Quality Control Technician - New Braunfels, TX

CRH

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New Braunfels, TX

Why you should apply for a job to CRH:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Your Time Away - CRH recognizes the importance of time away from work and we provide Paid Time Off to enjoy through the year.
  • CRH provides flexible work policies that vary across the different locations to best suit the employee and needs of the business.
  • At CRH, you get the benefit of working for a large global company with the feel of a small company and opportunities to make an impact.
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    Position summary

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    Summary:

    The Quality Control Specialist, under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, works toward assuring the quality of products made at the plant. This position conducts laboratory tests to ensure products meet specifications (i.e., ASTM, AASHTO). To determine their quality, perform chemical and/or physical tests on cement, clinker, raw materials, and fuels. Complies with all applicable safety and environmental policies and procedures. All employees at the Employees are fully expected to engage in our See Stop Do culture, following all safety procedures, proactively stopping the job, and reporting unsafe conditions, hazards, or concerns.

    What you'll be contributing:

    • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.

    • Understands, evaluates, and monitors hazards in the laboratory or the plant.

    • Performs regularly scheduled sampling and analyses as established by the laboratory.

    • Monitors and changes process/quality parameters (i.e., separator speed, weigh feeder settings, etc.) to keep raw meal, kiln feed, clinker, and cement within the aims established by the Quality Manager.

    • Notifies Supervisor of any out-of-specification samples or problems.

    • Maintains a high level of communication between the production and quality departments.

    • Assists the production department in emergencies, as needed.

    • Maintains a clean work area and assists in other housekeeping responsibilities.

    • Performs breaks on cement cubes as needed.

    • Prepares samples as needed for chemical and physical testing.

    • Operates, cross-checks, and performs minor repairs to laboratory equipment.

    • Maintains laboratory inventory of chemical solutions.

    • Maintains logs and quality analysis reports as specified.

    • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

    To succeed in this position, you will need:

    • High school graduation or equivalent is required.

    • Associates or Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related field is preferred

    • 1 year of experience performing relevant tests in a cement laboratory environment is preferred

    • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.

    • Willingness to learn, training will be provided.

    • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills.

    • Knowledge of the cement manufacturing process, including kiln-burning, mill grinding, cement, clinker, and raw mix chemistry preferred

    • Knowledge of chemical testing, including wet chemical analysis, x-ray analysis, and physical testing procedures.

    • Ability to develop and follow comprehensive technical directions.

    • Ability to operate all laboratory equipment, including balances, x-ray, muffle furnace, physical testing equipment, and laboratory computer.

    • Skills needed include mathematical, analytical, organization, and communication skills, proper time management, and handling working under pressure.

    What to expect in a cement environment:

    Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.

    What's next for you?

    We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.

    What CRH Offers You

    • Highly competitive base pay

    • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

    • Group retirement savings program

    • Health and wellness programs

    • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

    About CRH

    CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

    If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

    Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

    EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

    Why you should apply for a job to CRH:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Your Time Away - CRH recognizes the importance of time away from work and we provide Paid Time Off to enjoy through the year.
  • CRH provides flexible work policies that vary across the different locations to best suit the employee and needs of the business.
  • At CRH, you get the benefit of working for a large global company with the feel of a small company and opportunities to make an impact.