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Senior Process Systems Specialist

Date: Apr 7, 2021

LOCATION: Sarnia, Ontario (CA-ON)
JOB NUMBER: 50481

Why you should join us:

Suncor’s journey into the digital workplace of the future is just beginning with an initiative known as Suncor 4.0 and as a member of a dedicated team of Operational Technology (OT) professionals we are looking to utilize your expertise to support and enhance existing real-time applications, as well as develop new opportunities that will leverage our refinery-wide wireless network all in support of safe, reliable, production. So look no further as we have the role for you!

You will use your expertise to:

  • Support and enhance the integrity and reliability of a wide range of computer-based systems and applications supporting field devices, advanced process control, real-time optimization, the refinery lab information system, as well as the refinery data historian
  • Coordinate OT infrastructure work for sustainment or project related through the Suncor Digital Technology demand process
  • Provide technical support and direction to Operations, Maintenance & Reliability, Engineering, and other Sarnia-based teams in the OT space leveraging wireless technology
  • Build strong positive relationships while coordinating with other teams both Sarnia based and in other locations

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • A college diploma with ten years of related / equivalent industrial experience or a university degree in an OT related discipline (e.g. Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, and Computer Engineering) and seven years of related experience
  • Experience with data historians e.g. PHD, IP21, PI
  • Strong computer and systems knowledge encompassing networking, communication protocols, firewall and switch configuration, operating systems, virtualization, and advanced programming/scripting concepts
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Experience in a real-time processing environment e.g. refining, petrochemicals
  • Experience with dash boarding toolsets e.g. XHQ
  • Familiarity with instrumentation, DCS/SCADA systems, and Cyber-Security
  • Experience with wireless communication in a production facility
  • Highly motivated individual with continuous improvement attitude, strong analytical skills and decision-making capacity
  • A self-starter with proven written, verbal, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Solid leadership, integrity and strong communication skills to interact with all levels of leadership

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Sarnia refinery in Ontario, located at 1900 St. Clair Parkway
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs and on-call after hours support on a rotating basis
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Engineering