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. Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Quality Control Manager. This position will reside in Phoenix, Arizona. Reporting to the VP/GM, this position is responsible for managing the technical services for Arizona operations and provides quality control, quality assurance, material procurement and product development services to the ready mix concrete, HMA and aggregate businesses.
This opportunity is perfect for the Quality Control professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader. As the Quality Control Manager, you will have the opportunity to learn about a stable industry as you work across multiple locations guiding the quality control program. This is a unique opportunity for you to begin your career with a proven leader in the ready mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, aggregate and construction materials industry.
Participate as an active member of the Arizona Management Team.
Provide leadership, develop, and implement a comprehensive quality control/assurance program.
Work with production and sales staff to identify and develop opportunities to introduce new or modified products to customer base.
Prepare mix designs, bid packages, review and approve laboratory data analysis.
Provide professional technical support, troubleshoot, investigate and resolve internal and external customer concerns including product-placement and/or performance problems.
Provide support for company QC/QA training programs.
Review and manage daily test results for compliance with governing codes and company standards and goals.
Educate staff, sales and operations in product application.
Participate in forecasting, budgeting and planning strategies.
Support local design and engineering community as required and represent the company in industry and professional associations.
Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, performing training, monitoring compliance etc.
Proactively assist in the health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance.
Benefits & Compensation:
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Who we are looking for:
Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or related field with a Professional Engineering designation strongly preferred.
10 Years of Extensive Technical/QC Services management experience in the ready mix concrete, HMA, and aggregate industry highly preferred.
Ability to perform/direct extensive concrete, HMA, and aggregate testing.
Experience in resolving technical issues related to product-placement and material performance.
Product knowledge and experience with mix designs and bid package submittals.
Excellent skills in collecting and organizing data, project management, writing technical reports and presentations.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Demonstrated experience in leadership, problem solving, creativity, strategic thinking, fostering cooperation and teamwork within a business unit.
Computer competency using Outlook, MS Office Products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to be self-directed with minimal supervision while managing multiple projects.
About Lehigh Hanson
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, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.