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You are driven, eager, and curious, just the person we want on our team.

Dicalite Management Group is the place for you and your career aspirations with our work-life balance, innovative team members, and interesting and essential products and services.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Database Analyst
February 19, 2024 – Conshohocken, PA

Dicalite is a company that uses naturally occurring minerals to improve products used for filtration of liquids such as wine, beer, and swimming pool water, for use in building products such as wallboard, ceiling tile, and joint compound, and for use in creating potting soils and hydroponic growing media for plant growth. Dicalite operates at the intersection of branded consumer products, industrial manufacturing, and research & product development to provide value to over 1,000 customers across the world. Dicalite is privately owned and has been in business for 93 years.

Dicalite’s operating footprint includes 16 facilities across North America and Europe. Operating through a fully integrated network of five mines and twelve refining, processing, and packaging facilities, the company has a unique multi-mineral platform that includes perlite, vermiculite, and diatomaceous earth. Dicalite’s core business is selling wholesale products to blue chip customers such as Home Depot, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Cargill, DuPont, Leslie’s Pool Supplies, numerous California wineries, 3M, and Nestle Purina, among others. In 2021, Dicalite launched a direct-to-consumer line of gardening products. These products are marketed under the Harvest Hero brand name (www.HarvestHero.com).

Broad Function:

The Database Analyst will be responsible for developing financial reporting dashboards and creating and maintaining integrated database systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial reporting and advanced knowledge of SQL and Microsoft SQL Server. This candidate will be at the forefront of developing new financial reporting tools and dashboards in One Stream and manages our company’s SQL databases, ensuring their stability, security, resiliency, and performance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the company’s databases, including database design, implementation, backup, recovery, resiliency, and performance tuning.
  • Develop and maintain database-related queries, scripts, and stored procedures to support financial reporting and data analysis.
  • Build and maintain dashboards in One Stream to visualize financial data and support decision-making processes.
  • Collaborate with the organization to design, develop, and implement database solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Proactively monitor database performance, resolve database issues, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and maintain database security and access controls to ensure data confidentiality and privacy.
  • Develop integrations to internal and external systems with REST APIs.
  • Provide database support to the organization and resolve technical problems as needed.
  • Participate in the development and testing of database backup and recovery procedures.
  • Document new and existing processes including queries, development workflows, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, MIS, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience as a DBA, with a focus on financial reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL & SQL Server, including stored procedures, views, SSIS & SSAS integrations, SSRS customizations, and optimization best practices.
  • Hands-on experience with One Stream, Power BI, and dashboards development.
  • Experience with REST API development and integration.
  • Working knowledge of on-premises ERP systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment.
  • This position is mainly sedentary. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting.
  • Hybrid work schedule.

Database Analyst
Conshohocken, PA

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Human Resource Specialist
February 16, 2024 – Conshohocken, PA

Our Company

Dicalite is a company that uses naturally occurring minerals to improve products used for filtration of liquids such as wine, beer, and swimming pool water, for use in building products such as wallboard, ceiling tile, and joint compound, and for use in creating potting soils and hydroponic growing media for plant growth. Dicalite operates at the intersection of branded consumer products, industrial manufacturing, and research & product development to provide value to over 1,000 customers across the world. Dicalite is privately owned and has been in business for 93 years.

Dicalite’s operating footprint includes 16 facilities across North America and Europe. Operating through a fully integrated network of five mines and twelve refining, processing, and packaging facilities, the company has a unique multi-mineral platform that includes perlite, vermiculite, and diatomaceous earth. Dicalite’s core business is selling wholesale products to blue chip customers such as Home Depot, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Cargill, DuPont, Leslie’s Pool Supplies, numerous California wineries, 3M, and Nestle Purina, among others. In 2021, Dicalite launched a direct-to-consumer line of gardening products. These products are marketed under the Harvest Hero brand name (www.HarvestHero.com).

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Specialist will take ownership and communication of our benefits administration (health, wellness, retirement, pension) and various administrative tasks within the Human Resource Department along with supporting and spearheading projects in Human Resources. The individual will be responsible for understanding, interpreting, and developing new processes around benefits enrollment and communication, leaves of absence, wellness, pension, 401k administration, and corporate culture.

The position requires a results-oriented and improvement minded individual, who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and work in an entrepreneurial environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of HR best practices, excellent communications skills, and a passion for fostering a positive workplace culture.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the development of communication tools and a branding philosophy to enhance the understanding of the company’s benefits package across the entire organization.
  • Manages the benefits process including writing communication and enrollment materials for the on-boarding of new hires, open enrollment, etc.
  • Understand and utilize the technology (HRIS) provided by our benefits vendors to enhance the employee experience.
  • Promote a positive workplace culture through employee engagement initiatives.
  • Support and spearhead HR initiatives which include on-boarding/off-boarding, training, performance management, and recruiting.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for day-to-day human resource and benefit matters and the subject matter expert on benefit offerings (health, welfare, retirement, COBRA.)
  • Address employee inquiries, concerns regarding benefits in a timely and empathetic manner.
  • Responsible for processing and reconciliations of insurance invoices for vendors.
  • Responsible for pension administration and servicing retirees with any questions around those benefits.
  • Support employees in the enrollment of their benefits offerings and manage any changes to benefits and its communication.
  • Point of contact for our vendors (retirement, health plans, wellness, benefits.)
  • Process and administer leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA.
  • Effectively interpret FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities.
  • Responsible for annual benefit filings, ACA reporting.
  • Responsible for monthly Department of Labor Reporting.
  • Monthly reporting responsibilities.
  • Serve as the back-up to the payroll administrator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies:

  • Results oriented and strong ability to independently follow through on projects and responsibilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of employee benefits.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communicator both verbal and written with a service mindset and detail oriented.
  • Process improvement mindset.
  • Innovative and tech savvy.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Team player.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in HR, Finance, Business Administration or related. MBA or MS in HR is a plus.
  • Requires a minimum of 3- 5 years of Human Resource related experience.
  • HRIS experience.
  • Knowledge of benefits programs (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, and Pension) and experience working with external vendors preferred.
  • Experience working within a high growth company with proven ability to multi-task within a multi-entity structure.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong follow-through skills.
  • Must be results oriented and able to work independently.
  • ADP experience.
  • SHRM or HRCI certification a plus.
  • Notary a plus.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment.
  • This position is mainly sedentary. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting.
  • This position routinely operates standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopy machines, fax machines and filing cabinets, and requires frequent communication with team members as well as vendors.
  • Regular attendance on-site in West Conshohocken, PA.

 

Human Resource Specialist
Conshohocken, PA

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North American Quality Control Manager
February 12, 2024 – Reno, NV (Hybrid)

Our Company

Dicalite is a company that uses naturally occurring minerals to improve products used for filtration of liquids such as wine, beer, and swimming pool water, for use in building products such as wallboard, ceiling tile, and joint compound, and for use in creating potting soils and hydroponic growing media for plant growth. Dicalite operates at the intersection of branded consumer products, industrial manufacturing, and research & product development to provide value to over 1,000 customers across the world. Dicalite is privately owned and has been in business for 93 years.

Dicalite’s operating footprint includes 16 facilities across North America and Europe. Operating through a fully integrated network of five mines and twelve refining, processing, and packaging facilities, the company has a unique multi-mineral platform that includes perlite, vermiculite, and diatomaceous earth. Dicalite’s core business is selling wholesale products to blue chip customers such as Home Depot, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Cargill, DuPont, Leslie’s Pool Supplies, numerous California wineries, 3M, and Nestle Purina, among others. In 2021, Dicalite launched a direct-to-consumer line of gardening products. These products are marketed under the Harvest Hero brand name (www.HarvestHero.com).

Job Summary:

As Quality Control Manager, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and enhancing our product quality, setting up and maintaining quality control processes across the organization, analyzing data and KPIs related to quality control metrics, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. You will work closely with production, operations, sales, and other cross-functional teams to achieve our quality objectives. In addition, this position will support the sales team in providing information, service, and solutions related to purchased material. This position is also responsible for providing technical sales support to our sales team and customers. Enhancing the technical knowledge of our team will be paramount.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day QA/QC activities for the company.
  • Develop, prepare, standardize, and implement quality control processes, procedures, and guidelines to ensure product quality and consistency for the diatomaceous earth, vermiculite, and perlite business units.
  • Establish and monitor quality metrics, key performance indicators and benchmarks to track and improve product quality.
  • Develops, coordinates, and manage quality control testing procedures, including chemical analysis, physical testing, and product performance evaluations.
  • Ensure that testing equipment is properly calibrated and maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards, regulations, and customer-specific quality requirements.
  • Provide training and standardization to plants.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive quality records and documentation.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and efficiency gains in the quality control processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements and drive continuous quality enhancement.
  • Interface with customers to address quality inquiries, concerns, and requirements.
  • Plan and conduct internal audits and inspections to verify adherence to quality standards.
  • Develop technical sales tools, materials, and current product knowledge to support our commercial team and customers.
  • Develop and deliver high-quality technical and application-based presentations detailing the problem, procedure, results, and conclusions, and educate operations and commercial team members.
  • Provide training to the sales team as needed.
  • Follow up on all inquiries related to samples, and test data and support or lead customer audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies:

  • Results oriented and strong ability to independently follow through on projects and responsibilities.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communicator both verbal and written with a service mindset and detail oriented.
  • Process improvement mindset
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Team player.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science or related field (Chemistry, material science, Engineering)
  • Requires a minimum of 5-6 years of in QA/QC and laboratory testing; Industrial mineral mining experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of quality control methodologies, testing techniques, and relevant industry standards.
  • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of products and processes and perform technical and complex testing and analysis.

Working Conditions:

  • Must work independently and be highly organized.
  • Normal office/laboratory environments; however, time will be spent in the mining/manufacturing facilities.
  • Noise levels are typical of a manufacturing/mining environment.
  • Work in cold and warm environments.
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products, supplies and product samples that weigh up to 25 lbs.
  • PPE is required regularly, including hard hat, hearing protection, eye protection, safety toed boots, protective clothing, and other PPE as necessary.
  • Travel to facilities is required – 25%-50% expected.

North American Quality Control Manager
Reno, NV (Hybrid)

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