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    Hydrogeologist – Project Manager
    Company  : Minerals Leader
    Location   : Domestic U.S.
    Our client has LED EFFORTS FOR NEW, GREEN FIELD PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT. Global leader in their industry who has MORE THAN DOUBLED their gross revenue in the last 5 years looking for a key individual to help with future growth. Currently planning an OVER 50% increase in capital spending for the coming year financed through strong cash reserves. Stock near 52 week high. EPS 4Q exceeded estimates by over 10% (over 35% by one estimate).

    Coordinate engineers and geoscientists and manage a variety of contaminant hydrogeology and remediation projects

        * Have experience in management with leadership, managerial and conflict resolution skills
        * Provide and lead contaminant assessment
        * Direct teams that may consist of other environmental investigation professionals, engineers, mining, geotechnical and operations personnel
        * Provide financial leadership with budget and cost oversight.
        * Provide technical review and leadership in employee health and safety programs
        * Demonstrated experience and leadership in project management, including budget, schedule and deliverable performance



        * BS in Engineering or Geology or related discipline
        * MS in Hydrogeology or related discipline is preferred but not required
          PE or RPG with extensive experience in contaminant investigation or remediation.
        * 8+ years of relevant experience with environmental regulations and projects.
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    Health & Safety Manager
    Company  : Growing Mining / Minerals Leader
    Location   : Southeast U.S.
    Health & Safety Manager

    In a time when many minerals / mining operations are cutting back, these clients are seeing significant growth.  This can be attributed to the products they produce being in demand by various industries and for various uses.

    This position is responsible for assuring that Health and Safety Programs and practices are in place and followed.  Ensures that Company is meeting all aspects of Health and Safety compliance while assuring that the workforce is provided a safe working environment.  


    •    Standardizes safety programs across the company
    •    Provides assistance to the plants upon the arrival of an MSHA inspector on-site and as needed to address any MSHA issues
    •    Issue Health & Safety reports including required MSHA reports, Workers Compensation claim filing, and internal scorecards
    •    Coordinates Health and Safety training across all manufacturing plants and monitors all training reporting
    •    Researches all reportable and Lost Time accidents. Assures that proper action was taken and that proper notification and reporting has occurred
    •    Monitors and coordinates open WC cases, reports on case activity
    •    Participates in WC carrier review and selection process
    •    Plans and administers the STOP program training; provides performance tracking of STOP participation
    •    Audits health and safety across all plants
    •    Coordinates routine health screening and reporting
    •    Attends Mining Association meetings as available; participates in the Safety Committee’s activities to assist and facilitate Company’s safety program
    •    Performs other related duties as assigned


    •    4 year college degree, preferably in science, or equivalent OTJ experience
    •    5 years manufacturing experience, with involvement in safety programs, preferably in mining industry
    •    Certification in health and safety a plus
    •    3 years experience in training employees
    •    Familiarity with health & safety regulations, MSHA preferred
    •    Self motivation and ability to work independently; goals and results driven
    •    Strong verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
    •    Ability to develop and execute plans
    •    Strong leadership skills, including the ability to motivate and influence others
    •    Problem solving capabilities with focus on determining root cause
    •    Passion for a safe, clean work environment
    •    PC knowledge, with Word and Excel capabilities

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    Director Technical Services and Engineering
    Company  : Significant International Leader in Specialty Chemicals / Minerals
    Location   : Domestic U.S.
    Director Technical Services and Engineering

    Our client has been a world leader in their focus for over 150 years. This longevity can be attributed to a strong R&D program which consistently leads to the development of key specialty chemicals and products for a diverse customer base.  Applications for their products are numerous and span various industries such as pharmaceuticals, beverage, personal care, household, industrial and institutional cleaning, coatings and adhesives, and agriculture.  As a global company, they have over 5000 customers in nearly 100 countries.

    Responsible for leading the capital projects and develop new processes.  Direct reports include Project Engineers, Project Managers and Process Engineers.  Responsibilities include:

    • Develop, budget, coordinate resources, plan execution and ensure all capital projects are completed according to schedule and costs, and deliver benefits as anticipated
    • Ensure that all plant upgrades and installation of equipment are completed according to schedule and within budgetary guidelines
    • Work with Operations teams to manage the following budgetary goals
    • Ensure that employees understand goals and are fully engaged in achieving them. Develop short and long term operating plans including annual budgets
    • Manage productivity and costs to meet the financial plans
    • Lead process and quality improvement efforts to improve profitability and customer satisfaction – for both existing operations as well as new product initiatives
    Qualifications should include:

    •    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. MBA is desired.
    •    Demonstrated record of accomplishment in project management, safety, reliability and process improvement.
    •    5+ years of senior leadership/management experience
    •    10+ years of overall experience in engineering management.
    •    Ability to blend coaching, modeling, managing and recruiting to effectively drive improved results, develop employees and strengthen operations
    •    Understanding of PLC and HMI systems
    •    Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    •    Excellent written, analytical and financial skills
    •    Strong presentation skills using PowerPoint and Excel to illustrate capital projects, cost, timing, alternatives and contingencies.

