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Lehigh Hanson Chemical Engineer In Training - Allentown, PA in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 13919BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Allentown-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


As an Engineer in Training, you will participate in a twelve to a twenty-four-month training program that introduces you to not only the cement process but also familiarizes you with Lehigh Cement Operations in the Midwest and Northeast Regions. Your Process engineering skills will be developed through hands-on, team participation of critical Process Engineering experiences.

  • Learn and follow plant and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of plant environmental standards. Take corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to the appropriate department for resolution

  • Participate in management meetings and familiarize with business targets

  • Learn basic supervisory skills by working side-by-side with supervisors as well as hourly co-workers

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Program by suggesting changes in routines, personnel, equipment improvement, and process improvement

  • Conduct root cause analysis

  • Participate in various training programs

  • Interface with other engineers and core groups in the cement organization(mining, process, maintenance, projects, etc.)

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Materials Engineering with a strong interest in process

  • Prior manufacturing exposure a plus

  • Willingness to travel to other locations during the training program

  • Integrity and Assertiveness

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment with 24-hour operations


At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.


Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled