Texas Materials is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.
The Quality Control (QC) Manager for Aggregate Operations is responsible for providing technical expertise, support and guidance to Texas Materials quality control department, external/internal customers, sales team and quarry operations ensuring the highest product quality and customer service. They will build partnerships with other leaders and their teams working collaboratively to meet shared company objectives. They must demonstrate continuous leadership in supporting our core values: Safety, Integrity, and Quality.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
Responsible to provide leadership that develops and sustains a team that supports our core values of Safety, Integrity & Quality.
Support and lead the QC team in safe production activities with the goal of sustaining ZERO incidents.
Maintain QC/QA processes for facilities to ensure Texas Materials meets and exceeds state and federal requirements.
Responsible for all quality control activities required to produce aggregate materials that meet all state, county, town, local/private and federal specification requirements.
Create awareness among personnel regarding KPI’s (key performance indicators) and cost control.
Support product quality and customer service by maintaining strong line of communication with all lines of business, management, and their teams.
Support customers and sales team demand for samples to be collected, packaged, tested, and sent out.
Interacts directly with internal and external customers through effective communication to satisfy material submittal and testing deadlines.
Work with internal HMA and Ready Mix QC to meet their needs.
Troubleshoot issues that arise from customers by analyzing and evaluating specific conditions or situations to the best benefit of the company and the customer.
Effectively manage employee performance through (FLT) Front Line Leadership Training that includes but is not limited to coaching, feedback (written and verbal), rewards, and discipline when necessary.
Maintain current QC/QA certifications.
Stonemont master user to review product changes over time.
Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in Texas Materials safety policies and procedures.
Adhere to all applicable regulations including (MSHA) Mine Safety and Health Administration and (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration aggregate production, safety, environmental, state, federal, and company policies; ensure observance and compliance of such regulations.
Bi-annual 3rd party product testing for all products at all locations.
Conduct testing of TxDOT state base at the Marble Falls quarry location.
Oversee and ensure lab equipment and reference materials are maintained and up to date.
Mentor others in the areas of technical, operational, customer relations and supervisory functions.
Regular and timely attendance is required.
Actively participate in industry associations, including Texas Asphalt and Concrete Association (TACA). Support and maintain a working relationship with state, local and private agencies.
Manage all financial aspects of the quality control business unit.
Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
Review tests and procedures performed to ensure the results conform to the established procedures and policies.
Oversee QMS program.
Oversight on specialty products and products with tight tolerance:
Grade 4 and 5 HMA rock
P154 and rapid drain materials
Testing and creating new products
Conduct laboratory tours and explain operating procedures to the public and visitors.
Managing QC technicians at the quarry and remote technicians to support the PS&G sites, including managing employee workloads, schedules and staffing needs.
Verify and oversee all training/certifications for lab employees.
Assist with Interviewing and hiring process as necessary.
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 ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
5 or more years of experience in all areas of aggregate testing (AASHTO and TxDOT).
3 or more years of experience managing a staff of 5 or more employees.
A Geology or technical degree from an accredited university may be substituted for years of experience stated above on a year by year basis.
Should possess or have the ability to obtain the following certifications: TxDOT Level IC Aggregate Certification
Position candidates may be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical abilities testing.
Candidate must have a current and valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Ability to use simple mathematics concepts.
Ability to efficiently present information and communicate clearly and effectively.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instruction.
Ability to work well with others on a team.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use a personal computer and have a working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Database software.
Customer Service - Manages difficult or sensitive customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What CRH Americas Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
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.
CRH Americas 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 Americas family!
Texas Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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