Georgia Mining Association
About GMA   |     Calendar of Events   |   Employment   |    Member Login   |    Contact Us

Employment Opportunities


Job Openings

Job Openings
BASF
Active Minerals
IMERYS
KaMin
Thiele


Events Calendar

Events Calendar


The following is a listing of job openings in the Georgia and the Southeastern mining industry.  If you would like to post a position, please email the job listing to info@georgiamining.org.
Thank you!


Database Developer, Macon, GA

We are looking for an experienced Database Developer to perform these key functions at our corporate annex headquarters located in Macon, GA. If you have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, past personal success and a commitment to continual improvement and personal/professional growth, please apply today!

Active Minerals International, LLC (AMI) focuses on innovative industrial mineral solutions for today’s technologically advanced world. We are an award winning, environmentally responsible company, dedicated to reserving resources, reclaiming mined land and leaving the Earth a better place. AMI is the largest supplier of air float kaolin and gel quality attapulgite. Its vision, mission and values are based on the core values of integrity, innovation, teamwork, and execution.

In addition to a great working environment, AMI offers an excellent total compensation package which includes:

• Medical/Prescription & Dental
• 401k Plan including an Employer Match, up to 6%
• Short & long-term disability, at no cost
• Group term life, at no cost
• Vision at discounted rates
• Voluntary life at discounted rates
• 13 paid holidays
• Paid Time Off
• Tuition/Certification Reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Programs
• Travel/Medical Assistance
• Free parking
• Leadership Development
• Other great perks

Position Summary
Responsible for creating, implementing and the performance tuning of computer databases. Determines the best database management system for various applications and tests database programs for efficiency and performance. Trouble-shoots and corrects problems.

Essential Functions
Designs database systems:
Analyzes the needs of the company and produces an effective database system to meet those needs. This requires knowledge of database administration software, programming languages, architectures, data models and data integrity practices.

Tests new products:
Conducts performance testing procedures to ensure proper operations of a database including troubleshooting any potential problems and creating/submitting testing reports and information about improving the database system if necessary.

Develops database documentation:
Creates documentation about the database system and provides an operational manual and supporting documentation including adding information about any changes or improvements as they are implemented.

IT Support:
Participates in the IT global on-call rotation including evenings/weekends. Keep current on technology trends through certifications and other professional development opportunities. Maintains telecommunication systems. Trains cross functionally within the IT department to assist as needed.

Other projects and duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Skill Sets
1. Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science preferred; or equivalent work experience
2. Advanced SQL skills including Performance Tuning, SQL Stored Procedures, SQL scripting, SQL backup
3. Working knowledge of ERP systems; INFOR SL9 a plus
4. Applying technical design and development skills to the creation of database programs
5. Analyzing current databases and data needs to develop effective systems
6. Using knowledge of specific programming languages and codes
7. Following implementation processes for new databases
8. Troubleshooting and providing solutions for any bugs in new database applications
9. Salesforce data integration
10. System conversion experience
11. Microsoft Office (including Access), MS SQL Server 2012-2019, MS Exchange 2010/2019, MS Server 2008/2012R2/2019, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Terminal Services, Networks, & Firewalls
12. Knowledge of Citrix, VMWare
13. Personal organization and ability to manage and prioritize time to meet deadlines
14. Knowledge of VoIP telecommunications

Working Conditions/Environment
Work is performed mostly in an office environment, with occasional exposure to production environment(s). Able to sit, stand, climb, crawl, walk, bend and stoop. Able to lift, pull, push and carry up to 35 lbs. Manual dexterity required for operation of a computer keyboard and installation of cables in ceilings or walls. Vision and a sense of hearing are also required. Routine domestic travel may be required.

CORE VALUES
Execution
Innovation
Integrity
Teamwork
Work Environment/Safety

CORE COMPETENCIES
Communication
Customer Focus
Decision Making/Judgment
Managing Technology
Initiative

Please visit www.activeminerals.com/careers to apply.

“Active Minerals International is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, race, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.”


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional, Gordon, GA

Active Minerals International, LLC (AMI) focuses on innovative industrial mineral solutions for today’s technologically advanced world.  We are an award winning, environmentally responsible company, dedicated to reserving resources, reclaiming mined land and leaving the Earth a better place.  AMI is the largest supplier of air float kaolin and gel quality attapulgite.  Its vision, mission and values are based on the core values of integrity, innovation, teamwork, and execution. 

We are looking for a senior level Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) professional to perform these key functions at our Gordon, GA facility and mines.  If you have strong technical, organizational and interpersonal skills, past personal success and a commitment to protecting employees and the environment from harm, please apply today!   

