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Sr. Controls Engineer

PotashCorp, the world's largest crop nutrient company, plays an integral role in global food production. We have an opportunity for a Sr. Controls Engineer at our PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer L.P. location in Augusta, GA.

As the Controls Engineer, you will solve problems and complete projects aimed at optimizing existing control schemes, reducing manufacturing cost, improving quality, increasing safety, and assisting in design of new facilities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Closely monitor Site Distributed Control System and Safety System performance.
  • Develop and make recommendations for new control designs and/or modifications for areas to ensure maximum operating efficiency, return on investment, and meet safety standards.
  • Promote and actively participate in "ADAPT" Behavioral Safety Process and Environmental Stewardship activities.
  • Evaluate BPCS and SIS layers of protection taken from LOPA and develop safety requirement specifications to support layer of protection requirements.
  • Evaluate existing controls/safety functions and unit operations to improve operating efficiency and rate, product quality, on-stream factor and economy.
  • Promote and contribute to successful implementation of projects by providing accurate, timely and thorough design input and specifications/design review by facilitating close coordination and communications with area personnel.
  • Provide construction and commissioning support of instruments and control systems for capital projects.
  • Provide support to Operations on operating problems and to Maintenance Engineering on equipment performance and controls problems.
  • Provide technical support for site operator training simulators.
  • Interact daily with operators, team leaders and shift supervisors to learn and share knowledge of plant operations and to meld "reality" with "theoretical".
  • Represent the Augusta site for any instrument or controls guidance and seminars in support of Corporate Maintenance and Reliability Committees.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors' degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline and advanced study in controls, computing or instrumentation with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience.
Good mechanical comprehension and excellent communication skills.

PotashCorp offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including a matching 401K and Short-term Incentive Plan.

Application Process:

Please email a detailed resume describing your work experience and a cover letter with a brief explanation of why you are a good fit for the position to:
Ref.: Controls Engineer/Aug Chron.

PotashCorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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