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Date: Dec 4, 2022

Location: APPLE VALLEY, CA, US, 92307

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

Maximize plant production and optimization of KPI’s, while guaranteeing all product is manufactured within environmental and quality specifications. Job entails following up, implementing, and improving standards while promoting a safe and engaging workplace. Process Engineer in the plant will be responsible for the Process Engineering side of the business/operations, that includes more analysis, study, process troubleshooting and process optimization.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work following the Mission, Vision and Values of CEMEX, lead by example.
  • To initiate, develop and implement plant improvement projects.
    • Eliminate equipment restrictions
    • Implement projects/upgrades to improve KPI performance
    • Commission Equipment
  • To provide expertise and technical knowledge to plant personnel.
    • Identify Training requirements and execute Training programs to reach standard level.  
    • Identify gaps on performance versus standards on equipment and personnel, creating actions.
    • Creates instructions, procedures, and standards, and assure compliance of both 
    • Root Cause Analysis and Troubleshooting
  • Ensure performance and efficiency of equipment at or above rated operational capacities, minimize operational cost. 
    • Perform mass and heat balances
    • Perform hydraulic calculations in industrial fans/ ductwork and gas handling. 
    • Perform equipment diagnostics
    • Validate plant instrumentation by a routine testing program.
    • PID optimization
    • Specific Heat Consumption & Specific Power Consumption Optimization
  • Alternative Fuel & Fuel performance up to strategy
    • Follow up and improve performance of grinding media and refractory performance
    • Environmental reagent optimization while always complying with environmental limits
  • Take decisions and accountability to reach objectives.
    • Daily performance follow-up
  • Data log
    • Previous Conclusions
    • Action Follow up
    • Process Flow Charts & Equipment information upkeep
    • PI/Seeq Champions/Power Users
  • Action follow-up of all previously described activities.

 

Safety Responsibilities

  • Adhere and ensure all CEMEX, MSHA, O.S.H.A., and other safety rules and regulations at all times. Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds (including but not limited to clothing, hardhat, safety glasses, ear protection, safety shoes, gloves, etc.)
  • Assure all plant personnel (direct and indirect report) work in a safe environment, guarantee all required tools are available to perform a safe task and ensure risk assessments are conducted and follow up on safety hazard identifications and procedures. 
  • Ensure people have skills and training needed to perform in a safe and productive manner, be able to train personnel to assure compliance.
  • Assures area assigned is up to safety standards, all deviations are identified and corrected. 
  • Participate on safety committees, risk assessment, training, standard work, assist in developing safety programs, monitor plant operations to assist in ensuring safe job performance
  • Participate in near miss and accident investigations
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or related major
  • 5 years progressive experience within the heavy industrial manufacturing industry
  • Previous cement process experience is a plus
  • Previous continuous process, bulk-material handling operation experience may also be considered beneficial
  • Must possess at least a basic understanding of raw geologic materials (i.e. limestone, clay, sand,iron ore etc.), a basic understanding of their chemical composition, and a familiarity with the crushing, grinding, blending, kiln processing, cooling, and conveyance (i.e. belts, stackers, pneumatics) of those materials 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemistry or Chemical preferred) or related major
  • 2-5 years progressive experience in cement.
  • Availability at all times to work and resolve issues of assigned area
     

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Cement experience and knowledge in quality, operation and maintenance.
  • Problem solver skills
  • Creative
  • Ability and Leadership to manage and develop people, communication, team work and collaboration with different areas. 
  • Result oriented, identifies issues and drives the decision process, through an analytic mind, coordinate and work on different activities simultaneously
  • Ability to plan and coordinate activities within supervised personnel and other departments
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time
     

Working Conditions

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors. 
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location  
  • Tobacco free environment
     

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, turning, climbing to a significant degree, and/or pulling of controls 
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen
  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment   
  • Must be capable of working at heights and confined spaces
  • Must pass physical screening, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen
     

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

 

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

 

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

 

Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

 

CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (https://www.cemexusa.com/careers/life-at-cemex/benefits-well-being).

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles