Engineer, Project

Location: Calera AL Posted Date: August 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: R-003716 Careermine Job Id: 1795950
Job Description Summary

Direct and manage resources, assets, technical knowledge, and outsourcing related to mechanical, electrical, and automation plant activities and projects, to maximize short- and long-term equipment reliability and productivity. Work as a member of the Montevallo team to develop projects, supervisor contractors and be a contributing team member. Lead and drive to meet company culture and standards on EH&S, continuous improvement, project management and maintenance systems (SAP).
Responsibilities, Skills & Experience RESPONSIBILITIES & EXPECTATIONS:

Manage Capital and OPEX Projects
  • Project Management on projects - existing and new operations, up to and over multiple million dollars.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Assist operating personnel in evaluating new equipment and technology.
  • Prepare documents required for Project approval and authorization.
  • Create reports documenting project status & financials.
  • Assist Plant in start up and commissioning of Projects.

Provide a variety of engineering functions in support of plant operations and optimization efforts.
  • Under general direction, perform engineering duties supporting various disciplines including process, production/manufacturing, electrical, quality and maintenance (reliability).
  • Develop process and material flows; general arrangement and detailed equipment layouts; equipment lists.
  • Assist the operating personnel in evaluating new equipment and technology.

Capital Projects
  • Provide input in the evaluation of potential projects including the evaluation of new equipment, new technology, and process innovations.
  • Prepare scope documents for projects assigned.
  • Develop cost estimate or direct the work of an engineering firm to develop the estimate.

Safety, environmental compliance and production quality/performance
  • Integrate plant initiatives and goals with regional objectives
  • Ensure a safe work environment and regulatory compliance with all federal, state, local regulations in cooperation with LNA policies
  • Diligently pursue and act immediately to improve safety, environmental compliance, and production quality/performance in the operational processes
  • Ensure contractors and vendors are adhering to LNA safety and environmental standards at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a project team
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledgeable in all phases of plant design, process evaluation, equipment application and construction management
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and meeting all required deadlines.
  • Strong sense of urgency in meeting customer needs.
  • Good understanding of safety, environmental, and the desire to following all established procedures are required.
  • Forward looking action-oriented team player that works well with cross functional groups
  • Displays sound judgment when deciding among multiple alternatives
  • Ability to multi-task, with excellent organizational and communication skills, proven problem-solving skills and can think "outside the box"
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision on multiple projects in a continuous mining and/or manufacturing environment.
  • Must possess excellent human relations skills in dealing with employees, vendors and contactors.
  • Proven Microsoft Office products experience, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Auto Cad. (Experience with SAP is a plus)

Physical Demands include, but are not limited to:
  • Work shift work, seven days a week including holidays and be flexible to schedule changes.
  • Tolerate working outside in severe weather conditions as well as exposure to high temperatures, noise, and dust.
  • Access all areas within a site which could include heights of 160 feet, confined spaces, climbing ladders or stairs, and accessing tunnels.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% to other plant locations.

Required Experience: 3-5 years of progressively responsible project engineering experience in manufacturing, construction, mining, lime, cement, or minerals environment. Knowledge of managing a cost center budget is required.

Required Education: BS degree in Engineering or technical related field or equivalent work experience in the field is required.

Lhoist North America offers a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, and vacation. LNA also supports employee work-life balance with telecommuting and compressed workweek options for many positions.

Lhoist North America 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, disability or protected veteran status.

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The Lhoist Group is a family owned shareholding with a continuously growing global reach.

We develop high quality solutions from the finest natural mineral resources. The carbonates, oxides and speciality products bring essential functionalities to our customer processes.

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