Quality Control Technician / Bulk Loader Operator - Elmer, NJ

Elmer, NJ, US, 08318

Lawn & Garden Northeast


Job ID:  498848


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is the leading provider of outdoor living solutions in North America with an award-winning portfolio that enables customers to Live Well Outside. Inspiring endless possibilities with enduring performance, its collection of premier building products create inviting outdoor spaces where people connect, reflect and recharge. The manufacturer’s signature brands include Belgard® and Echelon® hardscape and masonry materials; Barrette Outdoor Living® and MoistureShield® fencing, decking and railing; Sakrete® and Amerimix® packaged concrete and mortar; Techniseal® sands, jointing technologies and surface protectors; PebbleTec® pool finishes; plus popular brands of landscape and gardening materials.     




This position is responsible for all aspects of ensuring quality in Growing Media and Mulch products. Conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. This work is conducted under direction of the Production Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Test and inspect all raw materials and finished goods
  • Alert the manager to correct, any deviations in these processes or materials from the requirements
  • Periodically weigh bag samples to ensure quality product
  • Record data accurately and completely in QC log
  • Evaluate data for deviations or trends away from accepted standards, using statistical methods when necessary
  • Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations, recommend corrective actions and investigate and resolve any customer grievances
  • Adaptability to change, overcome resistance and objections
  • Small group leadership
  • Use of heavy equipment


Education / Experience / Requirements


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English - Bilingual a plus
  • Strong organizational skills – attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams
  • Experience with lab and testing procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Horticulture or growing experience
  • Safety experience preferred, will train
  • Experience operating heavy equipment
  • Leadership skills to lead small groups


Physical Environment


  • Frequent walking, climbing stairs, bending, standing, lifting, extending arms, etc.
  • Be capable of lifting up to 65 pounds unassisted
  • Able to work in dusty, noisy, small areas, hot and cold environments


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Jun 24, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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