Controls System Specialist

Khu vực: Canada

Tiểu bang: British Columbia

Thành phố: Delta

Đơn vị kinh doanh: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Loại thời gian: Full-time

Description & Requirements

who we are
lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

about this team
The Distribution Center (DC) Facilities team plays a business-critical role ensuring DCs remain operational and in complete compliance with local regulations, statutes and ordinances. Facilities is responsible for maintaining and repairing material handling equipment & systems, powered user-operated equipment and the overall upkeep of lululemon's DCs across North America and Australia. This team works closely with equipment and construction vendors along with internal teams including DC Operations, Engineering, Information Technology, Safety and Distribution Excellence.

a day in the life
  • Ensure the efficient operation of MHE equipment across 3 North American distribution centers (Delta campus-2 sites and Sumner, Washington)
  • Lead continuous improvement projects. Be an innovator, anticipating future business needs and strategically helping to plan solutions
  • Review, update, troubleshoot, and propose programming solutions
  • Provide ongoing training to the facilities teams and recommendations on utilization of emerging technologies, (controls, PLC’s, VFD’s and robotics, that may be beneficial in the DCs
  • Strong relationship building skills to support partnerships with external vendors, DC facilities, Engineering, Technology and DC Operations
  • Travel to visit assigned NA DCs and teams, on average 4x / year
  • Resolve controls-related issues at assigned DC’s
  • Work with 3rd party to ensure that our systems are running at optimal levels
  • Methodically transfer duties/monitor system performance from 3rd party - for better accountability
  • Perform system scans and system reviews (PM's) on the controls systems (including scanner statistics)
  • Support teams on firmware updates on VFD's and overall programming
  • Lead and develop technical team on Ladder Logic adjustments and troubleshooting
  • 5+ years’ experience in PLCs and controls systems
  • Bachelors’ Degree or Controls-related technical certificate preferred
  • Expertise in controls systems from vendors (such as SDI, Intelligrated and/or Dematic)
  • Expertise with PLCs, preferably Allen-Bradley
  • Knowledge of scanners/cameras – Sick/Cognex
  • Solid mechanical background, including controls knowledge
  • Experience in writing programs for teams, including new hire training and onboarding
must haves
  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.