General Manager

Fairmount Santrol Published: January 31, 2017
Maiden Rock, WI
Job Type


General Manager

Fairmount Santrol has an immediate opening for a General Manager at its industrial sand plants to be located in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin. The General Manager is responsible for overseeing all plant operations for two underground mining facilities located in western Wisconsin, including production, maintenance, EH&S, quality and directing the work force.

 Direct and coordinate all plant operations, production, quality, safety and environmental programs
 Evaluate, implement, and monitor process and operating systems for efficient plant operations
 Work closely with other specialists for quality control/quality assurance of production and shipments
 Develop, schedule, and direct the production and maintenance operations to ensure efficient plant equipment utilization
 Supervise all employees and coordinate activities of workers engaged in production and maintenance of the plant equipment
 Inspects jobs in progress and at completion to ensure that standards of workmanship and safety are maintained
 Maintain inventories of maintenance material, supplies, and repair parts at required levels by initiating requisitions for purchase; periodically review inventory for soundness, obsolescence, and availability
 Recommend, plan and implement equipment needs to improve production efficiency and/or achieve cost reduction
 Mine development and planning for mining operation
 Develop and implement short and long term capital plans
 Develop and maintain operating/expense budgets for quarry, wash plant, drying and screening plant

 BS Degree in Engineering and experience in plant management, mineral processing, and project management, a plus
 At least 10 years of experience in supervisory positions utilizing a combination of technical, managerial, and financial expertise
 Project management experience
 Required to work in underground mine environment
 Knowledge of sand processing and the sand industry, preferred
 Thorough knowledge of MSHA/safety and EPA/environmental regulations relative to plant operation and maintenance preferred
 Ability to react quickly to challenges and new processing developments
 Good written and verbal communication
 Self-motivated, hands on individual with keen interest in quickly learning and applying new skills who can follow written/verbal instruction and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

Full-time position with competitive compensation, medical and dental benefit package, 401(k), Retirement Savings Plan, and Safety Bonus Program.
Apply online, or email EOE Fairmount Santrol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran.
Fairmount Santrol has a strong commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship. We strive to conduct our business in a way that respects and supports environmental and social issues while also building prosperity for our many stakeholders.

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