Advance Process Control Engineer

Rockwell Automation


Job Description



  • Perform technical project activities (design, system integration and installation, data analysis and modeling, application development, site installation, commissioning etc.) as assigned by the RTM (Regional Technical Manager). 
  • Identification to RTM of technical issues that impact project performance (scope creep, delays, requested change orders, etc.) 
  • Provide RTM with project information related to cost performance against plan, any performance guarantee status, etc. 
  • Support the RTM’s documentation of best practices for use in the development of applications. 


  • Provide product, engineering, and application support to support existing customers
  • Perform periodical system and application health checks, performance analyses and develop reports to document findings and recommendations
  • Follow up on recommendations to sustain and maximize the value our applications deliver to our customers


  • Support Solution Consultant (a.k.a. Sales Engineer) market development activities as requested by RTM (Regional Technical Manager.) 
  • Participate in sales closure activities as requested by RTM. 


  • Request/undertake professional development as required to remain billable/cost effective. 
  • Support the project staffing process to maximize overall delivery department margin. 

Example Metrics 

  • Meet or exceed customer expectations as measured by customer satisfaction indices
  • Project delivery on time, within budget and per contract scope
  • Maintain or improve project or contract margin
  • Maintain PQSW (Project, Quote, Sales, Warranty) utilization at or above target
  • Maintain or achieve relevant industry certifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in chemical engineering or other engineering with heavy modeling, statistics, or process control focus
  • At least 5 years of experience in Petrochemical and Oil and Gas Industry
  • Global expert on APC and Optimization applications and projects as demonstrated by significant accomplishments and contributions acquired over a solid period of time
  • Strong interest in automation, process control and advanced model-predictive applications
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Fluent in English: reading, writing, and speaking
  • Some manufacturing experience in the process industries
  • Exposure to instrumentation, industrial control systems and supervisory control applications
  • Exposure to advanced process control implementation or business case development
  • Familiarity with DCS (SCADA, HMI, etc.) and/or PLC configuration
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time, typically 1 or 2 week trips. Occasional international projects are likely.
  • Must be willing and able to comply with customer safety & health requirements including submitting to and passing drug tests, safety training, etc.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4-10 years of experience as a process or control engineer in a manufacturing environment
  • An advanced degree in chemical engineering or other engineering with heavy modeling, statistics, or process control focus
  • Experience with industrial computing, networking, OPC and ODBC/SQL data communications
  • Experience with DCS (SCADA, HMI, etc.) and/or PLC configuration, especially in the context of integration with external applications
  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation or competitive model predictive control products
  • Experience with Rockwell Automation or competitive predictive emissions monitoring systems

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