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AMG Vanadium Careers
Explore a Career at AMG Vanadium

At AMG Vanadium, you’ll find a team of people deeply committed to our values and inspired by the opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment. At the core of our people-centric culture is a team of collaborators, thinkers, doers and problem solvers. We work hard, we respect each other, and we celebrate our successes. We challenge our team to keep growing and learning and provide them with the tools and support needed to reach their full potential. Are you ready to take your next career step with AMG?

Global leaders in the environmentally responsible management and reclamation of spent refinery catalysts.

Our Purpose
Our purpose is to improve the environmental footprint of our world.
Our Mission
Our mission is to acquire vanadium, nickel, and molybdenum bearing waste materials and convert them in an environmentally beneficial manner into valuable goods for the benefit of our stakeholders.

Exceptional people. Exceptional values.

We act safely.
Providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees and visitors is our priority.
We aim to create value.
We are committed to creating value for all of AMG’s stakeholders and the communities where we live and work.
We respect people.
Valuing and respecting each other and the unique talents and diverse perspectives of our team separate AMG V from the rest.
We act with integrity.
We are driven by our purpose and mission. We are accountable to the environment, our stakeholders, and the companies and people we serve. We do the right thing and play by the rules.
I started at this company in June of 2002 and have witnessed many changes over the years. One thing that has not changed is the “family” atmosphere. We seem to always come together to get the job done.
Jamie Swigert, Roaster Operator
AMG has given me many opportunities to learn and grow my career over the past eight years. It is truly a team environment that values their employees and community. Being part of doing something great for the environment every day is very rewarding.
Chad Woods, Melt Shop General Foreman
Throughout my career at AMG, I have been provided with several new and exciting opportunities for personal growth and continual advancement. Everyone on the team genuinely wants to see you succeed, and they are always there to help you. Hard work pays off, too!
Becky Arnold, Lead Project Engineer
AMG Vanadium is an outstanding company with amazing people and has one of the best cultures of any company I've worked for. The senior leaders really care about their people and their community, which is reflected in their commitment to safety and environmental stewardship. I enjoy coming to work each day and am proud to be a part of this organization.
Josh Maxwell, IT Manager
I take pride in working for a company that is an environmental steward with distinctly unique manufacturing processes. It is exciting to be part of the expansion project and truly rewarding and fun to help achieve something great with a great team of people. AMG is committed to a culture that allows every team member to bring what they have to offer to the table, and that’s why I enjoy working here.
Emily Neiswonger, Zanesville Accounting Manager

Benefits at AMG

AMG offers a competitive wage and benefits package that includes the following:
Major medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance
Disability insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Program
401K retirement program with company match
Profit sharing/defined contribution plan
Paid time off/vacation
Paid holidays
Bereavement leave
Internal training and development
Educational tuition reimbursement
Safety incentive program

Open positions with AMG Vanadium

Join Our Team

Summary

AMG Vanadium LLC (AMG V) is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join our growing team at our expansion plant in Zanesville, Ohio. This position will direct, plan, control and monitor the day-to-day operation of the maintenance department and has accountability for ensuring that the plant facilities, operational/production equipment, and facility infrastructure are maintained and operated in an efficient, safe and reliable manner. The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the leadership of the department’s technicians and provides daily direction, guidance, and development opportunities for all maintenance employees, while ensuring that production employees are trained on basic preventive maintenance. This position partners with Operations leadership to ensure safe, predictable manufacturing processes and enable reliability in achieving operational excellence.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead by example in complying with all internal and external safety and environmental regulations, policies, procedures, and systems; promote a culture of safety, environmental responsibility, and employee engagement
  • Foster a positive, respectful work environment that is aligned with the values and principles outlined in the AMG Code of Business Conduct; set expectation for compliance with the Code and other AMG V policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and supervise the maintenance and repair of plant facilities, equipment, and facility infrastructure to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the facility
  • Work closely with Plant Safety and Environmental Management to ensure that the highest standards of safety and environmental safe guards are always developed and maintained; ensures grounds, buildings, equipment, machines, processes, service and repairs are following all relevant OSHA and EPA regulations, industry codes and or standards; ensures all required tests, evaluations, and assessments are performed on schedule and immediately addresses any issues or deficiencies discovered in this process
  • Work with Maintenance and Engineering Department leadership to develop and implement the Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) process to ensure effectiveness in supporting the reliability of plant operations
  • Coordinate required maintenance activities with production departments to ensure maximum equipment uptime and minimize plant disruptions.
  • Work closely with Plant Engineering on capital projects; coordinate and manage needed support from outside contractors and equipment manufacturers
  • Lead, develop, and mentor Maintenance team members; ensure required Company training is current
  • Instill a mindset of continuous improvement and problem solving in your team
  • Utilize Lean principles to optimize processes, systems, people and equipment
  • Champion AMG Way in all aspects of day to day, direct report, and cross functional relationships

