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Lehigh Hanson Central Control Operator in Speed, Indiana

AutoReqId: 13610BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Speed-IN

Pay Class: Hourly

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.


Are you someone who likes both feet on solid ground and variety in your job, something different every day? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a Central Control Room Operator to oversee the efficient operation of cement plant equipment and processes. The rate of pay is up to 34.22 per hour.

  • Oversee operation of entire plant from central control room through the plant control system

  • Direct shift personnel to make corrections or adjustments to equipment to resolve operating issues or to maintain stable operating conditions

  • Apply results of Quality Control tests to production operations

  • Report unusual occurrences or operating conditions, questionable instrumentation readings, inconsistent control loop responses and other production anomalies

  • Read, understand and effectively work from written instructions, standard operating procedures, operating manuals, sketches, and flow diagrams

  • Write and enter work orders into SAP

  • Monitor plant operations to ensure pre-established production, and quality standards are met

  • Prepares and maintains production logs, timesheets, security reports, and maintenance work orders

  • Recognize and assist with maintenance issues during off hours in the absence of maintenance leadership

  • Be a leader by ensuring compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.

This position will be based in Speed, IN


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Four years cement processing, electrical instrumentation or quality control lab experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and training

  • Knowledge of Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems and Pyro-processing required

  • Maintenance and/or mechanical experience preferred

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills, particularly mathematics skills in dealing with calculations, measurements, units of measure, etc.

  • A highly organized individual who is efficient and detail oriented with strong leadership qualities

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays and/or overtime as needed

  • A multi-tasker who can tackle issues and work under pressure

  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft office, SAP, as well as other PC based applications

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment


We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

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