Kiln Engineer


Manufacturing and Production

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USD100000.00-130000.00 per yea

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Raleigh Engineering - (USA) 701 Corporate Center Drive Suite 375 NC Raleigh , NC 27607



Job Description

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