In addition to a great working environment, AMI offers an excellent total compensation package which includes:

• Medical/Prescription & Dental  
• 401k Plan including an Employer Match, up to 6%
• Short & Long term disability
• Group term life
• Voluntary Vision
• Voluntary life
• Paid holidays
• Paid Time Off
• Tuition/Certification Reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Programs
• Travel/Medical Assistance
• Free parking
• Leadership Development
• Other great perks

Position Summary:
Develop, implement and maintain company policies adhering to local, state, and federal EHS regulations. Participate in the design/development of facilities, work areas and work procedures. Responsible for developing and delivering EHS training. Ensure all compliance and training records are organized and maintained. Keep current on changes to regulations that impact the company.

Essential Functions:
• Implements and evaluates corporate EHS programs, policies, and procedures
• Ensures organization complies with current federal, State and local regulations
• Audits the organization’s facilities, equipment, procedures, training, and recordkeeping to identify areas of improvement
• Develops and implements EHS training programs
• Engages with cross functional team members at all levels to achieve results
• Conducts regular safety meetings for all shifts
• Conducts accident investigations; identifies root causes and recommends corrective actions
• Ensures compliance tasks are resolved promptly; maintains work order system
• Participates in agency regulatory inspections and responds to agency inquiries
• Generates reports; maintains EHS spreadsheets and systems
• Assists in mentoring and professional development of the team
• Adheres to all QMS procedures and documentation as applicable to position and department, and as required by ISO
• Performs other duties and projects as assigned

Job Requirements and Skill Sets:
1. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and/or equivalent certification(s) plus experience
2. 7 years of relevant experience, preferably in mining/manufacturing
3. EHS certifications helpful: MSP, CMSP, ASP, OHST, MSHA Instructor, 30 hour OSHA General Industry, Visual Emissions Evaluator
4. Working knowledge of OSHA/MSHA standards
5. Familiarity with reference standards ACGIH / ANSI / NIOSH / NFPA / NEC / OSHA
6. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships and facilitate learning
7. Public speaking skills
8. Proficiency with computer applications and Microsoft products
9. Valid driver’s license required

Working Conditions/Environment:
Work is split between an office setting, production environment, and field locations. Occasional domestic travel required. Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop and climb up to 70 feet.  Able to lift, pull, push and carry up to 40 pounds.  Manual dexterity required for operation of a computer keyboard.  Respirator Fit Test is required at hire and annually; no facial hair can interfere with the seal of the respirator at pre-hire and annual fit test screening. Vision and a sense of hearing are also required.

CORE VALUES
Innovation
Integrity
Teamwork
Execution
Work Environment/Safety

CORE COMPETENCIES
Communication
Decision Making/Judgment
Interpersonal
Personal Organization
Sense of Urgency

Please visit www.activeminerals.com/careers to apply.

“Active Minerals International is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, race, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.”


Safety, Health, and Environmental Compliance Manager
Oil-Dri Corporation of America

Location: Ochlocknee, GA
Department: Quality
Reports To: SHE-Q Director

If you are interested in this role, send your cover letter and resume to robin.wetherington@oildri.com and jd.hollingsworth@oildri.com

Job Summary:

  • The Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Compliance Manager provides leadership of Oil-Dri’s Safety and Environmental policies aligning them with our strategic Mission, Vision, and the WE CARE values.
  • Internal consultant for all matters related to safety, health, and environmental (SHE) compliance for all manufacturing operations (currently Georgia, Mississippi, Illinois, and California.)
  • Understands external SHE compliance requirements – specifically MSHA and the various environmental regulating arms of the governments (local, state, and federal).
  • Develops, implements, and monitors internal programs that assure compliance with external SHE regulations.

Essential Duties:

  • Assess existing SHE programs and culture understanding where there are gaps to meeting external requirements.
  • Provide SHE subject matter expertise to factory assigned SHE resources and facility leadership teams.
  • Provide dotted line leadership for plant assigned SHE resources.
  • Lead incident investigation teams assuring proper action was taken and proper notification and reporting has occurred

Provide advice, support and recommendations in the following areas:

  • MSHA: training requirements, inspection support, and reporting requirements
  • Compliance activity required by applicable environmental laws and regulations and the environmental operation permits (primarily for air quality, water quality/discharge and solid waste management)
  • Routine Health screening and reporting. Plans administration of testing with local plants.
  • Reviews testing results and communicates to employees as well as facility leadership.
  • Consult with Project Managers regarding SHE requirements for activities such as repairs, process improvement efforts, new construction, etc.
  • Review project plans and assist with job safety analysis, pre-start up safety reviews, etc.
  • Work with environmental engineering contractors to provide guidance and assistance with respect to meeting environmental permitting requirements – new permits, permit modifications, etc.

