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Manufacturing Automation and Controls Specialist

Company: West Fraser
Location: Kinards
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

This position is located in Greenville, SC.As an -Operations Technology Specialist, -you will play a key role in the support and expansion of the automation and predictive controls capabilities of our engineered wood (OSB) manufacturing network. - This is an exciting role that covers a broad range of systems (servers, networking, virtualization), but specifically as it applies to manufacturing processes within the realm of operational technology (OT). - There is much opportunity to learn on the job, plus formal training is available. - If you are a go-getter with an intermediate IT skill set who is eager to learn, broaden your skill set into OT, and grow your career, then this role is for you:

  • Working with technology both in server rooms and manufacturing plant floors
  • Manufacturing plant network design/modification and documentation (wired and wireless)
  • Firewall configuration, maintenance and monitoring
  • Server & storage cluster deployments and support
  • VMware-based virtualization platform deployments and support
  • Windows servers and client support (virtual and physical)
  • Performance monitoring and troubleshooting (networks, servers)
  • Large-scale camera deployment support
  • Rockwell-based technology supportThe ideal candidate will have:
    • A strong work ethic with a go-getter attitude
    • A willingness to learn and be technology savvy
    • Ability to work well as a team in a highly collaborative environment, as well as work independently
    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent prior experience
    • Experience with VMware, Windows, Cisco networking, and other computer science fundamentals
    • Experience with FactoryTalk Industrial Automation Software is highly favorable
    • Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, the OSB manufacturing process
    • The ability to visualize physical processes to remotely assist field personnel in set up and troubleshooting
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to interpret and disseminate technical info to a wide range of skill sets and support roles
    • A willingness to travel to various locations across North America as neededWhat we offer!
      • Benefits starting Day 1
      • Competitive starting pay
      • On-the-job training and
      • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • 401K with company match
      • Life Insurance
      • Disability Insurance
      • Paid vacations and holidays
        • Apply:If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: -/careersWe thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. - -Be sure to attach your resume -to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. -No phone inquiries, please.West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. - We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).
        • We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. - The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the companyWest Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)

Keywords: West Fraser, Columbia , Manufacturing Automation and Controls Specialist, Other , Kinards, South Carolina

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