Instrumentation Supervisor - Neepawa

Neepawa, MB
Job Type:
Full Time
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Instrumentation Supervisor


We are continuing to Grow HyLife Foods a division of the HyLife organization, engaged in the dressing and processing of hogs for both domestic and world markets. To reach and sustain its position as a premier supplier of quality food products it strives to employ talented and motivated people who are capable of reaching the cutting edge of their discipline. This position is based at the operations in the vibrant community of Neepawa, Manitoba which has a reputation for its beauty and high quality of life.  


  • Successful candidate will supervise the maintenance of plant instrumentation and assist with the troubleshooting of hog processing equipment, packaging equipment, metal detector systems and refrigeration controls along with other systems controlled by PLCs, PCs or CPUs.
  • Will be responsible for scale equipment and accuracy of plant scales and data collections points.
  • Will provide expertise on special projects involving plant wide production control systems, including PLC programming to production to ensure system integrity and function.  Implement documentation and software upgrades as needed. Manage document control and changes.
  • Calibrate, test, tune, troubleshoot as well as coach technicians on the instrumentation and control equipment.
  • Knowledge and skill in implementing SCADA networks and the successful integration of differing software with it
  • Some shift work may be required


The successful candidate will:


  • Be experienced in instrumentation and PLCs  Diploma from recognized post secondary institution in instrumentation engineering technology accompanied by certification in related field
  • Proven project leadership abilities
  • Proven skills in PLC Networking coupled with proficiency in Windows, RSView and other programming
  • Exposure to Allen-Bradley Panel Mate, Plus-video panel  programming and graphic generation
  • RSView PLC programming experience preferred.
  • Must be very familiar with scale systems, including inline process scales and the maintenance of same.
  • Experience using CMMS is an asset.
  • Experience with process control systems within a food-processing environment is beneficial.
  • Candidate must be a self starter, able to work in a team atmosphere as a strong leader.
  • Strong problem solving competencies with troubleshooting experience is needed. 
  • Good supervision skills in a union environment


We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive compensation based on experience and knowledge.  HyLife has been recognized as a Platinum Member of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies.

If you have the qualifications and the passion to meet this challenge then we would like to explore your potential. Please apply online at:


We thank all applicants, however, only those

under consideration will be contacted