Minerals Technologies Inc.
Job Title: Shell Rock Plant Manager Department: Operations
Division: Performance Materials Work Site: Shell Rock, IA
Reports To: US Specialty Plant Mfg. Director FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervises: 5 Personnel Effective Date: January 2019
Critical features of this job are described under the headings that follow. To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each primary (essential) duty satisfactorily.
Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets
worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems
and services. The Company has four reportable segments: Specialty Minerals, Performance Materials,
Refractories and Energy Services.
The Performance Materials segment is a leading supplier of bentonite and bentonite-related products, as well
as chromite and leonardite, to industrial and consumer markets globally. Products offered by the Performance
Materials segment include specially formulated green sand bond solutions for metalcasting, additives for
powdered laundry detergent formulation, and pet litter. This segment operates more than 25 mining or
production facilities worldwide. The Performance Materials segment also provides products for non-residential
construction, environmental and infrastructure projects worldwide. It serves customers engaged in a broad range
of construction projects, including site remediation, concrete waterproofing for underground structures, liquid
containment on projects ranging from landfills to flood control, and drilling applications including foundation,
slurry wall, tunneling, water well and horizontal drilling.
American Colloid Company, a segment of Performance Materials, is seeking a Plant Manager for the Shell
Rock, IA facility. The Plant Manager position directs and manages all plant operations with overall
responsibilities maintenance, quality and other production-related activities at designated plants. Will also
maintain the extended planning for capital projects, maintain and keep up with weekly reporting, and working
closely with EHS and Quality.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- The day to day operations of the facility; including safety, production, quality and profitability.
- Establish and achieve weekly / monthly goals as measured by the following KPI.
- Establishing and implementing organizational policies, processes and procedures.
- Motivation, training, development and supervision of all production associates.
- Workplace organization, and housekeeping.
- Continuous improvement/Lean manufacturing/Root cause analysis.
- Effective communication with all stakeholders.
- Initiate and Implement Capital Projects