Quality Control Supervisor

Position Overview

We are seeking a meticulous and experienced Quality Control Supervisor to join our team. The quality control lab supervisor is responsible for ensuring that our cement products meet quality standards and are withing company, DOT, and ASTM guidelines. The individual will oversee all aspects of the quality control process, including testing procedures, data analysis, and reporting. The individual is responsible for training employees, assigning work tasks, and ensuring safety within the quality department. Your attention to detail and commitment to excellence will be crucial in maintaining our reputation for delivering high quality cement products.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (Essential Functions)

  • Responsible for ensuring that employees are trained and follow safety procedures in the lab.
  • Responsible for assigning work tasks and ensuring work is completed in a timely and adequate manner.
  • Creates and distributes staffing schedule for the laboratory.
  • Responsible for employee relations to include the selection, hiring, discipline, termination, promotion, and motivation.
  • Assumes duties of Quality Control Manager in their absence.
  • Prepares and maintains monthly, weekly, and daily reports that detail all aspects of the cement manufacturing process.
  • Inventories all raw material, solid fuels, and finished products.
  • Prepares and distributes mill test certificates and letters of certification to appropriate parties.
  • Advises shipping department as to which cement is ready for shipment and which silos to use.
  • Coordinates with Quarry Supervisor to blend onsite quarry material based on analysis.
  • Coordinates with production department the grinding schedule and instructions.
  • Develops and monitors procedures and programs to increase process efficiency, maintain quality of product, improve working conditions, and decrease operating costs to lowest level possible.
  • Maintains testing equipment within the laboratory to assure accurate results.
  • Responsible for the protection of personnel and equipment and operating the plant within the framework of the plant environmental permit requirements, in a safe and efficient manner, as to maximize production and profitability.
  • Responsible for completing area audits.
  • Always maintains work area and equipment in a safe and clean condition.
  • Responsible for abiding by and supporting all company and plant safety policies, rules and procedures as well as M.S.H.A regulations.

NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions. As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

Educational Skills and Experience

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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of ASTM test procedures and standards for cement.
  • Knowledge of quarry/mining operation activity/processes
  • Broad knowledge of individual pieces of testing equipment and machines.
  • Strong analytical skills utilizing spreadsheets, other computer programs and other tools to support continuous improvement manufacturing.

Education & Experience

  • Successful completion of high school or GED certificate. A college degree in Chemistry, Material Science or Engineering is required.
  • 1 to 3 years of cement process engineering, ASTM quality control testing or similar material quality control testing preferred.

Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:

  • Ability to effectively communicate company Vision, Mission, and Values and align functional goals, KPI’s and objectives accordingly.
  • Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions, collaboration, and team building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels.
  • Operate with a commitment to serve others by subordinating personal interests to the needs of those being led.
  • Effectively demonstrate knowledge, integrity, character, experience, humility, wisdom, and discernment necessary to create trust and influence.

Other Qualifications

  • Must be a team player who is safety conscious and quality driven.
  • Ability to listen and understand information presented through spoken words.
  • Ability to communicate information in speaking.
  • Ability to read and understand information presented in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using appropriate interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to supervise own work and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to abide by company safety policies and procedures and to work safely within a fast-paced environment.
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