Work closely with Oil-Dri’s General Council and Human Resources teams on matters relating to SHE compliance:

  • MSHA citation management
  • Worker’s Compensation program
  • Monitors all Open WC cases, coordinating dialog between attorneys, medical professionals and Oil-Dri personnel.
  • Recommends action to close WC cases in the best interest of Oil-Dri.
  • Reports on case activity.
  • Participates in WC carrier review and selection process.
  • Environmental compliance violations of federal regulations and applicable local regulation in the area of water, air, solid waste, etc.
  • Visits the manufacturing facilities on a regular basis to provide feedback on their SHE compliance and culture building programs.
  • Prepares and publishes periodic SHE compliance reports for distribution and discussion.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures and reporting all unsafe activities to Management and/or Human Resources.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Apply effective written and verbal communication.
  • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing, or using for benefit of 3rd parties.
  • Travel (up to 25%) by land and/or air.

Qualifications:

  • Education and or Experience: Bachelor of Science degree (BS) from four-year college or university required and 5 to 10 years related experience in a manufacturing environment. Basic knowledge of the Process industry is desirable.
  • Hands-on experience in successful management of safety programs regulated by OSHA required.
  • Expertise in training teams that include Direct and/or Indirect labor on SHE topics is required.
  • Experience with MSHA regulated facilities strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Title V air permitting, SPCC plans, and SWP programs strongly preferred.
  • Hands-on experience creating and revising standard operating procedures, process work instructions, and forms. Creating and revising process standards as needed.
  • Experience in project management is desired.
  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and delegate tasks readily.
  • Excellent communicator who can lead co-workers at various levels.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, plus oral and written communication skills, including excellent presentation skills.
  • Must be able and willing to work extended hours as required. (including weekends).

Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer (Brunswick, GA)

ID: N2018-166
Department: Industrial Engineering
Position Open: November 19, 2018
Position Close: Until filled

Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at www.clarknexsen.com.

Firm Description
Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.

Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.

Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.

Job Description
We seek to hire a Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer in our Brunswick, GA office who will perform industrial and mechanical engineering services on industrial process projects of small to large scope for facilities that process minerals, pulp and paper, and petrochemicals, among others.

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performing various design services as an engineer, including Conceptual Studies, Process flow diagrams, P&IDs, mass balance, calculations, equipment selection, instrument selection and general arrangements for bulk material handling, process piping, conveyance equipment detail shop drawings, dust collection,chute fabrication drawings, tank/bin design, and equipment platforms/catwalks with minimal direction from supervising staff.
  • Providing oversight and coordination of projects, and working with assigned design managers and project managers, to meet client’s budget, contract fees, goals, objectives, and deadlines
  • Coordinating and communicating all aspects of industrial and mechanical design within multidisciplinary teams as requested by the Design Manager or Project Engineer.
  • Developing project schematic designs, design development designs, and construction documents
  • Complying with quality control policies and procedures
  • Providing support services during the bidding process, i.e., preparing addenda, amendments, open bids, tabulate bids, etc. as directed
  • Performing construction phase services including representing the firm on-site, answering RFI’s, reviewing shop drawings, preparing as-builts, etc. as directed
  • Working with, responding to, and taking direction from senior engineers and project managers
  • Working independently with limited direction
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff in the Industrial Engineering Department
  • Performing other responsibilities as assigned by the Project Engineer, Design Manager, Project Managers, principals, and senior management.

Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for document organization and clarity
  • Responsible for discipline drawing coordination
  • Drafting of plans, partial plans, sections, details
  • Completing sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Engineer
  • Create schematic-level plans and details for approval by the Mechanical Engineer
  • Developing an accurate, three-dimensional model of the mechanical systems with the necessary level of detail using the required Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, when BIM is a project requirement
  • Develop design options for resolution of system conflicts
  • Assist with building systems calculations and LEED templates
  • Participate in building system selections
  • Participate in building code analysis process
  • Monitor individual performance relative to project budget and schedule
  • Coordinate work product with other disciplines
  • Adhere to project budget and schedule
  • Travel, up to 30%

Education
Must have graduated from an ABET-accredited 4-, 5-, or 6-year engineering program ideally in one of the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Engineering

Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations

  • Completed or be in a position to complete the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and all other state requirements for certification as an EIT is preferred.
  • Completed or be in a position to complete requirements for PE licensure within 60 months after being hired is preferred
  • 24 hour MSHA miner safety training is desirable
  • Applicable Autodesk certifications is desirable
  • Active membership in drafting or modeling-related organizations (local or web-based) is desirable
  • Certificate of Management for Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) is desirable
  • Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process is desirable
  • A minimum of 5 years of onsite experience with Industrial safety programs and compliance with site specific safety programs in an Industrial plant environment is required

Software Skills
A Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.

Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.

Specific software includes:

  • Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD
  • MicroStation
  • BIM

Career Experience

  • A Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer should typically have 10 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with an Industrial firm or multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm with substantial knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • bulk material handling
    • process piping
    • conveyance equipment
    • detail shop drawings
    • dust collection
    • chute fabrication drawings
    • tank/bin design
    • equipment platforms/catwalks
  • Familiarity with MSHA standards and other related industrial process design parameters is highly desired.
  • Design or construction experience in Design/Build and EPC project delivery methods is desirable

Other Criteria

  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Possess technical precision and creative design skills
  • Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services
  • Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole

Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer (Macon, GA)

ID: N2018-167
Department: Industrial Engineering
Position Open: November 19, 2018
Position Close: Until filled

Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions. Must apply online through corporate website at www.clarknexsen.com.

Firm Description
Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.

Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.

Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.

Job Description
We seek to hire a Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer in our Macon, GA office who will perform industrial and mechanical engineering services on industrial process projects of small to large scope for facilities that process minerals, pulp and paper, and petrochemicals, among others.

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performing various design services as an engineer, including Conceptual Studies, Process flow diagrams, P&IDs, mass balance, calculations, equipment selection, instrument selection and general arrangements for bulk material handling, process piping, conveyance equipment detail shop drawings, dust collection,chute fabrication drawings, tank/bin design, and equipment platforms/catwalks with minimal direction from supervising staff.
  • Providing oversight and coordination of projects, and working with assigned design managers and project managers, to meet client’s budget, contract fees, goals, objectives, and deadlines
  • Coordinating and communicating all aspects of industrial and mechanical design within multidisciplinary teams as requested by the Design Manager or Project Engineer.
  • Developing project schematic designs, design development designs, and construction documents
  • Complying with quality control policies and procedures
  • Providing support services during the bidding process, i.e., preparing addenda, amendments, open bids, tabulate bids, etc. as directed
  • Performing construction phase services including representing the firm on-site, answering RFI’s, reviewing shop drawings, preparing as-builts, etc. as directed
  • Working with, responding to, and taking direction from senior engineers and project managers
  • Working independently with limited direction
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff in the Industrial Engineering Department
  • Performing other responsibilities as assigned by the Project Engineer, Design Manager, Project Managers, principals, and senior management.

Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for document organization and clarity
  • Responsible for discipline drawing coordination
  • Drafting of plans, partial plans, sections, details
  • Completing sections and details produced to a schematic-level of completion by the Engineer
  • Create schematic-level plans and details for approval by the Mechanical Engineer
  • Developing an accurate, three-dimensional model of the mechanical systems with the necessary level of detail using the required Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, when BIM is a project requirement
  • Develop design options for resolution of system conflicts
  • Assist with building systems calculations and LEED templates
  • Participate in building system selections
  • Participate in building code analysis process
  • Monitor individual performance relative to project budget and schedule
  • Coordinate work product with other disciplines
  • Adhere to project budget and schedule
  • Travel, up to 30%

Education
Must have graduated from an ABET-accredited 4-, 5-, or 6-year engineering program ideally in one of the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Engineering

Licenses, Certifications, and Accreditations

  • Completed or be in a position to complete the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and all other state requirements for certification as an EIT is preferred.
  • Completed or be in a position to complete requirements for PE licensure within 60 months after being hired is preferred
  • 24 hour MSHA miner safety training is desirable
  • Applicable Autodesk certifications is desirable
  • Active membership in drafting or modeling-related organizations (local or web-based) is desirable
  • Certificate of Management for Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) is desirable
  • Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process is desirable
  • A minimum of 5 years of onsite experience with Industrial safety programs and compliance with site specific safety programs in an Industrial plant environment is required

Software Skills
A Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.

Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.

Specific software includes:

  • Microsoft Office
  • AutoCAD
  • MicroStation
  • BIM

Career Experience

  • A Senior Industrial Mechanical Engineer should typically have 10 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with an Industrial firm or multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm with substantial knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • bulk material handling
    • process piping
    • conveyance equipment
    • detail shop drawings
    • dust collection
    • chute fabrication drawings
    • tank/bin design
    • equipment platforms/catwalks
  • Familiarity with MSHA standards and other related industrial process design parameters is highly desired.
  • Design or construction experience in Design/Build and EPC project delivery methods is desirable

Other Criteria

  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Possess technical precision and creative design skills
  • Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services
  • Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole

Mining Engineer, KaMin, Macon, GA

DEPARTMENT: Mine Operations
REPORTS TO: Director of Mining

Role of Job:
Uses knowledge of mining and how mining activities impact cost and production, including: overburden stripping, clay mining, plant utilization. In addition, uses IT related skills to prepare mine planning and reserve calculation to support KaMin processing plants and efficiently utilize crude clay reserves.

