Praxair, Inc. is a Fortune 300 company with annual sales of over $8 billion. The company supplies atmospheric, process and specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services and technologies to customers worldwide. We are currently seeking an Advanced Process Control Engineer to work at our Technology Center located in Tonawanda, NY.

Our selected candidate will be responsible for applying chemical engineering, system optimization, statistical and control principles in designing and implementing advanced process control and optimization applications. Specifically, this will entail conceptualizing, defining, designing, simulating, commissioning and supporting technical control aspects of air separation units (ASU) or Hydrogen/Carbon Monoxide (HyCO) plant operations. Areas of involvement will include process modeling and dynamic analysis, state-of-the-art model predictive control, plant-wide control, real time optimization and performance monitoring of plant production efficiency.

This challenging position requires project-specific deliverables on a quarterly cycle.  Will be responsible for project design decisions and delivering results quickly while meeting performance, schedule and budget constraints. 

Requirements include:
Experience with model predictive control software (DMC+, SMOC, RMPCT) and/or mathematical modeling and optimization software (RTOpt, AMS Optimizer Suite, CPLEX, GAMS) is preferred. You must be capable of leading a small project execution team; the ability to work on multiple projects at a time and mentoring junior engineers is desired.

 We offer an attractive salary and benefits package and an environment that encourages professional growth. To apply, please go to; click onCareer Opportunities’, 'Search for Experienced Professional Career Opportunities’ and the job title, or search by job number (0702589).

Key words: advanced process control, optimization, DMC+, SMOC, RMPCT, RTOpt, AMS Optimizer, CPLEX, GAMS.

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