Plant Manager – Turner Staffing Group

Turner Staffing Group – Plant Manager Job Description

Do you love mining? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join our client in making moves happen?

We’ve been waiting for you! Turner Staffing Group is committed to partnering with clients that focus and develop people and make a difference in the mining business. 

We are looking for a dynamic and talented mining industry leader to fill a Plant Manager role for our fast-growing and forward-thinking client.

Turner Staffing Group is seeking an energetic mining professional who can leverage their industry experience to take charge of managing daily operation of sand mine, including supervision of salaried supervisor(s) and hourly employees.  Responsible for budgeting; mine planning; permitting; working as member of plant management team to achieve operational goals and objectives; managing contracts and contractors; and community relations.

Key Responsibilities    

  •    Achieve and/or maintain Zero4Life
  •        Utilize VFL program and support the SIC and SBO programs
  •        Promote a healthy work force
  •        Track cost and maintain costs in the sand mine operation.
  •        Develop and maintain a safe and environmentally compliant operation with the assistance of the Safety and Environmental Representatives.
  •        Develop new operational methods to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency.
  •        Interface with Corporate Mine Planning staff as well as local QC staff to develop the short term and long – term mining plan.
  •        Direct production to meet production goals.
  •        Minimize overtime used, schedule vacations, etc.
  •        Maintain equipment with assistance of maintenance personnel through coordination and scheduling.
  •        Maintain purchasing of regular materials for the operation and work with Procurement to purchase routine materials.
  •        Maintains operational compliance with zoning and related permits
  •        Develop annual budget for the operation.
  •        Responsible for meeting all MSHA and local safety requirements as well as maintaining environmental issues at this sensitively located operation.
  •        Be a Company Representative with the local community and interface with them.
  •        Understand basic financial reporting related to aggregate operations
  •        Utilize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to help guide production and identify areas for improvement
  •        Coordinate with sales to plan for future inventory requirements
  •        Adhere to all MSHA, and OSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  •        Meet or exceed company safety standards
  •        Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management

Essential Skills & Knowledge

  •        Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Mining, Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  •        3 Years of mine supervision experience required
  •        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  •        Strong interpersonal skills
  •        Excellent computer skills
  •        Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) experience required
  •        AutoCAD experience a plus with desire and ability to learn more detailed mining software (Surpac Quarry)Ability to work in an outdoor environment with some physical labor at times
  •        A Self-motivated Team player with a focus on mission accomplishment


Turner Staffing Group’s client offers a competitive salary, an excellent work culture, career advancement opportunities. Our client offers a benefits program which includes excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off, employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on.

At Turner Staffing Group, we partner with client’s who celebrate an inclusive environment for all employees and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer

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