Regional Controls Engineer

  • location: Philadelphia, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $130,000 per year

job description

Regional Controls Engineer

job summary:
Regional Controls Engineer at a leading chemical manufacturer located in South Philadelphia, PA. This role is responsible provide regional support to plant operations to address controls issues, as well as identify and implement process improvements. To be considered - must have at least five (5) years Controls experience in a manufacturing environment (Chemical, Wastewater, Paper industry is preferred). B.S degree in Engineering is preferred. This is a Direct-hire opportunity. Moving assistance is available. APPLY NOW!


  • Must have at least five (5) years Controls experience in a manufacturing environment (Chemical, Wastewater, Paper industry is preferred)
  • Knowledge of power distribution systems including Arc/Flash studies and safety practices.
  • Five (5) years' experience in PLC programming.
  • Thorough knowledge of chemical/industrial plant instrumentation.
  • Plant experience as a controls engineer or instrument technician.
  • Ability to manage engineering contractors and electricians during design and construction phases
  • Ability to develop project requirements, scopes of work and budget estimates, including project justification documents.
  • Ability to interpret applicable regulatory codes. NEC, NFPA, etc.

  • BS in Electrical, Electronics Technology, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering preferred
location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Conduct analytical and problem solving ability with Rockwell Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's)
  • Comfortable programming in the full range of Rockwell PLC products, including FTView, RSLogix, RSLinx, and other comparable MMI and ladder logic programs, such as GE Fanuc/Cimplicity
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment links between the PLC and Motor Control Centers (MCC's), including VFDs using hard-wired or network communications including Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, or ProfiNet.
  • Able to troubleshoot network systems, switches, and cabling.
  • Experience with server based software MMI systems
  • Able to independently manage work requests from numerous plant sites, prioritize, and provide first class customer service, with the customer being the plants.
  • Able to provide written operating procedures as required, as well as weekly update reports on project progress.
  • Able to troubleshoot higher level problems with plant instruments and transmitters.
  • Able to lead startup commissioning teams to systematically perform field device checkouts.
  • Approximately 30 - 40% travel to company plants across the US

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Controls
  • Process Control

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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