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Process Control Engineer/Advisor at Rio Tinto, Canada

 Process Control Engineer/Advisor

Global mining organization with an exceptional safety culture.

Competitive salary and benefits

Excellent opportunity for career development and development of technical expertise – Iron Ore Company of Canada

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Process Control Engineer/Advisor who possesses strong technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills to join our Control Systems team to aid with production optimization and technological advancement projects.

Rio Tinto Minerals operates globally providing iron ore concentrate and pellets to world markets. Recognised as a leader in the industrial minerals industry due to product quality, supply reliability and technical support; we are proud to make modern life work. From our location in eastern Canada IOC supplies iron ore concentrate and pellets to the world’s steel producing market.

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity to contribute to the organization’s safety and profitability while developing as a technical expert. Reporting to the Senior Advisor Process Control you will:

Support the health, safety, environmental, and quality (HSEQ) programs by participating in their implementation, maintenance and enforcement as well as compliance with corporate programs and policies

Utilize problem solving techniques, project management tools, and soft skills to facilitate working sessions with colleagues.

Provide DCS and process controls engineering support for ongoing and new projects

Assist areas with daily troubleshooting and provide analysis of available process data

Develop control strategies to optimize equipment capabilities and plant production

Monitor Process control loops and optimize tuning parameters

Develop and maintain a high level of technical and functional knowledge of logic solvers and field instrumentation

Maintain effective communication and coordination with management, area supervisors and operator technicians

Solve problems of great complexity related to own sector of activity, taking into account the global business context

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Control/Chemical/Process/Electrical Engineering or equivalent

At least 2-3 years of experience in an industrial environment.

Strong systems/software/technology skills

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills including field experience

Strong data analysis and interpretation skills

Ability to interact effectively with operations personnel at all levels

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work independently with little direction

Language: English is required \ French is considered an asset

Experience developing process control strategies and control loop tuning and monitoring

PLC and/or DCS programming experience

HMI programing experience

Familiarity with Pi data management system

Experience with MATLAB


Join our business today where you will work with a team of like-minded technical experts in this challenging role.

What we offer

Be recognized for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

A work environment where safety is always the number one priority

Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions

A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program

Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans

Attractive share ownership plan

Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)

Exclusive employee discounts

Domestic relocation assistance

Please note: Fly-in-fly-out arrangement is not available. Relocation assistance is provided.

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with

a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.

Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is a leading Canadian producer of iron ore concentrate and iron ore pellets that serves customers worldwide. The company operates a mine, a concentrator and a pelletizing plant in Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as port facilities in Sept-Îles, Quebec. It also operates a 418 kilometer railroad that links the mine to the port.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different. Also  visit the official site.

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