Kiln Engineer

The Kiln Engineer role reports directly to the Assistant Plant Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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
PLEASE APPLY OR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT LARRY STAUFFER AT larry@specializedcareersearch.com

Date Posted
9/21/2020
Location
USA
Job Id
1698
Industry
Cement & Lime
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