Quality Control Technician

Oldcastle Adams Products   Cowpens, SC   Full-time     Quality Control
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Posted on April 14, 2021

readySC in cooperation with
Spartanburg Community College
is assisting with the recruitment and training for
Oldcastle APG 
A CRH Company

Adams Products, an industry leading concrete masonry technology and design company, is establishing a world-class dry mix and bagging plant in Cherokee County. The company is installing state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment that will allow for high volume production of two well-known product lines – Sakrete bagged concrete mixes and Amerimix mortars. We are seeking qualified candidates for the start-up of our new facility in Cowpens.

Potential Employment Opportunities Exist for:

Quality Control Technician

Summary

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 and 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

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

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 

Physical Requirements

  • This position may require a standing position for an extensive amount of time
  • Must have average/ordinary visual acuity
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Flexible work schedule

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Adams Products, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-244-09

COMPANY: Oldcastle APC
DATE OPENED: 2/16/2021
FILING DEADLINE: 4/30/2021
LOCATION: Cherokee County, SC