SABIC Process Control Engineer in Burkville, Alabama

Position Title Process Control Engineer

Auto Req ID 8334BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Engineering

Job Purpose & Responsibilities This is a great opportunity at our facility in Burkville AL for someone looking to grow in his/her career as a Process Control engineer and leader.


Lead projects and programs related to manufacturing operations computer control systems across the Burkville AL site.

Provide start-up assistance and checkout leadership for projects and routine maintenance activities.

Support both small and large projects. Lead the design of software for all DCS/PLC changes at the site. Lead the efforts of outside PCO resources as may be required for larger projects.

Coach, guide, and train Unit PCO Technicians and Operations personnel to attain proficiency in the use of control system technology. This may include direct supervision of personnel.

Provide assistance to the Maintenance team, including troubleshooting control system issues as needed.

Serve as the site representative to the Global Automation Team to support future DCS needs.

Identify opportunities to improve control system stability and longevity. Support system lifecycle planning & DCS/PLC Upgrade studies.

Support site data historian needs - Aspen

Manage and keep current the software archives for the site.

Manage spare parts for all control systems.

Be willing to adjust normal working hours to support non-routine activities.

Requirements Requirements:

BS Degree in Chemical/Electrical/Mechanical engineering or minimum of 5 years of experience in related Process Control field. Bachelor degree required.

Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing preferably in a Chemical Processing Plant

Proven experience with DCS and PLC systems (Yokogawa, Provox, Delta V, and Modicon preferred)

Knowledge of manufacturing field instrumentation

Willingness to attend training courses as required

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Country United States of America

City Burkville

State/Province Alabama (AL)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.