Dimensions of Job:

  • Mine planning, data analysis, and maximization of all ore reserves for Operations.
  • Work with Mine Supervisor and Operations in preparing schedules, reports, and estimates of the costs involved in developing and operating the mine(s) that supply KaMin Plants as well as inactive mines.
  • Prepares reports, spreadsheets, and printouts as needed to measure productivity / quality related to mining operations
  • Work with and coordinate efforts in the Exploration Department related to surveying and drilling, testing, compositing, and interpretation of laboratory results.
  • Develop and oversee reclamation projects.
  • Provide backup leadership for all mine supervision related to clay haul, overburden stripping, and degritting plant operations.
  • Inspect mining areas for unsafe structures, equipment, and working conditions.
  • Prepare the annual Mine Plan for Operations to include all Company and Contract stripping operations, crude clay haul, processing plant requirements, reclamation targets, and environmental monitoring of all erosion control and water controls on Mine properties.
  • Monitor and create models for crude tonnage utilization by property and tracking charts for the Mine Plan.
  • Write routine capital investment projects (trucks, pumps, computers, etc.), as well as repair projects.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Supports KaMin’s strategy, annual operating plan and budget, by developing short and long term mine plans for mine operations to meet forecasted crude requirements.
  • Develops statistical profiles of ore reserves.
  • Uses mining software to determine the best utilization of crude clay along with competent cut configurations in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that future mining areas are delineated in sufficient time for stripping operations by working cross-functionally with the Exploration Department to define drilling, testing and surveying needs.
  • Produces basemaps and result maps for use by the Mine Supervisor, Crude Coordinator, and/or contractors for overburden removal, mining, and stockpiling crude clay.
  • Assists Mine Supervisor with all activities in mining and testing.
  • Ensures cost-effective mine operations by providing complete, accurate and timely reporting of productivity measures and costs associated with all mining activities, by coordinating purchasing and maintenance requirements, and by recommending process improvements.
  • Support large mine-related projects by coordinating activities of consulting engineers and environmental specialists.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local environmental legislation by:
    1. Working with Exploration and the Staff/Project Geologist, secure necessary permits, and support the construction and maintenance of environmental control structures.
    2. Support all local health, safety and environmental initiatives that provide safe operations in the Mining Department.

May have other accountabilities

Additional Position Requirements:

  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures to achieve the KaMin Vision and visibly support the Site Safety Policy Statement.
  • Comply with safety rules, policies, and procedures with the intent to maintain a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Required to lead and participate in regularly scheduled safety meetings to guide team objectives.
  • Ensures that all department employees are properly trained and provides the required resources necessary to safely perform each job.

Major Challenges:

  • Coordinating requirements of mining and production.
  • Coordinating drilling and testing assets with Sandersville and Wrens requirements.
  • Meeting increasing internal customer quality demands with lower quality available ores through selective mining, statistical analysis, and blending.
  • Working outdoors in hot/cold conditions and inclement weather.
  • Walking on slippery and/or uneven surfaces, walking through dense vegetation, and climbing stairs.

Decision Making Authority:

  • Authorize contractors to complete projects including mining activities and drilling.
  • Function in the role Mine Supervisor and / or Crude Coordinator in their absence.

Competencies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Geology or Mining Engineering or 5+ years experience in mine operations.
  • Detailed knowledge of plant specifications related to quality and production needs.
  • Detailed knowledge of mine stripping equipment, mine processing equipment, lab testing equipment, surveying, drilling, and mine operations relative to mine planning.
  • Detailed knowledge of mining equipment, mine testing procedures, plant quality and operational needs, government regulations, reserve base, computers and software, and safety.
  • Thorough knowledge of Carlson software, AutoCAD, and Excel.

Other Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrates effective skills in planning, monitoring and accomplishing the goals of specific project requirements. Includes balancing the task requirements with relevant people issues within the constraints of schedules and budgets.
  • Discriminates between important and unimportant details, recognizes inconsistencies between facts and draws correct inferences from information.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and/or schedule form.· Write clear, concise reports, letters and instructions which others can understand; verbally transmits ideas, instructions and information so they are clearly understood by others in formal or informal face-to-face situations.

Notes: Management retains the discretion to add or change content of the position at any time. The incumbent is required to be thoroughly familiar with the company’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy and to know and adhere to the company’s Affirmative Action Plan to prevent discriminatory action because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, religion or national origin.

