Chemical Analyst (Holcim Philippines)

Name of Company / Institution: Holcim Philippines

Work Location: Bacnotan, La Union

Company Brief Description:

Holcim Philippines, Inc. (Philippine Stock Exchange: HLCM) is one of the leading building solution companies in the country. The Company has a wide range of innovative construction solutions that can help home owners to large contractors in their building needs.

With cement manufacturing facilities in La Union, Bulacan, Misamis Oriental and Davao, mobile concrete ready-mix facilities and aggregates business backed by a strong nationwide network of dealers, Holcim Philippines is a reliable partner of builders in the country. Holcim Philippines is also committed to highest standards of sustainable operations and manufacturing excellence with its plants certified under ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management System), ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System).

Holcim Philippines is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, the world leader in the building materials industry present in 80 countries with over 80,000 employees.

Job Title: Chemical Analyst

Job Responsibilities:

1. Conduct chemical testing and analysis for delivered raw and in- process materials, finished products, solid and liquid fuels, and all related materials produced at the cement lines
2. Evaluate testing result, create reports and recommend corrective actions
3. Manage calibration plan of all the equipment in the laboratory in order to ensure accuracy and reliability of test.
4. Maintain and upkeep of testing equipment, apparatus and materials/chemicals.

Job Qualifications:

1. Registered Chemist
2. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
3. Knowledge in using SAP is an advantage

Contact Person / Details:
Teejay Calderon

Laboratory Engineer (Holcim East Asia Business Services Centre)

Name of Company / Institution: Holcim East Asia Business Services Centre

Work Location: Norzaragay, Bulacan Plant

Company Brief Description:

In the Philippines, Holcim East Asia Business Service Centre B.V. – Philippine ROHQ was established to provide an integrated service portfolio covering business services, information technology, skills development and portfolio management to support the operations and enhance the performance of LafargeHolcim companies across the Asia-Pacific region.

Job Title: Laboratory Engineer

Job Responsibilities:


• Ensure accuracy and reliability of test results to support Qualification, Shipment Control and Quality Assurance for Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials
• Supervise and review the work of Laboratory Analyst in Bulacan and Lugait
• Formulate equipment calibration and maintenance plan
• Ensure safety at the laboratory area and proper maintenance of the facility
• Perform heavy metal and Total Organic Carbon (TOC) sample preparation and testing
• Development and updating protocols and methods for existing and new testing requirements based on ASTM, and other international laboratory standards
• Coordination with Plant Quality Assurance Department for additional testing requirements
• Execute physical and chemical testing if needed
• Manage that the laboratory requirements are met and permits for the operation of laboratory and use and purchase of chemicals are acquired
• Assist operations team in the purchasing requirements

Job Qualifications:


● Licensed Chemist
● With five years of work experience in Quality Assurance process, with physical and chemical testing and preferable with experience in heavy metal concentration and total organic carbon testing
● Preferably with 3 years supervisory and area management experience
● Knowledge on waste management and waste testing and analysis is an advantage
● With valid driver’s license restriction code 1 and 2

Contact Person / Details:
Teejay Calderon

Quality Control and Laboratory Manager (Tierra Agri Technologies, Inc.)

Name of Company / Institution: Tierra Agri Technologies, Inc.

Work Location: Km. 15 Davao-Agusan Road, Brgy. Ilang, Davao City

Company Brief Description:

TIERRA AGRI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (TATI) was incorporated in January 6, 2016 as a subsidiary of UNILOX FAR EAST RESOURCES, INC., the first controlled release bulk blend inorganic fertilizer plant in the Philippines situated Mindanao. The plant is strategically located in Davao City, allowing it to conveniently make its delivery throughout Mindanao and other regions in the Philippines. TATI has been established to be a leading manufacturing company of crop specific and site specific fertilizer.
As an organization, we will build a strong foundation driven by innovation and committed to bring the latest technology to achieve optimum yield results possible for our grower clients. TATI’s key to success is build trust within our organization and to our business partners with rigor and focus.

