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Project Engineer

Job location : Sandersville, Georgia - Kaolin Plant 2 , United States of America
Created moment : 10/13/2020 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 03488

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

Project Engineer

Job Summary


The Project Engineer will lead and develop projects by reviewing project objectives, proposals and plans, conferring with management.


  • Develops project objectives and scope by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.

  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements and reviewing bids from contractors.

  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and understanding internal and external customer requirements as well as completing technical studies and preparing cost estimates.

  • Will confirm product performance by designing and conducting tests.

  • Determines project schedule by implementing project plan and specifications, calculating time requirements and sequencing project elements.

  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities and resolving problems and issues.

  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications and plan and schedule changes and recommending actions.

  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.

  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends, recommending actions.

  • Perform root cause analysis to troubleshoot manufacturing efficiency, quality, or waste issues.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.


  • BS Degree: mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or similar

  • 5 + years engineering experience desired

  • 3+ years of Capital Project management experience in an industrial production environment

  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles, theories, concepts & techniques.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities

  • Knowledge in mass balance and mineral recovery calculations.

  • Strong computer skills, Microsoft Excel, or G-Suite experience

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.

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Imerys is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at Imerys are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Imerys will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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.

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