Lafarge Cement is part of Aggregate Industries with over 4,000 employees and operations across the UK and Northern Europe. We are committed to helping create a better built environment.
Lafarge Cement, currently have exciting opportunities for suitably qualified, experienced and motivated candidates to join the world leader in cement, aggregates, and concrete solutions.
The Process Engineer is required to optimise the production process, lead continuous performance improvement and address production and process bottlenecks for a better output, greater stability and improvement in environmental aspects and energy consumption.
Tasks and Responsibilites
To physically participate & lead process inspections, studies and audits on the plant daily
To support Production, Maintenance and Quality personnel, being the plant “expert” in process related issues.
To track key process parameters.
To ensure that technical surveys performed on the process are relevant and adequate (heat balance, process audits, airflow, temperature and pressure measurements, etc)
To make recommendations concerning modifications to the process
To identify power reduction projects and continually improve & optimise the plant performance
To optimise fuel consumption and prioritise the increased use of Alternative Fuel (AF`s) & Alternative Raw Materials (ARM’s) to deliver CO2 savings
To develop and use IT tools to facilitate process management.
Cement Plant experience or experience in a comparable heavy industry.
Experienced in performing root cause analysis studies and process risk assessment
Degree or equivalent in process, chemical, or engineering related subject
Strong knowledge of the physico-chemical products
Strong IT skills. In particular, proficient in the use of PI and Microsoft Office packages.
Able to drive, influence and engage in a cross-functional environment to ensure continuous improvement
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Preparation of clear and concise written and oral reports
Knowledge & Skills
Familiar with cement plant parameters in respect of process and quality.
Recognised Health & Safety or training qualitation – IOSH
Experience in PID control tuning, High Level Control optimisation, relevant parameters, best available technik and standards applicable to cement manufacturing
Good knowledge of statistical process control methods and experimental design
Local / International