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Senior Process Engineer

Job Summary

The Senior Process Engineer supports efforts throughout the company to optimize the operation, performance, and efficiency of all manufacturing processes.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


  • Evaluate process conditions, provide analysis and coordinate the implementation of process improvements in the cement plants and other processes
  • Take field measurements, compile process information, perform literature research and provide data analysis and reporting
  • Assist with improving process control, product quality and efficiencies in the manufacturing process
  • Assist the Energy Management Team with identifying and implementing energy efficiency projects
  • Review new capital project equipment and process design
  • Design new plant process equipment to optimize plant performance and achieve project objectives
  • Evaluate plant emissions and develop solutions to comply with regulations
  • Identify problem areas and work with plant personnel, engineering and environmental staff to design and implement solutions
  • Work with automation and control systems and, if required, assist with software and graphics development
  • Assist with new process area system start up and commissioning
  • Manage capital improvement projects as assigned
  • Ensure a safe work environment in the execution of all duties and activities


Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical, Metallurgical, Mining Engineering or equivalent


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience with at least five years’ experience in cement manufacturing
  • Will be required to travel to company facilities and other locations
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with plant and corporate personnel
  • Must have the ability to multi-task with competing priorities
  • Must have excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Will be required to lead meetings, maintain records, develop reports and make presentations
  • Must have above average mathematical abilities


  • Experience with two or more cement plants
  • Experience with Pi data collection systems
  • Familiarity with expert control systems

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing. #HP






Senior Process Engineer

Job Req ID:  6061
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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