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Cement Lab Technologist - Mississauga, ON


Mississauga, ON, CA

Company:  CRH Canada - Cement ON

Job ID:  145299 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Reporting to the MI Quality Manager, the Quality Laboratory Technologist is a developmental role consisting of activities to maintain and develop the quality management program and in performing and reporting analysis. The incumbent will be a strong performer who can work in a dynamic industry and demonstrate problem-solving ability, while producing measurable results.

Position Responsibilities (key duties, scope of position, goals, expectations, and skill requirements:

  • Understanding and commitment to CRH’s OH & S policy
  • Assist in annual ISO recertification as well as ISO management programs
  • Develop and maintain quality management program to achieve consistent plant operation, consistent production, allowing cement quality specs to be met.
  • Maintain and select calibration standards required for instrumental analyses, including operational and general maintenance
  • Analyze samples to ensure they meet plant and regulatory specifications
  • Prepare and maintain standard solutions required for wet chemical analyses
  • Analyze quality metrics and identify issues and opportunities allowing continuous improvement
  • Generate accurate laboratory reports and statistical data
  • Interface with other functional groups to communicate quality objectives and results
  • Keep track of Laboratory consumables and maintain inventory levels
  • Participate in the CCRL proficiency testing programs
  • Participate and Lead continuous improvement projects & trials
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement

Position Requirements (Experience, Technical Expertise):

  • Perform all duties while abiding by safety policies and instructions provided
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and processes, including Titration & wet chemical methods, Gas Chromatography, XRF & XRD
  • Strong Analytical Laboratory skills
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Proficient problem solving abilities, organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to work weekends and or Holidays for laboratory coverage
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical information to non-technical staff and teaching  others
  • Proven decision-making skills

Educational Criteria:

  • Chemical Engineer or Chemist Degree Program
  • Registered member of The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

Position Dimensions (Core Competencies):

  • Safety Oriented
  • Capable of working in a team environment
  • Strong planning, organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, leadership skills and solid coaching skills
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities
  • Innovative problem solver for technical problems
    • Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and handle rapid change
    • Capable of being a change agent and motivating others toward a vision of the future
  • Willingness to learn cement operation process, including cement chemistry, cement  quality, milling operation, kiln operation, automation, safety and environmental regulations required



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