Production Engineer

Job location:
Domodossola, Italy
Created moment:
September 7, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06337

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

Production Engineer

Job Summary

Role overview: The purpose of the Production Engineer is to support production and laboratory management in order to improve the organization and standardization of the manufacturing activities of the site, building a solid knowledge of the facility industrial fundamentals.

Reports To: The Production Engineer will report to the Site Operations Manager

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support production managers and supervisors to supervise the manufacturing processes, ensuring production is done in a safe and efficient manner

  • Understand the internal specifications for raw materials, additives, consumables and production aiming to proactively identifying non-conformities and improvement opportunities 

  • Improve production processes through standardisation of activities, deployment of instructions and procedures and dedicated trainings 

  • Diagnose problems in the production lines and liaise with maintenance and technical office to identify Root Cause Analysis and improvement actions

  • Improve Management of Change activities on site (process modifications, change of specifications, new equipment installations)

  • Cultivate and promote safety and continuous improvement culture in the plant

  • Actively contribute to Imerys Industrial Improvement program

  • Report production KPIs and PIs identifying the reasons for deviations and low performances

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Engineering (Industrial faculties preferred)

  • Newly graduated or 1-3 years experience

  • Good knowledge of IT tools (MS Office and Google Suite )

  • Ability to understand process flows and layouts

  • Italian as mother tongue and English proficiency

Skills & Person Specification

  • Able to act “proactively” to solve a problem, overcome a difficulty or take advantage of an opportunity that will arise in the future and that is not necessarily immediately obvious to those involved. It implies a desire to do more than is required.

  • Seek information, aiming to know more, to go beyond what is obvious in order to understand and to reduce environmental uncertainty.

  • Team Working mindset,, good communication and relationship  skills 

  • Creativity and innovation, imaging and elaborating new scenarios and solutions.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

Position Type

Full time



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