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Plant Manager
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Fairmount Santrol | Harrietta, MI
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Job Description

Fairmount Santrol has an immediate opening for a Plant Manager at our Wexford facility in Harrietta, MI.


  • 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
  • Develop and implement short and long-term capital plans
  • Develop and maintain operating/expense budgets


  • BS Degree in Engineering and experience in plant management, mineral processing, and project management preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in supervisory positions utilizing a combination of technical, managerial, and financial expertise
  • Project management experience
  • 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 positions with competitive compensation, medical and dental benefit package, 401(k), Retirement Savings Plan, and Safety Bonus Program.

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.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Fairmount Santrol

Headquartered in Chesterland, Ohio, Fairmount Santrol (NYSE: FMSA) is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based products used by oil and gas exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their wells. The company also provides high-quality products, strong technical leadership and applications knowledge to end users in the foundry, building products, water filtration, glass, and sports and recreation markets. Fairmount Santrol is a world-leading expert in the science and art of transforming sand into value-added products whose performance far exceeds ordinary expectations. We are customer-focused and values-driven with strategically located facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, supported by a global distribution and customer support network. Our global logistics capabilities include a wide-ranging network of distribution terminals and thousands of rail cars that allow the company to effectively serve customers wherever they operate. Fundamental to our mission, vision, and culture, Fairmount Santrol embraces the principles of sustainable development. We continue to make investments in our people, our business partners, our communities, and our environmental stewardship programs that not only secure our ability to operate today, but also create a bright future for our business and the communities where we live and work.