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Mon June 01 2020

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Construction Materials Technician (Ref:9620)

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We have an opportunity for a Construction Materials Technician to join our Ready Mix Concrete division to provide technical support to production units in the East and West Midlands. About the role You will be obtaining samples and carrying out appropriate product testing for the purposes of validating conformity and customer satisfaction. Elements to the role include: To undertake materials testing of plastic and hardened concrete To support the business with visits to customer sites to investigate technical or quality queries or failures and assist with the investigation of customer complaints Working closely with the technical, commercial and operations teams, you will support, advise and provide technical guidance to ensure the company adheres to minimum legal and product standard requirements at optimum cost You may be involved in product development which may require that you undertake laboratory product trials, product training and demonstrations - both onsite and off site This role is ideally suited to a mature school/college leaver looking to commence a technical career in the construction materials industry Ensure company van and test equipment provided to carry out technician duties remains in a safe and legal condition with a good standard of housekeeping Work within the area laboratory and/or any satellite laboratories in a safe manner; maintain the premises in clean and tidy condition at all times What will you bring? Must have a full UK driving licence A recognised qualification in concrete technology or other construction materials related studies would be desirable Enthusiastic hard-working individual able to work on their own initiative Fit and healthy as some heavy lifting may be required Keen to learn and develop into the role Good communication skills both written and verbal Organised with planning and delivery capabilities Acts with integrity Conscientious and accurate Ability to work as part of a team ​ What’s on offer? Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. Why join Aggregate Industries? To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. About Aggregate Industries We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

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