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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.
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Electrician, BASF Corporation, McIntyre, GA US 31054

Job Field: PROD- Production, Maintenance, & Technicians
Job Type – Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1902681

Formula for Success:  You Will:
This position will provide expertise to the maintenance team to maintain electrical systems and equipment. Maintains a primary focus within maintenance, but can work with engineers and other such technicians/mechanics/engineers across the site to seek the best practices for electrical installations.

  • Provide direct assistance in the troubleshooting of electrical system problems and initiate the repair.
  • Interface with electrical vendors for maintenance and other related activities. 
  • Monitor Motor Control Center and equipment reliability and performance.
  • Maintain a high level of technical expertise on electrical systems and standards.
  • Work with the Team to generate cost savings ideas that reduce the Total Cost of Ownership
  • Communicate daily with Plant Maintenance supervision and production personnel regarding work tasks related to maintenance of electrical systems.
  • Will be required to keep current on electrical sytems and IEE regulations as it relates to plant engineering and maintenance. 
  • Interface with Operations, Engineers and Production Supervision.  May also deal with vendors and outside engineering resources
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • A good understanding of working within the rules of safety and environmental policies.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You… 

Basic Qualifications:

  •  High School Diploma or GED and 5 years of experience in Instrumentation, Electronics or Electrical field OR an Associates Degree with 2 years of experience in Instrumentation, Electronics or Electrical field.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Relevant experience in Operations, Engineering, or Maintenance in the chemical industry or other manufacturing environments.
  • Experienced in the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of one or more of the following: electrical devices, electrical supplies, field instrumentation, control valves, process analyzers, process control systems.
  • Ability to read and update electrical and instrument documents such as schematics, specifications, control diagrams, P&IDs, and one-line diagrams.
  • Good working knowledge of manufacturing plant equipment and technologies.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

BASF MIDGA
APPLY ONLINE at BASF.com/jobs
Requistion: Electrician – 1902681
Full Benefits, Paid Vacation, Pay: $30.25 Per Hour


Field Crew Operator, Jesup, GA

Chemours is seeking a Field Crew Operator to join our growing Jesup Mine operations team! This position will report directly to either the Mining Coordinator or Shift Supervisor in our Jesup, GA location.

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the installation and maintenance of all internal mine infrastructure including roads, ponds, ramps, field pumps, power cable, slurry and water pipe to ensure the safe and efficient implementation of agreed surface mining plans. Role will support management of all water and slurry pipe onsite to include rotating to prolong life, conducting pipe fusion, bolting connections, and pipe relocation targeting minimal downtime while operating safely and avoiding pipe damage. Operators will also prepare mining pits for operations to include rim ditching and dewatering, field pump placement, support setup and execution of Mobile Mining Unit operations, and maintain tailings pits and tailings lines.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Daily Activities
    • Ensure all work is performed within company, state, and federal regulations, standards, statutes, policies, and procedures.
    • Identify and promote opportunities to improve mine safety performance, act as a safety leader.
    • Safely and efficiently operates various pieces of mobile heavy equipment, including bulldozers, tracked excavators, wheeled loaders, backhoe loaders, skid steers, tele-handlers and motor graders.
    • Build and maintain all roads, access roads and ramps as defined by the mine plan.
    • Install dewatering field pumps and pipe.
    • Monitor tailings discharge and manage tailings.
    • Monitor water levels in site ponds and active sand tailings area to ensure safe and efficient function of these structures.
    • Monitor and maintain all utility lines on and off the Mobile Mining Units.
    • Monitor and maintain all fuel tanks around the mine site.
    • Assist Mining Operations, Engineering and Maintenance Department as required.
    • Assist Engineering and Maintenance as required during scheduled down days.
    • Attend meetings and classes as identified by Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC/Chemours
    • Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members.
  • Goals for the role
    • Act as a Safety Leader to ensure individual and team Safety remain top priority in the planning and execution of all tasks.
    • Work closely with Company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) personnel targeting zero incidents and continuous improvement of mine site EHS performance.
    • Continuous improvement in mining approach, encourage initiatives intended to reduce safety risk, increase production volume, improve efficiency and reduce operating cost.
  • Responsibilities
    • Work in a self-guided manner in the absence of supervision and demonstrate creativity, exercise sound judgment, and demonstrate initiative.
    • Report all personal injuries and EHS incidents and assist with both safety and environmental investigations.
    • Clean heavy equipment and work vehicles as scheduled and ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all assigned work areas.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and ability to read and write the English language.
  • Valid driver's license with clean record

