CCR Operator Job in Nigeria

 Lafarge Africa Plc is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group – the biggest building and concrete solutions company in the world. It is a publicly quoted company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and serves Nigeria with a wide range of building and construction solutions designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects like individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: CCR Operator

Requisition ID: 6536

Location: Mfamosing Plant, Cross River

About the Job

  • The Central Control Room Operator objective is to organize and coordinate production shift team to produce good quality product taking cognizance of safety, efficiency, effectiveness, quality and cost per ton.

What You'll Be Doing 

  • Control all major process lines within the cement manufacturing operation including equipment commissioning, starts- ups, shutdowns, and emergency condition management as per established SOP’s in order to meet production requirements.
  • Monitor continuously, all plant process lines using all available tools to ensure employee safety, stable equipment operation, equipment integrity within prescribe design limitations, operating targets, and environmental regulations
  • Contribute to maintaining equipment in good working condition by complying with the instructions of use and by regular monitoring of the equipment and advising the maintenance department if need be.
  • Ensure protection of environment in compliance with group standards within the fields of activities.
  • Co-ordinate with production fieldsmen for smooth operation of the plant.
  • To maintain the quality within the range as defined in the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Monitor the production results (production amount, energy consumption, etc.) in order to meet the agreed Plant KPIs
  • Follow operational procedures (SOPs) in the execution of all tasks in the plant
  • Operates all equipment within Lafarge and local environmental protection standards.
  • Directs the activities of Patrollers, Process assistants and mobile plant operation.
  • Directs “break-down” and problem-solving activity including troubleshooting and determination of related overtime staffing needs.
  • Follows continuous quality monitoring and make necessary adjustments to system(s).
  • Serves as liaison with Automation Engineer regarding problems on major equipment.
  • Serves as Plant Emergency Response Coordinator in the event of a serious production environmental, or safety incident. 
  • Champion the development/review of standard operating procedures for Production department.Conducts/leads safety meetings with shift personnel 
  • Monitors all radio communications for problems/difficulties in the Plant.
  • Completes paperwork and record keeping as required, including production and equipment reliability logs, work order entry, mill operating report data, etc 
  • Assists in operational and safety training of old employees and induction of new employees.
  • Completes and conducts performance reviews of hourly employees in production department.
  • Comply with EMS Production Instrumentation job functions.
  • Ensure involvement in the implementation and maintenance of integrated management system in the plant.

Who You'll Be Working With
Human Dimension:

  • Patrollers
  • Process Assistants
  • Mobile Plant Operators 

Organisation Dimension:

  • The Production Manager
  • The Maintenance execution (Mechanical and Automation/Instrumentation)
  • Methods
  • Quarry: to receive limestone and shale.
  • Safety Adviser: to liase on Local/Lafarge safety standards/advisories as well as accident prevention and inform about any problem that may occur on the plant
  • Security: to inform and solve security problems
  • External bodies: NGC, raw material, bricks and other production suppliers.


  • Production Manager, Maintenance Execution, Methods Quarry, Safety Adviser and Security.

Direct Reports:

  • Patrollers
  • Process Assistants
  • Mobile Plant Operators 

Reporting to:

  • Shift leader
  • Kiln Coach 

What we are looking for:

  • B.Sc / HND in an Engineering discipline (with Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Chemistry or Physics as main subjects). 2-3 years’ experience in a process industry OR
  • OND in engineering discipline (with mechanical, chemical, electrical, chemistry or physics as main subject). 5-8years cement industry experience
  • 13 years’ work experience in cement production.

Technical / Functional Skills:

  • Good knowledge of operation and control of Vertical Roller Mill, Kiln and Finish Mill systems.
  • Good knowledge of product quality parameters and quality control test
  • Good knowledge of computer aided systems for kiln and mill operation.
  • Ability to take initiative based on sound problem solving skills.

Behavioral competence:

  • Good interpersonal relationship.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills via work ethics, ability to delegate and motivate, fairness and must be hands-on etc 
  • Result oriented

Leadership and managerial abilities:

  • Good aptitude for organization and communication
  • Result oriented with high decision-making capacity/ self confidence
  • High level of initiative,
  • Anticipative

Mobility requirements:

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment with occasional stretches to meet strict timelines. Work may occasionally require some local travel with overnight stay

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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