Automation Specialist

Full Time | Regina East, SASKATCHEWAN | 4 months
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Full Time
Regina East

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Automation Specialist

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Viterra is seeking an Automation Specialist in our Regina office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, maintenance, database management and systems support for the Human Machine Interface (HMI), Programmable Logic Control (PLC) system, as well as the maintenance of hardware and software in Operations.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, document, test, and commission production repairs and major projects related to facility control systems.
  • Ensure all company standards relating to automation development and support are followed.
  • Monitor and maintain real-time, historical, and support databases to company standards.
  • Analyze new developments in control system hardware/software, and provide recommendations to enhance the efficiency of facility operations.
  • Collaborate with a support team to provide troubleshooting guidance to Country Operations, Maintenance and Automation personnel.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Attention to detail and strong problem solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in both low and high-end automation development methods.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in an industrial environment.
  • Experience in HMI, PLC systems design and/or software development would be considered an asset.
  • Journeyed certificate in Electrical or Instrumentation, a diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology, or a bachelor’s level degree in Electronic Systems Engineering.
  • Valid Class 5 vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must be willing to travel approx. 50% of the time to operational sites within Canada.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience that result in the required level of knowledge skill and competence will be considered.

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