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About the job
Purpose of the position
Perform the function of PI/MIS Specialist across MSA mills, performing systems automation and digitalization
A minimum of 4 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment (preferably in the pulp and paper industry).
DCS, Pulp and Paper knowledge will be an added advantage.
Networking and IT infrastructure knowledge will be an added advantage.
Qualifications & Expertise
Matric (Maths and Physical Science)
A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology
PI Server/PI AF
Be able to plan, support, and maintain PI servers, including security, archive sizing and tuning
Be able to plan, support, and maintain other OSISoft components, such as Module Database/AF, PI SDK (Software Development Kit), PI AF (Asset Framework) SDK (Software Development Kit), PI OLEDB (Object Linking and Embedding), PI ICU
Interfaces: PI OPC (Object Linking and Embedding) for Process Control), PI RDBMS (Relational Database), PI to PI interface, PI SNMP interface
Tag configuration and setup
Develop/edit reports using Excel and SSRS (Sequel Server Reporting Services)
Develop/edit Process Book Visualizations
Create PI Notifications
Create AF (Asset Framework) hierarchy using S88/S95 standards (design philosophy for process control)
Design databases/elements/notifications/analysis templates
Create asset based analytics and rollup calculations
Design and implement data visualization through Process Book, Data Link and SSRS
Ensure operation of system (Uptime) and data backups
Perform routine daily, weekly, and monthly system manager tasks
Perform system recoveries, upgrades, and vendor patches/security patches as needed
Perform standby duties and after hours call outs
Providing training for end-users and system administrators
Monitoring of related integration jobs utilizing Windows Event Log, NetIQ, Windows NT Scheduler and various commercial-off-the-shelf scheduling tools and utilities.
Administrator for various applications that could receive data from PI and including business data administration, configuration/setup, report writing, and security administration.
Provide high level support and solutions to end users
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
PI System Administration for IT Professional
Building PI System Assets & Analytics with Asset Framework
Visualising PI System Data
C#, SQL Server
Advanced Excel Knowledge
Strong knowledge of programing (C#,VBA, VB6).
Strong knowledge of SQL Server programming and Database Design
Understanding of PI UDS (Upload/Download Software).
Ability to communicate effectively – both written and verbal.
Display a high level of integrity and accuracy.
Acting with Integrity
Passion for Performance
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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