Process Control Network Lead

Phillips66 - Houston, Texas

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Job ID 51171

The Process Control Network Lead will report into the Refinery Business Improvement Organization. This position will support the downstream business units in the areas of refinery industrial control systems, process control, human machine interface, human factors, alarm management, and managing relationships with key vendors. This position provides leadership, technical expertise and ownership of process control activities across Refining and guidance for the Process Control Network (PCN).

Responsibilities May Include

  • Leading and promoting the Process Control Network across the company to enhance knowledge sharing through participation on technical networks, project reviews, and technology evaluations.

  • Leading and promoting the development of Required Standards, Refining Engineering Practices (REPs), Directives, Best Practices and Guidelines.

  • Developing and communicating key performance indicators to drive profitability and continuous improvement in the areas of automation and advanced applications.

  • Providing expertise in the design and implementation of Industrial Control System Networks.

  • Facilitate the identification, development, sharing, and implementation of training for process control support roles.

  • Participating in vendor advisory board meetings and technical standards committees

  • Participating in the development and execution of vendor Master Software License, Maintenance and Service Agreements, supporting contracts and preferred supplier agreements.

  • Ensure that all Refining Business Units are informed of and are addressing Process Control System technical advisories and alerts (e.g. Honeywell Be-Aware Advisories)

  • Work in conjunction with the Refining Cybersecurity Lead and Director ICS Network Support and Cybersecurity roles in the identification and implementation of leveraged services between IT and ICS.

  • Participate in Field Instrument Network (FIN) and Refining Cybersecurity Network (RCN) in Process Control related activities and workgroups

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Science

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license

  • 10 or more years of extensive experience with Honeywell control system equipment, preferably Experion

  • 10 or more years of experience with instrumentation

  • Knowledgeable in Process Control Configuration practices and methodologies

  • Knowledgeable in Ethernet networks, network topologies, communication protocols and information management systems (PC’s, firewalls, switches, routers, servers, operating systems)

  • Ability to maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential issued by the US government

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point and ability to present information in a graphic format


  • Knowledgeable of the Emerson DeltaV control system

  • Knowledgeable in control room ergonomic and human factors designs

  • Knowledgeable in Alarm Management

  • Knowledgeable in HMI design and Application

  • Knowledgeable in Process Control and Advanced Process Control

  • Knowledgeable in ISA and other Industry codes and standards

  • Able to accurately and clearly communicate both technical and practical information

  • Desire to learn, strengthen and build skills, and keep up with process control and instrumentation technology

  • Ability to work independently as well as work in a diverse team-based working environment

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Aug 6, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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