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Mississippi Lime Company Process Engineer II in Sainte Genevieve, Missouri


Provides a greater depth of knowledge of existing technology, and benchmarking of different processes. Level II process engineers create a bridge of knowledge throughout all similar process technologies in the Lime business units across the organization driving improvement across multiple plants. A Process Engineer II will have primary responsibility for a particular technology discipline and be expected to advance and improve the company's application of that technology and leverage it for business improvement.


  • Required BS in Engineering or related field with preference for advanced degree in Engineering

  • 3-10 years of process and operations management experience working in multiple plants and with multiple processes.

  • Competencies: Functional & Technical Skills, Problem Solving, Process Management, Drive for Results, Customer Focus, Managing and Measuring Work, Directing Others

    Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate Experience and ability in multiple process areas (Pyro-Process, Comminution, Classification, Hydration, and Precipitation)

  • Be able to plan, execute, and implement mass/energy balances on multiple processes

  • Be able to function on their own to maintain KPI's in the area of assignment

  • Conversion Rates -- FR, kw/ton, and Yields

  • Throughputs

  • Quality Targets/Customer Specifications

  • Work with Process Controls engineers to create, tune, and utilize deeper PLC tools to reduce variation in process

  • Leverage statistical tools to reduce variation in assigned areas

    • Leader of Quality Pillar team at the assigned Plant
  • Work with Quality Department to audit, improve, and maintain the process's measurement system

  • Perform Gage RnR testing on measurement systems in the plant

  • Lead, train, and qualify hourly employees on performing Quantitative Analysis of products

  • Act as the Quality interface between MLC Quality Dept and local Operations management

  • Mentorship and Leadership

  • Lead and Develop Process Coo p in the area of assignment

  • Evaluate if Process Coop should be pursued as a future Process Eng I candidate

  • Mentorship of Process Engineer I's

  • Flexibility and Influence

  • Possess the ability to move to other Process units to perform work

  • Installation of equipment in non-assigned plant

  • Influence area more than one area and drive process improvements there

  • Equip Operations in multiple sites to drive performance improvement

  • Technology and Project Management

  • Equipment Outages and Long-Range plans

  • Perform inspections on equipment while offline

  • Form refractory maintenance plan on pyro process, maintain records and process data analyzing heat balance strategy as it relates to refractoryWork with maintenance to maintain equipment to reduce process variation

  • Technology and Capital Projects

  • Manage small capital projects while maintaining all other duties.

  • Range $25,000 - $250,000

  • Do not sacrifice the process at the expense of project execution

  • Technology

  • Investigate and implement new technologies as they apply to our processes

  • Explore, experiment, and commission new equipment and technologies to improve and balance Quality, Throughput, and Cost

  • Training and Developing others

  • Actively engage in training operations, maintenance, quality, and process staff in technology.

  • Employees are expected to perform other responsibilities as needed.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Direct reports: Co-op as available

    Subordinate supervisors: No

    Americans with Disabilities Specifications

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Functions of this job. Reasonable Accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Functions. Contact Human Resources for accommodation requests.

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