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  • Production Analyst

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    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
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    Job Locations
    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview


    The role of this position provides daily, weekly, monthly and yearly production planning, ordering and inventory control of raw materials and fuels, and analysis and verification of plant production, inventories, and consumption of purchased materials to keep in-line with the budget.



    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • Function as a safety leader in the plant by demonstrating a personal commitment to working safely and ensuring that the Portland Plant continues to eliminate work related risks by increased use of hazard recognition techniques. Function as a strong advocate and leader in promoting a safe working environment for all employees at the plant. The production analyst will be responsible for a small team to maintain adequate housekeeping and safe condition of one discrete area of the plant.
    • Function as an integral member of the plant management team with a focus on plant performance and continuous improvement. Responsible for maintaining the master data in SAP including daily production reporting, long term planning (resource capacity, and heat factors), and surveying raw material, finished product, and fuel inventories.
    • Responsible for Production planning including 24 month plan for logistics; weekly and monthly confirmation and conversion of planned orders to process orders.
    • Responsible for process orders management including but not limited to: weekly release of process orders, daily confirmation of process orders daily issuance of Grind Order, clearing of goods movement errors occurring after confirmation, complete process orders monthly, balance physical inventories of cement, clinker, raw meal weekly and all other materials associated with production on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
    • Ensure production vs consumption ratios are correct for all HARP functional areas, raw material extraction, raw material preparation, raw meal preparation and cement clinker factors are correct each month.
    • Complete all process order TECO’s on a timely basis.
    • Ensure the accurate reporting of downtime notifications, use of correct heat factors, completion of downtime notification and confirmations, and creation and execution of process orders.
    • Lead completion of Annual Technical Report.
    • Assist with production budget development (Mid Term Plan) cost and volumes.
    • Complete all necessary inputs into SAP for the budgeting process and verify the data entries into SAP via the BW Reports.
    • Become a BW power user (ablilty to create specific queries in regards to BW reports).
    • Interface with maintenance on the weekly production/maintenance planning meeting.


    In order to ensure continuity within plant cost and operations, this role reports to the Production Manager and has a “dotted-line” reporting relationship to the Plant Controller, as well as all functional and technical departments; interfaces as a corporate liaison with Finance, Manufacturing, and Corporate Industrial Performance groups.



    Required Education: High School diploma/GED

    Additional Education Preferred: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

    Field of Study Preferred: Process, or Chemical Engineering

    Required Work Experience: Understanding of the cement and/or similarly related industry regarding metrics and technical reports

    Required Computer and Software Skills: SAP experience and MS Excel experience required

    Travel Requirements: Some travel required

    Additional Requirements: 

    • Action Oriented
    • Decision Quality
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Problem Solving
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Organizing
    • Drive for Results
    • Planning


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