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Tolko Industries Ltd.

Control Systems Specialist (20-month term position)

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

Control Systems Specialist (20-monthterm position)
Williams Lake, British Columbia


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to contribute to our Lakeview Division, a key producer of Dimensional Lumber.

This position is responsible for developing and implementing controls solutions to improve plant safety, product quality, and production throughput. Control Systems Specialists are responsible for controls standards, PLC/HMI programming, equipment commissioning, troubleshooting of control system issues, as well as project support.

Reporting to the Regional Control Systems Specialist, the candidate will work closely with other Control Systems Specialists and individuals in other departments.

What We’re Looking For:
  • 3 + years of experience in a manufacturing environment (Forest Products Manufacturing preferred)
  • Post-Secondary Engineering Degree or Engineering Technician Diploma in Electrical, Mechanical, or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Professional designation (P.Eng or A.Sc.T) is an asset
  • Experience with PLC programming (Rockwell Studio 5000 preferred)
  • Experience with Human Machine Interfaces (FactoryTalk View SE, Wonderware Galaxy preferred)
  • Proficient with FactoryTalk software (Historian, View, Linx, AssetCentre, etc.)
  • Motion Control and Variable Frequency Drive (VFDs) experience
  • Ability to design and support Ethernet networks
  • Ability to troubleshoot ControlNet/DeviceNet networks

What We Offer:
  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • A positive, dynamic, and inclusive work environment
  • An open, innovative culture with diverse opportunities
  • A commitment to investing in our people through training and development
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

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Who We Are:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a diverse and committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

Grow Here, Achieve More:

When you join Tolko, you’ll develop your skills and be encouraged to pursue diverse opportunities with a company that’s built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity to build great lives.

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be accepted at until a suitable pool of candidates is available.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Tolko Industries Ltd.

Tolko Industries Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of forest products to customers around the world. Founded in 1956, Tolko has grown from a small sawmill in Lavington, British Columbia, to become a company diversified by geography and product. Tolko manufactures lumber, unbleached kraft papers, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada. This family-owned company, now with the third generation of Thorlakson leadership, maintains progressive business practices with traditional values: safety, respect, integrity, progressiveness, open communication, and profit. Customers and business partners recognize Tolko for our reliability, flexibility, and efficiency. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence. Tolko is committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of Tolko’s business. The Company’s Woodlands departments hold third-party certification on the forestland they sustainably manage in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Tolko strives to play an active and constructive role in the communities in which we operate and where our employees live.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy Manufacturing

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-04

Current Openings

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