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Quality Control Technician - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  341240


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.



Under general supervision and accordance to established policies and procedures, assures and maintains the quality of all process samples, including but not limited to the collection of production samples, performance of production control tests and cement silo analysis, and accurate record keeping and documentation of all test results.



  • Observes all applicable safety policies and regulations.
  • Complies with the plant sampling schedule of process samples, as determined by the Quality Control Manager.
  • Collects representative raw mill product and kiln feed samples and conducts appropriate tests to assure proper control and maintenance raw kiln feed chemistry according to quality targets.
  • Performs formulation and raw mill feeder adjustments as needed to maintain quality targets.
  • Collects representative clinker samples and conducts appropriate tests to ensure and maintain proper clinker chemistry according to quality targets.
  • Collects representative finish mill samples, as well as conducts appropriate tests and finish mill feeder adjustments to ensure and maintain proper cement chemistry according to quality targets.
  • Analyzes coal samples for fineness and moisture.
  • Collects representative bag house dust samples and conducts appropriate tests at interval decided by the Quality Control Manager.
  • Analyzes bottom stage samples for loss on ignition and oxide analysis and determines percent calcination of sample.
  • Maintains accurate records in designated log books and locations for all testing performed and adjustments made.
  • Checks grinding aid and masonry additive flow rates at intervals set by the Quality Control Manager.
  • Reports problems observed in the plant and ensures all samplers are working properly.
  • Works routinely with Control Room Operators and shift supervisors.
  • Indirectly reports to shift supervisors on off-shifts.
  • Communicates test results to production personnel and issues process and production change orders.
  • Assists in maintaining lab reagents and supplies.
  • Performs additional non-routine testing for process control and research when necessary.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and clean-up of immediate work areas and sample areas or in other areas in conjunction with assigned duties.
  • Responsible for documentation associated with job duties.
  • As required assists in major plant repair projects.


  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs and similar information.  Knowledge of and ability to comply with ASTM standards and testing procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, and make accurate corrections based on the data analyzed. 
  • Knowledge of basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 
  • Must successfully complete on-the-job training provided by designated supervision or otherwise qualified individuals.
  • Ability to accurately use all laboratory equipment used in performing various tests such as balances, burets, flasks, jet sieves, x-ray fluorescence, manometer, and other related equipment.
  • Ability to use personal computer for record keeping and calculations.  Must be familiar with spreadsheet and word processing software.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, walk over rough and uneven surfaces and climb stairs.     



May be exposed to chemicals, dust, noise, heat, and all weather conditions.


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.


CRH Americas 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Nov 18, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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