Controls Engineer

Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US, 14652

Company: Kodak

Role Overview


We are looking for a Controls Engineer to join our Advanced Materials & Chemicals team in Rochester, NY. We are seeking an individual with the background to be successful supporting our batch Emulsion and Film Sensitizing Machine Manufacturing Operations located within Eastman Business Park in Rochester, NY. 

Kodak offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the revitalization of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and ambitious spirit of a start-up. We are stable, profitable, optimistic about the future and looking for professionals with energy, ideas and ambition to help us take next steps in completing our transformation. We’re building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the kind of trust that enables us to succeed by taking calculated risks. Kodak has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, still inventing itself. At this stage of our comeback, Kodak is truly a place where you can make a difference. 
In this role, you will:
• Provide technical support for the operation, maintenance and continuous improvement of manufacturing instrumentation and process control systems.
• Work closely with operations, process engineers, and maintenance to understand the business and user needs and priorities.
• Provide full life cycle support of control systems in our film sensitizing area, including developing requirements, programming support, commissioning, and ongoing hardware and software maintenance, from the control room to the field instrumentation.
• Support upgrade projects for existing Rockwell Automation PLC based control systems, Ovation DCS and Reliance Automax Machine Coordinated Drive Control Systems including identifying system hardware and software architecture improvement opportunities
• Provide hardware and integration support for Ethernet based control systems in the plant IT environment.
• Work with maintenance to develop data driven reliability improvement opportunities, as well as troubleshoot system hardware, resolve software malfunctions and assist in system improvements and software upgrades.
• Implement improvements in systems capabilities that will increase the ability to meet customer requirements, including safe and reliable operations, and improve business competitiveness, using Six Sigma methodology as applicable.


Required Skills/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in electrical, Electro-Mechanical Engineering
• 2 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing environment
• 2 years or more control systems support
• Communication skills: ability to interact with operator/mechanics/process engineers/staff/management
• Experience with capital project execution, including Front End Loading
• Demonstrated skills to complete work independently and through influence
• Demonstrated ability to lead and participate on teams, including outside contractors
• Demonstrated skill in configuring, documenting and troubleshooting control systems
• Knowledge and understanding of Rockwell Automation PLC's and Process Control DCS
• Demonstrated skills in MS Windows, network environments, and network architecture
• Commitment to use and development of standards, both internal and external
• Demonstrated knowledge of chemical process operations
• Proficient in software tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel

Desired Skills/Experience:

• ISA Certified Automation Professional Certification
• Knowledge of management of change processes, PHA’s, OSHA 1910 PSM
• Knowledge of Rockwell VFD’s, their application and configuration
• Knowledge of Emerson Process Ovation DCS
• Knowledge of OPC, PI Historian, Wonderware, MS SQL
• Knowledge of industry standards including ISA 99 Cybersecurity, 101 HMI
• Knowledge of ISA88 batch applications and ISA95 enterprise integration models
• Familiarity with hazardous location installation requirements


EOE Policy Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Estimated Salary:  $70,000 - $100,000 

Experience Level:  10+ Years 

Requisition ID: 554

Nearest Major Market: Rochester