Production Engineer

Job location:
Milos, Greece
Created moment:
January 19, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07826

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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


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.


  • Create plans, coordinates the team and collaborates with responsible employees and teams in order to achieve production goals on time, within targeted quality and cost.

  • Be responsible for Environment, Health & Safety performance and compliance in his/her own perimeter.

  • Ensure that work activities are always in fully compliant with regulatory and corporate policies.

  • Manage all aspects of processing in his/her own area of responsibility to ensure operations at high efficiency and reliability status with zero accidents.

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

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

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

  • Lead, motivate and develop his/her team. Identify training needs and provide effective recommendations.

  • Implement Continued Improvement initiatives in collaboration with the I-cube Manager.


  • MSc Degree in Mining, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

  • 2-4 years of previous work experience as Engineer in Operations, preferably in the mineral industry

  • Excellent knowledge of English language both written and oral

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

  • Experience with SAP HANA would be 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.