The process engineer charts a path of process excellence at Lannon Stone by both optimizing existing plants and designing / building new plants or portions of plants. The result of this person’s efforts will be world-class production facilities that deliver high-quality, low-cost products over the lifecycle of the operations.
Our ideal candidate will build and continuously develop deep knowledge of processing techniques and equipment. He/she seeks knowledge from Lannon Stone employees, industry experts, suppliers, and technical documents and literature. Since each mineral deposit and market is unique, he/she collaborates with sales, quality control, and operations to use this knowledge to create solutions for each situation and trains operators to understand the basic principles of each solution.
Beyond compensation, we offer an opportunity to work outside the confines of corporate culture. Enjoy autonomy and the freedom to prioritize projects based on maximum impact and return on investment. Collaborate with company ownership, site management and plant operators, take risks on new ideas, and build out a continuous improvement program in areas where none existed prior.
Lannon Stone Products is a mid-sized, privately-held construction aggregates company with operations in the suburbs of Milwaukee, WI. This urban mining environment and private ownership structure are the foundation for our commitment to building and operating great facilities for our neighbors, customers, employees, and vendors.
We offer a generous benefits package of healthcare, vision, dental, disability, life insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation / holidays. We work year-round and review pay at annual formal reviews. Relocation package & company service truck negotiable.
Analyze all quality control reports, and develop plans with staff to improve quality
Analyze all plant bottleneck reports, and develop plans with production staff to improve uptime
Compare actual plant production to modeled production, identifying and addressing variances
Develop plans with production staff to eliminate production capacity gaps
Coach, encourage and motivate plant operators to embrace a continuous improvement mindset
Design & Build
Lead redesign projects to address troublesome bottleneck and quality issues in existing plants
Lead detailed design of significant new plant projects
Train employees to operate and maintain new processing equipment and facilities
An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.
Ethics & Values
Drive for Results
Total Work Systems
5+ years of plant design / operation / maintenance experience required
Proficient with at least one kind of plant design / modeling software
Proven commitment to a safe work environment
Willing to work in a multi-disciplinary environment, learning and performing a variety of jobs
Physical and Mental Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to frequently sit, crawl, climb, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift (100 lbs.). Up to 90% of time spent in manufacturing environments around industrial equipment. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to understand issues, problems, and opportunities and make timely, sound decisions. Take responsibility for decisions and understand the impact and implications of decisions and provide feedback as necessary. Communicate with other employees and customers, perform an assortment of administrative tasks, and have personal management skills. Demonstrate attention to detail and exert high effort and focus on very busy days. Must be able to make sound decisions and remain calm under high pressure situations. Must continually identify personal knowledge and perspective gaps and self-educate.
The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
This full-time position is split between office and field work, with exposure to manufacturing environments around industrial equipment. Environment will have extreme temperatures, strong odors, fuels, dust, grease, and other manufacturing features. Regular local travel within the Southeast Wisconsin area to assist foreman, team leads, and plant operators is expected weekly.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual will encounter while performing these essential functions of this position.
About Lannon Stone Products, Inc
Lannon Stone Products is a rapidly growing, mid-sized, privately-held construction aggregates company with operations in the suburbs of Milwaukee, WI. This urban mining environment and private ownership structure are the foundation for our commitment to building and operating great facilities for our neighbors, customers, employees, and vendors.