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QC Technician - Fremont, NE

Fremont, NE, US, 68025

Oldcastle Architectural
APG Central


Job ID:  304659


Ash Grove Packaging, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.     



Responsible for monitoring and documenting compliance with the AGP Total Quality Control Program and QC specifications standards established by the Ash Grove Packaging Group. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Performs laboratory testing and document the results as required
  • Performs sieve analysis on aggregates (concrete, sand, and gravel) and related products on a regular basis
  • Performs moisture content analysis 
  • Determines color matching on products by and wet method
  • Performs daily checks on weights & checkweighter on each line with 50 lbs test weight
  • Track bag weights and assess for standard deviations
  • Reviews batch tickets to ensure that weights meet desired specifications
  • Ensures correct formulas are used in production and in all products
  • Track outside scale calibration and records
  • Sends out Quality Assurance samples for independent testing
  • Enters data into Excel spreadsheets and maintains quality records
  • Informs Plant Manager of non-conforming products, and provides a daily activity report to the plant manager
  • Support in internal and external audits
  • Compiles reports for quality control director and plant manager
  • Attends team meeting/safety meetings and complies with safety policies
  • Keeps lab clean and organized at all times 



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, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

Requirements / Education / Experience

  • High School diploma or GED or equivalent Vocational Training/Certification, other related experience or combination thereof
  • Familiar with lab equipment
  • Knowledge of ASTM standards for manufactured concrete products

  • Knowledge of parts and basic assembly of molds

  • Knowledge of concrete product sizes, shapes, and colors

  • The ability to record, evaluate, and report resulting data into spreadsheets 

  • Strong numerical skills

  • Ability to read and understand equipment manuals and directions

  • Knowledge of electronics and programmable controllers

  • Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the company

  • Computer literate experienced with Microsoft Office software

  • Experience in a plant manufacturing operation or laboratory is preferred


Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
  • This position may require a standing position for an extensive amount of time
  • Must have average/ordinary visual acuity
  • Ability to lift up to 93 lbs

  • Flexible work schedule


What CRH Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Ash Grove Packaging, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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



Date Posted:  Jul 14, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Omaha

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