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Job title:  Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Automation & Digitalization
Contract location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US Glens Falls, NY, US Oldsmar, FL, US Savannah, GA, US Muncy, PA, US Spartanburg, SC, US Eugene, OR, US Torrington, CT, US Pell City, AL, US Beloit, WI, US Pensacola, FL, US

Working location:  Alpharetta, GA, US
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

 

The Opportunity

 

Do you want the opportunity to work at the forefront of industrial innovation? Do you have a deep understanding of industrial processes, control systems, and digital technologies?

 

If you are passionate about optimizing industrial automation processes and driving digitalization initiatives using cutting-edge technologies, we encourage you to apply for our Advanced Process Control (APC)  Engineer position with our Automation & Digitalization division. In this position, you will leverage advanced process control, AI, and IoT 5.0 technologies to drive digital transformation and operational excellence within the manufacturing industry.

 

The preferred location for this position is Alpharetta, GA, however, we will welcome highly skilled and experienced candidates residing close to a major airport, anywhere in the United States.

 

What You Will Be Doing

 

Here’s an overview of your responsibilities and how you can leverage your expertise:

  • You will apply your deep knowledge of process control and automation systems to understand and analyze the specific processes within the Pulp & Paper mill. This expertise will enable you to identify areas where advanced control strategies can be implemented to improve efficiency and quality.
  • As a trusted advisor, you will collaborate closely with our Pulp & Paper customers to assess their existing processes, identify pain points, and understand their production objectives. Based on this analysis you will provide recommendations and technical support to implement advanced control solutions.
  • Working with our team of process and automation experts, you will design and develop advanced control solutions tailored to the unique needs of each customer. This may involve the design of control algorithms and the integration of sensors and instrumentation.
  • You will oversee the implementation of advanced control systems in the customer's mill. This may involve configuring and tuning control loops, conducting system testing, and ensuring seamless integration with existing automation systems.
  • You will use ANDRITZ’ proprietary Metris software to continuously monitor and analyze mill performance. This includes analyzing real-time data, diagnosing any issues or deviations, and fine-tuning the control algorithms as necessary to optimize process performance.
  • Your expertise will play a pivotal role in improving product quality. By implementing advanced control strategies, you can help minimize variations, reduce defects, and ensure consistent product quality, which is critical in the Pulp & Paper industry.
  • You may be involved in training our customer’s personnel to operate and maintain the advanced control systems effectively. Knowledge transfer is essential to ensure the long-term success of these solutions.

 

What We Have to Offer

 

In exchange for your commitment, we offer the following:

  • Paid maternity program to support employees during this significant and exciting life event
  • A dynamic, collaborative and innovative work environment where your expertise and ideas are valued
  • Training and mentorship opportunities and financial support for professional development and certifications, including a LinkedIn Learning license
  • Clear career paths for career growth, internal promotions, and opportunities to take on more responsibilities
  • Compensation that increases with technical capability and expertise and a comprehensive benefits package, including company-matched 401k
  • Competitive paid-time-off policies that includes vacation, paid holidays, and sick days
  • A positive and collaborative culture that focuses on our core values and behaviors
  • Company swag shop offering a range of ANDRITZ-branded merchandise to cultivate team spirit and pride
  • Regular company events and social activities to foster camaraderie
  • A remote and/or hybrid work environment to promote work-life balance

 

What We’re Looking For

 

When selecting candidates, we will be looking for the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or diploma in engineering, preferably in Industrial Technology / Automation or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of five (4) years’ experience in process control and automation
  • Proven knowledge of Pulp & Paper industrial processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for data analysis and process control; programming experience with DCS (Distributed Control Systems) and PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Basic knowledge of instrumentation
  • Registered or eligible for immediate registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) an asset
  • Valid passport and ability to travel up to 50%
  • Authorized to work in the United States


We look forward to receiving your application and exploring the opportunity to work together!

 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  8724


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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