Senior Process Engineer - New Braunfels, TX

New Braunfels, TX, US, 78132

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  497939


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.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package and opportunities for your continued growth and development! 




The Sr. Process Engineer performs duties pertaining to the entire cement manufacturing process. This position analyzes the process and suggests ways to improve operations.


What you’ll be contributing: 


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 

  • Analyzes the cement production process – raw materials to finish milling – and implements changes for optimal operating conditions in terms of fuel efficiency, electrical efficiency and production rate.
  • Demonstrates pyro-processing expertise in performing regular responsibilities.
  • Participates in the training of the control room operators on the proper ways of using plant equipment.
  • Works closely with shift process teams to ensure mills and pyro lines are consistently operated at peak efficiency.
  • Performs programming of the plant’s programmable control systems and provides maintenance, documentation, and improvements for computerized process systems.
  • Performs performance testing and measurements on production equipment.
  • Maintains equipment performance records, including wear part life history.
  • Provides technical support to the Production Department in achieving its objectives of maximizing plant production of quality-controlled cement in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Optimizes process areas by testing, data gathering, sampling, and the application of in-house expertise to provide progressive solutions to enable continual improvement in all aspects of the production process.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor. 


To succeed in this position, you will need: 


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or chemical engineering or a related field
  • 5 years of experience minimum
  • Proficient in English written, verbal communication, and listening skills
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to perform, organize and prioritize work independently
  • Knowledge of pyro-processing, thermodynamics, heat transfer, airflow, and related principles.
  • Knowledge of PLC systems and instrumentation techniques and guidelines.
  • Ability to make sound independent judgments regularly
  • Ability to work from general policies and objectives.
  • Ability to refer to supervisor when clarification or interpretation of the organizational policy is in question.


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. 


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  


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 28, 2024

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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