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CareerMine Job Id:
777201 Job Summary
Employer Job Id:
June 27, 2012
August 26, 2012
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a Process Engineer for our Waco, TX location.
- Lehigh Hanson is one of the world's largest suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry. We produce aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed and precast concrete, asphalt, cement and cement-related materials and a range of building products including concrete pipes, concrete pavers, tiles and clay bricks.
- We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group , which employs 53,000 people across five continents and has leading positions in concrete and heavy building products and is the global leader in aggregates.
- Oversee the day-to-day operation of the Kiln Pyro Process, raw materials, fuel preparation, Raw Mill system and the Finish Mill systems.
- Review and analyze operations data to evaluate and recommend changes for efficient and continuous operation.
- Ensures management is aware of trends and operational issues in a timely manner and is responsible for communicating proposed solutions.
- Leads daily interaction with the Plant Manager and Shift Supervisors to discuss and evaluate kiln performance, finish mill performance, raw mill performance and the resulting impact on overall production.
- Facilitates operational approach to ensure production goals are met on a daily basis.
- Performs routine process measurements and calculations leading to process optimization.
- Provide technical expertise to diagnose delays in operations leading the efforts to remedy problems by taking appropriate actions to restore correct operating procedures.
- Advise management and operations staff on necessary adjustments and changes to protocols to minimize future incidents.
- Responsible for driving the implementation of corrective action
- Collaborates with the plant Quality Control Department to meet product specifications and productions goals.
- Participates in Department on call schedule
- Understands and administers Collective Bargaining Agreement.
- Ensure cost reduction efforts are consistent with the strategic plan.
- Responsible for cost control as well as achieving the maintenance and production cost targets in the kiln and finish grinding department.
- Ensure compliance with plant policies & procedures, safety, environmental, state and federal process regulations.
Skills & Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline is required
- Minimum 3-5 years professional experience in cement manufacturing or related industry or completion of the EIT program
- Solid understanding of chemistry of raw mix, clinker and cement
- Working knowledge and technical competency in the cement manufacturing process, with emphasis in the Kiln, Preheater, RM, CM, and Finish Grinding systems
- Knowledge in refractory and refractory repairs/installations
- Detailed knowledge about process loop tuning and optimization
- Proven strong leadership skills.
- Prior Project Management experience is a plus
- Knowledge of State/county regulations
- Good investment market pricing knowledge and cost awareness
- Proficient with Window based PC software programs, SAP experience is a plus
- Ability to make timely, critical decisions, often under conditions of uncertainty and stress.
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills
- Knowledge of MSHA regulations and guidelines
- Effective time management skills
- Self-motivated individual with the ability to operate in both a team oriented environment and autonomously
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6 - 10 years experience in Australia
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