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Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist (1802055) – McIntyre, GA (relocation assistance is provided)

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are looking for a candidate like you who is capable of successfully executing strategic and tactical Environmental support (water pollution control and solid waste) for our manufacturing complex through a shared services concept. Through your leadership, our goal is to improve employee health, maintain environmental compliance, ensure safe design of plants, and prepare for emergencies.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational and work background in EHS, as well as your knowledge of related technologies and regulations, you will lead environmental (water and solid waste) compliance programs while optimizing effectiveness and efficiency of the programs at the assigned site(s).
  • As a trusted advisor, you will counsel the site(s) leadership teams on taking recommended actions to address EHS matters and compliance concerns, and support air compliance, site industrial hygiene and safety programs as needed.
  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will identify EHS issues and seek opportunities for improvement.
  • Your professional certification(s) in safety and environmental practices will be an asset as you communicate and facilitate the sharing of programs, procedures, and tools that promote a safe working environment.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Please apply online through the BASF website at https://basf.jobs/north-america-bc/job/Mcintyre-Environmental%2C-Health-&-Safety-Specialist-%28McIntyre%2C-GA%29-GA-31054/463659501/?feedId=111101


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*


Maintenance Manager, Huber Carbonates, Marble Hill, GA

Purpose of Job: 
Manages overall maintenance system and directs day-to-day maintenance activities for the plant and mine.  Supports plant operations, mining operations, capital projects, engineering and process improvement projects.

Dimensions of Job: 

  • Direct Supervision of 12-15 hourly employees at a site that operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
  • Accountable for operating within the maintenance budget.  (Approximately $1.5 million/annual).
  • Manager is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Mandatory Minimum Standards Required, within his/her sphere of influence. This may include compliance with any air permits, waste water permits, storm water permits, or other rules as presented to the employee as requirements.
  • Responsible for completing any necessary documentation to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.  Responsible for knowledge of the basics of the regulations and laws effecting assigned work areas and working to help ensure that all regulations and laws are followed.  Responsible for bringing all EH&S incidents or concerns to management for resolution.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides for the proper maintenance of the mine, mining mobile equipment, plant process equipment, process computers, Utility systems, equipment, buildings and grounds.
  • Plans, schedules and coordinates department’s people resources.
  • Works with Buyer to maintain an economical system of spare parts and supplies.
  • Provides skill development to the Mechanical, Mobile Equipment and Electrical services group to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Manages a preventative maintenance system to support the maximum optimization of plant resources.
  • Researches and makes recommendations on methods to improve equipment performance.
  • Manages relationships and leads decisions regarding outside contractors for Mobile Equipment maintenance.
  • Plan and coordinate major maintenance that requires equipment shut down with other Department Managers in the plant.
  • Utilize computer based maintenance software system to enter and update work orders, maintain equipment detail and schedule PM procedures for equipment maintenance and test equipment requiring calibration.
  • Serve as SME (subject matter expert) team for element 220A – Site Level Change Management.
  • Serve as SME (subject matter expert) team for element 400 – Monitoring, Measuring and Operational Control
  • Maintain an action tracking system to enter; track and close action items that arise from audits, customer visits, MSHA inspections, etc. that might not be entered into the work order database.
  • Maintains process control computer systems.
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and trains required resources to maintain, troubleshoot and repair computer systems.
  • Manages and controls all software associated with the process computer systems, including installation of new systems and upgrades of existing systems.
  • Has good working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC hardware and software. Able to interpret ladder logic and program PLC’s at ladder logic level. Ideal candidate would also have a strong working knowledge of RsView, RsTrend and other Allen Bradley software interface programming applications
  • Should possess a good working knowledge of instrumentation including, but not limited to: temperature measurement, flow measurement, pressure measurement & weight measurement.
  • Provides production and process development with process engineering support.
  • Works with production and process/product development to move experimental products to commercial production.
  • Assists production in troubleshooting non-routine quality and throughput problems.
  • Recommends process enhancements to improve product quality and plant throughput rates.
  • Develops and manages various expenses and capitalized projects.
  • Initiates and prepares written Capital Appropriation Requests.
  • Oversees and executes capital projects within time and budget.
  • Ensures that quality standards for maintenance department are upheld by writing and monitoring applicable ISO 9000 procedures and by assuring that training is provided as necessary.
  • Ensures proper communication systems are developed and practiced to assure individuals are kept well informed with pertinent, timely information necessary for the successful operation of the facility.
  • Manages a department which fosters a team environment to fully support the objectives of plant operations while using various metrics to measure continuous improvement for the plant and team performance.
  • May perform other duties as assigned and that employee has been safely trained to perform.

