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PLC Tech

Posting ID:     27072
Position Type:   Regular    
City:   Conway, SC, United States
Location:   Conway Plant - CSP Services  


The minimum starting pay is $25/hour + bonus opportunities; however, pay is negotiable based on experience. The hourly wage will vary based on position and shift.


The Opportunity:


Working As a PLC Technician, you'll be at the heart of our automated processes, ensuring that our programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other automation systems are running smoothly. You'll troubleshoot, maintain, and program PLC systems to keep our production line operating at peak performance. If you're tech-savvy, detail-oriented, and have a passion for automation, this opportunity at our Sawmill in Conway, SC, might be what you’re looking for. Join us and put your skills to use to help keep our modern sawmill running at peak performance.


This role is a full-time permanent position working Monday-Friday with occasional weekends.


What you will do as a PLC Tech:


  • Develop, modify, and troubleshoot PLC programs to optimize production processes.
  • Perform regular maintenance and updates on PLC systems and related equipment.
  • Diagnose and resolve issues with PLCs, sensors, and other automation components to minimize downtime.
  • Assist with the installation and commissioning of new automation equipment and systems.
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain accurate records of all programming changes, maintenance activities, and system updates.
  • Work closely with electricians, mechanics, and production staff to ensure seamless operations and address any automation-related issues.


Experience and skills that will help you stand out:


  • At least 3 years of experience as a PLC Technician or in a similar role, preferably in a sawmill or industrial setting.
  • An associate degree or technical certification in electronics, automation, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in PLC programming languages (e.g., Ladder Logic, Structured Text) and familiarity with PLC hardware from manufacturers like Allen-Bradley, Siemens, or similar.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to think on your feet.
  • Excellent attention to detail to ensure accurate programming and system integrity.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment, including climbing, lifting, and working in various weather conditions.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well within a team.


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align to still apply.


At Canfor, we embrace diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


Why Canfor? We're a global leader in low-carbon forest products like lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets, and green energy. We prioritize innovation, environmental practices, and community support. In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine, offering high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, well-being, and growth. We provide learning opportunities for skill development at every career stage, competitive compensation, and industry-leading benefits for employees and their families.


Join us today, and together, we can build a sustainable future.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, criminal record checks, and drug testing, depending on the role and location.

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