Senior Process Engineer

Job Summary

**Please note that this position is located in Redding, CA. Relocation assistance is available. Come work for a company that has been around for over 130 years and continues to grow and play a significant role in the building of America!** 

The Senior Process Engineer supports the the Redding Cement Plant as well as the Company, to optimize the operation, performance, and efficiency of all manufacturing processes.


CalPortland is 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. 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage with low-cost premiums for employee and family coverage
  • Company-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits to choose from
  • Paid Sick, Vacation and Holidays
  • 401k with Company Match and an Annual Contribution, for a total of 12% Employer Contribution
  • Incentive Program and Profit Sharing dependent on Company performance


Base salary of $115k - $140K depending on experience. 


  • 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.
  • Assist and develop projects that will help CalPortland towards the TCC and California CO2 emission goals.
  • 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, Material Sciences, or Mining Engineering or equivalent


  • Minimum of 7 years of related experience with 4 years in cement manufacturing. Experience at multiple cement plants preferred. 
  • 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 interpersonal skills. 
  • Must have leadership skills to give directives and coordinate staffing and contractor needs. 
  • Will be required to lead meetings, maintain records, develop reports, and make presentations.
  • Must have above-average mathematical abilities.
  • Must be able to travel to other facilities and locations. 

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. 






Redding, CA, US, 96003

Job Req ID:  11847
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Redding

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