US Minerals
  • 06-Oct-2017 to 05-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Design & Engineering
  • Tinley Park, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

US Minerals is looking for a Process Engineer - Mechanical to join our growing organization! This position is responsible for the overall effectiveness of processes used in US Minerals plants. The Process Engineer will help design, document and deploy the specific processes employed at every facility that optimizes throughput and cost while creating a safe, healthy and environmentally responsible work environment for all Associates.  


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of processes that optimize each site's ability to produce materials that consistently meet customer specifications and volume requirements at market competitive costs
  • Document every process to ensure all company associates fully comprehend how to successfully complete each step and to provide the basis for effective training of new associates
  • Based on the process design, set performance standards that assist operations management in achieving full performance at each step in every plant
  • Develop and submit for consideration capital investment ideas that support the cost objectives of US Minerals' business plan
  • Assist the VP Operations in developing KPI's based on process capabilities and provide coaching to Operating Managers on how to optimize performance
  • Assist the VP Operations in developing and implementing the annual Capital spending plan
  • Support the Plant Managers in the training, development and appraisal of personnel and plant expansion
  • Make recommendations for special equipment and capital projects
  • Provide root cause analysis support of quality and performance issues when needed
  • Actively participate in corporate and facility safety, environmental, security, cost savings and quality improvement programs


Position Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing facility, preferably in mining or minerals processing
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of crushing, screening and drying processes, as well as safety and environmental issues
  • Project management and plant expansion skills
  • Demonstrated team and leadership skills and a passion to deliver high quality standards
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively multitask and work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Fluency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving skills and strong presentation skills
  • Travel to all US Minerals plants


Environmental, Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy factory processes that comply with all OSHA and EPA regulations
  • Be familiar with US Minerals Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) policies, programs, and procedures and assist the organization in monitoring and achieving full compliance
  • Report all ES&H incidents (injuries, near misses, spills, or fugitive releases)
  • Follow all US Minerals facility and corporate ES&H procedures and practices
  • Attend and actively participate in facility ES&H meetings and forums that will drive employee involvement
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for ES&H program improvement
  • Participate in job safety analysis activities


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