Major Challenges: 

  • Maximizing equipment efficiency and performance while meeting operating plan and budget.
  • Developing and maintaining competent motivated employees to continually perform quality work in a safe and timely manner.
  • Manage the demands of a 24/hrs day operation with a limited staff.
  • Building a repository for electronic maintenance related documents including: owner manuals, part lists, etc. Linking these into the maintenance work order system.

Decision Making Authority: 

  • Consults with HR and Plant Manager on disciplinary actions, hiring/promotional decisions, training opportunities.
  • Completes performance appraisals twice per year (mid-term and final), competency forms as required.

Specialized or Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years supervisory experience preferred or a minimum 10 years other relevant experience.  (Heavy-industry maintenance and/or mining a plus).
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • Must have working knowledge of software applications (MS Office / Excel / MS Word, etc)
  • Is exposed to heat, cold, dust/dirt, noise, vibrations, humidity moving equipment, for 8 – 12 hours at a time and/or underground mine environment for shorter periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs alone and heavier weights assisted, must kneel, squat, use hands and fingers to feel repeatedly.  Must ascend and descend stairs repeatedly during a shift.
  • Must be capable of wearing required PPE for entire shift:  Hard hat, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, safety harnesses/lanyards, etc.
  • Must be able to operate equipment at a speed that is reasonable and prudent for the conditions while maintaining an efficient level of production.

NOTE:  MSHA required training will follow Marble Hill’s Part 48 Training Plan including New Miner training and annual refresher.  Prior MSHA training will be acceptable if proper documentation can be produced.

Note: Management retains the discretion to add or change the job duties of this 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 disability, religion or national origin.

Contact: Teresa Schluter, Human Resources Manager
Teresa.schluter@huber.com
770-894-8229


EHS Specialist, Gordon, GA

About AMI:
Active Minerals International (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, Execution and Safety.

We are currently seeking an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist in our Gordon, GA location.

Position Summary:
Meet company’s primary goal of providing a safe working environment for employees. Reduces hazards and risks which to prevent injury, illness, property loss, productivity loss and associated costs.

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
  • Implements EHS training programs
  • Engages with team members at all levels to achieve results
  • Conducts or coordinates frequent safety meetings for all shifts
  • Conducts accident investigations; identifies root causes and recommends corrective actions
  • Implements compliance tasks; maintains electronic work order systems for EHS
  • Participates in agency regulatory inspections and/or responds to agency correspondence
  • Generates reports; maintains EHS spreadsheets and systems
  • Adhere to all QMS procedures and documentation as applicable to position and department, and as required by ISO
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Job Requirements and Skill Sets:

  • Associate degree in related field
  • 3 years of relevant experience, preferably in mining/manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of MSHA standards
  • Familiarity with reference standards (ACGIH / ANSI / NIOSH / NFPA / NEC / OSHA)
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships and facilitate learning
  • Public speaking skills
  • Proficiency with computer applications and Microsoft products
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • EHS certifications helpful (MSP, CMSP, ASP, OHST, MSHA Instructor, 30 hour OSHA General Industry, Visual Emissions Evaluator)

Benefits:

  • 3 medical plans to choose from
  • Dental & vision plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with 6% company match
  • 3 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO), 5 weeks PTO after 5 years
  • Tuition and certification reimbursement programs

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.”

Maintenance Superintendent, Hephzibah, GA

Unimin Corporation, a member of the Sibelco Group, is North America's leading industrial mineral producer and a technology partner to a diverse customer base. Our silica, high purity quartz, feldspar, nepheline syenite, calcium carbonate, clay, kaolin, lime and limestone products are the fundamental building blocks of nearly every industrial and manufacturing process.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Unimin; but our real strength is our employees. Unimin employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.

