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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
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Arcilla Mining and Land Company

Mine Safety Supervisor, Arcilla Mining and Land Company
McIntyre, GA 478-946-3664

Support the management line and all employees of the area assigned in reducing their risk exposure and defining the actions to mitigate risk and achieve zero accidents and occupational illnesses throughout the organization. Provide the expertise and support to maintain the Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) and strengthen the H&S competencies across the location. The incumbent must provide day to day guidance to management, staff and supervisors in continued building of a strong H&S culture.


  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
  • Provide H&S expertise and support to site management and supervisors for the management of H&S.
  • Support and challenge the line in defining and prioritizing the actions to implement long term country and site H&S strategy.
  • Actively participate in working with the rest of H&S team in proposing, communicating and implementing the Company H&S strategy.
  • Play a leadership role in the US H&S group to provide expertise on two or three critical H&S topics, becoming the subject matter expert for the US organization.
  • Define the relevant dashboard to track the safety momentum and performance of the sites he has been assigned. Support collection, analysis and distribution of relevant information.
  • Coach and assist supervisors and managers on incident investigations.
  • Works with HR and site management to provide support on best working conditions and safe working environment (for night shift personnel, office and job place ergonomics, etc…)
  • Participate and/or lead safety audits on sites/entities as per the group’s yearly schedule.
  • Works with the Hygienist Specialist and site leadership teams to ensure regulatory and group compliance regarding exposure and monitoring of vibrations, noise, dust and other chemical agents.
  • Assist site leadership in their communications with MSHA and OHSA.
  • Advise, assist and support local operations regarding compliance with federal, state and local regulatory compliance. Assists the sites during MSHA inspections and investigations, providing local management with the expertise to interpret regulatory compliance issues and the capacity to challenge inspectors findings.
  • Ensure regular benchmark and implementation of good practices from other sites or companies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Partner with site management teams and H&S coordinators from multiple location sites.
  • Support and guide plant/site employees, especially supervisors and middle managers to build strong H&S leadership skills.
  • Collaborate with peers in other businesses/geographies to leverage good practices and ensure consistency of approaches and culture.
  • Work closely with HR to coordinate training and development program for his area of responsibility
  • Work closely with HR on the safety and loss control aspects of the following programs.
    • Worker Compensation Program
    • Return-to-work (Light/Modified Duty) Program
    • Occupational Medical Evaluation Program
    • Disciplinary and Consequence Management Program.


 Bachelor’s Degree preferred or 3-5 years of related experience in lieu of a degree

Required Work Experience:
5-7 years managing and implementing safety programs
Previous experience in mining (preferred)
MSHA Required
OSHA experience (preferred) managing and implementing safety programs

Thiele Kaolin Company

Civil Engineer I

Thiele Kaolin Company, a major producer of coating and filler clays, is currently recruiting for a Civil Engineer I. This position is located in Sandersville, Georgia.

Manage and coordinate engineering design, cost analysis, procurement, scheduling, bidding, construction, and start-up of civil related capital infrastructure in a team environment with a focus on meeting end user expectations and functionality.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Five years’ experience in charge of design and construction management.
  • Engineer-in-Training Required, Professional Engineering License Preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and handle different and multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Heavy focus on safety in design and construction. Self-motivated, energetic and able to execute.


  • Proficient in hydraulic pipeline systems and gravity-fed pipe or channel flow design. Firm understanding of hydrology and watershed management.
  • Efficient and experienced in civil related construction cost estimating, project scheduling, project cost analysis, feasibility studies, quantity takeoffs, operational cost analysis, material procurement, and developing preconstruction bid documents.
  • Execute construction through managing field personnel and contractors performing various trades – earthwork, pipe trenching, pipe fitting and welding, etc.
  • Knowledge of soil mechanics and basic geotechnical design and analysis of foundations, slope stability, and earthen dam design. Understand field and laboratory soil testing methods sufficiently to support design and construction.
  • Firm understanding of phased E&SC plans and BMP implementation. Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations regarding environmental permitting requirements related to typical civil projects.
  • Proficient in developing basic grading and drainage site plans. Understand earthwork volume calculation methods.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or Microstation other industry specific software such as Hydroflo, HEC-HMS and Carlson Civil/Survey.
  • Basic knowledge of surveying and mapping concepts, including construction layout, topography survey methods, conventional and GPS survey equipment. Provide technical assistance through the use of survey methods, photogrammetry and CAD software to support, analyze and design projects.
  • Create engineering design drawings in support of capital projects.
  • Work with other engineers and programmers in a team environment to manage projects from concept to implementation.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Basic structural analysis skills using Staad or GTStrudl is a plus.
  • Ability to perform field survey work in support of a project is a plus.

Thiele offers excellent pay and a comprehensive fringe benefits package. This package includes medical and life insurance, dental, vision, sick pay, LTD, paid vacation and holidays, 401K, and educational assistance.

Qualified candidates should email a resume to Please note “Civil Engineer I” in the subject line.

Any job offer will be contingent upon the successful candidate passing a physical exam, including a drug screen and a background check as warranted.

Thiele Kaolin Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thiele Kaolin Company is a Drug Free workplace.

Employment Opportunity – Environmental Coordinator

Thiele Kaolin Company, a leading provider of tailored mineral solutions, is currently recruiting for an Environmental Coordinator. This position is located in Deepstep, Georgia.


  • Work with Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, Production areas and contractors to ensure proper adherence to local, State and Federal environmental regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Obtain environmental permits and renew existing permits as required. Ensure compliance with environmental permits through sampling, testing, and reporting.
  • Gather information for regulatory comments, permit submissions, or reporting requirements such as Title V Air Quality Permit and associated off-permit modification requirements; NPDES permits; Surface Mining permit regulations; wetlands delineation methods and knowledge of RCRA.
  • Remain abreast of current regulatory requirements and assist in making others aware of these regulations.
  • Ability to comprehend and implement environmental policies and practices.
  • Attend Georgia Mining Association (GMA) and China Clay Producers Environmental Committee meetings.
  • Coordinate and submit compliance reports to State and Federal agencies to meet permit conditions.
  • Gather and monitor correct disposal and/or recycling of environmental waste (i.e., e-waste, oily waste universal waste).
  • Perform environmental audits throughout the company.
  • Work with consultants as needed.


  • STEM degree preferred or experience in technical analysis with plant experience
  • Knowledge of environmental requirements and laws and their application to Thiele Kaolin Company
  • Industrial Wastewater treatment training/understanding
  • Ability to earn a Visible Emissions certificate and an erosion sedimentation license is required
  • Must be fluent with Microsoft Office

Thiele offers excellent pay and a comprehensive fringe benefits package. This package includes medical and life insurance, dental, vision, sick pay, LTD, paid vacation and holidays, 401K, and educational assistance.

Qualified Candidates should email a resume to Please note “Environmental Coordinator” in the subject line.

Any job offer will be contingent upon the successful candidate passing a physical exam, including a drug screen and a background check as warranted.

Thiele Kaolin Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thiele Kaolin Company is a Drug Free workplace.

Class A / Class B Drivers, Arcilla Mining

Job Description: Perform a variety of routine and complex transportation of materials to various location sites.
Job Type: Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform all required pre-shift safety inspection of vehicle per DOT & Arcilla requirements.
  • Operation of hauling trucks on and off public highways.
  • Must be able to determine whether the cargo he/she transports (including baggage in a passenger-carrying motor vehicle) has been properly located, distributed, and secured in or on the motor vehicle.
  • Must be familiar with the methods and procedures for securing cargo in or on the motor vehicle he/she drives.
  • Accurately complete and turn in daily hauling report and weight tickets.
  • Ability to complete equipment inspections and log books per DOT regulations.
  • Ability to read and write description of mechanical problems and repairs.
  • Perform all work in accordance with Arcilla Trucking’s environmental and safety policies.
  • Perform inspections and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to supervisor or truck shop.
  • Review all cab controls and indicators.
  • Accurately record and submit to payroll all shop time, wait time, downtime, and time spent in training.
  • May plan route to insure most economical use of time and equipment.
  • Driver’s daily schedule is 6:30am – 4:30pm unless changed by the Fleet Manager.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to climb, kneel, stoop, bend, reach, pull and lift.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to drive a commercial truck in off road bumpy conditions daily.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Agility and strength to climb on and off truck using 3-points of contact.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with fuel, dust, lubricants and solvents.
  • Dexterous use of both hands and feet.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • One (1) year of tractor-trailer driving experience.
  • Preferred TWIC Card

Position Requirements

  • Valid Class A Commercial Drivers License
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with safety rules, policies, and procedures with the intent to maintain a safe working environment. Report all safety incidents, accidents or injuries to supervisor immediately.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled safety meetings.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks, work independently, and possess strong verbal communication skills.
  • Must understand and comply with Personal Protective Equipment requirements for work area.

Job Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 21
  • Applicants must hold a Class A/CDL driving license

Job details

  • Transportation & distribution

Job salary and benefits

  • Working days vary between weekdays and Saturday
  • Normal work shifts: First (day)
  • The hours for this role are Full-time, Permanent
  • Hourly "Non-exempt" position
  • Leave benefits include Paid holidays, Vacation/paid time off, Sick and Medical
  • Retirement benefits include 401K
  • Insurance benefits include Dental, Health, Life and Vision
  • Miscellaneous benefits include Clothing/Uniform

Job recruitment information

How to apply?
Log in to Employ Georgia/Career and submit your resume at
Email resume to
Mail resume to Arcilla Mining & Land Co. LLC, 9474 GA Hwy 57, McIntyre, GA 31054
Fax resume to (478) 946-3668
Call for an appointment on (478) 946-3664

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.

Work Environment/Safety

Decision Making/Judgment
Personal Organization
Sense of Urgency

Please visit 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.”

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.

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.

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.


  • 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


  • 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 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.

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.


  • 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.


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


  • 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 Position is Not Open to Agencies*

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