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Process Control Specialist

Sciences and Engineering

Date Posted: September 29, 2020

Job Location: Annacis Island

Job Number: 01015307

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

Website: www.weyerhaeuser.com

Address: 1272 Derwent Way, Annacis Island, British Columbia, Canada V3M 5R1

Job Description

The Process Control Specialist (PCS) will play a critical role in
supporting continuous improvement in safety, manufacturing, cost,
process reliability and productivity at the Vancouver Parallam?
Plant. The PCS will perform analysis on systems data and develop
processes and improvement plans to support operations through
Process Control Engineering. Other responsibilities will include
loop tuning, HMI (Human Machine Interface) software and revisions,
PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) revisions, evaluation of
operating software and implementation of changes required to
achieve controls excellence.

Reporting to the Plant Maintenance Manager, the PCS will interact
with the plant maintenance and operations teams to support the use
and maintenance of the system, and with engineers and project
managers to facilitate engineering, capital and major maintenance
projects.

This is a full-time, exempt salaried position. Dayshift schedule
with flexibility to respond to unplanned plant events and work
flexible schedules across shifts when required.

Key Functions:

As Process Control Specialist, you will:

  • Perform instrumentation installation & calibration, process
    control troubleshooting & programming, drive installation &
    programming for all mill areas
  • Provide Technical assistance to specify, design and develop
    improvements in complex instrumentation, automation, process
    control & motion control systems
  • Deliver troubleshooting support mill-wide, maintain and enhance
    the engineering process control philosophy, strategy, and controls
    standard operating procedures
  • Lend expertise to departments to ensure understanding of
    process control characteristics and PID loop tuning
  • Assist in mentoring and training of maintenance associates in
    electrical systems, PLC & motion control systems
  • Assist in developing (and managing) capital project’s PLC scope
    & requirements for new equipment and major repairs
  • Maintain and qualify air quality or waste-water monitoring and
    treatment equipment
  • Develop/maintain mill standards for instrumentation
  • Work with power distribution systems including switchgear,
    transformers & MCC maintenance
  • Maintain broad-based product knowledge including Variable
    Frequency Drives (Allen Bradley), PLC?s (Allen Bradley), Motion
    Control, Coordinated Drive Systems, Instrumentation, Process
    Control, HMI Software (Wonderware), Network design experience with
    Ethernet
  • Participate in Business Process Controls Team activities –
    monthly involvement and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the Parallam? manufacturing process
    and opportunities for continuous improvement

Requirements

Required:

  • Commitment to safety ? demonstrated record of understanding and
    following safety practices and procedures.
  • High School GED/Diploma 
  • Bachelor?s degree in Electrical Engineering, or Technical
    Diploma in Controls, Instrumentation or similar field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Electrical and Process Controls
    Systems in an industrial manufacturing and production
    environment
  • Strong electrical and PLC troubleshooting skills
  • Electrical experience and build capabilities including process
    control panels, safety circuit, wiring diagrams, I/O, MCC, VFD’s,
    Drives, Tuning, Servers, pneumatics, valves, hydraulics, P & ID
    diagrams
  • Computer skills in LAN, PC, Windows, CAD, Matlab, and Ethernet
    LAN with advanced MS Office skills
  • Proficient in use of electrical test equipment
  • Innovative, willing to learn and open to new ideas
  • Able to read, understand and interpret prints/drawings/manuals
    to troubleshoot power and control electrical systems
  • Solid organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills, with team focus
  • Strong verbal and written communication/presentation
    skills


Preferred:

  • Strong PLC 5 and ControlLogix programming/troubleshooting
    skills (RSLogix 5000 and Studio 5000 software)
  • Experience with electrical power distribution equipment and
    maintenance
  • Experience with safety and electrical conformance standards
    including UL, NEC, OSHA, NFPA 70E, IEEE and FM
  • Experience managing capital projects (budgeting, developing
    project packages with bids, project scope, execution plans,
    etc.)
  • Solid understanding and ability to diagnose electronic
    hardware.
  • Experience with SAP (Planning)
  • Experience with or willing to learn TCPIP, Ethernet IP, and
    other networks
  • Knowledge of modern machine safeguarding standards. e.g.:
    ISO13857
  • Experience with modern PLC motion control drives and
    methods
  • Experience with high voltage (10kV+) systems
About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make
the world a better place. We?re serious about safety, driven to
achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business
lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of
exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are
passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you
to choose us.

About Wood Products:
We’ve been delivering quality building products and solutions to
our customers for nearly 120 years. From builders and dealers to
specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance
and unparalleled support.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are
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About Weyerhaeuser
For more than a century, we?ve been building our reputation as a
leader in sustainable wood products. From builders and dealers to
specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance
and unparalleled support. We?re serious about safety, driven to
achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. At Weyerhaeuser, our
most valued resources aren?t just the trees and timberlands we
oversee. Our employees are the real reason we?ve been in business
for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made
Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of
wood products in the world. With multiple business lines in
locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career
opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about
making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We
want you to choose us.

About Princeton
Small town living on the door step of the Okanagan and Lower
Mainland. Princeton, BC is located at the juncture of the Tulameen
and Similkameen rivers approximately 1 ? hours from Kelowna,
Penticton and Kamloops, and about 2 ? hours from Vancouver. This
beautiful community offers a pool, ice rink, baseball fields, cross
country ski trails, tennis courts, mountain bike trails, a Jr. B
hockey team, and several great restaurants with a variety of foods.
Princeton Lumber is one of the largest employers in the community
and has been in operation more than 50 years.

We are seeking a full-time
permanent Red Seal Millwright. This position is responsible for
supporting and safely executing the millwright activities for our
lumber manufacturing facility.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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