For consideration, please forward resume to: Mike.McCurdy@Kaminllc.com


Department Head - Industrial, Clark Nexsen, Macon, GA

Title: Department Head - Industrial
ID: N2018-154
Job Location: Macon, GA
Department: Industrial Engineering

Position Open: October 26, 2018
Position Close: Until filled
Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen Inc. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H-1B or any other work visa petitions.

Must apply online through corporate website at www.clarknexsen.com.

Firm Description
Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals.

Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.

Generous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short and Long term Disability, Paid Time Off, Aflac, Flexible benefits, and Legal Resources benefits are available.

Job Description
We seek to hire a Department Head - Industrial in our Macon, GA office who will be responsible for overall technical quality within their department and support the development of design discipline staffing to meet the needs of the firm in terms of numbers, experience, and professional qualifications.

General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Performing Department Head duties as assigned
  • Facilitate communication of the impact of design/scope decisions on the department level of effort, project schedule, construction cost and quality of the final product. Review performance, status, budgets, and organization of the project documents.
  • Assure that the department standards are being utilized efficiently. Facilitate the improvement of the standards and include training in the departmental guidance. Help introduce new employees to the standards.
  • Review performance, status, budgets, and organization of the project documents.
  • Monitor construction activities and provide lessons learned.
  • Monitor professional development of staff members to assure that individuals are being technically challenged in a productive manner and maintain their technical abilities.
  • Encourage the use of software tools to enhance the efficiency of team members. Evaluate alternative tools as they become available. Provide opportunities for training as required. Ensure that staff has the right computing equipment for their position and coordinate needs with the IT department.
  • Encourage mentoring within the department and serve as an example for future leaders. Identify roles for members of the department to aid in their professional growth.
  • Encourage “lessons learned” and internal communication to help prevent recurring issues. Discuss reviews with designers and reviewers to identify quality trends.
  • Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Senior Management
  • Assist in marketing and business development activities
  • Assist in preparing proposals and participating in contract negotiations
  • Assign department staff to project teams
  • Participate in staff annual reviews
  • Ability to travel is required

Project responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct reviews of the project discipline technical decisions
  • Monitor department workload to maintain staff utilization rates
  • Review fee and budget proposals on individual projects
  • Monitor budget and schedule performance on individual projects
  • Assist MP’s and PM’s in assigning suitable or appropriately skilled staff to project teams
  • Participate in design reviews of projects
  • Participate in technical reviews of projects
  • Participate in QA/QC project reviews and briefings

Education

  • BS in engineering –or
  • Post-graduate degree in, engineering, engineering technology or engineering management

Licenses, Certifications and Accreditations

  • Completed the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and all other state requirements for certification as an EIT is preferred.
  • Completed or be in a position to complete requirements for PE licensure within 24 months after being hired is preferred
  • 24-hour MSHA miner safety training is desirable
  • Additional certifications such as CDT, CCS, or CCCA are encouraged to reflect personal growth in the profession and an ever-increasing knowledge base to enhance the design and documentation process is desirable
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience with Industrial safety programs and compliance with site specific safety programs in an Industrial plant environment is required

Software Skills
A Department Head - Industrial should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, accounting, and information management.

Working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to understand the capabilities and limitations of the programs and interact with the support staff in their use of the software is highly desirable.

Career Experience

  • A Department Head - Industrial should typically have 15 years or more of significant design and practice experience in a leadership role with an Industrial firm or multi-discipline Architectural & Engineering firm with substantial knowledge in one or more of the following areas: bulk material handling, process piping, conveyance equipment detail shop drawings, dust collection, chute fabrication drawings, tank/bin design, equipment platforms/catwalks, MSHA standards and other related industrial process design parameters is highly desired.
  • Design or construction experience in Design/Build and EPC project delivery methods is desirable.
Other Criteria
  • Ability to prepare effective and concise documents
  • Possess technical precision and creative design skills
  • Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups
  • Have a client-oriented attitude with a desire to provide outstanding professional services
  • Be dedicated to his or her professional development as well as the success of colleagues and the firm as a whole
  • Demonstrated recognized leadership within the firm and/or outside the firm
  • Possess team leadership capabilities and abilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of firm-wide design goals and abilities to execute them on projects that they have participated

Mineral Processing Engineer, Southern Ionics Minerals (SIM)

Job Code #M‐101
Reports to: Mine Manager
The role is posted on SIM’s website http://www.southernionicsminerals.com/careers.html

SUMMARY:
The Mineral Processing Engineer role ensures that heavy mineral concentrate (HMC) produced at the Wetmill Concentrator Plant and Attritioner Plant meets the specifications for the off‐site Mineral Sand Plant (MSP). This is done at the highest recovery and throughputs achievable while minimizing downtime. This is accomplished through daily coordination with the Mission Mine production team, daily process checks and analysis of mill assays to determine what process changes are required. In addition, the Mining Process Engineer role will lead process improvement efforts for the Mission Mine Site, as well as future mine sites, and provide technical and metallurgical support as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Adherence to all company safety, environmental and health rules and all company policies and procedures
  • Understand and improve heavy mineral sand production and processing methods, both Wet and Dry circuits
  • Ensure HMC is on grade and recovery targets are met.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Daily tasks:

