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Agropur inc.

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Job Title:>Automation and Electrical Engineer


>Automation and Electrical EngineerRegion : Canada >QuebecLocation : Notre-Dame-du-Bon-ConseilActivity sector : EngineeringPosition number : 2016-564Status : PermanentWork shift : DayAgropur cooperativeFounded in 1938,Agropur Cooperativeis a North American dairy industry leader. With sales of $6 billion in 2016, the Cooperative is a source of pride for its 3,345 members and 8,000 employees. Agropur processes more than 5.9 billion litres of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America and boasts an impressive roster of brands and products including Natrel, Qu-bon, OKA, Farmers, Agropur Signature, Agropur Grand Cheddar, Island Farms, BiPro, and the Ultima Foods joint venture-s i-go and Olympic brands.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities during the selection process.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for carrying out audits of our infrastructure (electrical system, PLC-DCS-HMI network) and contributing to the establishment of a long-term sustainability and security plan;

More specifically, the incumbent of the position will:

Establishes calibration and programming norms and standards:

+ Defines the system's global architecture and prepares project feasibility assessments from an electrical and automation standpoint;

+ Supervises the design of electrical and automated control systems;

+ Participates in Human Machine Interface (HMI) development;

+ Participates in system architecture development;

+ Ensures full compliance of work undertaken, including the calibration of sensors and instruments; Canadian Electrical Code, ISA Standards, and IEEE Standards;

Manages deliverables on automation-related projects:

+ Supervises the writing of technical performance specifications;

+ Selects the appropriate technology for projects (PLC, Drive, Instruments, Sensors, Valves, Actuators, MCC, Motors, etc.) and ensures that they are fully compatible;

+ Supervises programming of PLCs and user interfaces;

Supervises a team of Instrumentation and Control Technicians:

+ Defines priorities for intervention;

+ Uses the Work Order System (IT Guide) to manage electrical, instrumentation and automation-related activities;

+ Supervises equipment start-ups and shutdowns and ensures that test results and equipment breakdowns are fully documented in the CMMS (IT Guide);


+ You have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Automated Production Engineering or other relevant education;

+ You are a designated member of the Ordre Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ);

+ You cumulate a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience;

+ Excellent knowledge of programming programmable controllers and operator interfaces;

+ Excellent knowledge of alarm management, trends management (Trends & Historian) and plant information management systems (PI);

+ Excellent knowledge of instrument and sensor calibration, process flow diagrams (P&IDs), loop diagrams, single-line diagrams, and protection and coordination diagrams, and protection coordination schemes;

+ Familiarity with system interfacing concepts (compatibility of components);

+ Experience in supervising technicians, consulting engineers and contractors;

+ Knowledge of BFI (good industrial practices) and of the food industry would be an asset;

+ Familiarity with a CMMS, preferably the IT Guide;

+ Knowledge of Autocad;

+ Knowledge of the MS Office suite and MS Project;

+ Fluency in French and English, both written and spoken.

Jobid: agropur-2390

Company:Agropur inc.

Location:Notre, PQ, CAN

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