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Compass Minerals America Inc. Engineering Project Manager in Overland Park, Kansas


We invite you to Explore the Potential of being part of something Clearly Essential!

At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature’s challenges, including – but not limited to – highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth’s resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day.

With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be their best.

Job Overview: The position will have primary responsibility to ensure technical integrity of projects including compliance with the scope, specifications, and accepted good engineering practices. Individual will assist with overall schedule and budget performance. A key duty is to assist site management with the delivery of key projects from initiation through to execution, therefore communication and coordination abilities are essential.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the successful delivery of medium to large scale site projects;

  • Oversee and support critical projects by ensuring projects adhere to corporate governance requirements and lifecycle stages;

  • Conduct project initiation and design reviews with sites, as well as implementation planning and readiness reviews;

  • Assist with resourcing, procurement, contract management, and progress reporting

  • Assist in the development and delivery of project deliverables;

  • Assist in technical designing, interpreting, and organizing portions of project plan;

  • Indirect leadership and guidance of other project and engineering professionals across multiple locations;

  • Ensure enterprise-wide alignment of projects framework;

  • Review of equipment and services RFQ packages;

  • Engage and manage consultants and contractors as required;

Y our Capabilities and Credentials

  • Prior experience working in a robust project management stage-gated framework;

  • Prior experience in prefeasibility and feasibility studies;

  • Preference given to those who have prior mining experience;

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry standards and design criteria within the mining, minerals and engineering industry;

  • Highly motivated and customer-focused;

  • Ability to manage a heavy workload, travel for short periods of time, and support international mining projects;

  • Broad understanding of project management, project controls, contract management, risk management & change management;

  • Knowledge of project-based software tools and systems;



  • BS or MS in an Engineering field with a minimum of 10 years of related experience in engineering, specifically projects and a history of roles with progressive responsibility

  • Proficient in AutoCAD

  • Professional Engineering certification in related discipline preferred

  • Experience working for a mining firm and/or engineering services firm is preferred

Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Compass Minerals is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodations, contact or 913-344-9200

Job: Operations

Primary Location: US-KS-Overland Park

Work Locations: Overland Park, KS USA 9900 W 109th St Overland Park 66210

Organization: Operations

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Day Job

Req ID: 2000005H