Process Control Technical Consultant

Description Automation Solutions is actively seeking candidates to fill a Process Control Technical Consultant position to perform and direct the development, design, implementation, testing and startup of DeltaV Solutions for our clients in the life sciences and related industries.  At Emerson, Technical Consultants are key members of a diverse team of professionals developing solutions for our client's most complex automation challenges.  Candidates must have an excellent understanding of batch and continuous process control strategies deployed in the life sciences industry.   Successful Technical Consultants can quickly develop good working relationships with the Emerson project team as well as the client's technical and management personnel.  They participate in all phases of a project from requirements definition through plant startup in a collaborative, customer facing role.  Additionally, they work closely with the Project Manager, Project Technical Leads and other technical resources to deliver a successful technical solution that meets requirements for quality, budget and schedule.  Travel to various project sites is required for requirements gathering, client meetings, engineering support and delivery, as required.    Responsibilities Architect and lead the implementation of Process Automation System (PAS) while applying S88 and S95 concepts Define functional requirements through client interviews and documentation analysis Develop detailed designs, implement and test DeltaV solutions that meet client requirements Develop documentation required for validated facilities Provide project execution leadership and mentor fellow project members Lead factory acceptance and site acceptance testing, commissioning and startup activities Quickly learn new skills and technologies Work effectively at different levels within project teams, client organizations and sales Develop and improve processes, procedures and tools used in the execution of projects Work with customers to develop project methodologies that will enhance their standards Act as a liaison between the internal project team, internal management, and customer project teams and management Understand the project scope and financials, and participate in the framing and quoting of projects to ensure successful project execution Plan and organize the work of a project team of 8+ people, develop the implementation strategies for projects, act as a mentor for individuals within the group, review work, and resolve issues within project teams Identify change orders and justify changes to Project Management; resolve issues and establish priorities between projects Start-up complex systems at customers' plants Proactively develop customer relationships; anticipate and provide solutions to customer needs giving high priority to customer satisfaction Work with customers to influence long-term automation plans and strategies, identify potential projects, explain Emerson products and services capabilities and frame those projects including financial justification. Work with customers and project teams to solve complex automation problems requiring Life Science and Pharmaceutical industries expertise. Additional Information25% - 75% travel expected for this position. Relocation is not available for this position. Requirements BS with minimum of 10 years of overall process control engineering experience. Minimum of 5 years working on complex batch process control projects including implementation in a DCS or PLC in the Life Sciences industry.  Experience must include leading a large automation project, working with customers to create functional requirements, designing control strategies and providing startup support at site. Deployment experience with Process Automation System (PAS) solutions (e.g. DeltaV, Rockwell, Honeywell, etc.) Experience with the compliance of the systems and batch record and data integrity Experience writing functional specifications or user requirements Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Must have the demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as both a leader and an individual contributor. Ability to quickly establish good working relationships with others from all levels of the organization. Ability to travel for routine, short-duration (one to two weeks) project meetings, training and other business events. Ability to travel for temporary assignments (domestic and international) away from the Emerson home office (e.g. customer project sites.) Typical travel assignments range from two to six months at a time or 25% to 75% of total time per year.  Travel for extended assignments greater than one year is possible.  (In some cases, periodic return trips home are available during travel assignments.) Preferred Qualifications Experience with regulatory/compliance documentation and procedures is a plus Biotech/Pharmaceutical experience helpful DeltaV experience strongly preferred      Work Authorization No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.   Equal Opportunity Employer Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. 18012352
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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