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We have an opportunity for a Process Engineer to focus on optimising our production processes. As a key member of our team, you will play a pivotal role in leading continuous improvement, monitoring standards with a lense always on health and safety. If you have experience working in a Cement plant or comparable experience with knowledge of statistical process control methods and experimental design, this could be a great career opportunity at our Cookstown plant.
You will assign tasks only according required/necessary competencies of the workers (employees/contractors), provide technical guidance, organise/deliver training as well as conduct risk assessments and intervene where unsafe situations or behaviours are witnessed, following up with the appropriate actions.
Other elements to the role include:
Tracking key process parameters used to optimise performance as well as process data and to regularly monitor the parameters relating to plant operation
Ensuring that technical surveys performed on the process are relevant and adequate (heat balance, process audits, airflow, temperature and pressure measurements, etc)
Making recommendations concerning the modifications to be made on various control parameters or on the process
Ensuring the site complies with all Regulatory Requirements
Identifying power reduction projects and continually improve & optimise the plant to reduce power, ultimately striving for the plant to achieve the lowest possible power consumption
Optimising fuel consumption and prioritise the increased use of Alternative Fuel (AF`s) & Alternative Raw Materials (ARM’s) to deliver cost reductions
Supporting Production, Maintenance and Reliability colleagues providing “expert” advice in process related issues.
Defining instructions and procedures concerning process key parameters and to inform and train operational staff and advise on plant operating techniques (in conjunction with the Production Department).
Participating in process studies and audits and linking with technical centres for process issues, providing process enginnering input to capital projects
Developing and utilising IT tools to facilitate process management.
Maintaining and improving Health Safety and Environmental standards appropriate to this role
What will you bring?
- Experience working in a Cement Plant or comparable industry
- Strong IT skills. In particular, proficient in the use of PI and Microsoft Office packages.
- PID control tuning, High Level Control optimisation.
- Ability to measure key process parameters on a production site.
- Knowledge of the physico-chemical products
- Some familiarity with Cement plant parameters in respect of process and quality
- Knowledge of statistical process control methods and experimental design
- Ability to prepare clear and concise written and oral reports
- Problem solving and analytical skills
- Ability to identify and prioritize requirements
What’s on offer?
Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring
Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad
An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business
We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
Why join Aggregate Industries?
To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas.
About Lafarge Cement
Lafarge Cement is a major manufacturer and supplier of cement, GGBS, Fly Ash and specialist cementitious materials to the UK construction industry.
We are part of the LafargeHolcim group, which employs 90,000 people across 80 countries with 386.5Mt of installed capacity worldwide and leads the industry for innovation. Lafarge Cement joined Aggregate Industries UK Ltd on 20th July 2015. Aggregate Industries quarries, manufactures and supplies a wide range of heavy building materials to the construction industry and with the cement business now offers a complete solution.
Our long established cement plants in Cauldon, Staffordshire and Cookstown, County Tyrone, employ around 250 people and manufacture over 1.4Mt of cement each year. Our strategically located import terminals facilitate UK wide distribution and further increase our capacity by over 1Mt. These facilities combined allow us to provide the highest quality materials available to each specific market sector all certified to the latest European and British standards. Both our manufacturing and import operations operate to the strictest standards and hold certification to ISO 9001 for quality, ISO 14001 for environmental management and OHSAS 18001 for safety.