere to and fulfill all Responsible Care® requirements, demonstrate a steadfast commitment to safety, environmental stewardship, and ethical practices in all aspects of your position within the organization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline from an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technical (ABET) institution required, PhD desired.
  • Ten or more years of experience in controls engineering within the chemical industry.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills to find a solution for or deal proactively with work related problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt methods in response to new information, changing conditions, and unexpected obstacles.
  • Experience processing hazardous chemicals in a process management safety (PSM) regulated facility preferred.
  • Must have three or more years of DCS programming experience, proficiency in Honeywell Experion preferred.

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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Robert Fragoso
Senior Search Director - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Engineering, Technical Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Project Management Supply Chain, and IT.


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