Controls Engineer

Philip Morris USA

Richmond, Virginia

7/27/2020 9:15:52 AM


Engineering Manufacturing Engineering



Do you enjoy problem solving and process improvement? If so then we have an opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking a Controls Engineer to join our team in Richmond, VA. You will support and improve electrical and process control systems in our world class manufacturing facility.

Specific accountabilities include:

• Develop and deploy control system changes to improve process capability to meet product requirements and business demand.
• Provide technical leadership and direct activities to specify, craft and deploy new or improved tobacco processes with specific focus on electrical, instrumentation and control systems.
• Support the installation and commissioning of new equipment
• Develop process control (PLC) software and operator interfaces (HMI)
• Analyze process data to evaluate process health and performance.
• Provide technical support, during normal and off-business hours (including weekends/holidays) to ensure that tobacco processing meets business needs.
• Conduct evaluations, feasibility studies and technology assessments
• Mentor team members on technical topics

Specific Skills Qualifications include:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, a related subject area OR relevant work experience.
• Proven experience supporting process control systems, instrumentation, sensors, valves and associated hardware/software systems (e.g. human-machine interfaces, process historian, digital networks, control algorithms, production reporting, etc.).
• Experience with the following systems is desirable: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, FactoryTalk View, Modicon 984 Ladder/Concept/Unity

• You are open to working 1st, 2nd or 3rd shifts

Physical Requirements:

• Able to bend, crawl and climb to inspect equipment, product and materials. Must be willing to work in a hot, dusty and noisy environment.

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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