Project Manager

Job location:
Lompoc, California, USA
Created moment:
April 2, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08104

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

Project Manager

Job Summary

●  Mentor other Engineers in the Team to help elevate the team to the next level

● Develop testing processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs

●  Generate working prototypes for beta testing and customer demonstration

●  Perform engineering calculations to support design work

● Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using computer


● Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering maintenance and operations

teams, and work with vendors and contractors

●  Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design


●  Ensure project timeline is met and project stays within budget

● Have familiarity with Project management and tools

● Ensuring each project stays within the allocated budget and timeframe

●  Scheduling meetings and updating status regularly

● Help maintaining Capital project approval process from start to finish developing

and maintaining the budget


  Bachelor's Degree - Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering,

Electrical Engineering

●  Project Management Certification ideal, but not required

5+ years of experience working in engineering projects for heavy process

industry, as well as experience with solid handling (conveyors, piping, etc.)

● Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience in designing mechanical

and electromechanical systems and products

●  Ability to clearly communicate concepts and ideas

●  Strong leadership, organizational and time management skills

●  Positive attitude and willingness to work long hours to finish targets

● Excellent math skills: ability to apply advanced mathematical principles and

statistics to solve problems

●  Experience using CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, 3D and 2D

modeling tools or similar

● Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability

● Knowledge of procurement and engineering equipment and construction

contracts, ideal.


  • Medical 

  • 401K

  • Sick time in accordance with California Employment Law, up to 40 hrs per year.


Hourly pay range:  $40 - $80 DOE

Position Type

Part time



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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.