Production Technician

Requisition ID:  5658

Alpena, MI, US, 49707

Pay Type:  Salary
Travel Requirement: <10%

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



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.



  • Identify and correct any environmental issues noted during daily shift operations.
  • Provide troubleshooting and process changes recommendations based on test results.
  • 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 Holcim and ASTM guidelines and procedures.
  • Measure silos as needed
  • 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. 
  • 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

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors.
  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.



  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage
  • Holistic Health & Well-being programs
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care
  • Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts
  • Paid time off & paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Dress for your day

At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan