Instrumentation Specialist

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  • Post Date: July 10, 2017
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Instrumentation Specialist

Reference Number: PMDF-17027
Pembroke MDF
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: July 7th 2017
Description:
Pembroke MDF Inc. is a privately owned company, located just outside Pembroke. Our facility utilizes high quality wood fiber supplied by local sawmills to manufacture high quality fibreboard and painted base board mouldings. Unlike other types of wood panels, the homogenous and uniform structure of fibreboard results in a product that is easily routed, milled and finished.

We currently have an opportunity for the right individual to join our dynamic and talented team of employees as an Instrumentation Specialist.

The Instrumentation Specialist will be responsible for repairing, maintaining, calibrating, adjusting and installing industrial measuring and controlling instrumentation. Other responsibilities will include consulting manufacturer’s manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints to determine tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring and controlling flow, level, pressure, temperature, chemical composition and other variables in manufacturing and processing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the definition of the preventive maintenance and calibration programs for all instrumentation
  • Ensures that the required maintenance activities are completed in a manner that promotes safety as the first priority
  • Consults manufacturer’s manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints to determine tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring and controlling flow, level, pressure, temperature, chemical composition and other variables in manufacturing and processing
  • Inspects and tests operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults using pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices and precision measuring instruments
  • Repairs and adjusts system components, such as sensors, transmitters and programmable logic controllers, or remove and replace defective parts
  • Calibrates components and instruments according to manufacturers’ specifications
  • Performs and/or leads the required scheduled preventive maintenance, calibration and repair of analytical equipment, instrumentation, controls and associated systems and completes tests and maintenance reports
  • Installs control and measurement instruments on existing and new plant equipment and processes
  • Consults with and advises process operators.
  • Assists in the development of the Instrumentation maintenance procedures
  • Assess and input into the instrumentation spare parts requirements for the area on an ongoing basis
  • Reviews results and advises changes to the daily and long-term instrumentation/control maintenance activities. This includes priority setting in consultation with operations, maintenance and technical input.
  • Executes instrumentation maintenance activities and stays current with applicable governmental regulations, which may affect Instrumentation maintenance procedures
  • Assists as required in the development of the electrical maintenance procedures
  • Assess and input into electrical spare parts requirements for the area on an ongoing basis
  • Encourages participation from operations, technical and maintenance, in developing innovative solutions to problems
  • Executes electrical maintenance activities and stays current with applicable governmental regulations which may affect electrical maintenance procedures
  • Participate in safety and loss management risk assessments
Qualifications
  • Completion of a four or five year apprenticeship program in industrial instrument repair preferred
  • Post-secondary diploma in industrial instrumentation technology preferred
  • Industrial instrument mechanic trade certification preferred
  • Interprovincial trade certification (Red Seal) preferred
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation
  • Competence in relational database use is an asset
  • Four  to six  years of work experience preferably in industrial manufacturing setting
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate detailed instructions orally and in writing
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Ability to maintain organization of maintenance schedule and files in a changing environment
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  • Maintains respectful communication with co-workers and supervisory staff
  • Familiar with the company’s policies/processes and understands the impact of this position on the competitiveness and performance of the company
  • Complies with and follows health and safety policies and programs
  • Other duties and activities as appropriate and necessary
Additional Information
Employment is conditional upon successfully completion of Pembroke MDF’s pre-employment checks which may include criminal record check, education verification, reference checks and drug and alcohol testing.

To apply for this position, please forward a copy of your cover letter and resume via email quoting the position title and file number.

Pembroke MDF Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruiting and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Contact Information
Human Resources
Pembroke MDF
777 Fibreboard Drive,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 6W4Email: careers@pembrokemdf.com
Website: www.pembrokemdf.com
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