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Control Specialist

Company: West Fraser
Location: Opelika
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Covid Vaccine Incentive $250!Our Control Specialist position will be to help the division with PLC controls networking issues or questions. It is the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance into progressively skilled positions.What you will do:

  • -Understand efficient and profitable process-control operation for manufacturing operations
  • Lead process-control projects with supervising mill personnel and outside contractors during installation of process-control equipment
  • Monitor new process-control systems to maximize productivity, safety, and profitability
  • Manage mill maintenance and production during servicing of process-control equipment
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications
  • Plan for replacement and upgrading of process-control equipment
  • Make recommendations for new and better process-control systems in mills
  • Develop recommendations to improve safety through upgrading targeted equipment
  • Develop process improvements at mill for efficiency, cost reduction, and overall production increase at the manufacturing operations through the optimization and upgrading of production process-controls systems
  • Locate and diagnose trouble in electrical system or equipment
  • Monitor the maintenance of installed process-control equipment to increase reliability and performance
  • Understand and maintain pneumatic controls
  • Manage process-controls training to key operations personnel
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.What you need to be successful:
    • Engineering degree
    • Previous industrial experience
    • Familiar with Allen Bradley products: Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC and associated software, VFDs, RSView/Panelview software
    • Experience with PLC 5 and Control Logix PLC platforms
    • Experience with Mitsubishi VFDs, Wonderware HMI software
    • Familiarity with Porter Optimization and Controls System, USNR Optimization and Controls Systems, and Comact Optimization and Controls System
    • Familiarity with NFPA 70E Codes and National Electric Codes
    • Experience with communication network protocols: ethernet, devicenet, controlnet
    • Proficient in computer and Microsoft Office software packages
    • Experience working with high and low voltage
    • Demonstrated management skills
    • Ability to manage large and small projects
    • Understanding of and experience with electrical schematicsWhat will make you stand out:
      • Must be willing to perform all job assignments in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision
      • Ability -to work outside normal hours as tasks dictate
      • Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferredOutstanding benefits package including:
        • Benefits starting Day 1
        • Competitive starting pay
        • On-the-job training and
        • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
        • Medical
        • Dental
        • Vision
        • 401K -with company matching & retirement contribution
        • Life Insurance
        • Disability Insurance
        • Paid vacations and holidaysApply:If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: -/careers.We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. - -Be sure to attach your resume -to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. -No phone inquiries, please.West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. - We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. - The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the companyWest Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: West Fraser, Columbus , Control Specialist, Other , Opelika, Georgia

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