As the Automation Programmer, you will help design, maintain and improve the PLC code base and automation strategies across Streamline’s production sites under the guidance of senior engineers. You will contribute to the Streamline vision by lowering operational costs by focusing on process automation, control, and data analytic initiatives.
This position differs from Automation Integrator, as it is much more focused on in office PLC programming, SCADA development, device configuration, and very little field device commissioning.
Duties and responsibilities
Provides Assistance to Operations (ATO) support in a way that keeps control strategies at top performance, ultimately ensuring that customer needs are met.
Drives process optimization through implementation, maintenance, and advancement of initiatives, such as advanced controls and loop optimization.
Provides training support to Operations and Maintenance personnel to close training gaps.
Performs asset management; advances predictive and preventive maintenance technologies through the use of Asset Management and Optimization tools.
Monitors unit alarm management and works with Operations to rationalize and optimize unit alarms to increase safety awareness and optimize utilization of control systems.
Review and comment on packaged equipment P&ID’s including the vendor logic diagrams and cause & effect charts
Support the Commissioning Manager in pre-commission actives such as FAT, as required results report
Participate in HAZOP studies
Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism in all communications, actions, and decisions
Other duties as required
Skills & Qualifications
3+ years working as PLC programmer, Automation Integrator, or related work
B.S. degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer Science
Must demonstrate strong functional programming skills in a language (python, C/++, any PLC programming language, MATLAB/OCTAVE)
Programming experience in Allen-Bradley PLCs
SCADA development experience, Ignition preferred
Experience working in a chemical manufacturing plant
Medical, dental, and vision employee and dependents
Streamline is realizing our vision of A Green Future by Eliminating Emissions Through Technology. We have developed and deployed a suite of environmentally forward technologies and chemistries that are revolutionary in their efficiency and effectiveness at treating the toughest problems related to H2S, CO2 and associated contaminants.
Our technology can be applied across industries, delivering sustainable solutions that eliminate the base contaminate, that if left untreated result in emissions causing acid rain, greenhouse gases, and dangerous work and living environments.
Creating smart systems that rely less on human intervention to operate effectively and efficiently is critical to reducing emissions that harm the environment. Streamline believes that achieving the E (“Environmental”) in ESG requires data. We integrate advanced data collection, automated control, and extended analysis in our technologies.