Area Quality Control Manager - Great Lakes

Elgin, IL, US, 60120

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  492782



Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We’re more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We’re a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we’re leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.


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Job Description Summary


The Area Quality Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the quality managers and technicians in accordance with the vision and values of the corporation and Plant Managers. Models and demonstrates a “Culture of Safety” for all plant Quality Control Teams and all employees by actively utilizing systems and processes that achieve an Employee Driven, Hazard Controlled environment. Holds self and quality managers and quality techs accountable for adherence to standards, policies & regulations for the safe, environmentally compliant production of a quality precast concrete product. Implements and manages all aspects of the OPI Quality Program to meet customer expectations and all compliance requirements. Actively participates in training and development of self and others as part of the plant and regional succession planning program.


Job Duties


  • Ensure daily activities for each plants Quality Assurance programs are complete, overseeing and auditing all inspections and testing as needed
  • Ensures plants meet compliance documentation (DOT, ACPA, NPCA, ACI & OPI) and recordkeeping for the facility
  • Holds monthly regional QC meetings to review corrective actions for specific quality issues/concerns and KPIs
  • Provide monthly training for plant Quality Control Trainings.
  • Ensure plants are following all third-party requirements
  • Assist third-party agencies with facility audits (DOT, NPCA, ACPA, other customers as required)
  • Participate in auditing Oldcastle facilities as needed
  • Report-out on quality issues/deficiencies to regional management team and ensure proper corrective actions assigned and closed out in a timely manner
  • Recommend repairs for product, as needed
  • Recommend corrective actions on mix design to engineering, as needed
  • Assists in the corrective action/progressive disciplinary process as required
  • Maintains regional database for key quality control documents
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of precast processes and equipment, have workable knowledge of industry technological developments and best practices




  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan and allocate resources
  • Written and oral communication skills across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively implement and utilize process and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of effective and efficient quality & continuous improvement methods
  • Basic knowledge of company product, policies, and procedures
  • Interpersonal & organizational skills
  • Demonstrated successful application of supervisory skills
  • Proven problem-solving skill set
  • Basic mathematical ability
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software packages
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively implement change
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and lead teams
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict
  • Ability to analyze process variance, coordinate a course of action and effectively implement solutions with their team
  • NPCA PQS Certifications
  • ACPA Quality Certification
  • ACI Field Grade 1 and Strength Certification



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


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Date:  Apr 6, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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