Process Control Specialist - Delta, BC

Sciences and Engineering

Date Posted: November 28, 2022

Job Location: Annacis Island

Job Number: 01018681

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


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

Job Description

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.

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

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
  • 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


  • 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
  • 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


  • Strong
    PLC 5 and ControlLogix programming/troubleshooting skills (RSLogix
    5000 and Studio 5000 software)
  • Experience
    with electrical power distribution equipment and
  • 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
  • Experience
    with SAP (Planning)

Job Conditions

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

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