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    Remediation and Reclamation Manager
    Company  : Large, International Mining / Minerals Leader
    Location   : Domestic U.S.
    Remediation and Reclamation Manager

    The Remediation and Reclamation Manager will be responsible for supervising remediation and reclamation for a world leader in minerals.  Our client has LED EFFORTS FOR NEW, GREEN FIELD PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT. Global leader in their industry who has MORE THAN DOUBLED their gross revenue in the last 5 years looking for a key individual to help with future growth. Currently planning an OVER 50% increase in capital spending for the coming year financed through strong cash reserves. Stock near 52 week high. EPS 4Q exceeded estimates by over 10% (over 35% by one estimate).

    Responsibilities of the role include:

    •    Ensure that the safety of the remediation and reclamation team is a primary goal that needs to be achieved on a daily basis.
    •    Achieve forecasted, staged remediation and reclamation goals.
    •    Provide the knowledge for subordinates of the intermittent and ultimate goals for each phase of the process.
    •    Administer the costs of the project by maintaining a running total of each phase of remediation and reclamation.
    •    Be able to use Microsoft Software products to maintain clear and concise tracking of personnel and equipment hours by reclamation phase.
    •    Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
    •    Additionally, must be able to function within the departmental policies, work procedures, interact with workforce, Human Resources, Safety, Purchasing, Accounting, etc. to ensure compliance with established Company policies.

    Qualifications for the role include:

    Education: BS degree preferably in Mining, Civil, Mechanical or Geological Engineering and 10+ years of industry experience.  

    Experience must include verifiable management and completion in the area of reclamation.

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    Plant Manager – Various Locations
    Company  : Significant International Leaders in Mining & Minerals
    Location   : Domestic U.S.
    Plant Manager – Various Locations

    A few of our key clients have needs for proven professionals to lead plant production and operations.  The Plant Manager will lead the effort to improve overall productivity and profitability and will be responsible for overall safe and efficient operations. These include plant processing and distribution facilities. The Plant Manager is also responsible for coaching and developing subordinate staff.  They are looking for an individual who has a solid track record mentoring and developing personnel.

    As the locations and operations differ, please submit your resume and we will contact you should we see a fit with our various clients.  

    Additional responsibilities include:

    •    Responsible for management of all plant operations.
    •    Responsible for oversight of Environmental, Health and Safety compliance through implementation and enforcement of all governmental regulations.
    •    Responsible for administration and enforcement of Homeland Security
    •    Control of operation costs in order to achieve budget.
    •    Directing Managers in equipment maintenance and protection programs to maximize life expectancy of all hard assets.
    •    Oversee customer satisfaction through producing and delivering on-time products in proper quantities, shipping and correct invoicing.
    •    Implement long-term planning concepts, directives and goals as outlined by Senior Corporate Management.
    •    Responsible for employee compliance with all operations and plant operating policies and procedures.
    •    Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel and management.

    The ideal background would include:

    •    Bachelor's degree in Engineering, General Management or other related field.
    •    7+ years of management experience.
    •    Proven track record of leadership, productivity improvement, profitability and personnel development while maintaining site Health, Safety and Environmental standards
    •    10 + years of industry or related experience.

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    Senior Mining Engineer
    Company  : One of the Leading Producers in the World of Key Products
    Location   : Mid-Atlantic U.S.
    Responsibilities include:
    • Develop mining plans based on all available geological information to support short and/or long range planning and production goals;
    • Direct engineering for: mine ventilation, ore conveyance, rock mechanics, budgetary recommendations and knowledge of mine safety rules and regulations;
    • Monitor mining methods and equipment to improve performance; ensure maximum productivity and extraction rates by optimizing mining methods and procedures;
    • Serve as liaison with Federal, State and Local regulators. Completing, or overseeing completion of all required reports, certifications and recertifications;
    • Work closely with Operations to ensure that designs are implemented in the field;
    • Promote and coordinate continuous process improvement initiatives;
    • Establish and maintain effective work and communication relationships within departments, ensuring that efficient day to day operational decisions can be achieved;
    • Provide guidance and counsel to site management on applicable programs and practices;
    • Remain current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance; and
    • Complete special projects as assigned.  

    Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
    • B.S in Mine Engineering or equivalent area of study;
    • Minimum 7 years of experience in mine engineering including mine projects and mine planning;
    • Thorough knowledge of mine engineering;
    • Background in reserves calculation and reporting;
    • Proficient in Mine Planning Software and Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; strong interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills.
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    Company  : One of the Largest Global Producers of Key Products
    Location   : Domestic U.S.

    Responsible for plant maintenance and reliability management. Lead the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Program for 24/7 continuous process industrial processing and refining facility.

    This individual will lead the Maintenance Department and the Reliability programs. Looking for an individual who has a solid track record in PM/PdM and who has mentored and developed personnel in Maintenance Departments. 

