Plant Control Room Operator - Shift Lead ID: 67424

Deadline Date: 2021/11/01

Location:  Atikokan

BioPower Sustainable Energy Corporation is a Canadian manufacturer of commercial and residential grade wood pellets. We are powering new opportunities regionally and globally with clean, innovative and renewable energy solutions.

Posting Date:
 106B Goodwin St
Start Date:
 depends on experience
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Varied
 Natural Resources, Agriculture, Manufacturing

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and make adjustments to the in-feed mixes and direct the Material Handler according to type of fiber and moistures of the fiber.
  • Communicate with all employees and manage Biopower’s HMI systems to ensure maximum production.
  • Constantly reviews the operation of the plant to monitor production and quality, anticipating and solving problems in a timely manner, and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Report any abnormal or irregular conditions that develop during the progress of the work and take corrective measures within the scope of operating instructions.
  • Review notes with cross shift Operator at beginning and end of each shift communicating fiber mixes, overviews of equipment efficiencies, expected delays or upset conditions
  • Manage and communicate fiber needs, coordinating with the Loader Operator to ensure Pelleters have enough fiber to continue production
  • Communicate housekeeping needs to Utility that support all activities keeping the pellet mill clean and mitigating unacceptable levels of dust accumulation
  • Conduct testing and complete necessary reports on moisture content
  • Review product quality and makes system adjustments as need.  Maintain data logs
  • Communicate directly with QA laboratory to ensure highest quality product that meets or exceeds the customer expectations. Understands and interprets QA results and takes appropriate action when required
  • Ensure the highest level of safety standard, ensuring compliance with all applicable government regulations and corporate policies
  • Participates in continuous improvement and quality control initiatives
  • Reports safety incidents and or infractions

Minimum Requirements (Experience, Education, Qualifications, Skills, Abilities)

  • HMI experience an asset
  • Bark burner and Dryer system experience an asset
  • Able to operate equipment safely and efficiently
  • Adaptable to changes in work schedules or work tasks
  • Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem solving skills
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in heavy industry operations an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written skills
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Valid Drivers license

Foundational Characteristics

  • Works with a strong sense of urgency
  • Works well under pressure
  • Listens and is open to feedback
  • Demonstrates agility within a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrates a hands-on attitude and an attention to detail
  • Pays attention to the small details
  • Demonstrates a willingness to pitch in wherever needed
  • Authentic, respectful – diplomatic – thoughtful
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Please send resume to Katy Baxter @ 

Employer Contact Information

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 Bio Power
 106B Goodwin St.
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