Ready Mix Area Quality Control Manager
Martin Marietta Materials

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Building and Construction

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Position Summary

The Ready Mix Quality Control Manager position develops, implements and manages quality control personnel and processes designed to ensure ongoing production of high quality Ready Mix Concrete in the safest manner possible. Expectations are that the concrete be consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals. This position manages a team of quality control technicians.


  • Responsible for ensuring that Martin Marietta safety and environmental policies are maintained.
  • Works with the QC Management Team to develop quality control objectives. Responsible for implementing, and auditing, those objectives at local concrete plants in the Colorado Springs, CO business area.
  • Responsible for all day to day supervision of QC staff and activities, including but not limited to: scheduling and training of technicians, calibration and maintenance of QC equipment and facilities, and review and communication of test results.

  • Ensures all necessary material testing is completed, documented into the appropriate QC software, and reviewed in a timely manner. Upon review of data, results shall be communicated to the necessary people (sales/operations/customers) as needed to address reporting compliance, assist with and/or troubleshoot production processes, maintain product quality and consistency, and maintain the lowest possible material cost.

  • Coordinates with sales/estimators, operations and dispatch to establish production targets that consistently meet customer specifications, as well as conducting necessary investigation to resolve any product/customer related issues.

  • Interacts frequently with operations/production groups at the concrete plants to resolve process and quality issues, along with developing a better understanding of the equipment and processes used to make the products. Will provide recommended plant adjustments to maintain or improve product quality as needed.

  • Meets with specifying entities on a regular basis to maintain good relationships and awareness of changes in industry standards. Responsible for developing rapport with those entities to drive specification changes, as necessary, to support sound concrete QA practices in the field.

  • In conjunction with the sales team, meet with customers frequently to get a better understanding of their needs. Provide training where necessary to correct concrete placing and finishing practices. Adjust mixes, within allowable internal and external guidelines and specifications, to meet specific needs they may have on specialized projects.

  • Provide project support for sales/estimators by reviewing plans and specifications prior to project bidding as well as provide required data and documents for material submittals post bid.

  • Drive change within the business to align departmental efforts to promote the production of high quality concrete.

  • Monitor inbound raw material quality and consistency. Act quickly to address out of spec materials in order to prevent field concrete failures.

  • Monitor performance of concrete mix designs. Act quickly to address low break reports. Furthermore, maintain program of auditing poor field concrete curing processes.

  • Conducts Employee Performance Evaluations for all direct reports.

  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by management.

  • Requirements

    * Bachelor's Degree; engineering preferred

    * Minimum of 5 years industry experience

    * 2+ years supervisory experience

    * Experience with CDOT, or other DOT regulations

    * Must be safety-minded, team-oriented and customer-focused

    * Detail and technically oriented individual

    * Ability to read and understand technical plans and specifications

    * Must be self-motivated with ability to perform duties with minimal supervision

    * Excellent time management skills; good planning skills; able to multi-task

    * Excellent oral and written communication skills, Microsoft computer skills

    * Long hours, weekend and/or night work possible

    * Able to work in outdoor setting under varying weather conditions

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