  • Monitor wetmill and attritioner performance through sample analysis and visual inspection of the process at key points
  • Coordinate with production team and offer process control support on plant settings for optimal product grade and recovery
  • Perform test work to evaluate and correct metallurgical challenges as they arise, including loss analyses and spiral surveys.
  • Offer guidance and support to operational personnel to further develop in‐house technical expertise.

Weekly tasks:

  • Participate in the weekly Mine Meeting and prepare to report on recovery and HMC grade performance.
  • Create action items and follow up from meeting discussions
  • Investigate trends in HMC quality and mineral recovery to drive improvement plans.
  • Evaluate, initiate, and implement minor projects designed to improve concentrator production and quality,attritioner production and quality and/or improve safety, cost, and revenue performance.
  • Provide assistance, as required, to complete special projects, mainly assisting Project Team, but also our mining engineers and geologist as necessary.
  • Assist Mine Planning Engineers, as required, with both short term and long‐term mine plans.

Process Improvement Leadership:

  • Manage projects that come out of the weekly recovery and grade reviews and drive all process improvement programs
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis of process improvement opportunities to rank the priorities
  • Maintain and improve existing Standard Operating Platform in support of operational consistency
  • Complete documentation for process changes including SOP, PFD, and any other documentation that the process requires.
  • Work with operational team to make sure they are trained with any changes in operation
  • Audit process improvements to make sure the changes are sustained
  • Monitors and manages reagent usage to ensure cost effectivenessMineral Processing Engineer

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SKILLS:

  • Proven ability to successfully interact with 3rd party design and engineering firms
  • Expertise in PFD (Process Flow Diagrams) including generation and interpretation
  • Proven ability to perform plant‐wide mass balance analysis
  • Experience in slurry pump performance and calculations
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Access
  • BS/MS in Mining Engineering, Process Engineering, Metallurgy and/or Mineral Processing.

Mineral Separation Plant (MSP) Manager, Southern Ionics Minerals (SIM)

Great Opportunity!!! Southern Ionics Minerals (SIM) is a privately owned company that is working on expansion opportunities, with this role at the heart of the business. SIM is looking for a strong leader to join the management team, an individual who has excellent communications skills and is capable of building a strong team. Responsible for a state-of-the-art plant with the newest technologies, this role provides an interesting learning opportunity for a natural leader. The company has an exceptional reputation when it comes to environmental stewardship and community engagement, which will support a sustainable future. The minerals sands market is on an upward trend, and with all of SIM’s products fully sold the challenge is on finding ways to maximize the plant performance to take full advantage of this positive position.

The role specifically requires the individual to plan, direct and provide leadership for the Southern Ionics Minerals Separation Plant operations, to maximize the return on investment, by optimizing production levels, cost efficiencies and product quality, while maintaining a safe, motivated and trained workforce. The role is accountable for all levels of production at the Minerals Separation Plant (MSP) managing operations, maintenance and metallurgy.

The role is posted on SIM’s website http://www.southernionicsminerals.com/careers.html

SUMMARY:
To plan, direct and provide leadership for the Southern Ionics Minerals Separation Plant operations, to maximize the return on investment, by optimizing production levels, cost efficiencies and product quality, while maintaining a safe, motivated and trained workforce. The role is accountable for all levels of production at the Southern Ionics Minerals Separation Plant managing operations, maintenance and metallurgy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain a safe workplace by ensuring compliance with company occupational health and safety policies and procedures and relevant regulations.
  • Promptly report all personal injuries, incidents, near misses and hazards and assist in investigations, when required.
  • Actively promote safety EHS awareness amongst company and contract personnel by providing relevant inductions, training, instruction and communication.
  • Maximize production of on-specification products meeting customer requirements, consistent with budgets and plans by ensuring the most efficient application of available resources.
  • Ensure optimal utilization of processing plant and equipment by planning production activities and addressing losses on a regular basis.
  • Manage operational costs by monitoring and reporting cost variances from budget, and where necessary, amending plans/forecasts or operational activities.
  • Maximize effectiveness of contracts directly associated with the processing operation.
  • Prepare operating and maintenance budgets for the processing plant by working effectively with staff, production planning and commercial personnel.
  • Work effectively, professionally and tactfully with SIM’s diverse workforce, team leaders, senior staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Actively engage with the local community to maintain and promote SIM’s reputation.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SKILLS:

