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Process Engineer

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Fairmount Santrol, located in Wedron, IL, has an immediate opening for a motivated individual seeking a promising career opportunity beginning as Process Engineer. This individual will oversee administrative, chemical and processing aspects of our resin c


·       Oversee plant lab technicians and manage local quality systems

·       Maintain and ensure compliance with corporate quality, environmental, health and safety standards 

  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers

·       Project company vision for leadership in innovation regarding quality products and processes

·       Provide troubleshooting, process and product training to achieve best possible results

·       Daily monitoring and improving process performance to meet and exceed customer requirements

  • Improve process capabilities and efficiencies while maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards
  • Work with equipment manufacturers and operations management to improve the cost-effectiveness of the production process

·       Work with maintenance to enhance systems, optimize PM solutions

·       Work with corporate quality to set specifications and in-process testing

  • Lead incident investigations and provide recommendations, including corrective actions



·       Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical or Manufacturing related field is preferred

·       2-3 years industrial experience preferred

·       Supervisory or demonstration of team leadership experience preferred

·       Demonstration of excellent oral and written communication skills

·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ISO 9000

·       Knowledge of foundry and hydraulic fracturing process industry, preferred

·       Basic skills in manufacturing/mechanical, mathematics and statistical analysis are necessary

·       Must be able to work weekends and all shifts


Physical Requirements:

·       Subject to outside environmental conditions; hazards such as moving parts, electrical current, and working in high places; subject to noise; occasional lifting and climbing.



·       Personal Reference and Career Development Summary is suggested along with resume

·       Work/Leadership References may be requested


This is a full-time position with competitive compensation, medical and dental benefit package, Retirement Savings 401(k) Plan, Profit Sharing Contribution, and Safety Bonus Program.


Qualified applicants should apply online at:, email to or by fax to: (815) 433-9866.


Fairmount Santrol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran. EOE-M/F/Disabled/Vet.        



Fairmount Santrol has a strong commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship.  We strive to conduct our business in a way that respects and supports environmental and social issues while also building prosperity for our many stakeholders.  Visit us at

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