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We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you? 


DCS Engineer


About the job:


Nouryon’s Almeda, Houston location is looking for top candidates to fill the key role of DCS Engineer. This position is essential to:

The production by overseeing all aspects of the process automation related activities for the site.  

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.
We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?

In your future role as a DCS Engineer you will:


  • Coordinate hardware, software, operating philosophy, documentation etc. of the process control systems in the plant.
  • Develop and maintain software and hardware documentation.
  • Conduct interlock testing both on the DCS and SIS.
  • Work with industrial communications protocols.
  • Oversee the site historian system.
  • Provide technical leadership for required and desired system updates.
  • Through professional training and development, maintain a technical currency with control systems engineering and applications.
  • Implement control software for new processes or process modifications, as developed in process technology group.
  • Working with the maintenance group, assist in developing a basic training curriculum for system troubleshooting as designed for I&E technicians.
  • Manage capital projects of primarily a DCS nature, as directed.
  • Understand and help implement the site’s Operating Policy, and HSSE goals and objectives.
  • Support and participate in on-going HSSE improvement activities and committees.
  • Be aware of potential health, safety, security and environmental impacts in area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs. Understand and implement any parts of the Environmental Compliance Plan and Waste Management Plan that apply to area of responsibility.
  • Participate in the site’s on-going Pollution Prevention Process.
  • Serve as the site cyber security officer.
  • Be fully aware of your specific quality assurance responsibilities.
  • Be familiar with sitewide document control, internal quality audits, corrective action, non-conforming product and record keeping procedures.
  • Be sure employees under supervision, if applicable, are aware of and are adequately trained in quality procedures.

We believe you bring:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Chemical or Electrical highly preferred) from an ABET accredited university
  • Preferably 2+ years of process controls experience w/Emerson Delta V (advanced degree may substitute for some experience)
  • Ability to learn about programming and hardware for other DCS and SIS vendors.
  • Training/knowledge in MOC process
  • Training/knowledge in HAZOP methodology
  • Training/knowledge in plant equipment
  • Training/knowledge in Statistical Process Control
  • Training/knowledge in site practices
  • Training/knowledge in engineering standards
  • Training/knowledge in safety policies

Great if you have:


  • Delta V Batch experience

Good to know:

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Regional Manufacturing Director, Americas based in Houston, TX.


Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit: nouryon.com/careers/how-we-hire/  


We look forward to receiving your application! 


We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  

About Nouryon

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today.
If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.
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