Senior Production Engineer

Job location:
Milos, Greece
Created moment:
March 3, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05491

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Senior Production Engineer

Job Summary

Location : Milos, Cyclades

Reporting to : Production Manager

Managing a team of 28 employees 


Responsible for daily operations pertaining to bentonite production, plans, coordinates and collaborates to deliver with zero accidents, on time and within targeted quality and cost objectives.


  • Responsible for Environment, Health & Safety performance and compliance in own perimeter, ensures that work activities are always fully compliant with regulatory and corporate policies.

  • Manages all aspects of processing in its own area of responsibility to ensure operation at high efficiency and reliability status

  • Organizes all available resources to implement the production plan and meet production needs, focusing on quality, productivity, energy consumption and cost reduction.

  • Monitors KPIs for plant performance and reports on a regular basis. 

  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with other functions (Mining, Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, etc.), to ensure the necessary (in quantity and quality) raw material to fulfill production plan and proper maintenance of plants equipment to minimize downtime and maximize efficiency the execution of industrial projects and the improvement of processes.

  • Leads, motivates and develops a team.

  • Implements Continued Improvement initiatives in coordination with the I-cube Manager.


  •  MSc Degree in Mining, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

  • 5 years’ experience in Operations (production etc) in the industrial environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office, G Suite, etc.) 

  • Experience with SAP HANA is a plus  


  • Analytical competencies and data management

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Customer oriented and multi-tasking

  • Ability to manage teams

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.