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Process Control Engineer in Alpharetta, GA at Andritz

Date Posted: 3/20/2019

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Job Description


*Located in North America*

*Must be open to Relocation*

•Provide process support and process control support to a Pulp and/or Paper Mill

•Coordinate with the Regional Manager to prioritize activities to support the customer

•Conduct project alignment meetings whenever necessary with mill employees

•Identify opportunities for process improvements

•Determine the main causes of process variation: control problems, process disturbances, limitations of the plant, instrumentation or valves faults, control loop tuning, etc.

•Propose and execute changes in process controls and interlocks

•Design and implement advanced controls with the assistance of the Regional Manager and various technical resources

•Work with Regional Manager and other technical resources to review data analysis using Andritz software 

•Consolidate results into project reports

•Assist mill employees in tuning control loops as needed

•Monitor and maintain existing controls to ensure high performance and run-time

•Assist in training of mill operators

•Domestic or international travel may be required for training purposes or to attend quarterly meetings.



Job Requirements


•3 years of experience in the fields of automation, process control, or process engineering

•Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (chemical, automation, mechanical, or electrical or equivalent experience

•Comprehensive knowledge in automation and process control

•Knowledge of advanced control (MPC, fuzzy logic, neural networks, etc.) 

•Basic concepts in instrumentation, control valves, motors and VFDs

•Knowledge of Pulp & Paper is highly preferred

•Knowledge of tools for analysis and data modeling (data mining, neural networks, etc.) is an asset