Chemist

Holcim Midlothian , TX 76065

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim US offers an unparalleled range of innovative cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete products and construction services that have been the foundation for infrastructure projects across the globe. To move the industry forward to a greener future we need people who are passionate about sustainability, are driven to shape and influence perception and keen to build, grow and thrive in our high-performance culture.

About the role:

The position of Chemist has, as its primary responsibility, professional chemical support for raw materials, in-process materials, and finished product quality. He/she will monitor lab test results, and product quality; and provide guidance and coordination to make the necessary adjustments to assure established quality standards are maintained.

Responsibilities

What you'll be doing:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving, and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.

  • Maintain quality parameters that meet the necessary requirements outlined by ASTM, AASHTO, State DOT, and customer requests.

  • Provide quality and process interpretation for the clinker through microscopy in polished samples.

  • Calibrate, maintain and certify instrumentation and analytical equipment.

  • Maintain analytical equipment calibration and certification Provide training for new employees or new techniques for existing employees.

  • Ensures a safe work environment and safe working procedures are developed and maintained.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

We're looking for:

Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

Field of Study Preferred: Chemistry or other related fields, Knowledge of inorganic chemistry is an asset

Required Work Experience: 5-7 years


Required Computer and Software Skills:Above average skills needed

Travel Requirements:Minimal

Additional Requirements:

  • Equipment Operation: XRF, XRD, Sample Preparation, LECO C/S Analyzer, Physical Lab Testing Equipment, Sieving Apparatus

  • Required Personal Protective Equipment: Steel Toe Boots, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills

  • Solid technical and professional knowledge

  • Demonstrates initiative and pro-activity

  • Strong quality and customer orientation

  • Able to help build a cohesive team; facilitate the collaboration of people and cross-functional groups

  • Solid leadership skills

What we Offer...

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

  • Generous Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Dress for your day policy

  • Holistic health & well-being programs for physical, mental/emotional and financial health with access to resources and benefits to help focus on staying well through education and prevention

  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent Care

  • Vision and other voluntary benefits and discounts

  • Retirement Savings - Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings

  • Paid Parental Leave (Maternity & Paternity)

  • Educational Assistance Program

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Chemist

Holcim