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Location: - (Industrials Division – Glycols Plant, Nationwide United States, USA)
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Open Til: 04-Mar-12
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Feed
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 3
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Position Title: Automation Engineer II
Industrials Division – Glycols Plant
This is a Salaried Exempt position
Programmer to maintain process controls for the long term operation of the plant. Develop information systems to organize and share data with users in a process control environment. Strong emphasize on computer software and hardware skills. Extensive background required in controls and instrumentation in a chemical processing environment. This role will be responsible for all aspects of process control programming. The Automation Engineer will provide programming support for software applications that cover a wide range of control system development and operational needs, including relational database applications, web applications, multi-platform development environments, software tools with Graphical User Interfaces, and high performance applications. They will be expected to Design, document, implement, and support new applications per the requirements of engineers, and other ADM staff, to contribute to the advancement of control system tools and techniques for current and future processes.
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Chemical Engineering with applicable programming experience is required. The candidate must be capable of working in extreme temperatures. Must have the ability to climb stairs, lift and move a minimum of 40 pounds, and sit and stand for long periods of time. Should be able to work in confined spaces and heights. Position requires bending and kneeling. Should be respirator qualified.
Ideal candidate must have 3+ years experience with DCS (Distributed Control System). 1+ years experience with PLC (Programmable Logic Control). They should possess a strong understanding of process control networks including I/O experience. Considerable knowledge of programming tools, languages, and techniques is required. Working knowledge of one or more Object-Oriented programming languages such as Visual Basic, Java is essential. Other required experience include familiarity with fiber optic installation and connectivity, understanding of analog and digital signals related to process controls, 4-20mA and demonstrated experience in developing software applications from user requirements. The Engineer will need a demonstrated ability to complete a project from start to finish and must be able to communicate and work effectively with other staff to determine project requirements and appropriate implementation.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a preemployment drug screen and a background check.
ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer