Manager Graphite Processing

Jun 3, 2022

Position: Manager Graphite Processing
Division: Alabama Graphite Products, LLC
Location: Kellyton, AL, United States  

Date posted: 6/3/2022

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Westwater Resources, Inc., through its subsidiary Alabama Graphite Products is seeking a Plant Manager to join our growing team of professionals dedicated to making our Company America’s premier producer and supplier of high-quality battery-grade graphite products for the rapidly expanding and evolving electrical storage industry. Our Company is in the process of constructing a new, environmentally sensitive, and technologically innovative graphite processing and manufacturing facility in central Alabama and is advancing the evaluation of a flake graphite mineral deposit in the Alabama graphite belt.

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and overseeing the daily operations of Alabama Graphite Products, LLC to ensure goals and objectives are met.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hires and trains new employees.
  • Organizes and oversees the schedules and work of assigned staff.
  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.


  • Plans and organizes daily activities related to production and operations.
  • Measures productivity by analyzing performance data, financial data, and activity reports.
  • Coordinates with other support departments such as human resources, finance, and logistics to ensure successful production operations.
  • Oversees the shipping and receiving functions.
  • Determines labor needs to meet production goals.
  • Assists with budget preparation for operations unit.
  • Coordinates with marketing and sales departments to determine pricing, timing, and number of sales promotions, and products to be sold.
  • Assists with, or prepares and updates, organization’s operations manual and policies.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of operations and production management.
  • Ability to interpret financial data as needed to set production goals.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, or related field required; M.B.A. preferred.
  • Certification through the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) preferred.
  • Five years of related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to access and navigate the production facility.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.

Alabama Graphite Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer– and a drug – free workplace


Alabama Graphite Products, LLC, is an explorer and developer of US-based mineral resources essential to clean energy production.

349 McClellan Industrial Drive
Kellyton, AL 35089
(256) 596-6065