Nugsand Sand Careers

Nugent Sand is always looking to hire individuals with a great attitude and work ethic.  If you have these qualities, you have a very good opportunity to start a career with our organization.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Pam Shunta at .

Open Position


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Consult with existing and future foundry clients on their metal casting processes
  • Support executive management and sales team with lab evaluation and reports for foundry clients (both new and existing)
  • Ensure product quality at all production stages; must be willing to thoroughly learn and understand our mining and processing operations.
  • Lead the Company’s Research and Development efforts including:
  • Improvements to our existing conditioning and floating process to increase production and/or expand our product offerings to clients
  • Understanding the effects of a foundry’s thermal reclamation on our sand and how to overcome obstacles this process may create
  • New products to supply foundry industry including select resin coated sand, ceramic sand, synthetic sand, etc.
  • New products to supply the frac sand industry
  • Troubleshoot problems in production or client quality issues
  • Be willing to travel to assist sales staff with clients in various situations
  • Create and lead the Company’s Continuous Improvement Process for all facets of the organization.
  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
  • Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
  • Update and maintain the quality manual procedures and work instructions.
  • Suggest and implement changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Responsible for creating customer sand blends and annual projections
  • Create and manage Statistical Process Control (SPC) data and charts (for external and internal analysis)
  • Responsible for recording and reporting of product inventory
  • Responsible for submission and monitoring of Nugent’s various permits
  • Obtain a lagoon operator’s certification
  • Be an active member in the American Foundry Society by participating in committees or special projects
  • Be open to other projects on an as needed basis


Experience Requirements:

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 15 years of experience in the foundry industry including direct experience with sand.
  • The candidate must have experience with iron foundries.