Controls and Instrumentation Supervisor 

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  • Post Date: September 12, 2017
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People Store Staffing Solutions – Pembroke, ON
Job Title: Controls and Instrumentation Supervisor

Location: Pembroke, ON

SUMMARY

The Controls and Instrumentation Supervisor is responsible for designing, developing, installing, managing and maintaining equipment which is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills in order to effectively manage the Controls and Instrumentation Area.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Design, program and install instrumentation and control systems including process controls, DCS, data systems and PLCs using Allen Bradley or like software

Develop new programs and logic when necessary to optimize existing processes targeting higher yields and minimizing downtime

Troubleshoot and correct problems with instrumentation and control systems and provide technical support

Test control system performance during in-house manufacturing

Interface with real-time database applications to manage critical production information

Analyze repairs and maintenance requirements in order to proactively address system weaknesses

Develop validation documentation and implement validations plans, instrumentation and control systems

Coordinate with Electrical and Process Engineers to review existing programming routines and modify or improve for optimization of yield/cycle time or reduce nuisance interruptions/program stalling

Maintain the production network and PLC network hardware and software

Design, program and update Wonder Ware HMI’s for operator use and functionality requirements

Troubleshoot electrical, PLC and HMI systems

Use Auto Cad to update/modify/create electrical schematics as well as line upgrades

Support project proposals and estimations

Assist with equipment selection and procurement

Work with Vendors in searching for improvements to process and implementation of changes

Document changes to process as well as work orders and purchasing in Maximo

Support Maintenance troubleshooting

Create a multi-tasking and multifunctional area through periodic training and written procedures

On-call service and support  Performs other duties as assigned Other

Maintains respectful communication with co-workers and supervisory staff

Familiar with the Company’s policies/processes and understands the impact of this position on thecompetitiveness and performance of the company

Complies with and follows Health & Safety policies and programs

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

PEng registered in the Province of Ontario would be considered an asset

8-10 years of industrial experience in a manufacturing environment with broad based experience interacting with production, engineering and maintenance is preferred

3-5 years supervisory experience Skills: Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team

Proven experience leading the design, programming, start-up, troubleshooting and validating of process control systems and instruments including PLC, DCS and HMI systems (Wonder Ware HMI and Historian)

Hands on experience for configuring I/O’s in the control panel and on DCS, working knowledge of laying control wires from the device to the cabinet

Strong computer experience using Auto Cad, Excel, Word

Knowledge of PLCs (i.e. Allen Bradley software, RSLogix 5000 and 5500)

Familiarity with IT/Networking, database applications and computer management is an asset

Ability to read electrical schematics

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong technical writing skills

Must have strong analytical and root cause problem solving capabilities

Must have proven organizational and time management skills

Must be task and result oriented

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • supervisory: 3 years
  • leading the design, programming, start-up, troubleshooting and validating of process control systems and instruments including PLC, DCS and HMI systems: 5 years
  • industrial experience in a manufacturing environment with broad based experience interacting with production, engineering and maintenance is preferred: 8 years

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