As a member of the Production Department reporting to the Department Manager, the Raw Material Engineer is responsible for improving the efficiency of the manufacturing process and managing small capital projects.
Actively leads for efficiency of the plants:
Perform routine maintenance on the ball mill;
Ensure specifications for ideal within parameters for production of material;
Oversee the rebuild and installation of cyclones;
Manage and record different changes of process of raw materials of the plant;
Ensure specifications are met with the city to discharge to the city;
Pulp plant: Oversee flush cycles to make sure no plugs;
Successfully identify leaks in valves
Actively leads the raw material operators and train for processes
Routinely verifies conformance of material being produced to meet or exceed the quality standard by:
Monitoring lab results; and
Participating in quality audits and meetings.
Understand the relationship between the ball mill and out of spec materials to make appropriate actions;
Adjusting fundamental processing information
Actively leads and supports the plant safety program by:
Identifying and reducing hazards related to plant equipment;
Monitoring and addressing safety conditions and behaviors; and
Participating in safety audits.
Develops and manages capital projects by:
Identifying improvement opportunities;
Organizing teams to help in research efforts;
Writing Capital Expenditure Requests (CER); and
Coordinating and implementing projects.
The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to effectively take action to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment and successful stress tolerance.
Demonstrated ability to act independently upon information and make decisions that achieve optimal results.
Strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals.
Demonstrated intermediate skills with the standard features of various personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, and other proprietary software).
Demonstrated ability to think ahead and plan over a 30-day time span and prepare action plans to achieve results.
Ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of quality, productivity and cost.
Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload while paying attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to function as a strong team player.
James Hardie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.
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