Website Gladieux Metals Recycling

Position Summary:  Support processing and Administration by providing timely and accurate information.  Responsible for optimizing all process activities to ensure vanadium pentoxide and molybdenum trioxide are recovered in a safe, cost effective manner.  Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Perform tests throughout stages of production to determine degree of control over variables, including temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure.
  • Determine most effective arrangement of operations such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, and drying.
  • Perform laboratory studies of steps in manufacture of new product and test proposed process in small scale operation such as a pilot plant.
  • Conduct research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Design measurement and control systems for chemical plants based on data collected in laboratory experiments and in pilot plant operations.
  • Design and plan layout of equipment.
  • Propose new programs to address future technological needs of the corporation.
  • Propose, design and conduct research that leads to new product or process development.
  • Develop strategies related to automation and instrumentation of new or existing processes.
  • Supervise start-up of new processes or process modification.
  • Provide support to Marketing and Sales in customer related problems and to operations on plant or process problems.
  • Maintain records of project work and write timely reports upon completion.
  • Prepare quarterly progress reports.
  • Support GMR’s Management strategy by contributing a technical management viewpoint to product, business and resource allocation decisions.
  • Establish objectives for process development/improvement.
  • Work with operations in the transfer of technology to the manufacturing process.
  • Protect, enhance and broaden the technological base of the company while providing real-time, applied, solutions in support of on-going operations.
  • Coordinate, direct, and manage all R&D, analytical, and technical activities.
  • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures.
  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
  • Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
  • Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment.
  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes.
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, service, laboratory or firm.
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules, and making decisions about the purchase of materials or services.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.
  • Two to five years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience in at least one of the fields of metal extraction via Hydrometallurgical, Pyrometallurgical, Solvent Extraction, Roasting/Calcining.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Stand, sit, walk, reach and bend as required.
  • Sit at a desk and operate a computer for an entire shift.
  • Wear safety gear and required PPE.
  • Must be able to pass a respirator fit test and pass criminal background check including a drug test.
  • Some work will be performed inside the plant facility, indoors/outdoors, in all weather conditions to include extreme heat, mild cold, wind and rain.
  • Salary position: days, nights, weekends and holidays may be required or as needed to meet production goals.

Interested candidates should submit resumes to [email protected].

Veterans are Welcomed

** Equal Opportunity Employer **

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