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Phillips 66 Process Control Network Lead in Houston, Texas

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The corporate Process Control Network (PCN) Lead reports to the Direction of Industrial Control Systems in the Refinery Business Improvement Organization. The PCN Lead provides technical expertise, strategy development, leadership and ownership for the process control system and related activities across Refining.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Provide company refineries with overall technical guidance and assistance relative to the company process control system (primarily Honeywell).

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

  • Technical resource for the Process Control System hardware and applications.

  • Own and maintain a corporate test bed.

  • Developing key strategies such as Virtualization, Migrations, Controller performance improvement, procedure automation and alarm management.

  • 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.

  • Develop company strategy, share best practices and provide support for site On Process Migrations (OPMs)

  • Providing expertise in the design and implementation of Industrial Control System (ICS) Networks and data interfaces.

  • 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.

  • Provide support for site incident investigations for such events as Loss of Control or Loss of View.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting company

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license

  • 10 or more years of extensive experience with Honeywell control system equipment, at least 5 of which with Experion

  • Has participated in an On-Process Migration Activity in some role (e.g. supported, lead)

  • 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)

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at


  • Associate’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Science

  • Knowledgeable of the Emerson DeltaV control system

  • 10 or more years of experience with instrumentation

  • 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

  • Has implemented or maintained a virtualized platform for level 2 or level 3 devices

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

  • Desire to develop and strengthen skills with process control and instrumentation technology

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

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

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of September 30, 2020 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Requisition ID: 53063

Location: Texas - Houston

Job Field: Engineering

Division : Refining Headquarters

Technical Req : No