Were Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North Americas leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.
Were a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We dont ask you to fit in to our culture. We invite you to add to it.
Our 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.
HERES WHAT YOULL GET TO DO
Insure sample integrity and properly collect, identify, prepare and homogenize and store 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
Monitor the quality of the quarried materials through the appropriate testing
Control the quality of the raw mill production, finish mill production, and kiln production by performing the appropriate tests and making any necessary changes to maintain the posted targets
Perform testing that will enhance the production rate or quality of all plant operations
Learn the procedure for the making of glass pellets
Insure all plant production meets the specifications of the company, the plant and the customer by performing appropriate testing
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
Perform tests to determine the quality of fuels
Determine the quality of purchased materials by performing the appropriate tests
Perform production and inventory record keeping duties
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.
This position reside in Nazareth, PA.
This is a rotating shift position.
HERES WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR
2 year degree in Chemistry or similar technical degree beneficial but not required.
2 years of lab experience in cement testing preferred
Basic knowledge of lab equipment
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
External Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without sponsorship.
Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LETS ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!
At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.