Qualifications / Skills / Requirements

  • Electro/mechanical aptitude, skills, and experience required; Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in related field of study a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Maintenance Supervisory role
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience required in heavy manufacturing environment; melt shop/foundry experience a plus
  • Experience in maintenance work order planning system required
  • Knowledge of and experience in preventive maintenance required
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles required; demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Team player having the ability to generate positive team-based work environment
  • Logical reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adapt easily to change and lead others through it
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, organization and follow through skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required
  • Possess a thorough understanding of relevant industry codes, OSHA and EPA regulations

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Summary

AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking Operations Supervisors to join our growing team. In this role, you will be accountable for leading a production and/or maintenance team, ensuring that all Company safety, environmental, production, quality, maintenance, and cost goals are achieved. In accordance with AMG V’s vision and values, you will be responsible for creating a highly engaged and collaborative team through training, development, and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead by example and comply with all AMG V safety and environmental requirements, policies, and procedures, including AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Train and provide guidance for members of your team to ensure their safety and mitigate environmental risk; build a culture of safety engagement
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities; foster and promote a positive, respectful work environment that is aligned with AMG’s values
  • Maximize productivity and optimize equipment uptime to ensure Company production and cost containment goals are achieved and customer quality and delivery requirements are met
  • Lead equipment troubleshooting and preventative maintenance efforts
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts within your team; direct problem-solving and decision-making activities
  • Coach and mentor team members to promote personal growth and development; ensure progress and performance is consistent with established goals, standards, and objectives
  • Lead and drive change to achieve AMG V’s operational and business goals
  • Perform other duties as may be required

Qualifications/Skills/Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree a plus
  • Strong mechanical and/or electrical aptitude required
  • Experience in fast paced manufacturing environment a must; steel or hot metal experience a strong plus; hands-on experience strongly preferred
  • Previous leadership experience required, with proven track record of successful safety leadership
  • Union experience preferred
  • Must be receptive and adaptive to change
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must (verbal, written, and listening skills)
  • Ability to coach, mentor, train and develop team members; team player
  • Solid understanding of lean manufacturing principals and mindset of continuous improvement
  • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
  • Strong work ethic
  • Punctual, reliable, good attention to detail
AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Summary

AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking an organized, experienced procurement professional to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services to support AMG V’s expansion project, located in Zanesville, Ohio. You will represent the company with suppliers and negotiate terms and conditions to ensure that the company’s quality, price and delivery expectations are met.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Issue and evaluate bid quotations and proposals from suppliers and select best source consistent with company’s cost, quality and delivery requirements, as well as environmental and safety standards
  • Negotiate favorable pricing and terms with suppliers to obtain the most cost-effective short and long-term purchase agreements
  • Assess, monitor and control cost aspects of materials and services, including reviewing purchase price variance and other KPIs
  • Interface with suppliers including correspondence pertaining to over-shipments, delivery shortages, changes in quantity, delivery dates, and prices; report such changes to the appropriate parties in a timely manner as required
  • Act as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities
  • Undertake research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers, as well as alternate sources for goods and materials
Qualifications/Skills/Requirements
  • BA or BS in Materials Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations Planning or a related field is preferred
  • 5+ years of related procurement experience including purchasing, inventory control, contract negotiation, supply management, supplier relationships, basics of Cost Accounting, and tracking budget expenses. Experience in greenfield construction site or major capital projects a strong plus
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of supply chain management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with ERP software
  • Contract management and supplier relationship management experience
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational, and follow through skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Relationship building skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment
  • Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines

