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Plant Process Control Engineer in Granite City, IL at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

This high-profile role combines the challenges of project management and information architecture working within a highly skilled team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining Software and Hardware of Process Control systems in all areas of the plant. Plant Process Control systems routinely consist of Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers communicating to real-time applications, models and databases hosted on Open VMS and Windows Servers.

Work is done in accordance with Safety and Quality Standard Operating Procedures Due to the nature of our business, our facilities operate 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. Therefore, this position may require work on weekends and/or holidays.


Must be knowledgeable of Level 1 Control Systems for processing lines
Experience in the design, engineering, installation and testing of Level 1 control systems 
Must possess excellent troubleshooting skills, for complex Level 1 systems problems.
Must be capable of PLC programming. 
Understand of the interfaces and operations of Supervisory Control Level 2 Systems.
Understanding of SCADA system and HMI’s
Ability to read P&ID and electrical schematics.

Responsibilities to include:
Detail design of system specification including hardware and software requirements
Recommend, specify, engineer and implement electrical control and automation upgrades to improve product quality, increase yield, and decrease downtime
Coding, testing, commissioning, tuning, and implementing applications / systems and providing user training
Supporting the critical production systems in a timely fashion; troubleshooting problems, maximize operating efficiencies with minimal interruption, and working with Operations to assist with complex problems
Attend operator and quality improvement meetings, as it relates to assigned area
Monitor operation of the line and level 1 control systems, to identify potential problems and resolve them, before impacting production or quality.
Provide downturn and start-up support
Provide emergency service
Ensure compliance to plant and Corporate initiatives


Bachelor Degree or 4 years equivalent experience in Computer, Physics, or Electrical field is required.

Minimum of 1 year work experience in manufacturing environment is required.