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  • Quality Control Field Technician - Wateford/Brantford Plants

    Job Locations CA-ON-Brantford
    Requisition ID
    2018-4546
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality Control
    Product Line
    Ready Mix
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at www.lafarge.ca/en/careers .

     

    Overview

    Assures product quality of LCM activities from Hamilton/Niagara/Tri-Cities Division.

    Responsibilities

    • Mix Designs – Monitor and report inconsistencies
    • Field Quality Control Testing - Additions of various admixtures, ACI Quality Control tests.
    • Project Supervision - Oversee the testing, delivery requirements, and independent quality control personnel on projects supplied by LCM, acting as a liaison to Dispatch.
    • Troubleshooting - Provides customer support in resolving quality concerns and problems in the field. Educates customers in proper construction techniques and applications of our LCM products.
    • Research and Development - Assist Quality Control Supervisor in testing new products and developing new mix designs.
    • Laboratory – Various lab testing, primarily relating to aggregate
    • Assist salesmen, superintendents, & managers as required
    • Liaison with consulting firms, & independent labs
    • Customer service, with regards to testing, & product information
    • Liaison with Hamilton lab
    • Must be able to interpret test results, & recommend changes if needed
    • Must understand basic operations of ready-mix, & aggregate plants
    • Will assist Quality Control personnel in other areas, when available 

     

    Specific Accountabilities:

     

    • Accuracy of tests
    • Keeping the proper people informed
    • Develop & Maintain good customer relations
    • Develop & Maintain good working relationships with fellow employees
    • Accuracy of mix designs
    • Optimize concrete and asphalt mixes
    • Safety
    • Environment
    • Total quality and best practices

    Qualifications

    • Minimum post secondary degree, diploma, or equivalent experience, preferably in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology. 
    • Prior experience in the industry is essential, preferably in Quality Control, Quality Assurance or sales in ready mix concrete and cement. 
    • The employee must have, and maintain, a valid class G driver’s license in the province of Ontario. 
    • Personnel in this position will be even tempered, and maintain a professional attitude at all times.

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    Why work for us?

     

    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    www.lafarge.ca

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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