Process Control Leader
Koch Industries, Inc
Ontario, Canada
19d ago

At INVISTA, we recognize that creating real long-term value for our customers is key to our success. Some of our products save lives, others just make life better, and our core values make working here a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

INVISTA Canada's Kingston Nylon manufacturing site located in Kingston, Ontario has an immediate opening for a Process Control Leader .

This role will strategically lead an existing Process Controls Team within the Kingston Technical Organization and provide strategic direction to the Site with respect to our Control Systems.

Kingston Site has a large and complex mixture of aging legacy and new control systems including PLCs, DCS, PCN, and other MES systems.

Position Responsibilities : As the Leader of the Site Controls Team, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with an aim at providing reliable and flexible DCS and PLCs for the ever-

changing business environment. You will :

  • Develop a point of view of the current controls system opportunities to enable the development of a long-term Site Controls Vision.
  • Proactively identify gaps and opportunities for improvement; review best practices; evaluate and implement new technologies consistent with an overall Site Controls Vision.
  • Lead integrated teams to develop measures to monitor and optimize DCS / PLC system performance.
  • Assist / Lead major DCS / PLC upgrade projects; arrange for the development and testing of new control systems.
  • Audit control and information systems for compliance with corporate guidelines.
  • Develop staffing and training plans to support site systems.
  • Develop training plans and train Maintenance / Operations resources on effective use of process control systems.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to management in process control performance, recommendations, and plans.
  • Review MOCs for compliance with controls system work practices compliance.
  • To generate the greatest contribution to our company, you must be results driven, an economic thinker, able to work well under pressure and have excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills.

    Above all you must ensure that all your activities are carried out with integrity and in a safe and efficient manner. Skill Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Electronics Engineering, or Instrumentation Diploma with process controls specialization supplemented by related work experience.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in a similar role (distributed control system, PLC, instrumentation, safety instrument system).
  • Supervisory experience would be an asset.
  • Experience in business case development and working in a large project process environment is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in process control optimization and implementation is considered a strong asset.
  • Proficient in distributed control system configuration and control loop tuning.
  • Contribute positively in a team oriented environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Why Work for INVISTA?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Ability to contribute to a shared vision of innovation while conserving resources
  • Compensation / Benefits :
  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Optional pension enhancements
  • Performance bonus program
  • Additional vacation purchase program
  • Additional floating holidays
  • Education Assistance Program for job related training
  • Personal Protective Equipment : The ability to wear personal protective equipment, with or without accommodation, such as : Steel-

    toed shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses, face shields, gloves, hard hats, and other protective equipment as may be required in the operating areas How to apply : Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume along with a covering letter to www.

    invistacareers.com Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you.

    We thank all applicants in advance, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted We are an equal opportunity employer.

    If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of kochcareers.

    com webpage About INVISTA : Headquartered in the U.S., INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex, and polyester applications.

    With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including Lycra® fiber, Coolmax® fabric, Cordura® fabric, Antron® carpet fiber and Stainmaster® carpet.

    We transform daily through innovations. Clothing, carpets, luggage, plastic bottles, automobile interiors and airbags- these and many other products originate in one of INVISTA's global manufacturing facilities.

    You can be a part of the difference we make by joining the INVISTA team.

    As a member of the INVISTA team, you will also be part of Koch Industries, Inc.'s affiliates, one of the largest privately-

    held companies in the world. Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 120,000 people. For more information on INVISTA, please visit http : / / www.invista.com / .

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