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Yokogawa, award winner for ‘Best Asset Monitoring Technology’ and ‘Best Digital Twin Technology’ at the HP Awards, is a leading provider of industrial automation, test and measurement, information systems and industrial services in several industries.

Our aim is to shape a better future for our planet through supporting the energy transition, (bio)technology, artificial intelligence, industrial cybersecurity, etc. We are committed to the United Nations sustainable development goals by utilizing our ability to measure and connect.

About the Team
Our 18,000 employees work in over 60 countries with one corporate mission, to “co-innovate tomorrow”.We are looking for dynamic colleagues who share our passion for technology and care for our planet. In return, we offer you great career opportunities to grow yourself in a truly global culture where respect, value creation, collaboration, integrity, and gratitude are highly valued and exhibited in everything we do.

Job Summary:

Plans and executes Primary and Secondary Tasks and supports the project team to achieve the successful completion of project objectives. May be assigned as the Lead Engineer for multiple, simultaneous projects integrating Safety Systems. Recognized as a functional expert and thought leader, providing consultation to others in the application of engineering practices.

Primary Tasks

• Works effectively in both an individual and team environment. Typically works on multiple, simultaneous assignments.
• Provides technical and project execution consulting to ProjectLeads.
• Typically consults on multiple, simultaneous projects.
• Serves as a key technical resource for Proposals and Sales support activities such as demonstrations, preparation of prototypes, and generation of cost estimates and proposals.
• Proactively identifies technical opportunities and economic justification for control system improvements and communicates those to the customer, Project Manager and/or Sales. Able to conceive solutions which integrate Yokogawa systems, other Yokogawa products, and other vendors’ products.
• Proficiently designs, implements, and tests control & Safety functions on multiple types of Yokogawa systems in one or more area of advanced applications (Using Yokogawa ProSafe-RS Systems, or other ESD & FGS Systems).
• Works independently or directs a team which conducts field surveys, compiles data, designs automation functions, and prepares reports for various activities such as customer proposals, FEED studies, project design documents, etc.
• Leads large or complex projects, including those involving advanced automation technologies. Is responsible for all technical aspects of successful project delivery, including appropriateness of application designs, manpower allocation and usage against budget, supervision of the project team, and meeting delivery schedule. Lead or sub-lead activities include, but are not limited to:Assigning project tasks and areas of responsibility to project team members. Monitoring quality and rate of technical progress. Providing mentoring or requesting of additional manpower if required.Proficiently designing, implementing, and testing a wide range of I/O, basic control functions, interlocks, sequences, operator interface, and other control components.Being responsible for accuracy and completeness of all project raw data, drawings, application databases, and documentation.Being responsible for compliance with project Quality and completion of all Quality documents.Follow and maintain the FSM (Functional Safety System) requirements as part of the Safety System Engineering.Preparing or overseeing the preparation of simulations, test scenarios, test documentation, and leading customer Factory Acceptance Tests.Ability to prepare SVP (Safety Validation plan) & participate in SRS (Safety Requirement Specification) discussions with clients / EPC’s.Scheduling, leading or sub-leading, and actively participating in project meetings, site visits and/or startups. Initiating customer communications and meetings as required by the project execution plan or special circumstances.
• Provide technical and project execution inputs to Project Leads. Leverages personal project experiences by mentoring application engineers.
• Ability to troubleshoot difficult control and integration problems, conduct operator training, and tune advanced control loops


• Diligently monitors for unintended project scope creep and reports Change Order opportunities to the Project Manager.
• Demonstrates a high level of understanding of both basic and advanced process control concepts and technologies.
• Proactively enforces Yokogawa procedures (ISO, GES, Safety, etc.) and project work methodologies for all engineering activities. Participates in the creation and maintenance of Yokogawa work procedures.
• Demonstrates knowledge of industry standards and emerging practices that apply to control systems and to automation in general.
• Demonstrates proficiency with the engineering builder functions and operator interface features of two or more types of Yokogawa control systems.
• Demonstrates knowledge about the hardware architecture of two or more types of Yokogawa systems. Demonstrates knowledge of legacy Yokogawa or non-Yokogawa systems.
• Demonstrates knowledge of Yokogawa-wide products and proactively suggests value added opportunities to Sales and customers.
• Participates in in-house and external training and learning activities as directed by the Engineering Manager. Prepares materials and conducts training sessions.
• Prepares, presents papers, and/or participates in Yokogawa or external industry conferences or meetings.
• Serves as a personal example of frugal and efficient time management, and reports time promptly and accurately as required by company policies.
• Understands, follows and continuously promotes safe work practices.
• Travels 20% to 50% of the time.
• Performs other tasks as assigned.


Education & Experience:
BS degree in Engineering or other relevant disciplines and 10 or more years of experience or MS degree in Engineering or other relevant disciplines and 8 or more years of experience. Work credit may be credited for a PhD. TÜV Rheinland Certification strongly desired.

This position is recognized as a subject matter expert across the organization, and in some cases the industry, providing insight and possibly supervision to cross-functional teams. Additionally, must be able to work with internal and/or external clients in understanding their needs. The ability to effectively initiate, develop, and oversee complex ideas, design concepts, proposals, procedures, project and design reviews is considered critical for success in this role.

Yokogawa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Yokogawa wants a diverse, equitable and inclusiveculture. Wewill actively recruit, develop, and promote people from a variety of backgrounds who differ in terms of experience, knowledge, thinking styles, perspective, cultural background, and socioeconomicstatus. Wewill not discriminate based on race, skin color, age, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, belief, political opinion, nationality, ethnicity, place of origin, disability, family relations or any other circumstances. Yokogawa values differences and enables everyone to belong, contribute, succeed, and demonstrate their full potential.

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