Lab Attendant (Technical Center) - Overland Park, KS

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Americas Cement Corporate



Job ID:  490679


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. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position:  Lab Attendant

Reports to: Technical Center Lab Manager


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include: 


  • Health Insurance 

  • Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 

  • 401k with company match and profit-sharing  

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Employee Assistance Program  

  • Disability Pay 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Growth Opportunities and more! 


What you’ll be contributing: 


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines while handling materials and equipment
  • Maintain cleanliness of the warehouse and kept it well organized
  • Receive, inspect, and store incoming materials and equipment. Report any damaged, expired, or defective items, and coordinate their disposal or replacement
  • Ensure that all materials received at the tech center are accurately logged in the lab information management system, and timely distributed according to requests and project requirements
  • Implement efficient storage practices, including proper labeling and categorization, to facilitate easy access to materials and relevant information
  • Monitor inventory levels, and reorder supplies and consumables when necessary to prevent shortage disruptions
  • Follow the sample retention policy to update materials inventory and clean-up to-do-list
  • Prepare packing and shipping paperwork (domestic and international shipments) for outbound samples and equipment to collaborators, vendors and customers in a timely manner
  • Keep detailed records of all inventory transactions, including receipts, distributions, and disposals
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs of equipment with relevant personnel or service providers
  • Provide support to laboratory technicians, engineers, and researchers by preparing materials, and assisting with general laboratory and technical tasks
  • Work on any other duties needed to help drive technical center initiatives, and abide by our organization's values


To succeed in this position, you will need: 


  • High school graduation or equivalent is required 
  • College educational background, and work experience in a lab environment preferred
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided
  • Possession of a valid Forklift driver’s license is desirable
  • Physical capability to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 pounds), as well as operate material handling equipment such as pallet jack and/or forklift


What’s next for you? 


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals. 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies. 


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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!


Ash Grove Cement, 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:  Feb 11, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Forklift, Warehouse, Manufacturing