Unimin is looking for a dynamic Maintenance Superintendent who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Hephzibah, GA location.  As a Maintenance Superintendent, you will supervise, schedule, and direct maintenance work utilizing plant employees or outside contractors. Coordinate with management and other supervisors to accomplish daily preventative maintenance and repair requirements for mobile and stationary equipment, plant buildings, and grounds.  Direct, schedule and provide basic engineering for routine in-plant process modifications and process trouble shooting.  Administer the Controlled Maintenance Program.  Insure adequate inventory of spare parts, maintenance materials, and operating supplies.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Be responsible for maintaining and updating the plant specific controlled maintenance program manual and ensure compliance to corporate policy.
  • Direct and supervise activities of maintenance personnel to achieve efficient utilization of manpower, material and facilities.  Direct and oversee job training, safety, housekeeping and labor relations within realm of supervision.
  • Direct outside contractors, construction and maintenance.
  • Using the philosophy and techniques of continuous improvement, initiate various programs to improve quality, eliminate waste, decrease costs, and improve productivity’s and other efficiencies.
  • Recommend changes in standards, work methods, equipment and process modifications to improve performance, productivity, and profitability.
  • Maintain open communications with subordinates, peers, and superiors.
  • Collect, check, and forward necessary labor, maintenance, and operating data for all required reports.
  • Implement and maintain an effective preventative maintenance program for all equipment at the plant, including inspection schedules, lubrication / servicing, oil sampling, and historical maintenance tracking.
  • Utilize IFS software for all work orders, PM’s, purchases, and inventory control of spare parts.
  • Maintain appropriate records for all safety or environmental maintenance requirements.
  • Work with Purchasing & Warehousing Supervisor to order parts as needed and to assure that critical spare parts are available when needed.
  • Review time cards of all maintenance employees and deliver to Office Administrator for weekly payroll.
  • Maintain plant PLC’s and computers used for plant control including maintaining back-ups for each location.
  • Oversee programming of plant controls using RSLogix and Wonderware.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have 5+ years of maintenance supervisory experience in dry materials and a bachelor's degree in engineering (preferred), or 10+ years of experience in lieu of bachelor's degree.  High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must possess troubleshooting experience. 
  • Must be mechanically and technically inclined.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits – medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Unimin, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success.  Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace.  We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status.
The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits. 

Please direct applicants to apply online using the following link:
https://unimin.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=291584&company_id=15836&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1010631&level=levelid2&levelid2=102403&startflag=3

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Lab Technician, Hephzibah, GA

Unimin Corporation, a member of the Sibelco Group, is North America's leading industrial mineral producer and a technology partner to a diverse customer base. Our silica, high purity quartz, feldspar, nepheline syenite, calcium carbonate, clay, kaolin, lime and limestone products are the fundamental building blocks of nearly every industrial and manufacturing process.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Unimin; but our real strength is our employees. Unimin employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.
Unimin is looking for a dynamic Lab Technician who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Hephzibah, GA location.  As a Lab Technician, you will work with plant supervisors to gather information from samples, and correct problems. 

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities: 

  • Run analytical tests as needed, such as screen tests, moisture, MBI, viscosity, XRF, SediGraph, color, cast rate, surface area, carbon, etc.
  • Record all data on proper forms or enter into computer database.
  • In the plant or mine, gather samples or perform sampling of various materials.
  • Interface with plant operators, supervisors, or customer service personnel to correct quality problems, change ore blends to achieve desired final product, highlight trends that could cause a problem, etc.
  • With guidance from the QC/Environmental Affairs Supervisor as needed, approve shipments by comparing analytical test results with customer or internal specifications.
  • Generate Certificate of Analysis for customers as needed.
  • Repair and maintain the analytical equipment.
  • Using the philosophy and techniques of continuous improvement, initiate various programs to improve quality, eliminate waste, decrease costs, and improve productivity's and other efficiencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of lab experience
  • Good analytical and math skills
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Excel 
  • Familiar with Mining and MSHA is a plus
  • Degree in Mineralogy, Chemistry or related field is a plus

Benefits:

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits – medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Unimin, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success.  Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace.  We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.
The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits. 

Please direct applicants to apply online using the following link:
https://unimin.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&jobid=291552&company_id=15836&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1010631&level=levelid2&levelid2=102403&startflag=3

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Safety and Health Supervisor – McIntyre, GA

Unimin Corporation, a member of the Sibelco Group, is North America's leading industrial mineral producer and a technology partner to a diverse customer base. Our silica, high purity quartz, feldspar, nepheline syenite, calcium carbonate, clay, kaolin, lime and limestone products are the fundamental building blocks of nearly every industrial and manufacturing process.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Unimin; but our real strength is our employees. Unimin employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.

Unimin is looking for a dynamic Safety and Health Supervisor who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its McIntyreGA location.  As a Safety and Health Supervisor, you will oversee and direct the plant's Safety and Health program while implementing all facets of the Corporate Safety Health policies and enforcing MSHA's safety regulation.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement all portions of Unimin's Corporate Safety and Health policies. Maintain all plant records and USIS records required for proper documentation 
  • Complete the monthly safety inspections and issue work orders for items that cannot be easily abated. Provide inspection summaries to Plant Management
  • Establish and implement a safety-training program to include MSHA training and monthly safety meetings including documentation of all training to meet both Unimin and MSHA requirements. Ensure all safety training is completed by scheduling and conducting any required make up training 
  • Accompany the MSHA inspector during their inspections and have all records available and in order for their inspection. Oversee correction of any identified deficiencies or citations
  • Conduct dust tests and noise sampling on plant personnel consistent with Plant and Corporate schedules 
  • Recommend policy and procedures for implementation and establishment of safety standards. Be responsible for safety concerns relative to the plant's process instruction sheets
  • Direct all aspects of the Unimin safety and health program. Conduct plant safety inspections per Corporate and Plant Specific Policies and Procedures. Perform hazard recognition training including safety analysis of new construction 
  • Conduct follow-up on physicals and X-rays to ensure employee has knowledge of results 
  • Maintain current catalog of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for employee "right to know" review
  • Participate in the Plant Steering Team and Staff meetings as required 
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as judgement or necessity dictates 

