PROCESS CONTROL ENGINEER
Valdosta, GA 
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PROCESS CONTROL ENGINEER
610-VALDOSTA MILL-S, 5495 Clyattville Lake Park Rd, 5495 Clyattville Lake Park Rd, Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America; Valdosta, GA, USA Req #2464
Thursday, December 5, 2019

People * Customers * Trust


At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.


At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a "golden rule" culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.


As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.


We are seeking resumes for a Process Control Engineer in our Valdosta, GA. Paper Mill.


The Process Control Engineer is responsible for coordinating the planning, organizing, programming, and maintenance of all mill PLC, Distributed, and Quality Control Systems. Responsible for managing a group of hourly union journeyman technicians on a daily basis for programming PLC and Distributed Control Systems based on operational and engineering needs. The engineer will help to define and participate in the development of control system daily and preventative maintenance programs to improve reliability of all included control systems in the mill.


Principle Accountabilities:


Providing technical direction, assistance, and solutions to hourly electrical maintenance and operating personnel.

Work with key mechanical, reliability maintenance, and engineering personnel to support daily and monthly scheduled maintenance outages and annual outage jobs within the field of process control engineering.

Some crossover activities to the electrical/mechanical maintenance programs will be required to deliver complete programs for all types of equipment.

Work with maintenance/engineering and operations personnel to complete maintenance and capital projects.

Provide management and programming support including: necessary programming, training, stocking of spare parts, preventive maintenance checklists, drawing creation, and updates for the maintenance/engineering personnel as needed.

Supports the Mills goals for safety, environmental, and other areas of need.

Focus on Process Control supervision of hourly union work force, supervision of programming of all mill control systems for daily activities, and capital projects and control system equipment reliability.

Manage the control system equipment tracking programsand systems PM programs.

Utilize predictive & preventative maintenance programs to identify and correct equipment issues.

Input and update equipment information and documentation.

Develop equipment manuals for precision inspection and maintenance of the control systems in the mill.

Manage assigned work for monthly and annual outages.

Assist with MS Project timelines for monthly and annual outages.

Plan and execute capital projects for maintenance replacements of control systems equipment.

Effectively manage jobs for best result at lowest cost.

Look for opportunities to solve issues, reduce cost, and improve planning performance.

Solve problems utilizing the mill's RCFA program.

Effectively manages contractors for performing jobs.

Performs other responsibilities as needed.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent education and experience required.

A minimum of 2-5 years' experience, or the equivalent, in Electrical or Chemical Engineering.

Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Project, and AutoCAD.

Successful completion of drug screen required and authorization to work in the U.S.


Preferred Qualifications

Pulp & Paper industry experience preferred.


The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Abilityto be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers

Abilityto exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and computer skills.

Capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving, ambiguity, and change.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to read and understand technical correspondence, memos, instructions, and reports.

Ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety.

Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

Strong planning and follow up skills.

Excellent people and process management skills.

PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.


PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


All Qualified applicants must apply at

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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