We are a staffing agency specialized in the recruitment of process control engineers. Our client has asked us to help them staff a Process Control Engineer for an opening at their company. They are a leading innovator in the field of specialty ingredients, dedicated to enhancing the quality of food, pharmaceutical, and industrial products. Their mission is to create sustainable and high-performing solutions derived from renewable raw materials found in nature. Their products are essential in improving texture, consistency, and stability in a wide range of applications, from jams and fruit drinks to confectionery and industrial uses.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and maintain process control systems, including DCS and PLC systems, to ensure optimal performance and efficiency in manufacturing processes.
  • Configure and maintain OPC, VBA, Allen Bradley DH+, Modbus, and ASi systems.
  • Manage virtual servers (VMWare) and virtual LAN (VLAN) environments.
  • Read and interpret I/O, loop drawings, and P&IDs to support process control activities.
  • Administer Microsoft Windows systems and networking infrastructure.
  • Lead and execute process control projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, supervisors, and managers, to drive process improvements and operational excellence.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to ensure the effective operation of process control systems.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant Engineering discipline.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a controls role, preferably in manufacturing or chemical industry.
  • Proficient with OPC, VBA, and able to maintain configuration of these systems.
  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley DH+, Modbus, and ASi systems.
  • Experience with virtual servers (VMWare) and virtual LAN (VLAN).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in DCS and PLC systems.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows administration and networking.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively summarize complex and conflicting data for clear understanding.
  • Driven for results, with a focus on achieving high standards of excellence and finding more productive ways of doing things.
  • Proven ability to lead teams, influence others, and develop strong relationships.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple functions effectively.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.