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Our mission is to provide the best cement products for building a safe, strong and sustainable world for generations to come — one building, one roadway, one construction job at a time. With an international presence and our team of hard-working, fun-loving employee-owners, we are committed to contributing to a better world.

We’ve been in business since 1960 with a sustained annual growth rate of 20%. Our steady growth is attributed to the quality of our products and caliber of our employee-owners. Learn about our available positions and if you’re a good match by reading these job descriptions, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.

Available Positions

Quality Specialist

Employee-owned Cement Manufacturing Corporation is known for trust and innovation. That’s why we hire the best! Whether in research, engineering, sales and marketing or operations, CTS offers an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your top-notch skills in support of world-class cement technology.

We’re seeking a Quality Specialist to join our employee-owned company.  The ideal candidate will assist in achieving Quality Control departmental goals and efficiencies while monitoring, recording and assuring company standards are maintained, and product integrity is preserved.

This full-time position is based in Garden Grove, CA, and reports to the Vice President of Quality.  Responsibilities and qualifications are shown below.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft reports for all internal projects and testing evaluations.
  • Assist the product development and quality control teams with field testing, as needed.
  • Proficient operator and user for testing equipment, which includes the analytical equipment such as the following:
    • FTIR
    • XRD
  • Author and/or implement the following documents: mill certificates, certificates of compliance, certificate of analysis, internal standards.
  • Author or implement all mill certificates, certificates of compliance, certificate of analysis, and internal standards documents.
  • Conduct Round Robin testing and evaluate procedural performance.
  • Create spreadsheets for recordkeeping and data analysis.
  • Work with product development and quality control teams to develop modified internal standards for cement-based products.
  • Perform forensic studies if an issue arises with sample product.
  • Assist with plant visits and line trials.
  • Organize, perform and document concrete laboratory mixes and testing.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as required.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a strong emphasis on math and science, Concrete Industry Management, manufacturing engineering or similar related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of technical work experience in quality and manufacturing field and testing of cementitious products.
  • Must be familiar with field practices of concrete construction and restoration.
  • Troubleshooting cement product manufacturing issues.
  • Advance skills in MS Office products, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal. Ability to explain methods and data legibly, accurately, and professionally.
  • Demonstrate experience in leadership, problem-solving, creativity, strategic thinking, fostering cooperation and teamwork.
  • Excellent skills in collecting and organizing data, project management, technical writing, and presentations.
  • Able to work under pressure and availability to work extra hours and on weekends occasionally.

A comprehensive benefits package is available. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance, dental insurance, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and 401(k). This position requires a background check and drug test upon completion of the interview process.  CTS Cement Manufacturing has a zero tolerance drug policy and is an equal opportunity employer.

Technical Service Representatives

Multiple Locations

CTS Cement Manufacturing Corporation | Rapid Set® Products is North America’s largest manufacturer of specialty fast-setting cement and shrinkage compensating cement products. CTS Cement is an employee-owned company and has been in business since 1960. Our steady growth is attributed to the quality of our products and caliber of our employees. As the leader in advanced cement technology, we provide innovative products to the construction industry through continual research and development.

We are looking for a self-starter with the ability and drive to establish and maintain account relationships while achieving sales and performance goals. The ideal candidate will be able to work effectively without direct supervision and provide sales support and logistics in home improvement centers.

Position Responsibilities

  • ‌ • Down-stock, maintain layout and organize product in bays at home improvement centers.
  • ‌ • Install signage and build product displays.
  • ‌ • Train store employees on the different products.
  • ‌ • Deliver excellent customer service that ensures ongoing sales and high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • ‌ • Conduct presentations to prospective customers.
  • ‌ • Interpret planograms and make changes as needed.
  • ‌ • Remove and replace beams as needed for product reset.
  • ‌ • Provide troubleshooting services as needed.
  • ‌ • Make sales calls on potential users (contractors).

Required Qualifications

  • • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • • Skilled in making presentations to potential customers
  • • Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds
  • • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds over head
  • • Experience in sales of consumer/retail oriented product lines.
  • • Experience and knowledge of the concrete industry.
  • • Familiarity with building material products.
  • • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • • Must be able to travel.
  • • Big box retail experience is preferred but not required.

    Great companies are built by great people. At the heart of CTS’s success is our team of employees-owners whose integrity, commitment and willingness to go the extra mile stand behind everything we do. Because of our employee-owners, we have earned the reputation of providing outstanding products and service to customers, dealers, and distributors. If you are interested in working in the exciting and growing world of cement, apply now.

    Technical Sales Engineer (Precast Concrete Specialist)

    We seek a Technical Sales Engineer to market, sell and promote Rapid Set cement to the Precast Concrete Industry. Rapid Set cement concrete gains sufficient strength to remove forms in one hour and release pretension strands in two hours allowing increased production volume from existing precast facilities. This position is based in Cypress, CA, and reports to the VP of Engineering Sales.


    • Work with existing national engineering sales staff
    • Represent the company within industry associations (e.g. PCI, ACI, NPCA)
    • Gather market information and identify potential customers
    • Develop and maintain a strong customer base
    • Resolve customer issues to maintain high levels of satisfaction
    • Ensure specification of our products with designers and specification writers
    • Create and deliver effective technical presentations to industry stakeholders
    • Demonstrate how our products meet client needs
    • Provide product education, technical assistance and after-sales support

    • Participate in the development of marketing plans, sales targets, budgets and forecasts


    • Minimum of 5 years concrete industry professional outside sales experience
    • Technical knowledge and experience of cement products
    • Knowledge of the precast concrete industry
    • Strong track record of effective problem resolution and customer satisfaction


    • Excellent presentation, negotiation and networking skills
    • Strong organizational and time management
    • Excellent verbal and written communications
    • Self-starter who can work autonomously
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office software


    If you’re interested in these positions, please send your resume and salary history to:

    Sarah Plummer
    CTS Cement Manufacturing Corporation | Rapid Set® Products
    11065 Knott Avenue, Suite A
    Cypress, CA 90630
    splummer@ctscement.com or fax: 714-379-8270

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