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Control Systems Specialist

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Control Systems Specialist
Williams Lake, BC


Position Overview:

Reporting to the Lakeview Division Plant Manager, this position is responsible for recommending methods to improve safety, quality, throughput and uptime. Additionally they will have a good working knowledge of sawmill equipment from an optimization, controls and mechanical point of view.

This includes finding solutions for complex problems, continually search for process improvements, and researching technical details behind the processes used. The CSS will interface frequently with the other Control Systems Specialists in order to ensure standards and best practices are adhered to.

Qualifications:
  • 5 + years of experience in forest products manufacturing;
  • Experience with:
    • PLC ladder logic;
    • Motion control;
    • Variable frequency drives;
    • Visualization systems (HMIs);
    • Rockwell Automation hardware and software.
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in a technical/engineering discipline;
  • Professional certification as an engineer or technologist.
  • Good working knowledge of sawmill equipment from an optimization, controls and mechanical point of view;
  • Good working knowledge of Ethernet networking.

About Tolko:

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 our 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 mills throughout Western Canada.

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 committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. And, through our community investment strategy we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work. Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and by providing employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to make great things and build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

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
  • Diverse opportunities
  • An open, innovative culture
  • A positive, dynamic work environment
  • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

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A Career With Tolko Is More Than A Job

It’s pride in what you do. It’s making a difference every single day, working side by side with people you respect.

Explore our opportunities, submit your application, and join a company that works for you, your family, and your community!

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will accepted at www.tolko.com untilthe position has been filled.

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

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Posted: December 6, 2018
Closes: February 4, 2019
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Company Info
Size:
1001-5000 employees
Industry:
Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy
Manufacturing

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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,...