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands, fingers, and feet in a coordinated effort to move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery.
  • Specific vision abilities required, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently ascends or descends ladders, stairs, elevated walkways, ramps and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Perform heavy manual labor when needed such as assembling pipe in different weather conditions.
  • Frequently lifts or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts or moves up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to use various hand and air operated tools to maintain infrastructure equipment.
  • Position requires working near and around operating mechanical parts and mobile equipment and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibrations.
  • Ability to read and interpret various plans and designs.
  • Capable of wearing personal protective equipment, such as hearing protectors and respirators, as necessary.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages
  • 401(k) Match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Strong Inclusion & Diversity initiatives
  • Company-paid volunteer days

WE’RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY
We are on a journey to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. We’ve completed our transformation and now we’re earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications.

OUR APPROACH
The “ours” in Chemours is for all of us who work here. We’re working together to improve people’s lives the world over.

OUR CULTURE
Our culture is built upon our values: Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Unshakable Integrity, Safety Obsession, and Collective Entrepreneurship.

We’re honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2018-2019 and a “2018 Top Workplace” by Delaware News Journal.

WHAT SETS US APART
Chemours has the heart and energy of a startup, while being built upon a 200-year old legacy and a world-class product portfolio. A startup with a head start. This mentality drives both our strategy and employees. We believe a thriving workforce culture is essential to our success. We’re earning our way to growth by unleashing the power of our talented, experienced, and passionate employees.

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer
Chemours is an E-Verify employer
Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation
Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

Link to Apply:https://chemours.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Chemours/job/Jesup-GA/Field-Crew-Operator_JR4663


Land Clearing & Reclamation Operator, Jesup, GA

Chemours is seeking a Land Clearing & Reclamation Operator to join our growing Jesup Mining team! This position will report directly to the Mining Coordinator in our Jesup, GA location.

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for operating heavy mobile equipment of various sizes and weights such as bulldozers and excavators for the purpose of clearing and reclaiming land in support of active mining operations.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Daily activities
    • Ensure all work is performed within company, state, and federal regulations, standards, statutes, policies, and procedures.
    • Safely and efficiently operates various pieces of mobile heavy equipment including bulldozers and tracked excavators.
    • Identify and promote opportunities to improve mine safety performance, act as a safety leader.
    • Safely drive and maneuvers equipment into position for digging, loading, hauling, dumping, pushing, and/or spreading material in designated work areas.
    • Receive and execute written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.
    • Ensure operation of equipment is within machine capabilities and limitations.
    • Performs pre-shift and post-shift safety inspections, reporting and logging maintenance requirements or concerns.
    • Complete production reporting and other documentation as required.
    • Responsible for routine vehicle inspections, fluid/air checks, fueling of off-road equipment.
    • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored.
    • Ability to assist maintenance personnel in performing mechanical maintenance and repairs as needed.
    • Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members.
  • Goals for the role
    • Act as a Safety Leader to ensure individual and team Safety remain top priority in the planning and execution of all tasks.
    • Work closely with Company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) personnel targeting zero incidents and continuous improvement of mine site EHS performance.
    • Continuous improvement in mining approach, encourage initiatives intended to reduce safety risk, increase productivity, improve efficiency and reduce operating cost.
  • Responsibilities
    • Work in a self-guided manner in the absence of supervision and demonstrate creativity, exercise sound judgment, and demonstrate initiative.
    • Report all personal injuries and EHS incidents and assist with both safety and environmental investigations.
    • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all assigned work areas.
    • Maintain knowledge of safe work practices and procedures.  Attend meetings and classes as identified by Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and ability to read and write the English language.
  • Experience operating equipment to include tracked excavators, wheeled loaders, track type tractors (bulldozers), motor graders, and skid steers.
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule and/or varying shifts and must be punctual in adhering to established start times; attendance at work is an essential function to the performance of this position.
  • Ability to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean record

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands, fingers, and feet in a coordinated effort to move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery.
  • Specific vision abilities required, including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently ascends or descends ladders, stairs, elevated walkways, ramps and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time in the operation of mobile equipment.
  • Capable of wearing personal protective equipment, such as hearing protectors and respirators, as necessary.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages
  • 401(k) Match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Strong Inclusion & Diversity initiatives
  • Company-paid volunteer days

WE’RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY
We are on a journey to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. We’ve completed our transformation and now we’re earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications.

OUR APPROACH
The “ours” in Chemours is for all of us who work here. We’re working together to improve people’s lives the world over.

OUR CULTURE
Our culture is built upon our values: Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Unshakable Integrity, Safety Obsession, and Collective Entrepreneurship.

