Area Technical Services Manager

Quality Control Beaumont, Texas


Description

Position Summary

 

Under the general direction of the District Technical Services Manager, the AREA Technical Service (QA/QC) Manager will be responsible for all aspects of product quality in the organization. The Area Tech Services Manager will supervise all area Technical Services employees, provide direction to all quality-related activities and will act as a professional product quality resource to all value added product organizations. Represents all technical matters and coordinates directly with Sales Representatives and customers to provide technical solutions.

 

Requirements

  • Member of the Management Team focused on the designated area to establish Company as the market leader and Supplier of Choice
  • Coordinate daily activities of service representatives to ensure quality expectations of customers are met
  • Maintain files for mix design accuracy for customers and projects
  • Review all job specifications for sales in bid preparations
  • Coordinate special material needs with the production coordinators
  • Perform principal duties of a Technical Service Technician as needed
  • Act as the primary point of contact with our customers to resolve technical or service related problems or questions
  • Manage direct reports and coordinate daily operations and establish responsibilities
  • Develop in-house testing programs for all incoming raw materials and mix designs
  • Develop cost effective material sourcing and coordinate with transportation, cement, and aggregate groups
  • Use an entrepreneurial approach to work with ready-mix and other Market Area  product groups to help capture optimal value from our vertically integrated supply chain.
  • Develop long term business plans and strategies for the department
  • Other duties/assignments as required

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Related college degree or equivalent, Professional Engineer preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in quality control
  • Working knowledge of Command Batch System
  • Completion of ACI concrete technology courses through level II
  • Ability to plan and coordinate the activities of others
  • Working knowledge of ACI and ASTM standards and THD and COG specifications
  • Ability to teach
  • Customer service focused to provide solutions to customer requirements
  • Good communication skills with customers, senior managers and business owners
  • Some supervisory experience preferred
  • Bilingual is beneficial

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 100lbs. to waist high a minimum of 40 times a day
  • Ability to climb an 8 foot plus ladder a minimum of 100 times a day
  • Ability to visually inspect concrete and or its ingredients for acceptance
  • Ability to walk and stand on uneven or slippery surfaces for an 8 + hours per day
  • Must be able to operate Company vehicle for a minimum of 8 hours per day including entering and exiting the vehicle frequently
  • Exercise independent decision making, prioritize conflicting demands, communicate positively with employees, customers and vendors
  • Must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate in English
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) stand, stoop, and bend
  • Work minimum of 10 hour days, 5 days per week and some Saturdays
  • Climb stairs and ladders as high as 60 feet in elevation

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled