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Lehigh Hanson Technical Logistics Coordinator - Vancouver BC in Vancouver, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 10970BR

Line Of Business: Concrete

Department: Quality

Primary Location: Vancouver-BC

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

This offers the unique opportunity to work for a large company with exposure to the manufacturing industry and to be a part of the administrative team.

Are you an organized energetic person that takes pride in your work?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?

Are you ready to take the next step in your career with an industry leader?

Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is looking for a Technical Logistics Coordinator. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, this will act as the technical advisor to the Dispatch group by advising on site issues, mix selection and recommendations to the Customer Service Representatives and the Dispatchers.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Act as the technical advisor to the Dispatch team regarding site issues/out of spec tests/mix selection and recommendations

  • Manage process of returned concrete including mitigating waste, optimizing risk, transferring loads where possible, reporting and establishing protocols and manage the transparency/knowledge transfer to operations with memos and training.

  • Liaise with operations on procurement and inventory of specialized materials and needs of labour and equipment, and liaise with QC department and lead hand technicians on daily scheduling and hot spots.

  • Review daily orders for inconsistencies/potential issues, VAP opportunity, and potential for increased water densities.

  • Assist lab supervisors on data targets/testing frequency and the Dispatch team with phone calls and tasks as required

  • Responsible for LEED submittals and contributing to the weekly QA report.

Who we are looking for:

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 2 years of materials testing and/or concrete testing experience

  • Strong technical knowledge of concrete is an asset

  • Must have an understanding of construction and engineering standard practices

  • Strong problem solving abilities and attention to detail

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Positive attitude and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Location – We’re centrally located!

This position will be based out of our Shaughnessy office in South Vancouver. We’re centrally located within walking distance of the Canada line and also offer free private parking for our commuters.

Benefits & Compensation:

At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth. Lehigh Hanson’s comprehensive package of compensation and benefit programs reflect this belief. We strive to develop competitive pay programs that will attract, motivate, retain and reward employees.