Job Information

Lehigh Hanson QC Technician - Physical Tester in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 16295BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Quality

Primary Location: Nazareth-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

Our Quality Lab Technician is an exciting role that plays an important part in the quality of our cement. Challenge yourself with math and other engaging activities in this team environment. This position reports to our Quality Control Manager.

This position resides in Nazareth, PA.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Primarily work, by hand, with cement pastes and mortars to test key performance indicators for final cement products

  • Perform tests adhering to ASTM standards for all cementitious products, requiring methodical measuring, dosing and mixing for multiple tests

  • Ensure sample integrity by properly collecting, identifying, preparing and homogenizing, and storing all samples

  • Collect, record, store, analyze and distribute information concerning quality control results

  • Communicate all appropriate results, information and problems to the appropriate supervisors, foremen and plant associates

  • Perform tests to resolve customer complaints and meet customer needs

  • Monitor all laboratory equipment and plant equipment for proper operation and report any deviations to the proper personnel

  • Follow plant and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of plant environmental standards. Takes corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.

Who we are looking for:

  • 2 year degree in Chemistry or similar technical degree beneficial but not required.

  • Computer Proficiency

  • Must be capable of lifting a bag of cement from the floor to the workbench (Type I bag = 94 pounds)

  • Must be able to work weekends and or Holidays for laboratory coverage.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

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

Employer Statement :

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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