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Summary

AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Technician to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Mechanical Engineering Technician provides advanced industrial maintenance and machine mechanic technical support during plant start-up and commissioning and enables the continuous operation of equipment, machines, and mechanical processes throughout the plant.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Comply with all AMG V safety and environmental requirements, policies, and procedures, including AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership during plant start-up and commissioning
  • Offer assistance with mechanical design, development, testing, and implementation of plant equipment
  • Prepare and/or review blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment specifications
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure continuous operation of plant; test and inspect equipment routinely; complete preventive maintenance checks on production equipment, machines, engines, motors, hydraulic valves/cylinders, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and identify faulty machine and equipment through observation and testing metrics
  • Remove, replace defective parts/equipment, and restore operations to achieve maximum uptime and minimize production downtime; comply with all safety, environmental and code requirements when repairing equipment
  • Source replacement parts in accordance with required specification
  • Follow scheduled maintenance work order system and participate in planning of required maintenance mechanical support during scheduled outages
  • Support preventative maintenance training of non-maintenance team members
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in support of production team’s operational goals and metrics
  • Utilize principals of lean manufacturing, including 6S, to support operational and process improvements
  • Perform other duties as may be required
Qualifications/Skills/Requirements
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude required
  • Associate’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of five years experience in mechanical engineering technician role
  • Experience in fast paced heavy manufacturing environment desired; steel or hot metal experience a strong plus; hands-on experience strongly preferred
  • Skilled in reading blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment operation specifications
  • Hydraulic experience required
  • Pneumatic experience required
  • Welding knowledge and experience required
  • Basic electrical experience required
  • Must be receptive and adaptable to change
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must (verbal, written, and listening skills)
  • Team player and works well in collaborative environment
  • Capable of and willing to perform production duties as needed
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Demonstrate level of proficiency to work without close supervision
  • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment; bending, stooping and lifting of 50 lbs. required
  • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail
  • Punctual, reliable and have good attendance history
AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Summary

AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking Process Support Team Members to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Zanesville Process Support Team Member performs process support work essential to continuous operations of production related activities. Process Support Team Members operate mobile equipment, machinery, and hand tools, handle vanadium and non-vanadium raw materials and bulk supplies, and stage materials and process set-ups to support the efficient operational production. Supports and maintains 6S and continuous improvement efforts throughout the entire plant.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Comply with all AMG V policies and procedures, safety and environmental requirements, and AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Operate mobile equipment, other machinery, and hand tools as required
  • Perform general maintenance and preventative maintenance on equipment as required
  • Receive, store, stage, and ship raw materials and end products
  • Complete safety and environmental checks and documentation as required
  • Participate in 6S and other continuous improvement activities
  • Clean and maintain plant and facility grounds
  • Demonstrate level of proficiency to work without close supervision and train new employees on process support functions
  • Develop solid understanding of AMG V operational metrics that drive business results
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Skills/Requirements
    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent lifetime experience
    • Able to work 12 hour swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
    • Experienced in working in fast paced heavy manufacturing environment; steel/hot metal or foundry experience a strong plus
    • Mobile equipment certification a plus
    • Able to work in a physically demanding environment; frequent bending, stooping, and lifting of 50 pounds required
    • Able to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
    • Mechanical aptitude required
    • Team player; collaborative work approach
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Receptive and adaptable to change and actively involved in continuous
    • learning and continuous improvement activities
    • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail
AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Summary
AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking Production Operations Team Members to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Production Operations Team Member is responsible for the safety, environmental compliance, quality, production, and product delivery in AMG V’s melting and roasting operation. They will also perform preventative maintenance, routine general maintenance, trouble shooting and repairs on equipment to maximize uptime and ensure production goals are met.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Comply with all AMG V policies and procedures, safety and environmental requirements, and AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Operate AMG V’s electric arc furnace and/or roaster, system controls, and overhead cranes as required
  • Maximize productivity and optimize equipment uptime to ensure customer quality and delivery requirements are met
  • Perform advanced preventative maintenance, routine general maintenance, trouble shooting and repairs on heavy equipment and other machinery as required
  • Engage in team problem-solving and decision-making activities
  • Utilize principals of lean manufacturing, including 6S, to support operational and process improvements
  • Utilize strong interpersonal and communication skills to create a high performing team
  • Perform other duties as may be required
Qualifications/Skills/Requirements
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent life experience required
  • Experience in heavy manufacturing environment desired; steel or hot metal experience a plus
  • Mechanical, electrical, and/or welding aptitude a must
  • Preventative maintenance experience a plus
  • Team player
  • Receptive and adaptable to change
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must
  • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment; bending, stooping and lifting of 50 lbs. required
  • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail
  • Punctual, reliable, and have good attendance history
AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply now

