Central Concrete
  • 13-Feb-2018 to 14-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Central Concrete
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Operations

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and more.

Quality Assurance Laboratory Supervisor



The Quality Assurance Laboratory Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the fresh and hardened concrete testing at the Quality Assurance Laboratory in addition to managing and analyzing the resulting data sets. The supervisor will lead and help execute the concrete testing and ensure that each test follows applicable industry standards. The Supervisor will also be responsible for managing maintenance schedules in the QA Laboratory in San Jose, CA. The Representative should have a solid understanding of concrete constituents, chemical admixtures, concrete ready mix operations, customer service skills, and note-taking skills for data collection. This position requires both work at a computer and a hands-on, team-based approach. The Supervisor will report directly to the Director of Quality Assurance.  



  • Perform lab batching and testing in collaboration with technical team members and in accordance with applicable industry standards.
  • Manage the concrete product database to ensure that each product will meet all fresh and hardened concrete properties required for each project.
  • Catalog existing engineering specifications to ensure concrete product database meets all industry needs.
  • Ensure tasks on the lab testing schedule are completed properly and on time.
  • Become familiar with industry standards and work to develop and implement procedures in the lab to be in compliance with those standards.
  • Perform testing for current and future projects at the plant or in the field in collaboration with technical team members and in accordance with applicable industry standards.
  • Implement lab maintenance and equipment calibration procedures. Insure these are performed properly and on time per the lab schedule.
  • Maintain clean and safe laboratory environment. This responsibility includes operation of a forklift.  
  • Must be punctual, dependable, and have ability to follow instructions.


Additional Skills/Abilities

  • Communication skills (writing/verbal) Ability to summarize and explain methods and data legibly, accurately, and professionally.
  • Computer skills Functional skills in MS Office products, especially Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Mathematical skills - Ability to accurately record test measurements, understand the mathematical formulas associated with the tests, and calculate test results in accordance with test procedures.
  • Physical Demands While performing the duties of this position, the Laboratory Manager must be able to regularly lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. 
  • Working Conditions & Work Hours The Representative must work in adverse weather conditions, including extreme hot and cold temperatures.  During peak construction season, long hours, out of town travel, and working and/or traveling on weekends are to be expected.
  • Possession of or willingness to obtain ACI Field Technician certification and ACI Laboratory Technician Level 1 certification.

Minimum Requirements

  • Valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.
  • Negative drug and alcohol testing.
  • Out of town travel when project work requires.
  • Working overtime hours, weekends, non-standard hours, and some holidays.
  • Ability to present a professional image representative of the organization.



  • Bachelor's degree with a strong emphasis in math and science, such as civil engineering, Concrete Industry Management, manufacturing engineering or similar related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of technical work experience in the concrete or concrete construction industry.
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