Job Title: Quality Control and Laboratory Manager

Job Responsibilities:

1. Manage and ensure effective implementation of company’s quality control system.
2. Plan, coordinate, implement quality standards in accordance with company’s standards.
3. Monitor and control laboratory supplies and equipment, performance of subordinates.
4. Accomplish all planned activities within schedule.
5. Implement and modification in process and method of analysis, to improve quality and realize
6. Environmental compliance per requirements by national and local government.
7. Work with Production Engineer in formulating and administering plans to contribute to the attainment
of the company’s objectives.
8. Work with Production Engineer in formulating and implementing training programs.
9. Maintain discipline within department and conduct meeting or dialogue with subordinates to promote mutual understanding on safety, quality, and productivity consciousness.
10. Plan and organize product research and test trial activities in coordination with the General Manager and Production Engineer.

Job Qualifications:

FORMAL EDUCATION : Bachelor in Science in Chemistry with License.

EXPERIENCE : At least three years of experience as a Manager in a medium or large manufacturing company with organized Quality Management System and knowledge in ISO 9000 standard

OTHERS : Possesses good oral and written communication skills, quality of a good leader and with initiative. Keen on details.

Contact Person / Details:
Shamila S. Albarico

Chemical Analysis Group Supervisor (Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines, Inc.)

Name of Company / Institution: Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines, Inc.

Work Location: 1 Corporal Cruz Street corner E. Rodriguez Jr Ave., Bagong Ilog Pasig City

Company Brief Description:

The CeMAP, as the association of the cement manufacturers of the Philippines, promotes and looks after the interests of its members in the following areas:

1. Consistency in the production of high quality cement.

2. Development of products and cement based products for the consumers.

3. Prevent unfair competition and ensure a level playing field for the manufacturers

4. Leadership in the implementation of sustainable development initiatives.

5. Data source for the association members and for government and non-government construction stakeholders.

6. Public Relations for the cement industry.

Job Title: Chemical Analysis Group Supervisor

Job Responsibilities:

In the absence of the Manager, the Chemical Analysis Group Supervisor temporarily handles the technical operations of the CTC in coordination with the Physical Analysis Group (PhAG) and Technical Services Group (TSG) Supervisors and the Quality Management Officer (QMO)

1. Supervise the activities and technical operations of the Chemical Analysis Group. The Supervisor has the option to delegate some of these duties and responsibilities to trusted deputies as he/she sees fit to carry out such responsibilities:

– Prepare schedule for testing of samples such as the members have adequate work load and samples are tested to meet set deadlines.

– Direct all testing activities of the group to ensure a well-coordinated operation within the group and also with other work groups.

– Submit reports on test made for evaluation by the QMO and for approval of the
Manager, CTC.

2. Periodically inspect the conditions of the test and measuring equipment and to coordinate
results with the TSG Supervisor.

3. To ensure compliance of the Chemical Analysis Group to all applicable requirements of
implemented quality system.

4. To conduct validation of test methods and determines measurement uncertainties of tests and / or analyses in coordination with the QMO whenever necessary.

5. To conduct Inter and Intra-laboratory tests on chemical analysis of cement as part of the regular training of testing staff or as maybe necessary in coordination with the QMO.

6. To conduct chemical analysis whenever necessary or as maybe required.

7. To attend meetings, seminars and conferences on matters pertaining to the Chemical Analysis of cement and allied products.

8. To follow the implemented Health and Safety Program of CTC.

Job Qualifications:

• Candidate must possess at least Professional License (Passed Board/Bar/Professional License Exam) in Chemistry or equivalent.
• At least 3 Year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
• Preferably Supervisor/5 Yrs & Up Experienced Employee specialized in Chemistry or equivalent.
• Adequate knowledge and understanding of the operations and provisions of the lates edition of PNS ISO / IEC 17025.
• Adequate knowledge of cement manufacturing.
• Adequate knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry of cement, the operations and laboratory techniques in the conduct of Chemical Analysis and the Standard methods of Chemical Analysis of Cement and Cement Raw Materials.
• Adequate knowledge of Standard Specifications of Cement, Standard Methods of Chemical Testing of Cement, and the standard operations and laboratory techniques in the conduct of chemical tests.

Contact Person / Details:
Joan Domingo
02-6717585 to 86 local 105


Multiple Vacancies (CEMEX Philippines)

Name of Company / Institution: CEMEX Philippines (Solid Cement Corporation)

Work Location: Solid Cement Plant, Antipolo City, Rizal

Company Brief Description:

CEMEX is a leading global company in the construction materials industry that manufactures and distributes cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregates in more than 50 countries in America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In 2017, CEMEX reported annual sales of US$ 13.7 billion and operating flow of US$ 2.6 billion.

CEMEX began operations in the Philippines in 1997 and has grown to become one of the leading cement producers in the Philippines, based on installed annual capacity of 5.7 million tons as of March 31, 2018. Our cement manufacturing subsidiaries, Solid Cement in Antipolo City, Rizal and APO Cement in the City of Naga, Cebu, have been operating in the Philippines for over 20 years.

Job Title: Physical Tester

Job Responsibilities:


Performs test and analysis to determine the complete physical characteristics of cement in relation with the company and government standards, participates in the development of new products, improvement of existing products and in research activities to support customer satisfaction and cost reduction initiatives of the company.



• Perform physical tests according to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards and practices; determine measurement uncertainties on ASTM methods and update if necessary.

• Prepare daily Physical Test reports and statistical analysis; document all test results to provide reference for performance of cement produced and maintain records for traceability

• Report to immediate superior outcome of laboratory scale tests conducted in order to make recommendations to attain the optimum proportions and feed settings

• Conducts internal calibration of Physical Testing apparatus; Recommend necessary external calibration to ensure reliability and accuracy of equipment

• Checks and maintains regularly assigned laboratory equipment and apparatus prior to use to ensure reliability of test results analyzed and suitability of equipment for its intended use.

• Conduct client visits in order to provide technical assistance to meet customer satisfaction. Assist the Technical Service Group in concrete testing as needed. Conduct monthly analysis of competitors’ samples and advise immediate superior on the outcome.

Job Qualifications:

Education/ Professional Experience

• Candidate must be a Licensed Chemist
• At least 3 years relevant experience as a Physical Tester

Specific Knowledge
• Working knowledge of the cement testing standards
• Computer literate; good interpersonal and communication skills

Job Title: QA Shift Lab Analyst

Job Responsibilities:


Performs and conducts test and analysis to determine the physical and chemical characteristic of cement and raw materials in relation with the company and government standards, participates in the development of new products, improvement of existing products and in research activities to support customer satisfaction and cost reduction initiatives of the company.


• Performs certain non-instrumental chemical analysis (moisture, loss on ignition, free lime, ash and calcium carbonate test if XRF is down) and physical test (fineness, blaine, setting time by gillmore, bulk density) using specialized apparatus on raw and in-process materials, finished products, fuels and special samples during process improvement to provide test results for proper process monitoring and control.

• Prepares samples from the original to the final state following standard procedures; performs housekeeping within work area to provide needed analysis for correct proportioning of raw materials and process control.

• Checks and maintains regularly assigned laboratory equipment and apparatus prior to use to ensure reliability of test results analyzed and suitability of equipment for its intended use e.g. checking of standard cement for Blaine Apparatus and end of shift cleaning of Auto-Preparation Machine.

• Document all test results; Maintains raw data sheets in order to ensure availability of references Advise on timely manner his immediate supervisor on any deviations based on set quality parameters.

• Monitor inventory of items needed for analysis; Request for replenishment IN ORDER TO ensure availability of materials

• Practice and conform to all certification guidelines and procedures; Participate in annual audit IN ORDER TO maintain and ensure renewal of certification

Job Qualifications:

Education/ Professional Experience
• Must be a Licensed Chemist
• At least 2 years of experience in laboratory testing

Specific Knowledge
• Basic technical skills in laboratory works
• Computer literate

Contact Person / Details:
Clarinda Munoz