LafargeHolcim

  • Quality Control Technician

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Requisition ID
    2018-4824
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality Control
    Product Line
    Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)
  • 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/careers .

    Overview

    Reporting to the Senior Quality Control Technician for the Greater Vancouver Area, you will be responsible for carrying out aggregates and asphalt mix sampling, laboratory and field testing from crushers, stockpiles, plant sites and road construction sites throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.  You will be exposed to all operations related to Quality Control and are therefore expected to take on greater responsibilities as you develop within this position.

    Responsibilities

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Ensuring a safe workplace and maintain safety policies to ensure work is done safety and protection of the public.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to a safe work environment. Understands the safety objectives of the organization and supports these efforts in a visible manner.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

     

    Quality Control

    • Testing of asphalt and aggregate to ensure product quality.
    • Evaluating material properties for use in asphalt production.
    • Troubleshooting problems on project sites and at plants, including field investigations.
    • Optimizing asphalt production procedures.
    • Analyzing and designing asphalt mix designs.
    • Researching and developing new asphalt products. 
    • Provide technical service to enhance our customers operations.
    • Resolve regular customer product problems.
    • Continual liaison with plant and suppliers to monitor product(s) and consult on quality. 
    • Participate in resolution of long term product development and product problems.
    • Performs other operational duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Experience:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Positive, responsible individual capable of working effectively with limited supervision
    • Team player with good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn.
    • Able/willing to perform physical work in a construction environment.
    • High attention to detail is required.
    • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
    • Strong computer knowledge (Ex: Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access).
    • Valid BC Drivers License is required along with a reliable means of transportation

     

    Compensation will be between $16-25/hr based on experience. 

    LafargeHolcim

    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 

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