Specialist G2/Process Control Systems

Rio Tinto
May 14, 2022
May 17, 2022
Full Time
Specialist G2/Process Control Systems
  • Join an encouraging leadership group, committed to your growth and development
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Location: Richards Bay, South Africa

About the role

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

We are looking for a Specialist G2/Process Control Systems. The role is responsible for the RBM G2 and other critical OT systems, historians and reporting solutions.

This requires working closely with the business stakeholders in supporting the fixed plant operations with asset maintenance, technical knowledge, skills and provides both day to day support and leading improvement projects in adherence to APC/ME, Cyber Security and Enterprise Architecture standards

Reporting to the Operations Manager and working in a collaborative community within team, you will be performing the following duties:
  • The process control systems include Alarm Reporting, , Wonderware Historians, OSIPI etc.
  • Provides expertise and direction in the design, procurement, installation, commissioning and operation for all Process Control Systems
  • Ensures service providers (OEM's) deliver System stability, availability, compliance and quality of service as per defined SLA's
  • Provide 2nd level standby support
  • Perform quality checks to ensure standards and solutions are met during project delivery and accepts transition to support from Delivery teams
  • Work closely with Infrastructure, Networks & Cyber Security teams for all activities that impact the Process Control Systems
  • Manage the license portfolio of all Process control applications
  • Maintain a healthy documentation process for all systems in scope

What you'll bring
  • BSC or B Tech Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • 7 or more years' experience in controls and instrumentation
  • Good Knowledge of G2 systems (Gynsym)
  • Good Knowledge of SCADA programming in (Archestra, Intouch, InSQL,Cimplicity)
  • Expert experience in object-oriented programming (C++, DotNet, Microsoft VBA+)
  • Sound Knowledge of Batching Systems for heavy industry Process
  • PLC programming Knowledge
  • Sound knowledge of software designs techniques
  • Experience developing and monitoring delivery of efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
  • Be a thought leader, drive innovation and continuous improvement
  • A passion for technology

What we offer
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience
  • Annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Wellbeing benefits

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

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is a world leader in heavy mineral sands extraction and refining and is South Africa's largest mineral sands producer. RBM produces predominantly ilmenite, rutile and zircon materials used in everything from paint to smartphones to sunscreen.

Every Voice Matters

RBM is an equal opportunity employer and preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups in line with the company's employment equity plan.

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.