Process Control Supervisor in Ravena, New York | Careers at United States

# of Openings 1
Requisition ID 2021-11270
Position Type Salaried Full-Time
Category Quality Control
Product Line Cement
Job Locations US-NY-Ravena
Company Holcim (US) Inc.


The Process Control Supervisor (PCS) is responsible for the safe and efficient manufacturing of the Company's cement products. The individual oversees equipment optimization, utilization and reliability in a safe manner while maintaining environmental compliance, quality and budgeted costs. A fully certified PCS is competent in quality control laboratory procedures, the remote operation of the plant's cement manufacturing components and has the ability to supervise assigned bargaining unit employees in their daily tasks.



  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
  • Ensure all subordinates are working and promoting safety at all times through daily, weekly and monthly safety communications, on the job coaching and by taking a leadership role in the plant safety program
  • Oversees consistent production of all cement, clinker and raw mix within established quality guidelines ensuring appropriate actions and communication for any deviations.
  • Monitors all plant process systems and related auxiliary equipment from a central location ensuring the safety of all employees and integrity of the company assets
  • Provides field supervision, maintains good labor relations, develops subordinates, and administers prevailing labor agreement
  • Optimizes equipment utilization in cooperation with the process and maintenance departments.
  • Adheres to documented plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & environmental requirements.
  • Operates process, operation and personal computers and software including Microsoft Office, Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens, LUCIE, IP21 and PPW Downtime Reporting.
  • Maintains knowledge of capacity and production rates of all major pieces of equipment.
  • Keeps a running log of the shifts activities including equipment down time and reasons, quality information, and a general report of the shift operation.
  • Performs field checks, troubleshooting of raw/finish mill/kiln systems in compliance with company quality standards.
  • Performs accurate analysis of various materials and reporting results, making necessary adjustments.
  • Acts as the Plant Emergency Response Coordinator as well as contact person for emergency response personnel and/or regulatory agency representatives.
  • Other duties as assigned when not required in the control room.
  • Production of quality clinker and saleable cement quantities as per budget
  • Adhere to product quality standards and environmental compliance.
  • Incumbent will successfully attain a control room operator certification through on the job training and formal training sessions.
  • Assist in the administration of the Plant's collective bargaining agreement, the handling of grievances and the application of discipline / commendation.
  • Operate within Lafarge internal controls systems assuring effective and efficient operations while protecting the company from fraudulent activities and the resources of the company.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control procedures - communicating problems in operations, unwarranted deviations from established standards, and violations of policy or law
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The Process Control Supervisor reports to the Production Coordinator who reports to the Production Manager who reports to the Plant Manager.
  • Hourly union employees


  • Responsible for providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources.


  • Ensures alignment of H&S activities arising from H&S missions and objectives.
  • Actively manages risks by ensuring that all related control activities are thoroughly implemented.
  • Drives committed and effective incident management through active participation in incident review, investigation, and corrective action creation.
  • Promotes a culture of incident reporting and leading indicators, i.e., Near Misses and Visible Personal Commitment (VPC).
  • Exercises and encourages core H&S values including, but not limited to, developing self and coaching others by inspiration and empowerment.



  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent or 3 years of equivalent experience.
  • Additional Education Preferred: Bachelor's degree.
  • Field of Study Preferred: Technical Field/Mechanical/Electrical
  • Required Work Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in cement manufacturing or related industry. Must be able to work shift work, callouts, scheduled and unscheduled overtime, weekend and holiday work.
  • Required Computer and Software Skills: Microsoft Office
  • Travel Requirements: 5%.
Salary Range
$64,000.00 - 124,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Ravena, NY 12143, US