Drilling Manager

at 
Lilac Solutions
Posted on 
30 Nov
JOB CATEGORY

Lilac Solutions is a lithium extraction company unlocking brine resources to provide essential raw materials to the battery industry. Lilac’s unique ion exchange process eliminates the environmental impact of conventional lithium extraction while boosting production. The company was founded in 2016 by a team of engineers passionate about delivering innovations to the mining sector to minimize environmental impact and support the clean energy economy. Lilac is committed to diversity and inclusion.

Job Description

Lilac is seeking a Drilling Manager to assist with the safe and successful drilling of Lilac’s global resources. Currently, these are onshore assets primarily located in salar-type settings in South America. This is a full-time position based in London, UK. Flexible working options are available, although time in-office with the subsurface teams is required. The role will work closely with exploration, developments and operational teams reporting to the Chief Development Officer.

Responsibilities
- Daily oversight of onsite drill supervisors and operations 
- Work closely with the Development Manager to ensure efficient processes and operations
- Ensuring safe and environmentally-conscious drill operations from start to finish
- Well design for exploration, production, monitoring, and injection wells
- Liaise with subsurface teams to deliver on well objectives and data acquisition plans
- Rig screening, selection, and contract negotiation
- Drill parameter optimization and problem solving
- Budgeting and cost tracking
- Flexible mindset with respect to drilling in relatively shallow, unconsolidated formations.
- Vendor negotiation

Candidate Qualifications
- 8-12+ years of experience in drilling engineering, well operations, and management roles
- Able to travel to South America and other global locations about 25% of the time
- Willing to work in a developing and growing industry in need of new ideas and standards definition
- Self-motivated and self-starter
- Excited to work in a small fast-paced startup team

Preferred Skills
- Experience with onshore drilling onshore
- Experience in working in South America

Compensation
- Competitive salary
- Stock options
- Flexible Paid Time Off Policy

EEO Statement

Lilac Solutions is committed to providing a professional work environment free from discrimination and harassment, including discrimination and harassment based on a protected category, and an environment free from retaliation for participating in any protected activity. Lilac Solutions is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Job Description

Lilac Solutions is a lithium extraction company unlocking brine resources to provide essential raw materials to the battery industry. Lilac’s unique ion exchange process eliminates the environmental impact of conventional lithium extraction while boosting production. The company was founded in 2016 by a team of engineers passionate about delivering innovations to the mining sector to minimize environmental impact and support the clean energy economy. Lilac is committed to diversity and inclusion.

Job Description

Lilac is seeking a Drilling Manager to assist with the safe and successful drilling of Lilac’s global resources. Currently, these are onshore assets primarily located in salar-type settings in South America. This is a full-time position based in London, UK. Flexible working options are available, although time in-office with the subsurface teams is required. The role will work closely with exploration, developments and operational teams reporting to the Chief Development Officer.

Responsibilities
- Daily oversight of onsite drill supervisors and operations 
- Work closely with the Development Manager to ensure efficient processes and operations
- Ensuring safe and environmentally-conscious drill operations from start to finish
- Well design for exploration, production, monitoring, and injection wells
- Liaise with subsurface teams to deliver on well objectives and data acquisition plans
- Rig screening, selection, and contract negotiation
- Drill parameter optimization and problem solving
- Budgeting and cost tracking
- Flexible mindset with respect to drilling in relatively shallow, unconsolidated formations.
- Vendor negotiation

Candidate Qualifications
- 8-12+ years of experience in drilling engineering, well operations, and management roles
- Able to travel to South America and other global locations about 25% of the time
- Willing to work in a developing and growing industry in need of new ideas and standards definition
- Self-motivated and self-starter
- Excited to work in a small fast-paced startup team

Preferred Skills
- Experience with onshore drilling onshore
- Experience in working in South America

Compensation
- Competitive salary
- Stock options
- Flexible Paid Time Off Policy

EEO Statement

Lilac Solutions is committed to providing a professional work environment free from discrimination and harassment, including discrimination and harassment based on a protected category, and an environment free from retaliation for participating in any protected activity. Lilac Solutions is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

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