Internship - Industrial Operations

Job location:
Marble Hill, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
January 11, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 06763

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

Internship - Industrial Operations

Job Summary

Project Description:

The site’s current process for managing production, maintenance, and engineering supplies relies heavily upon manually created physical records, e.g. withdrawal tickets, packing slips, etc., and is prone to failures arising from numerous reasons. Additionally, even when materials are on hand, they can be lost or misplaced, causing inefficiencies.

The intern working on this project will be charged with implementing new processes and systems to track various MRO supplies, both in the Supply House and around the site in general, with the aim being to improve the management of these materials and improving the efficiency of the operation.

Potential objectives could include:

  • Digitizing the withdrawal ticket process

  • Reducing the number of emergency/rush orders due to materials not being on hand

  • Implementing systems to ID and track spares and other materials on site

  • Identification of further opportunities to improve MRO management by leveraging technology

Project Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of manufacturing and maintenance processes and how MRO materials impact them

  • Develop an understanding of industrial manufacturing environments and how technology and modernization can create efficiencies therein

  • Develop interpersonal skills working with shop floor and management personnel

Position Type

Full time


Intern (Fixed Term)

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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.