Summary
AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Maintenance Technician provides advanced industrial maintenance and machine mechanic support to enable the continuous operation of plant equipment, machines, and mechanical processes throughout the plant.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Comply with all AMG V policies, and procedures, safety and environmental requirements, and AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Ensure continuous operation of the Plant by routinely completing preventive maintenance checks on production equipment, machines, engines, motors, hydraulic valves/cylinders, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and identify faulty machine and equipment through observation and testing metrics
  • Remove, replace defective parts/equipment and restore operations to achieve maximum uptime and minimize production downtime; comply with all safety, environmental and code requirements when repairing equipment
  • Source replacement parts in accordance with required specification
  • Utilize machine/welding skills to fabricate repairs for non-routine/non-mechanical metal fatigue failures
  • Follow scheduled maintenance work order system and participate in planning of required maintenance mechanical support during scheduled outages
  • Work closely with Engineering and Production Departments as required
  • Support preventative maintenance training of non-maintenance team members
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in support of production team’s operational goals and metrics
  • Utilize principals of lean manufacturing, including 6S, to support operational and process improvements
  • Perform other duties as may be required
  • Qualifications/Skills/Requirements
    • Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude required; mechanical or electrical certification required
    • Experience in fast paced heavy manufacturing environment desired; steel or hot metal experience a strong plus; hands-on experience strongly preferred
    • Capable of reading blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment operation specifications
    • Hydraulic experience required
    • Pneumatic experience required
    • Welding experience required
    • Basic electrical experience required
    • Must be receptive and adaptable to change
    • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must (verbal, written, and listening skills)
    • Team player and works well in collaborative environment
    • Capable of and willing to perform production duties as needed
    • Knowledge of or desire to learn lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies
    • Demonstrate level of proficiency to work without close supervision
    • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
    • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
    • Ability to work in physically demanding environment; bending, stooping and lifting of 50 lbs. required
    • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail
    • Punctual, reliable and have good attendance history
    AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply now

Summary

AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking a Maintenance Electrician to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Maintenance Electrician installs, maintains, and repairs electrical systems,
electrical and electronic components of plant operations machinery, equipment and building facility needs. This position is responsible for general upkeep of the facilities’ electrical system and components.
Responsibilities and Duties

  • Comply with all AMG V policies and procedures, safety and environmental requirements, and AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Assist with installation of new machines, equipment, and mechanical lifts and conveyer systems; provide electrical drops, power supply, and auxiliary controls connections; participate in the development and
    implementation of commissioning procedures for electrical installations
  • Perform electrical installations on machine and equipment repairs in accordance with NEC codes, OSHA regulations, and AMG V safety policies and procedures
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure continuous operation of plant; test and inspect equipment routinely; complete preventive maintenance checks on all electrical equipment, including electrical components on engines, motors, hydraulic valves/cylinders, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, etc.
  • Prepare and/or review blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment specifications
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems in equipment, machines, motors, process support systems and circuits; determine root cause and implement required repairs
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to ensure that the electrical system of the facility is working properly; assist in the design of preventative maintenance schedule for all electrical systems as required
  • Maximize equipment uptime and minimize production downtime to achieve desired business and operational goals
  • Follow scheduled maintenance work order system and participate in planning of required electrical maintenance support during scheduled downtime
  • Assist with mechanical repairs and general maintenance support activities throughout plant as required
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in support of operational metrics
  • Work closely with Engineering and Production Departments as required
  • Support preventative maintenance training of non-maintenance team members
  • Utilize principals of lean manufacturing, including 6S, to support operational and process improvements
  • Perform other duties as may be required
Qualifications/Skills/Requirements

  • Strong mechanical/electrical aptitude required; two-year electrical degree preferred but not required; electrical certification required
  • Experience in fast paced heavy manufacturing environment desired; steel or hot metal experience a strong plus; hands-on experience strongly preferred
  • PLC and PLC/ladder logic knowledge and experience a strong plus
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment operation specifications preferred
  • Must be receptive and adaptable to change
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must (verbal, written, and listening skills)
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Demonstrate level of proficiency to work without close supervision
  • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment; bending, stooping and lifting of 50 lbs. required
  • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail
  • Punctual, reliable and have good attendance history
AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply now