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Manufacturing Controls Engineer at LyondellBasell

Manufacturing Controls Engineer

LyondellBasell Perrysburg, OH Full-Time

Basic Function

The Manufacturing Controls Engineer has the responsibility for supporting and improving the Basic Regulatory and Advanced Process Control (APC) applications, as well as identifying and implementing new control applications to improve process throughput, profitability, stability, reliability, and safety. The Controls Engineer generates a broad range of challenges that require routine interaction with other work groups to ensure maximum value is derived from the control systems.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Promote a safe working environment by following all safety procedures.
• Provide process engineering and control system engineering support to plant operations. through the application of technical principles, theories, and concepts.
• Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
• Provide solutions for improved material handling and product packaging to improve ergonomics and reduce labor requirements.
• Check drawings and bills of materials as relates to assigned projects.
• Start-up and debug machine(s) prior to shipment, monitor installation and commissioning.
• Review with design team to ensure quality and internal design practices are being met.
• Participate in Engineering, and PSM activities (HAZOPS, risk assessments, PHAs, MOCs, etc.)
• Provide technical consultation, formal and informal training for process control applications.
• Act in a support or team role for a variety of process control projects.
• Develop all aspects of control systems, equipment, and machinery.
• Analyze, design, and implement Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions.
• Assist with the development of technical reports or related documents.
• Own, maintain and approve all schematics for new and existing equipment.
• Provide input to the project lessons learned process.
• Assist in the development of machine specifications.
• Appropriately escalate downtime situations to site management.
• Ensure compliance with applicable internal processes and regulations.
• Perform controls systems assessments to maintain and improve equipment reliability.
• Recommend hardware and software changes as well as upgrades to existing systems.
• Take initiative to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

Min. Qualifications

• Bachelor's or Graduate's degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science.
• Working knowledge of controls (PLC, HMI, and Motion Controlled Programs)
• 7 to 10 years of Controls Engineering Experiencing (PLC, Electrical Troubleshooting)
• Availability to travel 30 to 50% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

• Excellent influencing and communication skills
• Ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams and interact with all levels of the organization
• Knowledge and experience with trend analyses on equipment failures of safety critical equipment
• Good computing skills
• Commitment to HSSE (Health, Safety, Security, and Environment)
• Good commercial awareness
• Strong leadership and organizational skills
• Innovative thinking to solve complex process issues
• Self-motivation and high initiative
• Builds effective teams
• Collaborates
• Cultivates innovation
• Customer focus
• Demonstrates courage
• Drives results
• Ensures accountability
• Instills trust and exemplifies integrity



Builds effective teams


Cultivates innovation

Customer focus

Demonstrates courage

Drives results

Ensures accountability

Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company's products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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