Advanced Process Control Engineer

About the role

Location: Sweden - Stenungsund

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We provide solutions for a better tomorrow and are now looking for a talented engineer to strengthen our development team in the Cracker plant.


As our Advanced Process Control (APC) Engineer you will contribute to better profit, safety and efficiency, and support our operators getting the most out of our plant. You will be building and improving calculations and models for supervisory control applications. These control applications play a key role in pushing our plant to its limits and thereby maximizing production, profit and energy efficiency. Together with our team of experienced APC engineers, you will participate in the execution of APC projects for the Stenungsund Cracker. You will contribute to strategic planning and optimisation on plant level by developing and maintaining APC, which will improve plant profit ant HSE&Q.


As our new APC engineer your work will include:


  • Data analysis and model identification.
  • Developing and improving Advanced Process Control solutions.
  • Maintaining existing APC, such as multivariable controller and real time optimisation applications.
  • Developing operator interface.
  • Tuning applications and process control functions.
  • Promoting Advanced Process Control as a key component in Borealis Digitalisation.


About you

You are the right candidate for us if you have M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Automation and/or Process Control. You have strong analytical and communication skills, master English (literacy, spoken and written) and highly preferably Swedish as well. Prioritizing and taking decisions comes naturally for you.


As a person, you can analyse, structure and solve problems. You are communicative and enjoy working thoroughly.


Experience and interest in these topics are meritorious:


  • Multivariable process control
  • DCS and basic process control
  • Process modelling and simulation tools
  • Operator interfaces, HMI
  • Honeywell control systems
  • Aspen IP21, DMC, SAPC and RTO


About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Gabriella Mjölnevik, 070 - 210 67 00. Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for. We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


With head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs 6,900 employees and operates in over 120 countries. In 2019, Borealis generated EUR 8.1 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 872 million. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of Borealis, while the remaining 25% is owned by a holding company of the Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala. We supply services and products to customers around the globe through Borealis and two important joint ventures: Borouge (with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, or ADNOC, based in UAE); and Baystar™ (with Total, based in the US). | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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