Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil. 


As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.


Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great. 


When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Staff Controls Engineer. The Staff Controls Engineer is responsible for ensuring plants create the best products possible in the most efficent manner, using/modifying automated controls systems. They are responsible for ensuring all controls equipment are properly maintained and functioning to current safety standards. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


How You’ll Make an Impact

We need a quick learner who can become a subject matter expert in our production environment. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Maintain machine safety standards: Lead/Perform Machine Risk Assessments. Ensure machine controls for safety systems meet Sistema Level D category. Review new machine documentation to make sure the equipment exceeds Valvoline safety standards.
  • Support blending and packaging systems of manufacturing plants in North America. Requires demonstrated knowledge of Siemens PCS7, Rockwell ControlLogix, SLC, PLC5, FactoryTalk View, and AutoCAD
  • Support capital projects being led by Process, Packaging, and/or plant engineers that have a controls piece within their project scopes
  • Oversee of 3rd party panel builds for plant upgrades and capital projects, ensuring adherence to corporate standards, NFPA Standards and industry best practices. Requires working knowledge of NEC and NFPA79.
  • Support OT Networks and Cyber Security Intitiatives
  • Develop and maintain 5-year EIC plan for remediating obsolescence in N.A. plants
  • Provide subject matter expertise while assisting third party controls system support across domestic sites.
  • Obtain continuous learning and stay abreast of industry
  • Other duties and responsiblities as determine by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion

What You’ll Need

  • 4 Year College Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Controls/Instrumentation)
  • Minimum 2-5 years' experience in consumer product controls work and project execution. 
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 
  • Knowledge of Siemens PCS7 & Batch/DCS, ProFiBus DP & PA, Profinet, Rockwell PLC's and software, Sistema
  • Knowledge of Safety Controls (Machine safety) and Safety Systems Design & Programming and understanding safety categories
  • Ability to travel 40-50%

What Will Set You Apart

  • Master's in Engineering or Business Adminstration is a plus
  • Blending controls development experience, OEE data collection implementation and packaging line integration
  • Professional Engineer Licenses
  • Rockwell Automation Product Certification
  • Siemens Product Cerfifications
  • Project Managament Certifications

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.





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