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Holcim US Quality Manager in Florence, Colorado

Quality Manager

Requisition ID: 5257


Florence, CO, US, 81226

Pay Type: Salary

Estimated Salary Range $110.1k to 122.1k


Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



The Quality Manager’s primary objective is to ensure that all cements produced meet plant, customer,

industry, and government requirements. Certifies final products prior to shipment to customers. Establishes

laboratory practices and ensures that they are performed accurately and precisely in accordance with

established standards.


  • Responsible for leading and ensuring the safe operations of all aspects of the quality process to includeplant and lab safety and the safety of all department and plant employees.

  • Responsible and accountable for meeting internal and customer specifications, as well as documenting and certifying that cement shipped meets applicable requirements.

  • Contribute to the production and supply of cements within the specified quality parameters while meeting the cost objectives of the Quality department and the plant as a whole.

  • As designated management representative, holds responsibility and authority for operating, maintaining, and implementing the requirements of the Corporate and Plant Quality Manuals, which must comply with

  • ISO 9001 standards.

  • Ensure the completion and communication of required testing from all stages of production, including raw materials, raw mix, clinker, fuel, and cement.

  • Responsible for staffing laboratory personnel and ensuring proper training of any personnel that will be involved in sampling and testing.

  • Ensure the accuracy of all equipment used in the quality control and assurance functions.

  • Ensure that Quality Department areas are operated safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.

  • Coordinate with other plant departments for continuous improvement in procedures, materials, testing schedules, and equipment.

  • Coordinate with the sales representatives for continuous improvements in products, or work in developing new product lines.

  • Formulate plant specific quality policies and strategies.

  • Design raw mixes based on available and usable raw materials.

  • Be able to qualify alternative raw materials based on chemical and physical attributes.

  • Plan and execute daily QA/QC activities.

  • Provide support to Regional Technical Director and Technical Sales and champion the Quality ActionCommittee.

  • Identify and record quality issues and initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance in the product and Quality Management System.

  • Control further processing/delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.

  • Maintain effective relations with customer services, sales, and plant personnel.

  • Properly resolve and investigate customer concerns and complaints.

  • Work with Warehouse and Purchasing to establish spare parts inventory for laboratory and recommend stocking levels.


Education: Bachelor's degree or years of equivalent experience.

Field of Study Preferred: Technical discipline such as Chemistry or Engineering and / or related fields

Required Work Experience: 5-7 years

Required Computer and Software Skills: Microsoft Office – SAP

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviours.

  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.


Competitive salary

Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings

Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage

Holistic Health & Well-being programs

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care

Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts

Paid time off & paid holidays

Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)

Educational Assistance Program

Dress for your day policy


This position is expected to be open until 5/31/2024


At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs