Quality Control Technician

AutoReqId: 7037BR
Line Of Business: Cement Operations
Department: Quality
Primary Location: Nazareth-PA
Job Posting:
The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
Our Lab Technician is an exciting role that plays an important part in the quality of our cement. Challenge yourself with math and other engaging activities in this team environment. This position reports to our Quality Control Manager.
This position resides in Nazareth, PA.
What you?ll get to do:
+ Insure sample integrity and properly collect, identify, prepare and homogenize and store all samples
+ Collect, record, store, analyze and distribute information concerning quality control results
+ Communicate all appropriate results, information and problems to the appropriate supervisors, foremen and plant associates
+ Monitor the quality of the quarried materials through the appropriate testing
+ Control the quality of the raw mill production, finish mill production, and kiln production by performing the appropriate tests and making any necessary changes to maintain the posted targets
+ Perform testing that will enhance the production rate or quality of all plant operations
+ Learn the procedure for the making of glass pellets
+ Insure all plant production meets the specifications of the company, the plant and the customer by performing appropriate testing
+ Perform tests to resolve customer complaints and meet customer needs
+ Monitor all laboratory equipment and plant equipment for proper operation and report any deviations to the proper personnel
+ Perform tests to determine the quality of fuels
+ Determine the quality of purchased materials by performing the appropriate tests
+ Perform production and inventory record keeping duties
+ Follow plant and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of plant environmental standards. Takes corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.
Who we are looking for:
+ 2 year degree in Chemistry or similar technical degree beneficial but not required.
+ 2 years of lab experience in cement testing preferred
+ Basic knowledge of lab equipment
+ Must be capable of lifting a bag of cement from the floor to the workbench (Type I bag = 94 pounds)
+ Must be able to work weekends and or Holidays for laboratory coverage
+ Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship
Benefits & Compensation:
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
No search firms please.
Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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