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Process Control Engineer - Industrial Controls

US Steel
United States, Indiana, Gary
One North Broadway (Show on map)
September 26, 2022


Process Control Engineer - Industrial Controls



United States Steel Corporation

Job Description

U. S. Steel is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace culture and celebrate the diversity of our employees. We currently have an opening for a Senior Control Systems Engineer to join our Process Control organization, located at our Gary Works facility. As an integral part of this highly skilled, innovative team, the successful candidate will play a significant role in providing services to our production operations.


  • Translate written specifications and business requirements into efficient, optimized control systems utilizing multiple SCADA, PLC, and DCS systems. These environments include Wonderware, GE Cimplicity, Intellution, Citect, Rockwell RSLogix, Allen Bradley PLCs, and GE PLCs.
  • Lead and coordinate Plant Process Control projects. Implement complex control systems.
  • Facilitate and apply control loop tuning to optimize processes.
  • Initiate and lead activities to optimize and improve plant process control systems and procedures.
  • Develop detailed design requirements.
  • Cultivate relationships with internal and external resources to develop and evaluate appropriate technologies.
  • Lead identification and implementation of applicable technologies, methods, and tools.
  • Write clear and concise technical reports on work and projects.
  • Create and give technical presentations to various levels in the organization.
  • Participate in and lead cross-site, cross-plant, and cross functional efforts.
  • Assure testing methods are adequate to achieve customer expectations.
  • Drive achievement of service level agreements and targets.
  • Serve as functional liaison for control system support and interact with the customer / business partners to respond to, prioritize, and resolve customer requests for all manufacturing process areas.
  • Participate in development of and lead implementation of Plant Processes Global Strategic initiatives.
  • Travel requirements are less than 10%.


  • Minimum 5 years of process control engineering experience in manufacturing, preferably steel related
  • Ability to develop a project scope, standard operating procedure, and bill of material for major projects.
  • Strong background in management of large control system projects
  • Strong ability to define an installation plan, supervise installation and successfully start up a major project.
  • Advanced experience with a wide variety of PLCs: Allen Bradley and/or GE preferred
  • Advanced experience with a variety of SCADA systems; Wonderware, Citect or Cimplicity preferred Ability to configure, tune and troubleshoot a variety of field devices and control loops Ability to read electrical schematics and piping and instrumentation diagrams Preferred requirements:
  • Advanced experience with data historians, OSISoft Pi
  • Experience configuring and maintaining communications with various server environments especially Windows and VMS servers
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
Preferred Requirements:
  • Advanced experience with data historians, OSISoft Pi
  • Experience configuring and maintaining communications with various server environments especially Windows and VMS servers

Competency Summary

At U. S. Steel all employees are expected to display the following core competencies every day to advance corporate, team and individual goals:

Think: Think Critically and Drive Change
Lead: Develop Talent and Collaborate
Do: Empower Performance and Deliver Results

Company Overview

U. S. Steel is a leading steel producer founded in 1901. Today, we're a greener company with an infinitely recyclable product, the world's only LEED-certified steel mill, and an ambitious plan to reduce emissions. We make products that make everyday life possible - automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container, and packaging industries all benefit from our innovation.

We show pride in our communities with company-sponsored employee volunteer programs, corporate contributions, partnerships in support of education, scholarships for our next generation of leaders, and many other programs.

We are continually recognized for our commitment to our employees, most recently as a Most Loved Workplace (Newsweek 2021), a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality (Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2020 & 2021), and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion (Disability Equality Index 2021). It's easy to see why U. S. Steel employees take Pride in Our Past as we Build the Future, United by Steel.

Conducting business with integrity and with the highest ethical values has underpinned U. S. Steel's success for over 100 years, and it remains critical to our company's success in the future. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status. (California residents may visit regarding collection of personal information and U. S. Steel's privacy practices.)

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