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Title:  Process Control Engineer

Requisition ID:  7982-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  E5

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. 

 

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference 

 

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

 

The Process Control Engineer will report directly to the Manufacturing Manager. This position serves as a point position for all facets of day-to-day process control support. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities and qualifications:

 

The position will be responsible for all process control implementation responsibilities during the build of the new 220" paper machine. Position and responsibilities transition implementing to day-to-day process control responsibilities for the machine.

 

 

 

 

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Support daily and breakdown maintenance activities, especially those related to troubleshooting of DCS and PLC systems with their associated I/O systems, HMI displays, and field devices.
  • Provide process control engineering and configuration resources for capital projects.
  • Support of process control systems after hours and on rotating weekend call duty.
  • Both review and create the following types of documentation for new and existing systems: loop sheets, motor elementaries, and logic.
  • Monitor control system reliability and process variability, and take steps to eliminate any shortcomings. 
  • BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:
  • Configuration and troubleshooting experience with DCS and PLC systems, including their connected HMI displays (DeltaV DCS, Provox DCS, and Control Logix PLC experience are beneficial)
  • Ability to create and review DCS and PLC documentation, including loop sheets, motor elementaries, and logic diagrams
  • Ability to support the network and computer systems connected to automatic control systemsEDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:
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  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or Engineering, related field or equivalent manufacturing experience
  • 8 years experience in an industrial maintenance organization. Paper industry experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of DCS and PLC concepts and application
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solverSCHEDULE DEMANDS:
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  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so. Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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  • Sitting or standing for extended periods up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.KEY COMPETENCIES:
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  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving techniques
  • Driven towards continuous improvement in process and control system reliability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to provide technical guidance to less experienced personnel
  • Technical learning / Learning on the fly – technically agile with a desire to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Good organization and planning skills
  • Willingness to work in a team environment 
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GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster

 


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


Nearest Major Market: Kalamazoo

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