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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We are Mondi: IN TOUCH EVERY DAY Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, employing around 25,000 people across more than 30 countries. Our key operations are located in central Europe, Russia, North America and South Africa. In 2016, Mondi had revenues of €6.7 billion and a return on capital employed of 20.3%. We are fully inte...
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    PI Systems Analyst

    About the job

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    Purpose of the position

    Perform the function of PI/MIS Specialist across MSA mills, performing systems automation and digitalization

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    Specific Experience

    • 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

    Functional Outputs

    • 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.

    • Team Player.

    • Display a high level of integrity and accuracy.


    • Acting with Integrity

    • Passion for Performance

    • Caring

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mondi Group on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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