Process Control Engineer - 2022-18190

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Process Control Engineer - 2022-18190


Redwater, AB 

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Process Control Engineer - Redwater, Alberta, Canada

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 23,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future and grow your career.

Reporting to the Process Control Team Lead, the Process Control Engineer is responsible for the development, maintenance and support of process control and information applications at the Redwater facility.

This position is located in (Redwater, Alberta, Canada) and is not available for remote work.

What you will do:

  • Works with Operations and Technical groups to identify and champion improvement opportunities to improve and sustain operations and profitability, and provides subsequent development and implementation of effective solutions
  • Implements DCS and application changes and new configuration as required by projects and MOC’s
  • Maintains the control database, regulatory, supervisory, and advanced applications, and the HMI to ensure operation and integrity of the control and information applications
  • Provides technical assistance and process control expertise, including advanced problem-solving techniques, for the analysis/investigation of abnormal operating situations and day-to-day application performance issues, and for their subsequent correction
  • Provides technical assistance and process control expertise for design and implementation of DCS and control configurations of capital projects and MOC’s
  • Maintains the alarm management database. Facilitate alarm rationalizations, initiate alarm changes and bad actor’s resolution
  • Provides user training and assistance to Operators, Maintenance and Technical personnel to ensure safe and competent use of the DCS and Information systems
  • Utilizes broad engineering and analytical skills to ensure efficient maintenance and process control support. At times may have to make emergency repair or other decisions to minimize system downtime or abnormal operation and their related costs
  • Support operations during commissioning activities, turnarounds, and startup of the units
  • Assists with engineering review and authentication of process control applications developed by others and mentoring to improve the expertise of process control engineers

What you will bring:

  • BSc. or M.Sc. Degree in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Process Control
  • Registered, or immediately eligible to be, with APEGA as a Professional Engineer
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Sound technical expertise in process control engineering, process dynamics/modeling, and regulatory, supervisory and advanced/model-based control
  • Ability to work alone and in a team. Prioritize, risk-assess on multiple concurrent tasks, and meet department goals/critical timelines demonstrating agility to provide technical support with quality work
  • Hands on experience on TDC3000 and Experion Honeywell is an asset
  • Experience with alarm management and control performance monitoring is an asset
  • Expertise in dynamic simulation as a process operations training tool is an asset

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test.  While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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