Job location : Amal, Sweden
: 09/02/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04785
Function: Local Opex, I-Cube Engineer, Calderys, Åmål
Experience: 3+ years of OpEx management
High Temperature Solutions (HTS)/Calderys is an Imerys Business Area which serves three core markets – Refractory solutions, Foundry & Metal flow, and Absorbents.
We combine unique business expertise to provide customized and innovative solutions from our 35 plants along with end-to-end value-added services to all our customers.
Being an international business, we offer to our more than 2500 employees a world of opportunities in our various locations in 33 countries.
We put to work over 100 years of expertise to foster a positive impact for all our stakeholders. Every day we build a sustainable future through teamwork, customer orientation, and proactive mindset.
We are a company where performance is recognized and learning is promoted; an environment where you can grow and fulfill your potential; a workplace where every day is a new day and it is NEVER BORING!
You’ll be joining a diverse and inclusive workplace:
With an active presence across the world, at Imerys, we strive to recognize, accept and value differences as an asset, fostering an inclusive environment based on mutual respect and dignity. Imerys is working to reinforce diversity and inclusion (D&I) across the Group, with a focused program to create a workplace culture that celebrates and makes the most of everyone’s unique differences.
For more information on what we are made of, please visit www.imerys.com.
Coordinate industrial / I-Cube / Supply Chain / continuous improvement programs to improve site cost competitiveness and efficiency of processes, practices and organizations of site
Leads Continuous Improvement programs deployment across the site by supporting the 2 pillars of I3 : improving Working conditions with MUST HAVES and generating margin improvement
Manage local operation projects either linked to improvement or renewal of current process equipment
Cultivates and promotes a strong continuous improvement culture across the site
Shop floor support to analyse processes and practices to enable safety / efficiency / quality continuous improvement initiative generation, also with the support of Imerys Centers of Excellence and other Business Areas Centers of Excellence
Find ideas to upgrade existing processes and define new ones
When required, participates actively to the development of new products by bringing technical support and expertise
Actively support Plant manager in production capacities designing/engineering: define and specify Process Equipment, issue Process Specifications for Inquiry.
Conduct some I-Cube assessments on site with the support of the Business Area Opex Department
Generates detailed continuous improvement initiatives across the site to generate savings
Leads effective operational processes’ implementation
Provides technical support and expertise to on-site teams for I-Cube deployment and improvement projects
Monitors progress of continuous improvement projects and related savings, including process management improvement, process modification, energy optimization
Maintains and creates appropriate documentation for reports, project execution, and data analysis
Key interfaces: ensures tight coordination with Plant Manager and I Cube teams
Develops a strong expertise in mineral processing and provides mentorship for the on-site process teams, also via technical trainings
Submit regular reports reflecting project financials, expenditures, savings, and any site performance KPI applying also best practices when required.
Provide technical clarifications to suppliers and issue Recommendation for Purchase.
Facilitate/lead lean workshops (Kaizen, Hoshin,...) for quick improvements
Culture changes: support behavior changes (agile way of work,..) to sustain continuous improvement efforts beyond project activities.
Engineer or equivalent work experience
Lean Six Sigma certification (Green or Black) is a plus
Ability to perform and understand process modelling
Demonstrated capabilities of reaching cost reduction and productivity by working on process improvement, development of new processes
Strong Continuous Improvement culture and methods (project management, Kaizen, 6-sigma, value stream mapping, …)
Strong Analytical skills, incl. research
Strong Project Management skills
Technical / process expertise
Ability to positively influence teams in a matrix organization
Able to organize training paths for all levels of the organisation
Cooperation mindset and openness to listen to the input from other departments and stakeholders
Swedish and English required
It´s a plus
Good base knowledge of the main Process in Minerals processing
Ability to make field measurements through specific Instrumentation (airflows, flue gas composition, etc)
Knowledge on Control and Automation
Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:
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