Job location:
Johns Creek, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
May 22, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08272

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


Job Summary

Job Title: Geologist 

Location: Johns Creek, GA

Job Description: 

In this role as a Geologist, you will be responsible for mine geology, exploration geology, deposit structural geology, ore geology, mine operations support, resource modeling, and resource/reserve modeling and preparation and reporting—part of the North America Mining & Resource Planning Team. 

  • Initiate, conduct, and report mine geology mapping and interpretation projects regularly to support resource modeling, ore control, and reconciliation.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills relative to being the regional expert on the minerals and geology within the division.

  • Plan, manage and report drill programs to support mining, mine planning and exploration objectives.

  • Develop and demonstrate expertise and knowledge required as CP for Resource and/or Reserve reporting.

  • Develop, update and maintain resource models for each of the Resource locations.

  • Assist locations in the evaluation and development of ore grade control methods to support quality requirements and balance planned ore supply.

  • Maintain reconciliation program to document recovery factors in support of resource and reserve reporting, and verification of geologic models.

  • Support evaluation of mineral properties, acquisitions, and mine development options.

  • Support permitting, environmental and reclamation activities.

  • Manage claim and lease requirements as assigned.

  • Other related duties as assigned by management


  • BS degree - preferably in geology, mining engineering, or geological engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years supporting a mining operation 
  • Experience working with industrial minerals is a plus 
  • CP certification is a plus 
  • Operations experience a plus 
  • Able to travel in the US & Mexico (25%). Increase travel during drilling campaigns 


  • Field work required, ability to work in a hot environment or underground in a cool dark environment 
  • Able to work in an office environment 
  • Able to lift 50 lbs and carry a drill-core box 

The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

IMERYS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

IMERYS is the Global Leader in Mineral-based specialty solutions for industry. IMERYS transforms a unique range of minerals to deliver essential functions to its customers’ products and manufacturing processes.   

Position Type

Full 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.