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Safety & Quality Coordinator - Livingston, TX

Location: 

Livingston, TX, US, 77351

Company:  Lawn & Garden Central

 


Job ID:  145935

 

Lawn & Garden, a Division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

 

Job Summary

 

The coordinator 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. The coordinator is also responsible for the plant’s EH&S program to include OSHA, Oldcastle, and EPA requirements.

 

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
  • Administer and maintain EH&S program
  • Routinely inspect/observe plant equipment and activities for safe processes
  • Prepare and submit all required reports to Oldcastle or applicable agency
  • Keep the plant in compliance with EH&S regulations
  • Provide/produce and prepare samples for sales as needed
  • Travel is required between Livingston, TX and Cleveland, TX
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed

 

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • 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
  • 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
  • Some experience working with EH&S programs/agencies
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Interest in Horticulture or Gardening is a plus

 

Skills and Abilities

 

  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must be able to problem-solve, with a strong sense of goal attainment
  • Good housekeeping skills required
  • Ability to influence thinking, deal with and overcome resistance and objections, and to motivate change

 

Physical Environment

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear
  • The employee will be required to stand for extended periods of time
  • The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level. The need to lift over 65lbs may arise from time to time – should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift
  • The employee must have the capability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and your whole body – bending, crouching, climbing - using steps and ladders, pushing pulling, stooping and reaching
  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust, and dirt

 

What CRH Americas 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.

 

Lawn & Garden, 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.

 

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