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 efforts throughout the company to optimize the operation, performance, and efficiency of all manufacturing processes.


$115,000 to $145,000 depending on experience. Plus Incentive Bonus program and Profit Sharing opportunity. 


  • 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


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 a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from. Retirement 401(k) plan includes up to a 3% match on employee contributions, plus an additional 9% employer contribution annually. 

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.





Senior Process Engineer

Job Req ID:  10954
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Redding

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