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Process Control Reliability Engineer- Industrial in Woodland, CA at Roberts Companies

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Opportunity for fulltime Process Control/Instrumentation Reliability Engineer supporting two close manufacturing plants. This is a direct hire position with benefits.

Job purpose:

Responsible for the reliability of the electrical and instrumentation equipment of the plant, participate in the budgeting process and control of the maintenance cost of electrical and instrumentation equipment, supervise hourly and salary personal assigned to the department. Design and maintain the control system of the plant and execute and control projects under 500K$ in the plant.  Analyze electrical failures finding the root cause of them, reducing or eliminating them.  Actively participate in updating and improve procedures and processes to improve the business. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitors the operation of all plant production systems by using computer information and field observations and measurements.  

  • Manipulates and summarizes process information drawing conclusions related to improvement opportunities available and strategies to realize them.  

  • Generates heat and material balance data on various devices and systems necessary to critique process and equipment changes.  

  • Works with the instrument team to insure accurate and consistent on-line data.  

  • Adhere to all company and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds

  • Meet or exceed company safety standards

  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Industrial or Instrumentation Engineering or related major

  • 5 years progressive experience within the heavy industrial manufacturing industry.

  • Previous cement process experience is a plus.  Previous continuous process, bulk-material handling operation experience may also be considered beneficial.

  • Must possess at least a basic understanding of raw geologic materials (i.e. limestone, clay, sand, iron ore etc.), a basic understanding of their chemical composition, and a familiarity with the crushing,  grinding , blending, kiln processing, cooling, and conveyance (i.e. belts, stackers, pneumatics) of those materials.

Working conditions:

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors 

  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location  

Physical requirements:

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree

  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.   Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment   

  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

Local candidates or those willing to relocate on their own