Production and Project Engineer
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 PositionProduction and Project Engineer
The Production and Project Engineer will assist the Site manager in leading the operation of the Perlite comminution and classification plant, including production planning and maintenance.
He/she will strive to sustain the products quality, and to improve safely the efficiency and conditions of the plant with a particular focus on energy, towards minimum operating costs.
He/she will ensure all activities in charge are in compliance with regulations and Imerys policies, in particular as they regard environment, health and safety, labour.
He/she will provide to subordinates relevant operating procedures, instructions, and training for their missions, manage their performance and support their development.
He/she will lead projects, likewise SAP implementation, in collaboration with Hub and BA support functions
Part of Performance Minerals EMEA Business Area, Italy Hub.
PM EMEA industrial footprint: 80 sites in 24 countries - 3700 employees - €1.2b revenue.
Imerys Perlite Sardinia is a drying/milling and classification plant producing 70kT /yr of dry sized perlite , bulk and in Big Bags
The role is reporting to the Site manager of Imerys Perlite Sardinia
The role subordinates are 2 supervisors (production and maintenance), 4 workers and 4 subcontractors
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure the implementation on site by employees and contractors of all Environment, Health and Safety applicable regulations and Imerys protocols and policies
Develop / update risks assessments and safe methods of work
Maintain and improve safe work conditions (eliminate or control hazards)
Address all observed/reported unsafe conditions and behaviours
Investigate root causes (RCA) and remediate all near misses/incidents/accidents
Lead by example in developing the safety culture in the organisation
Take corrective actions from EHS audits
Communicate to subordinates clear objectives, priorities, work procedures and instructions
Leads daily shop floor production meetings
Manage employees performance, including through disciplinary process if required
Improve employees skills and competencies
Encourage employees commitment and motivation
Apply to self and employees the Imerys Code of ethics, and Diversity and Inclusion policy
Production & Continuous Improvement
Establish weekly production plan, to satisfy orders on time and manage stocks
Supervise production and providing appropriate instruction to the team
Establish and track key performance indicators (KPI) in the perimeter in charge
Ensure process efficiency such as crushing, drying, classification, energy savings, yield, quality
Fully understand and continuously improve the production processes by applying Lean Manufacturing methods and Industrial Continuous Improvement systems.
Lead and roll out continuous improvement processes / methodologies to develop lines performance
Find & investigate ideas to improve the efficiency of various processing units, or to support new products development, or to adapt the products mix demand
Provide data to analyse investment opportunities to expand capacity or improve yield and efficiency
Assist on the on-going projects such as SAP implementation, solar generation project, port relocation, silos capacity increase
Keep updated the CAPEX tracker for the site.
Feed SAP with needed Production Maintenance Quality information
Maintain accurate data/records/documentation as required
Responsible of all required reporting on his/her perimeter
Collaborate with Italy Hub & BA teams: EHS, Continuous Improvement I3, Purchasing, Centre of Excellence engineers, project managers, Supply Chain Teams, Sales & Marketing teams, financial controllers, ...)
Liaise with contractors/suppliers and other stakeholders of the plant
Enthusiastic, hands-on engineer with a genuine interest in machines and team working,
Engineering Degree preferably industrial, mechanical or process,
Desirable 2/3 years of experience in manufacturing/industrial/mining
Mandatory fluent Italian & English
Ability to team working, and to evolve in a matrix organisation
Dedicated, open minded, flexible, multitasking
Analytical and problem-solving skills
IT Literacy (spreadsheet, data crunching, presentation)
Position TypeFull time
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