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Plant Controls Engineer

Kelly Services
Kansas City, KS 66102
Kelly Engineering Resources has a _direct-hire_ opportunity for a **Plant Controls Engineer** to join a specialty catalyst and industrial chemical manufacturer in Kansas City, KS. This role will provide support to plant operations to address controls issues, as well as identify and implement process improvements. The Plant Controls Engineer will directly manage the site's Instrument Technicians.


**Primary Responsibilities:**


+ Process control system design and maintenance, to include PLC's, MCC's and VFD's.

+ Process instrumentation including mass flow meters, continuous and discrete level transmitters, pressure transducers and temperature transducers.

+ Set up new Factory Talk directives; create new displays and other supporting HMI development activities.

+ Define and troubleshoot networks that span multiple subnets or VLANs.

+ Work in and around 480 V MDCC including motor systems that are VFD controlled.

+ Manage a small to mid-size controls projects to maintain schedule and budget.

+ Directly supervises the sites Instrument Technicians. This includes evaluating job scopes and assigning work.


**Minimum Requirements:**


+ PLC programming abilities including Allen Bradleys control logix, SLC and PLC5 platforms. Create new logic and exceed normal troubleshooting capabilities.

+ HMI development abilities including Rockwell Automation software, Factory Talk, RS View and other products integrated with AB.

+ Proven critical thinker, problem solver, and self-starter. Able to work unsupervised.

+ Excellent communication skills.

+ Experience in managing hourly employees in a union environment.

+ 4-year degree from an ABET accredited program in Electrical Engineering or similar.

+ Proven work history of 8 years in a process environment

+ Previous supervisory experience


**Company Offers:**


+ Benefits enabled following first 30 days of employment

+ 401K with Company Match

+ Medical, Dental, Vision insurance

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Short and long-term disability and life insurance


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**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-06 Expires: 2021-10-07

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