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Assistant Quality Control Supervisor - New Britain, CT at CRH

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Location: New Britain, Connecticut

Job Description:
Job ID: 220646

Tilcon Connecticut Inc., a CRH company, has played a vital role in building infrastructure around our state, serving the market from 23 locations throughout Connecticut. As a leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt, and ready mix concrete, Tilcon Connecticut has supported the construction of superior roads, buildings and bridges. The most respected name in the construction industry, from the quarry to the road, Tilcon Connecticut does it all!

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH is the company for you! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

Position Overview

Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is seeking an experienced Supervisor of Quality Control for our Connecticut locations. This Individual will oversee the testing for construction projects and production of Hot Mix Asphalt, aggregate, density, laboratory testing and mix design. Applicants must have experience testing various materials on construction projects and in laboratory settings; including Hot-Mix Asphalt, aggregates, aggregate sampling and density testing. Additionally, experience in developing and monitoring mix designs in both Marshall and Superpave applications is highly encouraged. Our core values are safety, quality and integrity in everything we do. All Tilcon Connecticut employees are expected to partner with associates and management of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes. You will establish key internal relationships to help ensure safety continues to be embedded in the culture of our Company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Applicant must be a team player willing to help find solutions, detail oriented, able to read and interpret material specifications, able to work in a physical and fast-paced manufacturing / construction environment and comply with all Tilcon Connecticut safety requirements.

Principle Accountabilities

Job Duties
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities
  • Recordkeeping of all testing and inspection data
  • Maintenance of lab equipment and arranging for calibrations, preventative maintenance repair and/or adjustments
  • Monitor and analyze quality data and processes and notify management of quality problems
  • Assure compliance with Tilcon Connecticut Quality Control Manuals
  • Interact with customers, managers, vendors and agencies
  • Coordinate quality control objectives with production procedures in order to minimize cost and maximize product reliability
  • Supervise and manage day to day activities of a team from 5 - 8 quality control technicians
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing Supervisors to increase quality of product and services in the most efficient manner
  • Development and testing of raw materials
  • Adjust to changing demands on a daily basis
  • Delegate responsibilities & expect accountability
  • Encourage constructive feedback, engagement, inclusion and diversity at all levels
  • Ability to establish positive and productive working relationships
  • Foster a culture that values critical thinking and problem solving


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

  • New England Transportation Technician Plant and paving inspector Certifications are required
  • Associates or bachelor's degree is desirable. Training programs are available for qualified candidates.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of previous supervisory experience.
  • Must have a clear DMV record.
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style.
  • Ability and willingness to give and receive honest, balanced feedback.
  • Ability to act in a professional manner with customers, and represent Tilcon in a character that inspires trust.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA, MSHA, and state agencies.
  • Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position: Hardhat, safety glasses, face shield, reinforced toed shoes, hand protection, respirator, air monitor, reflective safety vest, and hearing protection.

Physical Demands

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.
  • The employee is required to use a computer.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near electrical components and controls, moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, snowy and icy conditions, heat, and cold.
  • The employee frequently works outside.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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!

Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted: Aug 12, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Hartford
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