Qualifications: 

  • Must have 2+ years of safety & health experience in heavy industry and a bachelor's degree in a related field (preferred), or 7+ years of experience in lieu of bachelor's degree.  High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must possess MSHA or OSHA experience.  MSHA experience preferred.
  • Must be innovative and a self starter.
  • Must be proficient with MS Office.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits – medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Unimin, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success.  Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace.  We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

Please direct applicants to apply online using the following link:
https://unimin.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=291424&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1010599&company_id=15836&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=0&bystate=1&byRegion=US_US-GA&bylocation=&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city 

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Mine Supervisor – Hephzibah, GA

Unimin Corporation, a member of the Sibelco Group, is North America's leading industrial mineral producer and a technology partner to a diverse customer base. Our silica, high purity quartz, feldspar, nepheline syenite, calcium carbonate, clay, kaolin, lime and limestone products are the fundamental building blocks of nearly every industrial and manufacturing process.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Unimin; but our real strength is our employees. Unimin employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.

Unimin is looking for a dynamic Mine Supervisor who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Hephzibah, GA location. As a Mine Supervisor, you will supervise the mining and stripping operations, work with the corporate Mine Planner, execute the most cost-effective Mine Plan to meet quality and quantity needs of the plant shipments, and work with QC Supervisor to deliver clay of the proper quality and quantity to the plants.

  • Ensure all activities follow corporate, state, or federal safety, health, and environmental guidelines and laws.
  • Stockpile and Plant Feed Management.
    • Working with the QC Supervisor and Laboratory Technicians, help the plant manage stockpile quality and stockpile management systems for generation of blends to dry and slurry plants.
    • Coordinate with corporate Geology on mine planning to ensure timely processing of core samples.
  • Perform all functions needed to strip the clay reserves.
    • Work with Mine Planning to set up the stripping area and coordinate with the plant surveyor.
    • Direct the stripping contractor where to place topsoil or overburden and at what rate to strip.
    • Control extra charges incurred during stripping, such as ripping or overhaul.
    • If blasting is needed, ensure all safety procedures are followed, including contacting neighbors, etc.
    • Direct proper reclamation of the mined-out areas.
    • Coordinate the outside surveyor to complete post-stripping settlement surveys and cover results with the stripping contractor.
  • Perform all functions needed to deliver clay to each operating plant.
    • Work with the mining contractor and backhoe operator to ensure the proper quantity and quality is delivered to each of the plants.
    • Maintain appropriate reports of tonnage, inventory, etc and report as needed formanagement or royalty purposes.
  • Control activities of Southeast Sand and/or other outside contractors at the mine site.
  • Ensure all activities follow corporate, state, or federal safety, health, and environmental guidelines and laws.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Using the philosophy and techniques of continuous improvement, initiate various programs to improve quality, eliminate waste, decrease costs, and improve productivity's and other efficiencies.

Qualifications:

  • Previous mining or mineral processing experience is required.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience with a bachelor's degree (preferably in engineering) or 10+ of experience in lieu of bachelor's degree. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have previous supervisory experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office is required.

Benefits:

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits – medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long-Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Unimin, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.
Please click here to apply: https://unimin.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=291510&company_id=15836&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=1010599&aid=1
An Equal Opportunity Employer


Chemist, Burgess Pigment Company: Sandersville, GA

Burgess Pigment Company, a leading global supplier of high value kaolin clay for over 65 years, has an immediate opening for the role of Chemist. This salaried, exempt position is located at the company’s operations in Sandersville, Georgia.

The qualified candidate will have a minimum of a BS in Chemistry or related field. Experience in minerals processing or in kaolin end-use applications (e.g., paint, plastic, coatings, etc.) preferred but not required. Primary responsibilities for this position include: performing research and development activities to improve the attributes of existing products; assisting in the development of new products for existing and new end use applications; identifying research and development projects and defining necessary resources; interpreting project/trial results and making recommendations to leadership regarding product and/or process changes; and responding to internal and external inquiries regarding specific products and end use applicability.

Burgess Pigment Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, life, LTD, 401(k), profit sharing and more. Qualified candidates should mail or email a cover letter and resume (including compensation history) in confidence to:

Burgess Pigment Company
Attn: Recruiting
PO Box 349
Sandersville, GA 31082
recruiting@burgesspigment.com



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