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Technology Implementation Engineer

Posting ID:     20908
Position Type:   Regular    
City:   Camden, SC, United States 
Location:   Myrtle Beach - CSP Services (SC11) 


Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.
 

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Area Manager, the Technology Implementation Engineer is a key member of the regional operations team and is responsible for leading improvement and change to technology within the mills. This includes both analysis and improvements to existing systems where the organization does not take full advantage of installed technologies to implementation of new technologies by either leading a small project or supporting a team on a larger one. The goal of these projects would be to improve the systems so as to exceed existing safety, maintenance, quality, recovery, and production levels and to ensure that production is optimized. The successful candidate will demonstrate an awareness and commitment to safe work practices, be team oriented and possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as broad understanding of engineering principles as well as proven programming skills in one of the major programming languages.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and promote a safe and positive working environment for all
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Investigate and implement best practices found both within the Canfor mills as well as from competitor innovations
  • Identify opportunities to reduce downtime and repair costs
  • Train and educate employees in the mills to understand, operate, and repair new technologies
  • Develop plans for implementation, both incremental operational changes as well as larger capital implementation projects
  • Prepare various reports for distribution to management on systems affected
  • Work in conjunction with other maintenance teams and technicians to reduce unscheduled downtime and resolve equipment problems
  • Maintain high standards of work performance and correct behavior as required
  • Travel regionally to mills in North and South Carolina and centrally located within the area, preferably the Florence, South Carolina area
  • Program PLCs at an intermediate level to support improvements, and coordinate with vendors to perform advanced programming solutions

 

Required Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of industrial equipment and operation principles
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 3-5 years of engineering or maintenance experience in an industrial environment or engineering degree in electrical, mechanical, or industrial engineering
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Be able to work independently and travel regionally as required to accomplish projects, all mills within 3 hours drive of Florence


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.


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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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