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Process Control Engineer


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Position Title

Process Control



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

1750 IP Way

Orange, TX 77632


The Job You Will Perform:

  • The Process Control Engineer maintains and improves process control functions within the mill. The individual will support, develop, coordinate, and/or lead activities that will meet manufacturing and cost requirements for mill processes and projects. The individual must support and exemplify the vision and organizational values of International Paper and the Orange Mill.


Key Accountabilities


  • Lead by example and coach safety to others.
  • Oversee maintenance of process control systems.
  • Manage control systems hardware and software design, reliability and performance.
  • Work toward cross-training with the control systems in other mill areas.
  • Work toward process optimization through development of new control strategies.
  • Work toward process optimization through participation in the IEPM (Instrument and Electrical Precision Maintenance) process.
  • Provide technical guidance and troubleshooting assistance to mill personnel as needed.
  • Be available to assist or lead E/I Technicians in analyzing, troubleshooting, and repair of failed controls and instrumentation.
  • Gather information, analyze, and communicate analysis of mill systems and equipment with the intent to improve understanding, improve efficiencies, reduce costs, or improve throughput.
  • Participate in project development, approval, implementation, and management as needed.
  • Understand and meet internal and external customer requirements while maintaining good communication between all parties.
  • Actively develop and maintain good team relationships. Treat others with dignity and respect.
  • Develop and maintain good record keeping systems.
  • Be available to work weekend/night duty as required.
  • Be available after hours to provide technical and leadership assistance, including startups.
  • Keep management informed on activities and accomplishments.



The Skills You Will Bring:


  • BS in related Engineering Discipline or Equivalent Experience
  • 8 or more years Process Control experience
  • Strong technical knowledge in the fundamentals of controls engineering and controls systems.
  • Basic knowledge of the various types of pressure, level, temperature, and flow instrumentation.



  • Skilled in control algorithm implementation for Honeywell TDC 2000/3000 DCS preferred.
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley PLC hardware/software preferred.
  • Familiarity with SAP systems a plus.
  • Familiarity with Foxboro I/A systems a plus.



  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Perseverance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Listening
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Functional/Technical Skills


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Orange  TX  77632


Orange, TX, US, 77632

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jan 28, 2023

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