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Holcim (US) Inc. Production Technician in Alpena, Michigan



This individual must demonstrate the ability to multitask based on the needs of the shift. In some instances, the employee may be required to work in excess of 8 hours per shift. The individual must be able to perform mechanical tasks, understand equipment operation and inspection, and will perform duties that are at times quite physical in nature.




  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.

  • Practice and promote safety in such way as including but not limited to; assessing risks before starting tasks, only performing authorized activities, utilizing appropriate PPE.

  • Exercise and encourage core values including but not limited to; developing self and coaching others by inspiration and empowerment

  • Identify and correct any safety issues identified

  • Perform field level risk assessments.

  • Perform duties in a safe manner abiding by the plant safety policies


  • Identify and correct any environmental issues noted during daily shift operations.


  • Provide troubleshooting and process changes recommendations based on test results.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To comply with all company safety and environmental requirements in the performance of the job.

  • To perform shift and pre-start inspections and insure that any safety or maintenance issues on the equipment are addressed.

  • Ensure quality parameters, throughout every step of processes are maintained in accordance with Lafarge and ASTM guidelines and procedures

  • Complete all reports with accuracy

  • Measure silos as needed

  • Identify issues using root cause analysis and correction.

  • Maintain raw material flow in hoppers, tanks and feeders, which at times requires manual labor to unplug blockages. Reporting any material flow problem that could adversely impact the manufacturing process.

  • Clean around raw material hoppers, coke tunnel, and finish mill feeders, etc. as needed.

  • Work any shift, including weekends and paid holidays as schedules dictate.

  • Use safe work practices and report hazardous conditions as encountered on the job.

  • Mobile equipment operation including, but not limited to, skid loader, forklift, man lift, telehandler, vac truck, load and dozer.



  • Minimum citations during MHSA inspections

  • Zero first aids, medical aids, and lost time accidents.

  • Understand and comply with Environmental Health & Safety policies to assume that environmental, health and safety are the first priority of the business. Actively support key safety initiatives at the facility and assist the department as needed to improve EH&S performance and results.


  • Zero notice of violations during EPA inspections


  • Zero customer complaints

  • Minimum fringe product created throughout the process.



Required Education: High School diploma/GED

Additional Education Preferred: Associates/Technical Degree

Travel Requirements : Minimal

Click to view Company Benefits Overview (https://lafarge-na.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=332309&hashed=-1767320747)


# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2021-10204

Position Type Salaried Full-Time

Category Manufacturing

Product Line Cement

Job Locations US-MI-Alpena

Company Holcim (US) Inc.