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  • Quality Technician I

    # of Openings
    1
    Requisition ID
    2018-4952
    Position Type
    Hourly Full-Time
    Category
    Operations
    Product Line
    Cement
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Midlothian
    Company
    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview

    PURPOSE

    The Quality Technician I position provides a quality product to the customer by collecting samples and performing tests on raw materials, materials in process, finished products, and competitive products.

    Responsibilities

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Follow all safety policies, procedures, MSDS, and proper use of chemicals.
    • Able to operate and troubleshoot the automation equipment in order to have all samples analyzed.
    • Responsible to operate the x-ray equipment and RoboLab automation equipment in manual mode.
    • Take, prepare and analyze samples from authorized sampling points as per the Quality Control Plan, work instructions and quality procedures, e.g. Blaine, 45-, 90-, 200-um fineness, x-ray pellet preparation and analysis, pack set, LOI, split LOI, free lime titration, SO3 determination by Leco, and calcination degree.
    • Interpret test results and take actions to production process control as per Quality Control Plan in order to maintain product quality targets.
    • Enter all data into Technical Information System (TiS).
    • Understand and follow the Quality Management System (QMS) documents that apply to the Quality Department, e.g. Quality policy, control of non-conforming product.
    • Must be able to work positively in a team environment.
    • Additional duties, as required.
    • Work is performed with considerable independence with the review of tests and procedures made by the Quality Manager for desired results and conformance to established policies.

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    Required Education:  High School Diploma/GED

    Required Computer and Software Skills: Possess adequate computer skills to run x-rays, automation software, TiS, and reporting information

     

     

    Additional Requirements:

    • Previous experience in the cement industry or laboratory environment.
    • Basic understanding of the cement manufacturing process and the relationship between the chemical and physical properties and their effects on the final product.
    • Math skills at the algebra level
    • Read, write, and speak English

     

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