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Mine Planning Engineer

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers' products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position
Mine Planning Engineer

Job Summary

Based at our office in Johns Creek, GA, Imerys is hiring a Sr. Mine Engineer. This individual will be responsible for short-term planning, medium-term planning, mine engineering projects, stripping design, mine operations support, and reconciliation support.

Key Tasks and Requirements:
  • Develop life of mine plans from reserve models and business forecasts
  • Develops and responsible for all aspects of life of mine planning, reporting, development and execution of mine plans including mine safety, quality projection, equipment recommendation, volumetrics, resources, sequencing, scheduling and environmental considerations
  • Develop and recommend safe traffic routing for medium and short term
  • Develop capital needs within mine phasing for medium range capital forecasting
  • Determine optimal heavy mobile equipment fleet based on production requirements, site specific conditions, ramp and bench configurations
  • Prepare monthly crude materials requirement planning report and communicate results
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and stripping planning / capital requests
  • Work with Sr. Operations Analyst and with Improvement teams
  • Other related duties as assigned by management
  • Able to travel to US Imerys sites- Approximately 30% Travel

Skills and Attributes Requirements:
  • Demonstrated high proficiency of MS Access and MS Excel
  • Good knowledge of GIS and survey software
  • Proven ability to learn and effectively use Surpac Modeling Software or related
  • Proven ability to establish positive relationships with existing work force
  • Conducted one's self as a champion for change and demonstrated success in supporting a continuous improvement culture
  • Proven ability to be an integral part of a mining management team
  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and facilitate work through peers, superiors, and subordinates
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities with different time lines
  • Proficient and effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Successful US-based candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.
  • BS Degree - preferably in Engineering, Mining, or Geological Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years supporting a mining operation

IMERYS... Mineral Solutions to create tomorrow's world. Imerys is a Paris based Global Leader, who transforms minerals into thousands of high valued specialty mineral products essential for our Customers' Products.

IMERYS offers competitive benefits including medical/dental insurance, 401K matching and paid vacation.

IMERYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer F/M/IWD/PV

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Position Type
Full time

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered.

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
Salary Range
$63,000.00 - $89,000.00
per Year
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Johns Creek, GA, US