Help with simple script to find PID of process

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http://www.unix.com – Hi everyone. I've been reading around and am a little bit overwhelmed, hoping to find a kind soul out there to hold my hand through writing my first script. This need has emerged at work and I haven't much experience writing shell scripts, but this is a problem we have with a production environment and I am tasked with providing the solution. After 3 days of staring and trying to Frankenstein together a solution, I'm no closer than I was when I started. I need some help, and so am kindly requesting it, with crossed fingers. I've put on my flame-retardant shield and am admitting I am a complete (HowTos)