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Process Automation Engineer


Drusenheim, France



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Crop Production

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Corteva Agriscience™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


You Will Be Part of Growing Team 

  • Your role is to provide engineering support for Corteva’s Process Information systems in the Crop Protection Business. This role will support continuous improvement, project, troubleshooting, training, and standardization of Process Information systems to enable Operations to run their processes more effectively.
  • This role will support Process Information Senior Engineers on strategy development with day-to-day interactions with process automation, manufacturing, capital execution, operations, and operational technology personnel. The role will support Europe and Asia Pacific manufacturing plants. 

Your Challenge: 

  • Contribute to a diverse team of process automation engineers that embrace diverse ideas to solve difficult problems; 
  • Provide ongoing support, promote, increase utilization & value, train, and drive standardization of Process Information related applications including process data historian, batch historians, alarm management reporting, and manufacturing execution systems in the Crop Protection business;
  • Provide hands-on project support for process automation system (distributed control system) migrations and other process automation projects to configure new process information systems;
  • Coordinate training and support activity with process automation engineers and technicians as well as third party support;
  • Enable process information senior engineers to focus on long term strategy and standardization across various process information systems; 
  • Support Advanced Analytics and Manufacturing 4.0 teams on data integration needs;
  • Interact with stakeholder (information technology, operational technology, crop protection manufacturing, quality, enterprise resource planning, process automation project teams, run & maintain support teams, etc.,) to align with process information team’s efforts;
  • Lead and provide hands on support in addition of new records, connections, building reports, visual dashboards, etc. of process information systems.

Location: Drusenheim (67), France 

Flexible working arrangement: possibility of 1 to 3 days of home office per week 



To Grow What Matters, You Will Need:

  • B.S. / Master in Computer, Electrical, or Chemical Engineer or Information Technology or related field with 5+ years of industrial process data management experience; 
  • Demonstrated skills in configuring, documenting, and troubleshooting MES (manufacturing execution system applications), process data historians, alarm management software, and related technology;
  • Experience interfacing process monitoring software to industrial control applications (DCS (distributed control system), PLC (programmable logic controller), SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), etc.);
  • Working knowledge of cybersecurity, network infrastructure, OT, web services, and cloud technologies;
  • Working knowledge of relational databases (SQL, etc.,), HTML5 tools, and other web application development; 
  • Experience with capital project processes;
  • Experience in manufacturing processes including interaction with process automation systems;
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with aspenONE Manufacturing Suite, including InfoPlus.21 is beneficial;
  • Fluent in French and English.

Skills Needed for Success 

  • Good interpersonal skills to allow productive and collaborative relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers, operations, mechanical, and technical personnel;
  • Demonstrated documentation discipline;
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and implement multiple concurrent projects;
  • Good communication and presentation skills (both oral and written);
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment, working well with non-technical and technically diverse groups;
  • Proven strong contributor with the capability to work independently;
  • Ability to travel 5-15% ;
  • Other languages (Spanish and Italian) are a plus.

Who Are We Looking For? 

Curious, bold thinkers who want to grow their careers and be part of a winning team. 
Market shaping individuals who want to transform the agriculture industry to meet the world’s growing need for food. 
Collaborators who thrive in a diverse, inclusive work environment. 
Innovators who bring initiative and fresh ideas that drive our business into the future and make us an industry leader. 

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Job Post Date: 07/13/22
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