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QC Technician

Houston, TX 77027

Posted: 02/28/2019 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Function: Skilled Labor Job Number: 17905 Pay Rate: $19.00-$22.00/hour

Murray Resources is in search of a QC Technician to work for an international cement manufacturing company. This is a great opportunity to be a part of opening a new location with a growing, stable company in the Houston area. This is a temp to hire role with opportunity for advancement.

Location: Houston, East

Pay: $19/hr - $22/hr - DOE

Type: Temp to Hire



  • Conducts sampling and inspection of raw material, in-process, and cement.
  • Accurately prepares samples from raw material, in-process, and cement.
  • Performs laboratory tests on the following but not limited to:  strength, chemical composition, color, fineness, setting time etc.
  • Operates and maintains QC instruments on the following but not limited to: XRF, jet sieve analyzer, compressive strength machine etc.
  • Inspects raw materials, bulk and packaged cement.
  • Reviews production process for conformance.
  • Reports any deviations from quality standards.
  • Monitors and reports daily quality objectives, issues and concerns to the management.
  • Verifies all products being produced are within desired specification.
  • Verifies Calibration of balances and volumetric.
  • Place internal orders for consumables to maintain lab stock and an accurate materials inventory.
  • Recommends corrective action.
  • Ensures all quality related corrective actions are implemented effectively and are being maintained.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensures correct and safe operation of equipment.
  • Attends daily meetings to prioritize work orders and minimize downtime.
  • Identifies potential problems from collected data.
  • Maintain good housekeeping conditions in all working areas.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or GED / Chemistry degree
  • Knowledge of Cement manufacturing process and ASTM standard related with Portland cement (C150, C114, C109 etc.) is a plus.
  • Willingness to work in cement manufacturing environment that may be hot, cold, wet, dusty, and physically demanding. Must be able to hear and see warning horns and other hazards.
  • Ability to understand the methods and instruments in the laboratory for on-the-spot troubleshooting.
  • Read, understand and utilize standard operating procedures and methods.
  • Chemical analyze experience.
  • Able to use XRF, furnace, autoclave, scales, jet sieve analyzer, Compressive strength machine, etc.
  • Performs a wide range of essential duties requiring heavy lifting, awkward work positions, climbing ladders and frequent movement both within and outside multi-floor buildings.
  • Must have a good understanding of blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel.
  • Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
  • Positive attitude, collaborative worker, team player.
  • Covers off-shift calls as needed. Attends work regularly and reliably.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, with the ability to respond to call outs as needed to fulfill business objective and the ability to work shifts for plant or field conditions.
  • Must be willing to take responsibility of other team members absence of any team members.


***Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within a few weeks of submitting your application. ***

Kristen Cusick

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