Holcim (US) Inc. Quality Manager in Florence, Colorado
PURPOSEThe Quality Manager’s primary objective is to ensure that all cements produced meet plant, customer, industry,and government requirements. Certifies final products prior to shipment to customers. Establishes laboratorypractices and ensures that they are performed accurately and precisely in accordance with established standards.
Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all workenvironments and areas.
Responsible for leading and ensuring the safe operations of all aspects of the quality process to include plant and lab safety and the safety of all department and plant employees.
Responsible and accountable for meeting internal and customer specifications, as well as documenting andcertifying that cement shipped meets applicable requirements.
Contribute to the production and supply of cements within the specified quality parameters while meeting the cost objectives of the Quality department and the plant as a whole.
As designated management representative, holds responsibility and authority for operating, maintaining, and implementing the requirements of the Corporate and Plant Quality Manuals, which must comply with ISO 9001 standards.
Ensure the completion and communication of required testing from all stages of production, including rawmaterials, raw mix, clinker, fuel, and cement.
Responsible for staffing laboratory personnel and ensuring proper training of any personnel that will beinvolved in sampling and testing.
Ensure the accuracy of all equipment used in the quality control and assurance functions.
Ensure that Quality Department areas are operated safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.
Coordinate with other plant departments for continuous improvement in procedures, materials, testingschedules, and equipment.
Coordinate with the sales representatives for continuous improvements in products, or work in developing new product lines.
Formulate plant specific quality policies and strategies.
Design raw mixes based on available and usable raw materials.
Be able to qualify alternative raw materials based on chemical and physical attributes.
Plan and execute daily QA/QC activities.
Provide support to Regional Technical Director and Technical Sales and champion the Quality ActionCommittee.
Identify and record quality issues and initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformance in the product and Quality Management System.
Control further processing/delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory conditionhas been corrected.
Maintain effective relations with customer services, sales, and plant personnel.
Properly resolve and investigate customer concerns and complaints.
Work with Warehouse and Purchasing to establish spare parts inventory for laboratory and recommend stocking levels.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS
- Works with all departments within the plant
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIESRequired Education:Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree - Requires a 4-year degreeField of Study Preferred:Technical discipline such as Chemistry or Engineering and / or related fieldsRequired Work Experience:5-7 yearsRequired Computer and Software Skills:Microsoft Office – SAPTravel Requirements:10%
Position TypeSalaried Full-Time
CompanyHolcim (US) Inc.