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Carmeuse Overview

Pittsburgh, PA
1001 to 5000 employees
1860
Company - Private
Mining
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Our success doesn’t come from just our quality products and services but from our talented and dedicated people! So many things that we use in our everyday life would not be possible without lime and limestone products, and our people. We strive to create an inclusive ... Read more

Mission: OUR MISSION
Our Mission statement shapes our company, our operations and our business activities. Most importantly, we pursue our mission according to a set of values we believe are essential to fulfilling our short- and long-term goals.

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Company Updates

  • Carmeuse was a 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military Veterans!

    It's Time to Hire a Veteran

    Original Article Published on June 27, 2017 by Katie Jame, Consultant, Camden Delta Consulting Read Original Article at Camden Delta Consulting, As a veteran owned organization who specializes in human capital, Camden Delta has a passion for companies who marry the two...

  • Carmeuse employees in Michigan spent a day working with their Foundation Partner, Bay Cliff Health Camp. Check out the article to see how we helped them prepare for their annual summer camp!

    Carmeuse Nonprofit Activity

    Since 2010 Carmeuse's Cedarville and Port Inland plants have been making donations to Bay Cliff Health Camp and volunteering in work bees program.

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Carmeuse – Why Work With Us?


With over 150 years in business, Carmeuse  offers the stability you would look for in a long-term employment opportunity. We promote an environment that inspires its employees to contribute to its long-term vision of focusing on People, Planet and Prosperity. Strong values from a family-owned company means that you are empowered to make a difference and not just get lost in the shuffle. These are exciting times at Carmeuse as we continue to expand our global reach and diversify our portfolio through acquisitions. We seek talented people who enjoy collaborating with people from many different cultures, backgrounds and experiences to help solve our customers’ problems. At Carmeuse, we encourage an environment focused around: 

  • Being There 
  • Making their Day 
  • Choosing your Attitude 
  • Having Loads of Fun 

Additionally, Carmeuse realizes that we would not be where we are today without our customers, which is why we continually try to build a culture in which our employees understand our customers and the markets we serve. We believe this strengthens our partnerships by serving our customers better. 

Approximately 10% of the earth’s sedimentary rock is limestone, mostly formed millions of years ago in shallow oceans from the accumulation and compaction of shell and coral. Humans have been heating limestone in kilns for over 7,000 years to turn it into lime with many of these ancient structures still standing today. Limestone and lime are essential components to many of the products we use in our everyday life. Some examples include: 

  • Concrete mixes, asphalts and soil stabilization to support the roads we drive on and other building structures 
  • All types of glass and ceramics for our windows, coffee mugs, plates, glasses… 
  • Manufacturing of steel for the cars we drive, buildings we work in and the bridges we drive over 
  • Carpets and paints that make our houses warm and inviting 
  • Sugars and breads that stimulate our taste buds 
  • Paper for us to record our memorable experiences  
  • Agriculture to help grow food in areas that were not suitable 

Lime and limestone also contributes to making a better world by: 

  • Purifying the water we drink 
  • Treating waste water prior to disposal 
  • Preventing acid rain by removing smoke stack emissions
  •  Neutralizing acids in water draining from mines 
  • Providing much needed calcium to domesticated animals to strengthen bones and egg shells, and as a calcium supplement to dairy cattle 
  • Improving air in mines for breathing and minimizing risk for explosion 

Do you want to be a part of a team contributing to a better world in so many different ways? Working at Carmeuse offers you that opportunity.  

From plant to plant, employee to employee, day to day, our entire company works by a set of core “Values,” designed to assure that every aspect of our business is managed and conducted with the best interest of you and all of our stakeholders.

LONG TERM

  • Win the loyalty of our clients. Warranty them with long term supply in quality & quantity
  • Build up a solid an efficient organization
  • Invest in order to last, invest for tomorrow

RESPONSIBILITY

  • Address problems and resolve them
  • Dare to take decisions
  • Nothing we do is worth getting injured

RESPECT

  • Respect of commitments/handshake
  • Respect of the others, their ideas, their differences, their cultures. Respect of laws,rules, procedures, conventions, contracts.
  • Respect of environment, nature, neighbourhood.

EFFICIENCY

  • Make it simple rather than complicated
  • Produce the maximum of added value with minimal/appropriates resources
  • Spend Wisely

CUSTOMER FOCUS

  • Deliver the right quality in terms of products, services and any deliverables
  • Bring the customer at the center of our attention
  • Make our customer's life easier

Today, Carmeuse employs approximately 4,000 employees, working in 25 countries, with 2,000 employees in North America.  Even though Carmeuse is a large company, we are able to maintain a small company feel.  This means that your ideas, suggestions and recommendations will be heard and considered.  You can make a difference!  The video on this page shows a few examples of how our employees go that extra mile to support our customers.

Not only can you make a difference within the company, but Carmeuse is regularly involved in our local communities.  We offer many opportunities to volunteer, donate, and give back to our neighborhoods.

IT IS UP TO YOU!

We are a company that enjoys challenges, celebrates achievement and shares opportunity equally.  We think that’s pretty exciting, and believe you will too.  So, why not explore where an exciting career with Carmeuse could take you?

Carmeuse Reviews

  • "Rare company that cares about employees"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Operations in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carmeuse full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The tenured employees are incredibly kind and helpful
    Competitive pay
    Organization is growing through M&A
    Currently making changes to attract more young talent
    401k is great
    Great work life balance

    Cons

    Turnover is rare so higher positions may be hard to get
    Health Insurance is average at best
    The industry is boring . Its Lime and Stone so you're not exactly working at Google

    Advice to Management

    Implement new technology and an updated work space

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Carmeuse Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Carmeuse.

    Interview

    I applied online and got invited to a one-on-one interview. The interviewer was friendly and conversational. I have no complaints about this process. I did not get the position, but it was a good experience overall.

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