Management Associate – Engineering/Production

Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties, LLC

Manistee, MI

Hey there grad or upcoming grad!

Are you ready to start your professional career with a LEADER in the industry and a WORLD CLASS team!

What we offer:

  • Competitive Annual Salary
  • 18-24 Month Formal Training Program
  • PTO Available as of DAY ONE
  • 401(k) plan with Company Match
  • Full Medical, Health & Wellness Benefits start on FIRST DAY
  • Relocation Assistance to Manistee, Michigan

About the Program:

The Martin Marietta Management Associate Program is an investment in you. It is our way of selecting and developing the very best people and it is your portal to a challenging and rewarding career. When you join our team, you bring to the table your own unique talents along with shared values of excellence and integrity. Together, we can help you realize your potential. Our associates grow to become valuable Company leaders, committed to the long-term success of our employees, communities, and other stakeholders.


Reporting to the Director of Production Services, the Management Associate will enter an 18 to 24-month formal training program to learn the continuous chemicals processing and in addition, develop production and leadership skills. This position will perform engineering work to sustain and improve the safe and reliable operations of the manufacturing processes in the analysis, planning, control, and operation of the manufacturing process and process equipment for the production of high-purity magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide products and dolomitic lime. In addition, will also gain exposure to our commercial sales side of the business.

Upon successful completion of the program, the individual will be placed in a production, engineering, or another relevant position, as the first step in their management career. This is an entry-level position.

Management Associate Opportunities will be located in Manistee, Michigan


  • Adheres to and enforces prescribed ethics, safety and environmental measures.
  • Uses engineering principles to assist in troubleshooting, problem-solving, and driving continuous improvement efforts
  • Provides a high level of customer service to internal and external customers by following established procedures and through personal actions
  • Becomes familiar with the traits of high-performing managers in Martin Marietta.
  • Use of strong critical thinking skills, manage multiple priorities, work in a manufacturing operation environment, and work well in a team with deadlines within a planned budget
  • Understand plant processes; raw materials to finished products
  • Lead and assist in process development and technical planning activities to maximize process and equipment uptime
  • Effectively write technical documentation
  • Support plant operations, maintenance, reliability, and quality departments
  • Occasional travel to terminals, training, etc.
  • Ensures all activities are performed in accordance with the Company’s Mission, Vision, and Values, and in compliance with the Company’s policies, procedures, and Code of Ethical Business Conduct

Qualifications and skills:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields completed in the last 12-months. Accepting May 2024 graduates.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Familiarity and knowledge of engineering methods and analysis
  • No prior full-time experience required
  • Individual must possess: the ability to learn technical processes, high-level verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Word and Excel) needed
  • Previous industry exposure or experience useful

Work Environment

This job operates 70% of the time in plants with 30% of the time in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, scanner and copiers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement

Martin Marietta will provide equal opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, marital status, United States

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Salary Posting:

The base salary compensation, exclusive of benefits or bonuses (discretionary and non-discretionary), will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, business need, market conditions, proficiencies, skills, education, and experience. Additionally, at Martin Marietta, we place a high value on internal pay equity and will consider the compensation for those in similarly situated roles and direct team members. The posted range for this role represents the total reasonable pay range and does not solely represent a hiring range. Therefore, hiring at the top or maximum of the range should not be expected as it would not allow for salary growth opportunities in the role, would diminish promotion value, and may not align with internal equity. In addition to our base compensation, we also offer a competitive benefits package (more information on benefits listed below).

At Martin Marietta, we offer a variety of health and welfare benefits, including medical, dental and vision coverage; prescription drug coverage; health savings accounts; flexible spending accounts; and life, AD&D and disability insurance. We also encourage our employees to plan for the future by offering a 401(k) with a company match and an employer-funded defined benefit pension plan. Other benefits include paid time off, paid holidays, education/tuition assistance, an employee discount program, adoption assistance, wellness programs and more.