Regional Engineering Manager

Job location:
Lompoc, California, USA
Created moment:
March 23, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05611

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.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Regional Engineering Manager

Job Summary

JOB  SUMMARY:

Based at our flagship manufacturing plant in Lompoc, CA, we are hiring a Regional Engineering Manager to provide expertise supporting the mining and mineral processing sites in the US West Region. 

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

EHS:

 

  • Responsible for ensuring that all department employees comply with EH&S rules and regulations.

  • Promote Visible Felt Leadership on safety matters.

Project Management:

  • Develop project ideas into well-defined project scopes, implement to complete on time and within budget delivering scope

  • Owner of Capital Planning and execution for the West Hub annual bgt +- $20M.   

  • Lead process enhancement initiatives in productivity which feeds capital projects, operational improvements, new product development, and quality targets.

  • Coordinate Engineering efforts with plant personnel to drive and establish best practice manufacturing improvement efforts.

  • Prepare, implement and monitor development plans for direct reports to prepare them for future growth opportunities.

Engineering Management:

  • Manages the US West Hub’s Capital Expenditure proposals and execution.

  • Coordinates and oversees the addition of all new Process Logic Controllers, Distributed Controls Systems, and Human Machine Interface systems. 

  • Lead process of benchmarking successful Maintenance organizations and processes. 

  • Develop and monitor departmental performance key indicators (KPI’s).

  • Liaison with purchasing to identify and negotiate purchase of needed components, equipment and contract services. 

  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • BS in Engineering, Science  or related technical field.

  • 5+  years experience in a continuous processing manufacturing environment

  • 5+ years of experience in leading a team

  • 5+ years experience in a lean manufacturing environment, preferred

  • Successful US-based candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

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.