KapStone Container Corporation Process Control Systems Engineer in Longview, Washington

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

The opportunity:

The Process Control Systems Administrator is responsible for the process control network and node security health, troubleshooting, upgrading, development, and optimization. The Process Control Systems Administrator must be a self-motivated individual who strives for excellence in 1) safety, 2) protecting the environment, and 3) continually improving mill operations.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Manage and optimize the Process Control network and node security, including router access, patches, antivirus, physical security, backups and restores, etc.

  • Manage and optimize the Process Control networks, servers, and workstations, including monitoring, troubleshooting, development, upgrades, and new installs.

  • Assist Engineering, Maintenance and Operations in Process Control system and network design and optimization.

  • Manage information flow across the Process Control network.

  • Provide system administration scripting and other user support and training as needed.

  • Work to continuously improve the operations and management interface.

  • Responsible for completing additional Process Control objectives as opportunity allows.

  • Work closely with the Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, Technical, Environmental, Accounting and

  • Information Systems departments to accomplish these duties safely and securely while maximizing operational efficiency.

  • Other duties as assigned


What you need to succeed:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Control Engineering, Computer Science, or relevant IT degree

  • Commitment to Safety -- must be able to identify safety improvement opportunities

  • Project Management skills

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making skills

  • Working knowledge of Windows and Unix system administration, and networking administration (Cisco/Enterasys)

  • Ability to read and interpret network drawings/schematics

  • Familiarity with the architecture and capabilities of machinery and process controls systems including: Foxboro I/A,

  • Honeywell, SCADA systems, Allen-Bradley and other Programmable Logic Controllers and associated networking

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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