CO-OP Process Control Engineer 2021/2022

620-COUNCE MILL-S, 6715 Hwy 57, 6715 Hwy 57, Counce, Tennessee, United States of America ● Counce, TN 38326, USA Req #3900
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

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Co- Op Process Control Engineer


Responsibilities include:

The co-op will work with the Counce Process Control group.

  • Work on various distributed control systems (DCS) throughout the papermaking process.

  • Work with Process Control Engineers as a resource for daily troubleshooting issues.

  • Work on special project assignments to assist engineers, teach responsibility, and improve communication.

  • Extensively utilize computer software for data input and process information systems.

  • Use AutoCAD for fixing loopsheets, elementary, and interconnect drawings.

  • Use Word to edit functional spec documents as equipment is added to DeltaV

  • Audit and update loopsheets and functional specs in DeltaV.

  • Assist process control engineer with checkout and startup of IO during down days.

  • Assist process control engineer with audit corrections of interconnects – removing wire from spares, updating DeltaV, updating interconnects.  Work order generation with Trident, CAD updates of drawings, pictures of panel wiring, and final supervision of electricians unwiring IO.



    Basic Qualifications:

    Must be currently enrolled at Mississippi State University, The University of Mississippi, Auburn University, University of Alabama, University of Maine, University of North Carolina State, University of Miami Ohio or Tennessee Technology University, majoring in Paper Science, Chemical Engineering or related Process Control Science and have completed the freshman year.  A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 is required and must be a permanent U.S. resident.  

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • 620-COUNCE MILL-S, 6715 Hwy 57, 6715 Hwy 57, Counce, Tennessee, United States of America
  • Counce, TN 38326, USA