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Process Controls Leader
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Job Location: Columbia, MD

Job #: 14756
Title: Process Controls Leader
Job Location: Columbia, Maryland - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $135,000.00 - $145,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 16% bonus, 6% match 401k, 4% retirement contribution
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Process Control Leader - Exclusive Search

With the company taking aggressive actions to expand and grow, they are looking to improve and upgrade their facilities across the nation and some internationally! They are looking to hire the right type of talent and a fast paced, driven type of personality.

Main points:

  • 15+ years of manufacturing xp
  • 10+ years of process control, instrumentation, automation xp
  • Wet & dry handling equipment xp
  • Honeywell &/or Rockwell automation systems would be a HUGE plus
  • Bulk handling xp
  • Needs previous management xp - Doesn`t have to be a title or direct reports
  • Honeywell/Rockwell prefered

he Process Control Leader will be responsible for developing and implementing a 2-3 year plan to improve and standardize the company`s controls systems. The plan will include assessing and upgrading existing infrastructure, including DCS/PLC systems, trending/analysis tools, and field instrumentation. The position will also work with the manufacturing network to implement improved controls strategies and intelligent/advanced process control systems.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop a vision and strategy for controls systems across company, including software/hardware infrastructure, instrumentation requirements, optimized control strategies, and advanced process control systems
  • Develop overall capital expenditure plan and timing associated with the plan
  • Lead discovery and selection of key partners and suppliers for future investments in process control
  • Interact with manufacturing sites and process technology group to identify and implement optimized basic and advanced control strategies
  • Identify skills and training requirements for process engineers, plant operators, and process control staff to utilize upgraded controls systems
  • Support productivity initiatives targeting reduced raw material and energy consumption, increased production rates, and improved product quality
  • Communicate progress on a monthly basis to manufacturing and business organizations, indicating progress versus plan and upcoming initiatives
  • Create and maintain systems that promote safety and comply with all safety procedures and regulations
  • Document control design standards and strategies for common unit operations in the manufacturing process
  • Advise management of all issues related to control, instrumentation and produce business proposals for new projects

Required Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to manage and collaborate with internal and external resources

  • Strong business acumen and ability to prioritize needs based on financial and business impacts

  • Ability to manage complex projects across many facilities and functions

  • Analytical skills for process development, administration and documentation

  • Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent critical thinking skills

Required Experience

  • BS or MS in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical)

  • Minimum 15+ years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience with process controls including control systems, instrumentation, and process automation in a chemical environment

  • Process experience in wet and dry material handling systems

  • Weight loss control and instrumentation technology in bulk handling environment

  • Leadership experience in migrating to current Honeywell and Rockwell process controls systems

  • Previous management responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of current Honeywell and Rockwell controls technology strongly preferred

  • Strong operations and project management experience in a related industry preferred

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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