Specialty Plant Operator

Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. The formation of Covia in 2018 is the most recent of many significant milestones in our shared history. Built from the merging of Fairmount Santrol and Unimin Corporation, Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Specialty Plant Operator who will have a positive impact on the production team at its Chardon, OH location.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Wear negative-pressure half face piece respirator and other PPE while following safe work rules
  • Weigh and measure raw materials according to detailed blend sheet
  • Load materials into mixer manually and with forklift
  • Prepare and affix labels for packaging
  • Package, palletize, ship and receive products
  • Practice preventative maintenance at all times
  • Inform management of any problems with meeting daily customer requirements
  • Maintain clean and safe work area
  • Work with silica, cement, fly ash and other materials or chemicals
  • Other duties may be assigned

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Safety awareness
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics
  • Good time-management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a repetitive basis throughout the work day


  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental
  • 401K with company matching and fixed annual contributions
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

NO RECRUITER INQUIRIES PLEASE. All other inquiries should be directed to the Talent Acquisition team.



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