    The position will include:
    • Responsibility for maintenance, maintenance engineering and reliability
    • Responsibility for mechanical reliability, NDT, vibration analysis, lube oil analysis and mechanical integrity. 
    • Serving as Champion for Plant Reliability Program. 
    • Leading troubleshooting of plant maintenance problems and establish Preventive and Predictive Maintenance procedures. 
    • Directing and coordinating plant CMMS. 
    • Working closely with plant management personnel. 
    • Training personnel and developing Reliability Centered Maintenance Program. 

    • BS degree preferred with BS in Engineering desirable. 
    • Able to train personnel and develop Reliability Centered Maintenance Program. 
    • Track record of improving plant OEE.
    • Experience with CMMS
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    Company  : Highly Valued Company Due To Significant Assets and a Strong Growth Rate
    Location   : Western U.S.
    Demonstrated record of accomplishment in a manufacturing culture focused on safety, reliability, and process improvement.  Ideally this experience will include 24/7 continuous process manufacturing.  Experience should include a minimum of 2 years of experience in an engineering capacity.  Good technical skills coupled with excellent communications skills are essential. Hands-on, in-plant experience. 

    The ideal candidate will have the desire and potential to develop into a broader management role, in an engineering, maintenance, or production capacity in the future.

    Other requirements include:
    • BS Chemical Engineering or related technical field
    • Strong background using statistical methodologies (SPC) to improve plant operating efficiency and productivity
    • Capability to independently support related areas of responsibility with minimal supervision
    • Ability to effectively communicate with all functional groups and through several levels of the organization
    • Can utilize project engineering/project management and other engineering tools to optimize project execution
    • Interest in and commitment to teamwork and team based systems
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Strong Computer skills
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    Company  : One of the top producers in the world of a key product that is used in a variety of markets
    Location   : Domestic U.S.

    Oversee all plant electrical maintenance including troubleshooting, installation and upgrades of power distribution and plant instrumentation and controls systems and networks. Assist in the design of HMI systems. In addition, maintain tests and troubleshooting of industrial controls and automation equipment, machinery, and associated electrical and electronic controls.

    • Directs electrical foremen, leadmen and electricians
    • Installs and commissions Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) systems.
    • Designs and configures interface displays on Distributor Control Systems (DCS).
    • Troubleshoot programs with advanced PLC instructions such as PID, function blocks, advanced math, etc.
    • Oversees screen development and modifications for HMI and MMI software’s (RSView, RSStudio, etc.).
    • Knowledge of programming in RSLogix 5, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5000, etc.
    • Familiar with variable frequency drives (VFD) and servodrives.
    • Effectively communicate with all departments on program modifications and changes.
    • Train E&I staff on operation of new equipment and installations.
    • Inspects and tests equipment, electrical control and safety devices for operation and safety. 
    • Observes all safety rules, regulations and precautions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    • In depth knowledge of data base structures, DDE and HMI systems.
    • Thorough knowledge of PLC programming.
    • Significant knowledge of PID control schemes.
    • Knowledgeable of the appropriate electrical code.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.

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    Company  : Highly Profitable Leader Whose Products Are Used in a Wide Variety of Markets
    Location   : Southeast U.S.

    • Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership.  Working with others to perform against the plant site safety plan with the goal of being a zero injury workplace.
    • Lead the effort with others to maintain a clean and safe production environment.
    • Plan, organize and direct packaging operations to optimize performance.
    • Work closely with others to motivate and improve knowledge of packaging personnel.
    • Create Standard Operating Procedures, then train and hold people accountable to using them.
    • Operate packaging at a high level of efficiency using Key Performance Indicators and a continuous improvement approach to hold yourself and your team accountable for achieving performance targets.
    • Establish fluid transitions between shifts, including establishing shift schedules.
    • Meet with direct reports twice per year to formally review their performance.  
    • Hold people accountable administering the collective bargaining agreement.  
    • Ensure employee grievances are addressed in a timely manner.
    • Use root cause analysis to permanently solving problems.
    • Work with purchasing to ensure packaging supplies are available to perform at a high level.
    • Work closely with the Maintenance Manager to ensure proper preventative maintenance is occurring.
    • Track and manage expenses versus agreed upon annual budget.
    • Provide solid people leadership that lives our Core Values of:  Safety, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Teamwork, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility.
    • Help to implement a Customer Focused Strategy of Leading Customer Service, Competitive Cost Position, and High Quality & Innovative Products.  This includes supporting Good Manufacturing Practices and Third Party Audit requirements. 
    • Spend majority of the time in the plant work areas engaging with employees to listen, troubleshoot and provide support for improving performance.
    • Willing to work more than 40 hours per week and weekends on occasion.

    • Bachelor’s degree  
    • 5+ years in packaging operation supervisory role.    
    • Demonstrated experience with improvements in safety, productivity, and quality.
    • Communication skills working with all levels, including hourly workforce and senior management.
    • Experience using continuous improvement processes like Lean Sigma and Root Cause Analysis.
    • Computer competence (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
    • Customer focus mind-set.
    • Results oriented and collaborative.
    Detail Apply Now

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