Job Description

Quality Control Technician  (#9200) - California
Industry: Concrete Block, and Pavers

Description:

Responsible for the material handling and preparation for routine testing and for 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

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
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