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Lehigh Hanson Sr Process Engineer in Speed, Indiana

AutoReqId: 11541BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Engineering

Primary Location: Speed-IN

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Sr. Process Engineer role is based in Speed, IN.

What you’ll get to do

  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the kiln, raw material & fuel preparation, and the raw mill system

  • Review and analyze operational data to evaluate and recommend changes for efficient and continuous operation

  • Leads daily consultation with the Supervisors and staff to discuss and evaluate kiln performance and the resulting impact on overall production

  • Provide technical expertise to diagnose delays in operations, leading the efforts to remedy problems by taking appropriate actions to restore correct operating procedures

  • Collaborate with the plant Quality Control Department to meet product specifications and with plant Maintenance to communicate kiln maintenance requirements

  • Direct all material handling and refractory replacement projects

  • Analyze and interpret Pyro process data

  • Ensures maximum utilization and performance of process equipment

  • Maintains up to date industry knowledge of kiln/RM operations

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • At least 5 years of experience in cement manufacturing or closely related industry

  • Knowledge of chemistry of raw mix, clinker, and cement

  • Knowledge or understanding of SAP and Siemens CEMAT

  • Proven capability to make timely, critical decisions, often under conditions of uncertainty and stress

  • Detailed knowledge about process equipment interlocking

  • Working knowledge and technical competency in the cement manufacturing process

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of MSHA regulations and guidelines

  • Proficient in use of mechanical systems, control systems, and diagnostic skills

  • Motivation, ability, and willingness to participate in the plant on-call schedule, to troubleshoot and help address issues that arise during off-shifts and weekends

Work Environment

Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Lehigh Hanson is a drug-free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled