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Sr. Process Control Specialist at PPG Industries in East Point, Georgia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

As the Sr. Process Control Specialist , you will support the plant engineering and maintenance functions of the facility and act as a resource lead to the process control specialists of the other Architectural Coatings facilities.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Primary activities include information gathering through internal and external sources, purchasing, planning, and supervision of instrumentation and electrical projects, repairs, troubleshooting and mentorship to other facilities programming and process control issues.
  • Leadership role in safe operation of automated systems in the plant processes through training and development of operators and mechanics.
  • Continuous improvement of the plants automated programming to achieve safety objectives, reduced cycle times and improved efficiency and quality are key responsibilities of this position.
  • Supports plant PLC's, SCADA, Graphical Interface Systems and HMI screens, Robot's and other computers and applications which includes systems upgrades and preventive maintenance and some program writing and program modifications to incorporate process control improvements and other recommendations by plant engineering.
  • Design, assembly, installation and debugging of process control panels as well as updating process control diagrams or other drawings as required.
  • Involved in maintenance and support of main power feed and auxiliary power generation.
  • Supervise maintenance and daily interaction with other departments in the absence of the Plant Engineer / Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Coordination with contractors involving new equipment installations or other plant / equipment upgrades to ensure successful project completion, programing and integration outcomes.
  • Company travel will be required.

Qualifications :

  • Allen-Bradley process control technology experience preferred.
  • Experience with: Microsoft Access, Excel, Auto CAD, SCADA, HMI, LANS and computer networks, mass flow meter programming and troubleshooting, National Electrical Codes, electrical systems, process instrumentation, and computer programming.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude is required to ensure manufacturing equipment and systems operate at a high level of performance.
  • Formal trade/technical school or college training or equivalent required.
  • 5 years of applicable experience is required.


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