Martin Marietta Production Control Technician in New Braunfels, Texas
Recently ranked at #72 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 27 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.
At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.
Under the direction of the Production Manager and / or Production Superintendent, the Production Control Operator uses computers and sophisticated instrumentation to monitor and make adjustments to the system, including efficient operations of the cement manufacturing process.
Operate the plant with employee safety, environmental compliance, equipment care and reliability and product quality as the primary guideposts while achieving planned production on an hourly, daily and annual basis
Operate equipment including, but not limited to the Crusher System, Reclaimer System Vertical Roller Mills, Coal Mills, Kilns, Coolers and Finish Mills
Monitor all equipment performance characteristics in the plant, such as temperatures, pressures and amp gauges interpreting gauges, charts and instruments to make adjustments as necessary while maintaining the highest employee safety, environmental compliance and care of the equipment
Run two separate kiln operation systems by making necessary adjustments to the rate of fuel flow, speed, draft and other process variables. Troubleshoot problems for best overall equipment efficiency and participate on root cause analysis for equipment downtime
Coordinate activities of operating personnel. Has the authority to assign routine and non-routine work
Answer incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner and direct calls as needed
Work in cooperation with Quality Control personnel to produce quality products. This may include cross training and running samples with Quality Control personnel to effectively learn the chemistry of clinker and cement products and by-products
Work in cooperation with Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance. Open accurate work orders for necessary corrective maintenance
Work in cooperation with Production and Distribution personnel in delivering cement products to the appropriate product specific storage silos. To include the monitoring of product inventories and providing input to production schedules.
Accountable for personnel and equipment safety, production rates, emissions and other process variables as assigned
Maintain accurate records of the kilns, vertical mills, finish mills and their auxiliary equipment, including cause and actions taken on equipment downtime
Must clear ATF certification for handling “Cardox” system materials and tools
Perform other tasks as assigned by Production Manager, Production Superintendent, Kiln Engineer and the Production department
Minimum Education and Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent, Related bachelor’s degree preferred
Must have minimum 2 years of experience in cement production and thorough knowledge of the kiln process
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to multi-task and make sound decisions in a very fast paced and demanding environment
Ability to make decisions, troubleshoot problems and assist the Production department
Must have computer knowledge which includes, Windows, Microsoft package and Wonderware Applications or similar
Capacity to learn customized software (Downtime Software, quality controls, electrical consumption at the plant, kiln temperature software (scanner), etc.
Must have strong basic mathematics skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
Ability to clearly communicate with all plant personnel in all areas of the plant using English
Must be computer literate and have ability to learn new software
Strong, courteous communication skills
Team oriented, able to work in a fast paced environment
Self-starter with ability to work with little or no supervision
Ability to read and interpret gauges/dials and process video and make competent decisions related to processing equipment
Must be able to work rotating shift– days, nights, weekends and holidays
Ability to work with all supervisors and keep them informed of Control Room situations
Must have leadership skills and the ability to fill in for the Production Supervisor if required
Excellent work ethic – high standard of safe performance and production
Assist in various labor activities during plant outages
Ability sit or stand for long periods of time while monitoring process control screens to ensure safe and efficient plant operation
Visual acuity and hearing to see video monitors to read and interpret the video and graphic process representations and hear various warning sounds requiring instant reactions
Manual dexterity to use computer keyboard, mouse and other basic office equipment
Works in all weather conditions including heat, cold, ice, rain and in high humidity and is required to work in all plant environments. Incumbent will be exposed to vibrating equipment and mechanical and electrical hazards and heights. Salaried position, but working a rotating shift (24x7, 365 day operation)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Health Care Reimbursement Account
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Employee Assistance Plan
Paid Holidays and Vacation
401(k) with Company matching
Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability
Long-Term Disability Options
Employee Life Insurance
Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Direct Deposit Payroll
Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
Matching Gift Program
New Auto Purchase Discount Plans
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition ID: 2019-5266
Division: Cement and SW RM Division
External Company Name: Martin Marietta, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.martinmarietta.com/
Street: 7781 FM 1102
Post End Date: 3/22/2019