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Smart Plant Integration Manager

Company: Creators Wanted
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

As a company with a 160-year history, Carmeuse has been through many growth phases and dealt with changes in the landscape over time. The company stands today because of our innate ability to innovate, adapt, and grow to meet the day's challenges with a forward-looking viewpoint. The world and our industry continue to change, emphasizing sustainability, efficiency, and technology, and we must do the same. For this reason, Carmeuse has launched the Smart Plant project with a critical mission of leveraging technology to improve our operations. Starting with two pilot plants, the project's vision is to roll out to the broader Carmeuse network, wherever it makes business sense.JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Smart Plant Integration Manager will coordinate between BPOs, OT (Operations Technology), Plant, and IT/Digital teams to drive a collective outcome for the Digital Ops project in North America. This individual will partner with regional Business leads to implement the Smart Plant Project and support change management.The Smart Plant project will involve three distinct and concurrent phases for any plants to be digitally transformed, and below are the responsibilities of the Business lead for each stage:Stage 1: Implementation phase:Communicate vision, roadmap, objectives, scope, and definitions.Use expertise to proactively advise on implementation strategy and resource availability-report on communication-Quality & Risk management.Aid digital implementation teams in understanding lime production systems and identifying essential data tags.Ensure the implemented solutions meet the requirements defined in the listed deliverables.Follow up with project spending and financials.Prioritize the flow of work to align with enterprise strategy.Participate in demos, training, testing, data definition, and user forums.Stage 2: User Adoption for Pilot Plants & Continuous Improvement Needs:Develop and maintain appropriate tracking and reporting of product performance and benefits/value post-launch to evaluate future improvement needs. Gather feedback from Operational teams from Plant & Corporate. The Business Lead will also help cross-train users for faster adoption of our solution and provide business guidance in production support issues.The role also requires driving change management which includes training provided by Prosci and requires practical communication skills, an empathetic approach, and good people skills.Stage 3: Roll out Smart Plant to other operations.While Stages 1 and 2 are underway, work with the BPOs (Business Process Owners) & IT/Digital teams to define a Smart Plant roll-out strategy. The US Lead will also develop a list of prerequisites for successfully implementing the Smart Plant and liaise with future Smart Plant candidates to prepare them and ensure their timely completion. It'll also be required to perform gap-fit analysis across sites to derive a global view.Besides, the US lead will take over the responsibilities of the Business Process Lead forum, following up with requests submitted by the Business and ensuring they fit within the long-term plan for our operations.QUALIFICATIONBachelor's degree is required, a master's Preferred.4-5 years of professional experience (Min 2 yrs. in managing Complex Digital Projects)Fluent in English (Written & Verbal); the more languages you speak, the better.Ambitious, hardworking, reliable, and creative.Ready to travel regularly - up to 50%Lead by learning fast and adding value to the team daily.Proactively solve problems and issues.Communicate effectively with the team, on-site and executive managers who want to see how this improves our Business and the delivery team through multiple channels.Drives a data-driven approach to decision-making.Able to define and prioritize product features; bridge the inherent conflicts between design aspiration and system ability in a thoughtful but rapid way.Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional delivery teams.Knowledge of operations & maintenance systems in the Process and/or manufacturing industries is preferable.Must be capable of liaising between the Operations and IT/Digital Team, translating requirements, needs, and requests to both groups.Benefits & Compensation Package Includes:

  • Salary range for this position is ($105,000 - $115,000) as well as an annual bonus plan
  • Paid holidays and vacation time
  • Group medical/pharmacy insurance options with company funded health care spending accounts
  • Dental insurance & Vision insurance
  • A 401k account with company matching contribution
  • A robust Wellness program with financial rewards
  • Company-paid life insurance and short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance (employee, spouse, and child) and additional employee long-term disability insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition benefits including professional certifications
  • Employee referral program About Us READY TO JOIN A ROCK-SOLID FAMILY?Carmeuse started out as a small family-run business in Belgium.Today it's a leading global producer of lime, high calcium limestone and dolomitic stone. Its products are essential to energy producers, environmental services, construction and manufacturing.With over 90 production facilities spread across almost every continent, and over 4,500 employees working at Carmeuse every day, the company's most treasured resources are its people.Carmeuse is dedicated to maintaining a workplace that fosters equal opportunity and creates a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require particular assistance with any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you can submit your request by sending an email to This option is reserved for people requiring adaptation due to a disability. The information received will be processed by Carmeuse and then directed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure the proper consideration of the application or hiring process.OrganizationYou will be part of Carmeuse Americas, a Rock-Star team of 2500 workers and employees bringing with them their own culture and specific needs. The Americas headquarters are located in Pittsburgh, PA and have over three dozen production facilities across the Eastern U.S., Canada, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia.

Keywords: Creators Wanted, Chicago , Smart Plant Integration Manager, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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