Quality Control Associate - Torrance, PA

Apply online: Lehighhanson.com/careers

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Quality Control Associate role is based in Torrance, PA and reports directly to the Plant Manager.

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

  • Perform quality control tests on asphalt & aggregate products

  • Work in conjunction with production personnel to evaluate problems with quality

  • Maintain necessary documentation of the testing procedure and results

  • Prepare documentation for customers and contractors certifying the product quality

  • Assist Plant Managers with other duties such as assessing stockpile inventory, performing scale clerk duties or other office clerical work, supporting plant maintenance during breakdowns. Build and maintain relationships with plant employees and customers

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures; perform daily equipment inspections, as well as identify and assist in correcting unsafe conditions

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; college or technical degree a plus!

  • 1-2 yrs. Quality Control experience in a stone quarry or related industry

  • Solid computer skills and MS Excel experience preferred

  • Demonstrated basic math skills

  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers, contractors, agency personnel and plant personnel

  • PENNDOT Asphalt Certification preferred. Must be willing and able to pass the certification if it is not currently held

  • Work overtime as needed. During the construction season, the workweek may run 5 to 6 days / 45 to 65 hours per week

  • Work independently

  • Strong attention to detail and recordkeeping

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including different shifts and overtime when needed

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

Work Environment

• Role operates primarily a professional office environment; but requires conducting business at manufacturing locations and job sites where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levels.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Line of Business
Aggregates

Department
Quality

Employer Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

State/Province
Pennsylvania

Pay Class
Salaried Non-Exempt