Genesis Alkali, LLC

  • Underground Mine Production Manager*

    Job Locations US-WY-Green River
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Genesis Alkali is the world’s largest one location natural soda ash mine and production site, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or


    Why Join Genesis Alkali?

    • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience
    • Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, Vision, Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Accounts, and Pre-paid Legal, beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA
    • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan – Company makes Safe Harbor matching contributions (fully vested) of 100% up to the first 5% of eligible pay you contribute; additionally, Company makes discretionary contributions (three year vesting) of 5% of eligible pay, for a total of 10% Company contributions
    • Tuition reimbursement program covering 100% of approved courses based on academic performance
    • Opportunity to be a leader in a large scale, underground operation with substantial reserves and talented contributors


    Posting Title: Underground Mine Production Manager

    Location: Green River, WY

    Pay Grade: 24

    Position Summary:  This position requires an ambitious leader who is an experienced change agent with a track record for achieving results and making things happen. We are looking for someone who is ready to take that next step in our trona mine to lead and develop a work team of about 60 employees. Planning the work  requires a strong head in the game while improving the training culture and a higher level of safety actions and processes. The ability to bring new ideas and direction based on previous experience in a similar environment is required. 

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Department safety  action plan and results
    • MSHA rules and regulations
    • Proper training and development of employees
    • Long and short term planning
    • Department budget, includes capital spending and forecast
    • Communication with other business areas
    • Resource coordinator for production group (internal and external)
    • KPI data and management control and reporting system
    • Ore quality and production volumes and mining quality control (dimension, horizon and ground)
    • Link to MSHA and other regulatory agencies -Local Level


    • Provide direction to salary and hourly personnel
    • Coach direct reports as required
    • Manage performance management and compensation systems
    • Monitor the training of area employees
    • Participate in site-wide networks
    • Facilitate problems solving and improvements
    • Prioritize work and projects
    • Resolve conflicts including employee grievance's and safety issues
    • Oversee and champion department usage of Computer-based Maintenance Management System (CMMS, i.e., SAP)
    • Maintain knowledge of particular disciplines...maintenance/services/production
    • Provide input to determine impact on surface operations
    • Conduct a loss prevention program
    • Facilitate continuous improvement
    • Conduct inspections of all pertinent areas
    • Invoice authorization
    • Support Safety One Plan
    • Support Responsible Care Program


    Required Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in Engineering or related field with 5 years operational experience OR High School diploma or equivalent (such as the GED) with 8 years of experience in mine operations
    • 10 years of relevant functional management experience preferred
    • Demonstrated leadership and "Drive for Results" skills
    • Strong change management/agent skills and experience with positive results
    • Must possess or able to obtain Wyoming Foreman license within one year


    Genesis Alkali is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.



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