Control Room Operator - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  497690


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position: Control Room Operator
Reports to: Production Superintendent

Shift: 12-hour rotating swing shift 7:00am -7:00pm  ET and 7:00pm- 7:00am ET


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!


What you’ll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Complies with all safety policies, procedures, and established safe practices and ensures that all direct reports do the same.
  • To assist production employees by directing, coaching, supporting, and delegating as the situation requires.
  • Monitor production control system and respond with appropriate actions.
  • Coordinate the activities of plant operations as required to assure the facility operations run efficiently and effectively.
  • Communicate with mechanics, electricians, and supervisors to coordinate production requirements.
  • Monitor the quality throughout the process line and make process adjustments as necessary to maintain product quality.
  • Optimize production and minimize power and heat consumption.
  • Monitor equipment and environmental conditions and react to non-compliance issues.
  • Write detailed logs on plant operations and keep accurate records of equipment downtime.
  • Responsible for alerting Emergency Professionals and directing Plant Personnel in the event of an emergency.
  • Understand all applicable permit limits for the operation of the kiln, mills, and other process equipment within the plant.
  • Operate the kiln, mills, and other process equipment within the state, provincial, and federal parameters for air quality standards understanding how process changes affect plant operations with respect to the permit limits.
  • Coordinate Quarry, Packing/Shipping, and Laboratory Department activities in the absence of the Production Supervisor.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • High school graduation or equivalent is required.
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to safety and have experience contributing to a positive, employee-oriented culture
  • Minimum 2 years of direct experience in a cement or similar manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Working knowledge of PLC programming and process control systems is preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of functional areas within the company. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Computer literate. Able to monitor all computer-controlled equipment.
  • Must know basic kiln and mill processes.
  • Must be able to make quick decisions under pressure.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to travel through a cement plant, i.e., walk over obstacles, climb stairs and ladders, lift heavy or awkward parts, wear personal protective equipment, and work in outside weather conditions with exposure to extreme cold and heat.


What to expect in a cement environment:


Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.


What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Jun 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

Job Segment: Air Quality, Facilities, Equipment Operator, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing