Process Engineer

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Now hiring for our Lamesa, TX Plant

Why US Silica?

  • Major Medical
  • Dental & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401k
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance and AD&D insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Functions:

  • Improves process capability and production volumes while maintaining and improving quality, safety, environmental, and health standards and oversees the quality lab.
  • Partners with project engineering by reviewing engineering specifications and design proposals to improve reliability of new installations within cost and other performance requirements
  • Plans, develops, designs, manages and implements projects for plant modifications and operations.
  • Aids purchasing in receiving and assessing bids.
  • Develops project estimates and cost proposals and participates in cost improvement analysis and recommendations.
  • Assures compliance of safety, health, and environmental regulations.
  • Participates in preparing operating and maintenance budgets. Assists in preparation of the capital budget.
  • Oversees outside contractors and plant personnel for construction projects.
  • Manages and develops goals for the Engineering team
  • Leads and implements the plant continuous improvement program. 
  • Back fills supervisor or management roles as needed.


  • Bachelors' Degree - Engineering
  • Knowledge of both maintenance and processing.
  • Knowledge of predictive and preventative maintenance, TPM, root cause analysis, and continuous improvement.
  • Mining experience is a plus; Minerals experience preferred
  • Six Sigma Certification a plus