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Control Room Operator Coach - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Suwannee American Cement


Job ID:  154264


Suwannee American Cement Company, part of CRH Americas Materials, is the second largest cement supplier in the state of Florida with two world-class cement plants - one located in Branford, FL and the other in Sumterville, FL – as well as an import facility in Port Manatee, FL. Since 2003, we have been manufacturing high-quality cement for the Florida and Southern Georgia construction markets. We are recognized as an industry leader in producing high-quality cement, adopting sustainable practices and reducing the environmental impact of the cement production process. Suwannee American Cement Company has successful, ongoing initiatives focused on quality, the environment and its employees. We value our people – employees, customers, vendors and community members.  We strive to offer the best and friendliest customer service and have the commitment, passion and technology to supply the highest quality product. Our core values include a Safe Workplace, Integrity & Trust and the Development of our employees to succeed and grow with the company. We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.   


Position Overview


This position is responsible for kiln and cement process to achieve the production targets and KPI by adjusting optimizing the kiln process including guiding for the CCR operator and training them on kiln and mil trouble shooting. To regularly review and challenge the Operator's actions in a positive manner with the objective of developing Operator excellence.


Key Responsibilities


  • Complies with all safety policies, procedures, and established safe practices and ensures that all direct reports do the same.
  •  Review and improve operational procedures for kiln and mill, monitoring the kiln and mill parameters to reach the max production and reducing heat and energy consumption levels.
  • Coach operators in analyzing process problems and finding solutions for them; contribute in RCA’s.
  • Mentoring of the existing and new CCR. Ensure all operators use identical operating techniques and have a clear understanding of set points, operating parameters and kiln related issues.
  • Examination and re-evaluation of all existing kiln related SOPs.
  • Training and evaluating CCR operators
  • Training of both control room operator and field operators in Plant operation from a control room and field aspect.
  • Defining and tuning of operational control loops related to kiln operation.
  • The incumbent will work closely with the Production Manager, Maintenance Manager, Electrical and Automation personnel, Process group and laboratory group to make corrective changes and ensure optimum kiln performance.




  • Bachelor's Degree or other related discipline and/or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and abilities




  • The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to safety and have experience contributing to a positive, employee-oriented culture.
  • Good communication skills Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of RCA techniques
  • Previous control room operating experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills




  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in a Cement Plant Previous hands on experience with kiln operations and proven ability and temperament for coaching.
  • Previous control room operating experience
  • High ethical and professional standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and exemplary oral/written communication skills.
  • Must be available as needed during non-traditional work hours.


What CRH Americas Offers You


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

About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Suwannee American Cement, LLC. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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