Automation Specialist

Operations / Opérations Dryden, Ontario




Domtar Inc., Dryden Operations, is currently seeking an individual to become part of our multi skilled maintenance teams while contributing to our ongoing success.  A progressive community set between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Dryden offers excellent camping, fishing and outdoor activities.


   As an ideal candidate you have:


  • Post-secondary engineering degree, technologist diploma, or equivalent.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with Foxboro I/A, Bailey N90 and Allen Bradley PLC.
  • A positive work attitude and a keen sense of responsibility, particularly with respect to safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Solid computer skills and experience with electronic work orders.
  • Experience in the Pulp and Paper industry will be considered an asset. 


Reporting to the Reliability Superintendent, your responsibilities include:

  • Design and implementation of process computer monitoring and control systems in conjunction with process engineers, production management and operators.
  • Direction of Instrument and Electrical Tradesperson in computer maintenance activities and in construction of computer interfaces.
  • Ensuring the reliable operation of mill process control computer systems.
  • Ensuring that any damaged or defective components are repaired or sent to the appropriate repair facility.
  • Optimizing Process Control Strategies.
  • Designing implementation of high-level sequence programming.
  • Co-ordinate training to E/I Maintenance and Engineering Personnel.

If you are interested in an opportunity to work with an organization that is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a full range of employee benefits and a competitive wage package, consider joining our Team. Please apply online and attach your cover letter, resume and copy of certification.



We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.