Texas Materials is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.
This position is accountable for all aspects of Quality Management. This includes responsibility for inspection, testing services, studying and resolving technical issues, management related issues, and the communication of quality related matters with respect to testing of production materials, to ensure compliance for ready mix plant facilities . Develop and maintain relationships with key customers, facility managers, DOT personnel, State, County, and Municipal personnel. Develop and maintain relationships with material suppliers. The Quality Control Manager will assist the company in elevating the customers' perception and general quality of our mix designs, achieving the elimination of lost loads, the generation of backup data necessary for mix optimization and overseeing the inspection process of DOT jobs.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
Responsible for the management of the Quality Control Laboratory which includes the supervision of lab technicians, and training of lab technician trainee's, requisitioning necessary supplies and equipment.
Provide administrative and technical direction of all QC personnel - includes personnel administration, resolution of technical problems, developmental/approval of inhouse training, etc.
Prepare, obtain approval, issue and implement company quality control (assurance) program manual in compliance with contracts and company requirements.
Job requires an extensive knowledge of concrete products and respective test standards and the ability to perform concrete products testing.
Tests include but are not limited to
Concrete: Plasticity index, Durability, Specific Gravity, Slump tests, Retained Strength.
Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
Coordinate quality control objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
Responsible for all Material Certification submittals for the Company and outside customers as requested.
Responsible for being liaison between the Company and outside testing labs. State Departments of Transportation, appropriate County and/or Cities, and independent labs are included.
Direct technicians engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products.
Analyze and resolve work problems or assist employees in solving work problems. Ensure adequate corrective measures are implemented in cases of noncompliance.
Responsible for making concrete product information available to sales department and qualified outside customers. This includes technical information, gradations, and availability of products.
Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring work activities, such as preparation of records, progress reports, etc in order to inform management of current status or work activities.
Responsible for keeping accurate records of test results and correspondence.
Required to have, or take, appropriate safety course(s). Duties include working with testing gauges with sealed nuclear source(s). Requires wearing radiation badge.
Plan, promote and organize training activities related to product quality and reliability.
Reliable attendance is essential in performing this role.
Other duties as may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Bachelor's Degree and four (4) plus years of experience. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Be 18 years of age or older.
ACI Field Grade I Certification
ACI Strength Testing Level I Certification
NRMCA Field Grade II Certification
NRMCA Field Grade III Certification (Preferred)
Safely operate various types equipment related to work requirements.
Strictly adhere to safety requirements, policies, and procedures as outlined in the employee policy manual.
Must be willing to travel to each jobsite and work away from home when required.
Report to work at the designated start time. Reliable attendance is essential.
Work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors/managers with other duties as required.
Available to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.
Test product for the required specifications depending upon each job.
Ability to use all tools required to complete testing of product.
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.
Climb: ascend/descend three-point entry into cab of equipment/vehicle.
Lift: exertion of physical strength to move objects (50-70 lbs.) from one level to another.
Carry: hold or rest weighted objects (50-70 lbs.) directly on hands, arms, shoulders, or back while walking from one location to another.
Bend: flexion of the upper trunk forward while standing and knees extended, or knees flexed when sitting.
Push/Pull: Exertion of force on or against object (70 lbs.) to move it from one location to another.
Reach: extend the hands and arms in any direction.
Kneel: maintain the body in an erect posture while resting body weight on one or both knees.
Stoop: flexion of the upper body forward at the waist with partial flexion of the knee while standing.
Twist: using hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers.
Noise: sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction or possible injury to sense of hearing.
Requires being exposed to extremes of hot, cold and wet weather.
Fumes: vaporous emissions, usually odorous, thrown off as the result of combustion or chemical reaction.
Gases: carbon monoxide and ozone.
Dust: airborne particles of any kind such as dust.
Hazards: closeness to moving mechanical parts; slipping while ascending/descending equipment cab;
Working near live traffic while on the job site.
Protection: required to wear hard hat, safety glasses (prescription or non-prescription) with side shields, safety vest, gloves, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection.
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What CRH Americas Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
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.
CRH Americas 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 Americas family!
Texas Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: Jul 31, 2020
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