Process Automation and Controls (PAC) Engineer

Date: Oct 20, 2020

Location: Fortier, LA, US

Company: Roehm GmbH





Process Automation and Controls (PAC) Engineer


Location: United States of America : Fortier, LA

Function: Engineering

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Röhm America LLC

Business Line: Operations Management Methacrylates



Roehm is a market leader in methacrylate chemicals (found in polymer plastics), we are working on exciting topics and projects. At Roehm, our strength comes from our employees. Their ideas, creativity, and passion are crucial for the further development of our business. Are you ready to become a part of that?  

By becoming part of our team, we offer opportunities and perspectives in an international environment – both for career changers and experienced professionals. Waiting for you is an exciting and creative role within a team, on-the-job training, development opportunities as well as attractive compensation and benefits!  



Our Process Automation and Controls (PAC) Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of process automation and controls support function to production for the safe and efficient operation of the process equipment including support through systems such as the Emerson DeltaV DCS and the site PLCs; Lead and contribute process improvement initiatives, and supervise I&E technicians working within the facility providing guidance and assisting with their development


Responsibilities at a high level will include but not limited to:

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain process automation improvements and optimize process automation and controls to meet customer and internal requirements
  • Tests, troubleshoot, and provide solutions to technical automation problems.
  • Develop and maintain process-related documentation (P&IDs, Loop Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams, etc.)
  • Coordinate automation and controls changes, both equipment and facilities that improve safety, plant yields, equipment, reliability, process quality, and process robustness.
  • Ensure that fellow staff and contractors are fully informed of the immediate requirements and provided with appropriate goals or targets for a given shift or period
  • Organize, supervise, and control engineering contractors and sub-contractors, including the hire or release of contract personnel, the monitoring of man-hours, invoices, and general project costs. 
  • Supervise and prepare estimates for capital projects and drive the budgeting process, and develop systems for forecasting and reconciliation of monthly capital projects and maintenance engineering cost
  • Prepare and submit to the Engineering Manager, monthly reports summarizing ongoing capital projects status.
  • Ensure that adequate process automation related equipment maintenance systems and programs are in place and that such programs are operated in a safe and efficient manner and meet or exceed all regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that the principles of Responsible Care, including Community/Awareness programs, are applied to all areas of the work
  • Where appropriate, ensure that prompt and effective reporting and investigation of accidents and incidents are carried out by the Engineering and support staff.
  • Ensure a high quality of Safety, Environmental, and Quality Meetings are held by their direct reports and follow all safety and security policies and procedures such as the MOC process.


  • Possess a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or possess a degree within a related field
  • 5 years or more of hands-on programming experience with Emerson DeltaV DCS 
  • Previous experience within a PSM regulated chemical manufacturing environment.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and writing skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Adept at balancing multiple tasks or projects and competing priorities
  • Self-motivated, able to initiate and coordinate projects, and capable of meeting deadlines


To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://www.roehm.com/en/career.

Please address your application to Sissly Harris. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact us.


Roehm America LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Röhm will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Röhm works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Röhm receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


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