  • Degree in Engineering or relevant field
  • Minimum of 5 years of leadership/management experience in a mining or processing environment
  • Previous experience in a mineral sands or mineral separation plant (MSP) is preferred.
  • Experience in mining & production environment preferred
  • Ability to prepare technical reports for submission to management
  • Experience in establishing and managing effective work teams to achieve deliverables
  • Experience with establishing and maintaining systems and processes
  • Ability to manage departmental workload through highly developed planning & organizational skills and effective delegation across a range of disciplines and levels
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively manage relationships build networks and influence stakeholders to achieve results
  • Knowledge of EHS management systems
  • Ability to manage contractors and consultants

SIM Job Description A-103 – MSP Manager / 9.5.2018


Purchasing Manager

LOCATION: Sandersville, GA or Roswell, GA

Imerys is a Paris based global leader with 18,000 employees, located in 50 countries, with 21 Regional labs, 250 Industrial Facilities, 8 Major R&D Centers, and 300 Scientists & Technologist. Imerys transforms minerals into thousands of high value specialty products essential for our customers' products that are used every day.

JOB SUMMARY:
Plan and execute purchasing and procurement strategies. Work closely with all levels of management to determine needs, develop strategies, and provide procurement sources in support of those needs. Optimize the
supplier base into a select group of proven high-quality strategic suppliers that meet or exceed expectations of the end-user.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop procurement strategy for major categories of spend including: Energy – Natural Gas and Electricity Agreements, Contract/General Labor – production, mechanical/electrical maintenance, Packaging - pallets, bags, Chemicals, fuel, and all other MRO supplies.

  • Monitor and analyze trends in spending and inventory control in order to make recommendations for the future and to identify areas of possible savings
  • Identify savings targets, develop plans, utilize staff to achieve goals and measure the results towards budget.
  • Select suppliers, assesses vendor capabilities, develops alternate sources, and evaluates vendor performance in order to secure cost-effective sources for products and services.
  • Negotiate purchase price, terms, delivery methods (prepaid vs. collect), and warranties for products and services for all key suppliers and/or contractors.
  • Effectively develop and manage personnel and communicate procurement strategies to team members in remote locations in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Assures department records are maintained and purchases are followed up or expedited when required. Department records include price histories to provide information on price variances.
  • Participate in global supply chain initiatives.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent presentation and supplier negotiation skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to meet demanding deadlines.
  • Budgeting, inventory, and cost management skills
  • Ability to effectively manage others
  • Ability to standardize ‘best practices” throughout the organization

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Related Field
  • 5+ years of experience in Purchasing with progressive responsilities
  • Strong Computer skills: MS Office suite & ERP

IMERYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer F/M/IWD/PV

THIS ROLE IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR VISA SPONSORSHIP.

*This Position is Not Open to Agencies*


Purchasing Category Lead (chemicals, etc)

LOCATION: Sandersville, GA

Imerys is a Paris based global leader with 18,000 employees, located in 50 countries, with 21 Regional labs, 250 Industrial Facilities, 8 Major R&D Centers, and 300 Scientists & Technologist. Imerys transforms minerals into thousands of high value specialty products essential for our customers' products that are used every day.

JOB SUMMARY:
This role is responsible for leading the procurement function for the Chemical category. Lead and facilitate all contract work for this Division of Imerys NA. In addition, will be the purchasing project manager
for joint ventures between North America and global initiatives.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for sourcing major chemicals and other categories as defined by manager. Manages qualification process for unqualified material, RFQ process for all chemicals, and negotiation with suppliers to be followed through with the completion of the contract process.
  • Interacts with accounting, operations and other departments to provide detailed forecast data by chemical.
  • Assists in the budgeting process for chemicals. Reports monthly PPV analysis and quarterly review process.
  • Selects vendors, assesses vendor capabilities, develops and qualifies alternate sources, manages and evaluates supplier performance, negotiates price and delivery.
  • Understands and interprets current and future market conditions, risks, and opportunities for chemical categories to determine the appropriate acquisition and negotiation strategies. Recommend and plans sourcing strategies.
  • Manages the working capital targets in order to meet overall inventory goals.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent presentation and contract negotiation skills required
  • Market analysis such as market trends and forecasting skills required

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in business or related field
  • At least 3-8 years of experience in purchasing with progressive responsibilities
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Strong Computer skills required
  • Travel required, 25% , occasionally greater than 25%

IMERYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer F/M/IWD/PV

THIS ROLE IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR VISA SPONSORSHIP.

*This Position is Not Open to Agencies*



  Home   |   Disclaimer   |   Terms of Use   |   Privacy Statement   |   Contact Us