Northfield, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America's leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.
We are currently looking for a Quality Control Technician with experience in a manufacturing environment. This person will be responsible for the material handling and preparation for routine testing and maintenance of assigned laboratory equipment as well as testing products and raw materials as per ASTM to ensure compliance and/or to develop new formulas.
Essential Duties / Responsibilities
Preparation of materials and products for testing
Sampling and reduction of samples
Routine tests of raw materials, calculation of results and preparation of tests reports
Support manufacturing team in producing the highest quality products
Test all products and raw materials and record results
Calculate adjustments needed to correct the product if necessary
Obtain product samples and communicate what will be produced
Perform production material test throughout shift
Perform product reject analysis
Visit manufacturing sites to test machinery and report proposed process improvements
Inspect all finished goods
Know all ASTM standards that apply and ensure all products meet these standards
Maintenance and housekeeping of assigned areas and equipment
Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.
Requirements / Education / Experience
High school diploma/equivalent or equivalent Vocational Training/Certification, other related experience or combination of education and experience
Familiar with lab equipment
Production experience in a block plant
Knowledge of ASTM standards for manufactured concrete products
Knowledge of parts and basic assembly of molds
Knowledge of concrete product sizes, shapes, and colors
Strong numerical skills
Ability to read and understand equipment manuals and directions
Knowledge of electronics and programmable controllers
Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the company
Computer literate experienced with Microsoft Office software
This position may require a standing position for an extensive amount of time
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Flexible work schedule
What CRH Americas Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Northfield, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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