LafargeHolcim

  • Quality Control Technician

    Job Locations CA-BC-KELOWNA
    Requisition ID
    2018-4985
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Quality Control
    Product Line
    Aggregates
  • 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

    The quality control technician is responsible for quality assurance/control for their specific site or business area. This role is directly responsible for following proper safety, sampling and testing procedures. Also, the technician communicates test results and their meaning to production and sales staff as required. 

    Responsibilities

    • Safety Culture: Ensures that equipment and processes at lab(s) meet or exceed all government and Lafarge Safety guidelines. Pursues a culture of safety that is best in class with an objective of “zero” safety incidents. Actively engages with other staff to reinforce safe behaviors.
    • Production Management: Provides technical support to Plant/Crusher Managers throughout production process. Interprets test results and advises production staff of potential corrective actions to maintain target product gradations.
    • Quality Assurance: Ensures that lab equipment, staff and processes follow procedures in order to provide reliable data. Undertake proper sampling and testing of materials. Enter accurate records of sample data in software systems provided.
    • Customer Focus: Respond promptly and appropriately to customer requests, concerns.

    Qualifications

    Computer Proficiency:

    • MS Office applications.

    Knowledge:

    • Able to understand and work with testing and lab equipment.

    Skills:

    • Strong team player with a positive attitude and is a self starter. Effective written and oral communication skills.  Strong math skills.  Able to multi-task effectively and work in fast pace environment while being flexible.  High level of time management and prioritization skills.
    • Drivers License with a clean abstract.

     

    All applicants must be local within the Kelowna Region.

     

    Email resumes to Kelly Frame - kelly.frame@lafargeholcim.com
    No phone calls please.

    LafargeHolcim

    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

    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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