Advanced Process Control Engineer
Sundsvall, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Control engineer
Work model On location
Application due date 20 June 2024
Are you the one?

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As an Advanced Process Control Engineer, you will have a lead technical role in our delivery projects and in supporting the performance of our installed systems. You will work closely with our customers to understand their processes and to find the best control solutions and operations to optimize the performance through APC and Production Planning and Optimization solutions.

The business and investments are rapidly growing in this area. Therefore, we are looking to strengthen our team in Kista. In this role you will work hands on with process identification/modeling, control and optimization strategy development, APC engineering & deployment, model-based control tuning, theoretical analyses, and performance evaluation, as well as direct communication with users of our solutions. This job allows you to work with innovative technologies in a customer focused and international environment.

This position reports to Business Manager in Sweden.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the initial analyses of process performance and opportunities for improvements in the sales phase of a Project.
  • Act as a lead engineer with the functional responsibility within a project for process analyses, control specification, application adaption and functional tests.
  • Commissioning of the system at the customer plant with model identification, controller programming, control tuning and verification.
  • Responsibility for data collection and results analysis, providing the base for reaching contractual performance guarantees.
  • Operator and Engineer training.
  • Communicate activities and results to the customer project team and process operators.
  • Conduct regular service audits and activities on the installed systems as well as assuming assignments to change and improve existing systems within our service operations.
  • The work is carried out partly in the office, with remote connections to customer sites and partly travelling to customer plants distributed all over the region.

Your background

  • Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent preferable in control theory.
  • Prior work experience from the pulp and paper industry is a merit.
  • Prior work experience with PLCs/DCS (IEC 61131) programming is a merit
  • Knowledge in Matlab, Python, and other modelling tools is an advantage.
  • Knowledge in first principles modeling and previous experience in production planning an optimization is an advantage.
  • You are fluent in both English and Swedish.
  • Ability to present results, based on theoretical analysis and performance evaluation, in a comprehensive and straightforward fashion.
  • As a person you are both analytical, experimental and innovative.
  • Strong communication skills
  • For the position you are required to hold a Swedish B-driver’s license.

More about us

Recruiting Manager Kajsa Persson, +46 722 05 16 43, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives: Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Blomqvist, +46 768 06 00 11; Ledarna: Leif Öhrberg, +46 724 64 40 16; Unionen: Joakim Broström, +46 706 70 94 31. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Sara Vestin. We kindly decline direct contact with staffing and recruitment agencies as well as sellers of additional job advertisements.

Please note that, to be eligible for employment at ABB, you will need to pass our pre-employment screening steps. This includes a reference check, a drug test, and could also include an extended background check.

Apply latest by the 20th of June, 2024.

We look forward to receiving your application (PDF documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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About the employer
ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated.