• Associate Laboratory Technician Johns Creek
  • Quikrete in Johns Creek, GA, Georgia
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

The QUIKRETE Companies is seeking candidates for several industrial Laboratory Technician positions at our new corporate Engineering & Technical Center located in Johns Creek, Georgia.

Successful candidates will contribute to the growth of The Quikrete Companies through the creation and development of innovative construction products that create value in the built world. We are known for our... leading position in bagged concretes, mortars, and grouts. We also have a significant presence in the CASE space, selling waterproof membranes, moisture barriers, sealants, sealers, and other coatings. These roles will largely support the Custom Building Products and Quikrete product lines. Entry level and experienced laboratory technicians are encouraged to apply.

You will be responsible for testing the existing formulations, evaluating the performance of new products and prototypes, and assessing the viability of a variety of raw materials for use in our products. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and good communication skills.

Job Responsibilities
• Work in a safe manner at all times, following all rules and regulations
• Mix formulations per instructions and preparing test samples
• Test the chemical and physical properties of samples using standard and non-standard test procedures
• Keep excellent written records in a laboratory notebook and in spreadsheets
• Communicate clearly and concisely
• Maintain the laboratory in clean and orderly fashion; we are a 5S facility

Expected Experience and Competencies
• Candidates may have a vocational, 2-year or 4-year college degree/diploma in science, engineering, or a related field. Equivalent and demonstrated experience is acceptable. Advanced degrees are not appropriate for this position.
• 0 to 3 years of laboratory experience, especially related to the manufacture of cement, concrete, paint, coatings, or other construction materials, or field application experience of the construction materials.
• Must be a motivated and possess good analytical thinking and communication skills. Testing precision, accuracy, and record keeping are critical aspects of this role.
• Success requires a good understanding of basic science and mathematics, including simple algebra and units conversion

What You Will Experience

QUIKRETE® provides comprehensive training in our materials and laboratory techniques, professional certification, and career development. You will work in a friendly, collaborative environment with significant independence. You will plan and schedule your work while having access to extensive support from experienced mentors. We challenge technical staff and develop capabilities for career growth.

These positions are based at the brand new QUIKRETE® Engineering and Technical Center in Johns Creek, Georgia. Johns Creek is a vibrant community located in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The 70,000+ square foot facility houses state-of-the-art laboratories, analytical equipment, physical testing machines, environmental testing rooms and chambers, scale-up equipment, an engineering development lab, warehouse, and modern office and public space. Here, you will work in an intellectually challenging and highly collaborative environment with ample opportunities for professional growth.

QUIKRETE® offers attractive salaries and benefits including competitive base pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, basic life and personal loss insurance, supplemental life insurance, and a 401k retirement plan with a generous company match policy.

About The QUIKRETE Companies -- “What America’s Made Of”

An industry pioneer known for its iconic and unmistakable yellow bag of concrete, The QUIKRETE® Companies was founded in 1940. During the past 80 years, The QUIKRETE Companies evolved from a fledgling building material supplier in Columbus, Ohio to the largest manufacturer of pre-blended, packaged concrete and cementitious products in North America. Today, The QUIKRETE Companies is a scalable, single source for commercial, residential and industrial building, repair and rehabilitation products that proudly contributes to the growth and health of our country’s structure and infrastructure every day.

The QUIKRETE Companies

QUIKRETE – pre-blended, packaged concrete mortars, grouts, stuccos, and other related cementitious and repair products

Custom® Building Products – flooring preparation products, and tile and stone installation systems

Contech® Engineered Solutions – infrastructure solutions including stormwater management systems, corrugated metal and plastic pipe, erosion control, and bridge structures

Rinker Materials® – concrete pipe, concrete box culverts and related products for the collection, storage and controlled release of stormwater

Pavestone® – retaining walls, pavers, patios stones and other segmental concrete products serving the consumer retail market

Keystone® – concrete segmental retaining walls, concrete pavers and other hardscape products serving the commercial, residential and industrial markets

Best Block – architectural block, standard block, retaining walls, and masonry and concrete accessories

SPEC MIX® – pre-blended, packaged mortars, grouts and stuccos available in standard bags and 3,000-pound bulk bags delivered through silo systems

Premier® Building Solutions – high-performance sealants, adhesives, foams and flashing products for commercial, residential, industrial and transportation applications

QPR (Quality Pavement Repair) – permanent pavement repair and asphalt repair materials

U.S. Pipe – Founded in 1899, U.S. Pipe offers a complete range of ductile iron pipe, restrained joint pipe, fabrication, gaskets, and fittings, along with other products for the water and wastewater industries

For more information on QUIKRETE visit www.quikrete.com, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.

Job Type: Full-time

• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Employee discount
• Health insurance
• Health savings account
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance

• 10 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
• Overtime

Work Location: In person
Johns Creek GA USA


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