We’re honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2018-2019 and a “2018 Top Workplace” by Delaware News Journal.

WHAT SETS US APART
Chemours has the heart and energy of a startup, while being built upon a 200-year old legacy and a world-class product portfolio. A startup with a head start. This mentality drives both our strategy and employees. We believe a thriving workforce culture is essential to our success. We’re earning our way to growth by unleashing the power of our talented, experienced, and passionate employees.

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer
Chemours is an E-Verify employer
Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation
Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

Link to Apply: https://chemours.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Chemours/job/Jesup-GA/Land-Clearing-and-Reclamation-Operator_JR4662


Mining Coordinator, Jesup, GA

Chemours is seeking a Mining Coordinator to join our growing Jesup Mine operations team! This position will report directly to the Mine Manager in our Jesup, GA location.

Responsible for coordinating the safe and efficient implementation of agreed surface mining plans while minimizing cost and maximizing throughput rates and production uptime. Role will develop a team of 10+ day-shift equipment and field service operators responsible for timber/land clearing, stripping topsoil, sand slurry tails management, daily infrastructure moves (pipes, pumps, and power cables), and final grading and land reclamation required to sustain active mining operations. Position will coordinate with overseeing, mine planning, maintenance and production shift supervisors/operators to ensure production targets are met for 24/7 mining operations.  Role will also liaise with heavy equipment suppliers and mechanics as needed to ensure operational needs are met.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Daily activities
    • Ensure all work is performed within company, state, and federal regulations, standards, statutes, policies, and procedures.
    • Identify and promote opportunities to improve mine safety performance, act as a safety leader.
    • Coordinate all earth moving activities from land clearing, to mining, to final reclamation and closure.
    • Monitor daily reports tracking feed grade, throughput capacity, product output and recovery and engage operations to discuss, understand, and communicate impact of mining related issues.
    • Coordinate with production teams and offer mining and earth moving expertise and support to ensure consistent ore feed to plant processing at peek throughput capacities.
    • Offer guidance and support to operational personnel to further develop in-house technical expertise.
    • Coordinate and assist Mine Planning Engineers, as required, with both short term and long-term mine plans.
  • Goals for the role
    • Work closely with Company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) personnel targeting zero incidents and continuous improvement of mine site EHS performance.
    • Continuous improvement in mining approach, encourage initiatives intended to reduce safety risk, increase production volume and reduce operating cost.
    • Increase and improve operator training to improve process management for 24/7 operations.
  • Responsibilities
    • Work in a self-guided manner in the absence of supervision and demonstrate creativity, exercise sound judgment, and demonstrate initiative.
    • Report all personal injuries and EHS incidents and assist with both safety and environmental investigations.
    • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all assigned areas.
    • Participate in the weekly meetings and be prepared to report on mining and earth moving progress and performance to include action items and follow up from meeting discussions.
    • Perform cost/benefit analysis of process improvement opportunities in your area.
    • Maintain and improve existing Standard Operating Platform (SOP) in support of operational consistency.
    • Work with operational team to make sure they are trained with any changes in operation.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 5-yrs mining/earth moving and team management experience OR B.S. in Mine Engineering or related field + 2-yrs experience

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Thorough knowledge of company safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills as well as people management skills, ability to motivate and train.
  • Good mathematical and computer skills and willingness to learn new systems and software (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Ability to achieve maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence stakeholders, peers, and operators; able to take a "hands-on" approach with operators to facilitate change and get results.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages
  • 401(k) Match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Strong Inclusion & Diversity initiatives
  • Company-paid volunteer days

WE’RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY
We are on a journey to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. We’ve completed our transformation and now we’re earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications.

OUR APPROACH
The “ours” in Chemours is for all of us who work here. We’re working together to improve people’s lives the world over.

OUR CULTURE
Our culture is built upon our values: Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Unshakable Integrity, Safety Obsession, and Collective Entrepreneurship.

We’re honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2018-2019 and a “2018 Top Workplace” by Delaware News Journal.

WHAT SETS US APART
Chemours has the heart and energy of a startup, while being built upon a 200-year old legacy and a world-class product portfolio. A startup with a head start. This mentality drives both our strategy and employees. We believe a thriving workforce culture is essential to our success. We’re earning our way to growth by unleashing the power of our talented, experienced, and passionate employees.

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer
Chemours is an E-Verify employer
Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation
Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

Link to Apply: https://chemours.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Chemours/job/Jesup-GA/Mining-Coordinator_JR4610


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.”


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


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*



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