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Quality Control Supervisor

Job Summary

The Quality Control Supervisor reports to the Quality Control Superintendent and carries out duties managing lab personnel performing wet chemical and instrument analysis, including physical testing.


  • Directly supervises a team of hourly Laboratory Technicians in a 24/7 production environment
  • Reviews QC data daily and reports discrepancies to the Superintendent in a timely manner
  • Responsible for administering the department safety program and Radiation Safety Officer program and implementation
  • Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of all QC-related analytical equipment
  • Provides formal, written reports to Superintendent as required
  • Keeps various accreditations, licenses, and maintenance agreements up to date
  • Maintains compliance with the various regulatory organizations
  • Responsible for maintaining departmental cleanliness and efficiency
  • Generates and tracks equipment repair requests and purchases departmental supplies
  • Reviews and approves departmental payroll; creates work schedules and ensures vacation coverage
  • Assists QC Superintendent with the performance of stockpile measurements/inventory control


Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related field


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Accurate and timely with data analysis and reports
  • Able to teach others
  • Good use of Microsoft Office tools, i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and master proprietary software associated with analytical equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to determine and rectify mechanical and electrical problems
  • Physical requirements: ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours); climb stairs and ladders as high as 380 feet in elevation; ability to lift and carry 70lbs. up stairs; must be able to walk long distances, climb ladders, stairs, and stockpiles, stoop, and crawl under and into enclosed spaces
  • Walk on all types of surfaces (uneven and/or slippery ground)
  • Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required
  • Ability to see and hear safety indicators and warnings
  • Must work in all weather conditions: heat, cold, wet, dry and/or dusty conditions and near hot kiln process
  • Will have exposure to all levels of noise that require the use of hearing protection
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone and various lab chemicals; see MSDS for more details
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include heat, dust, vibration, heights and confined spaces


  • Experience in a cement or industrial manufacturing plant environment
  • Experience with a large ERP system, SAP a plus as well as a QC Database system


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. All regular full-time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.


Quality Control Supervisor

Job Req ID:  5402
Job Type:  Salaried

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