Process Control Engineer (Drive Support)

Nanticoke, Ontario
Job Type Permanent
Job ID 16977
Salary $0.00
Job Description

Title: Process Control Engineer (Drive Support)

Location: - Nanticoke, ON
Type; Full Time, Permanent
Salary: TBD

Benefits: Dental care, Extended health care, Paid time off, RRSP match, Vision care etc.
Bonus: Yes



Our client is a very reputed steel company based in Nanticoke, ON 


  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • 3 years relevant experience of troubleshooting, commissioning and maintenance of drive train applications (drives & motors) within an industrial environment.
  • Able to read electrical elementary drawing and work on legacy analog drives.
  • Able to use oscilloscope and chart recorder.
  • Working experience with PLC and basic programming.
  • Industrial experience with G/E, AB, TMEIC, Reliance drives are considered as asset.
  • Knowledge of the Communications Protocols: Profibus, Ethernet/IP etc.
  • A positive attitude with an interest in expanding responsibilities.
  • Academic or industrial experience with AC and DC drive control theory and power electronics.
  • Strong computer skills using the entire Microsoft Office suite

Job Skills and Knowledge

  • Background in Process Control theory including sampling, filtering, signal processing, PID control.
  • Strong verbal communication, written communication, and listening skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • An interest in career development


  • Provide technical support, troubleshoot, and monitor the performance of variety of drives for each of Client's production facilities.
  • Upgrade obsolete drives, collect drive specification, obtain quotes, evaluate different upgrade solutions, work with vendors to define the interface between PLC and drive, commission and start up the new drive.
  • Coordinate both the design and development of process improvements utilizing project management skills.
  • Learn and understand the technology involved in Hot strip mill, Steel making and apply appropriate solutions to maximize operating efficiencies.
  • Work with personnel from varied disciplines in a manufacturing environment toward continual improvement in production capabilities.
  • Support the critical production systems in a timely fashion to maximize operating efficiencies with minimal interruption.
  • Off-hours, on-call response to high-priority issues is expected. Occasional after hours commissioning of new drives or systems is required.

Other Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Project Management and Planning
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Industrial/Manufacturing experience preferred, steel industry experience a plus
  • Demonstrated analytical/mathematical abilities

Work Environment

  • Our client's facilities operate 24 hours a day 365 days a year
  • Work in both office and mill environments for a high impact team
  • Safety is our highest priority and safety procedures and guidelines must always be adhered to. This includes wearing PPE, such as a hard hat, protective ear and eyewear, respirator, flame retardant clothing and safety boots with metatarsal protection
  • The position may require you to work overtime as needed
  • Both a valid driver’s license and vehicle is required to work at our client's facilities

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for to be successful in this role, please submit your resume to Masood Noor by email at

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