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Process Automation and Controls (PAC) Engineer

   Location: Fortier LA, United States (US)
   Job Function: Production
   Career Level: Professionals
   Company: Röhm America LLC

As a leading supplier of methacrylate chemicals worldwide we are active in various markets and supply our products for a wide range of applications. At Röhm our strength is our employees. With their ideas and passion, they actively contribute to our success story. Become part of our team and make your career goals come true. Röhm offers a creative and international work environment plus on-the-job training - for career changers and professionals. With us, you can expect development opportunities for your future.



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




  • 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 processing of your application please apply online via our careers portal at https://www.roehm.com/en/career.

If you have any questions regarding your application or the application process please contact: Sissly Harris
 at sissly.harris@roehm.com and refer to the Requisition ID cited below.


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. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please inform us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or perform the job.


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.

Requisition ID:  818