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Quality Lead - Sauget, IL

Sauget, IL, US, 62206

Oldcastle APG
APG Lawn & Garden

 

Job ID:  431020

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

 

Job Summary

 

The Quality Lead is responsible for all aspects of ensuring quality in Growing Media and Mulch products at the plant-level, including, but not limited to: formulation oversight and testing; incoming raw material inspection, testing, and approval; ensuring that all established specifications and processes are followed.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Oversight and testing of product formulations
  • Inspection, testing, and approval of incoming raw materials
  • Follow all established specifications and processes
  • Investigate and resolve Customer quality complaints
  • Prepare and submit all required reports to Oldcastle or applicable agency
  • Provide/produce and prepare samples for sales as needed
  • Work with Regional Quality Manager and Site Manager to ensure all information is documented daily and correctly.
  • Complete hourly Required Volume checks on All production lines on the retail side of the business assuring better control on fill rates to minimize excess bag weight.
  • Assuring the quality of the material is acceptable i.e. color, size and shape.
  • Retaining and recording all text samples for premium and pulling required preen samples
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed

 

Experience

 

  • Experience with lab and testing procedures preferred
  • Some experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Some mechanical aptitude or  experience with production processing equipment preferred
  • Interest in Horticulture or Gardening is a plus.
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be able to problem-solve, with a strong sense of goal attainment
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good housekeeping skills required
  • High school degree required; Associates Degree preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions. 
  • Adequate computer skills

 

Physical Environment

 

  • Lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds each
  • Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping and reaching
  • Standing for extended period of time
  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust and dirt

 

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

 

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 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 Posted:  Jul 14, 2022


Nearest Major Market: St Louis