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Controls Engineer



Software Engineering
mill hall, pa, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Serve as a process expert and lead for the plant DCS system
  • Develop and maintain data acquisition system standards and best practices
  • Manage the Mill Hall controls assessment program to identify and close gaps on obsolete hardware and software
  • Lead the automation design and implementation of new equipment and technologies
  • Lead training for operations, maintenance, and engineering on new automated processes and equipment.
  • Serve as project manager or project consultant for major automation/controls upgrades
  • Provide troubleshooting support to operations and maintenance
  • Provide cross-functional support to ensure the security of the control system
  • Promote safety as the most important value in the organization by contributing through training, process improvements and other EHS responsibilities and following all aspects of the site Process Safety Management (PSM) system.
  • Assist in development of capital plans to support the site controls strategy



  • B.S. in engineering (BS ChE preferred, others considered with experience)
  • DCS Controls experience in batch programming; Emerson DeltaV DCS programming preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in process controls or automation engineering function in a chemical plant environment
  • Team player; able to coordinate efforts across functions, plants and divisions
  • Ability to be “on call” for process upset troubleshooting
  • High-energy, self-directed, self-starter


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Google suite, and AutoCAD

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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