Maintenance Supervisor
Lafarge Canada
Calgary, AB
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Lafarge is recruiting a Maintenance Supervisor for a permanent position located in Exshaw, AB.

Successful people working at the plant have a background in mining or similar industries and in working with large industrial projects/equipment. Previous experience in a leadership role is required for this position. This role is one of two positions reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator. Reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor are 20 Tradesmen and/or apprentices; this role would be responsible for ~50% of those employees.

Purpose/Mission: To coordinate and supervise mechanical maintenance activities to achieve the highest level of quality, safety and effectiveness to ensure equipment availability of plant equipment at the lowest optimum sustainable maintenance cost in compliance with H&S as well as environmental rules and regulations.

To conduct the maintenance activities which have been scheduled by the Maintenance Coordinator and complete safe execution with a dedicated crew of tradespeople
Ensure that tasks are performed in a safe, productive and timely manner, while continuing to improve company and employee relationships within the context of the collective agreement and corporate policy
Encourage employee engagement through communication, training and performance feedback
Coordinates with other departments, personnel or contractors as required in order to ensure safe and efficient completion of assigned tasks
Record adjustment measurements and reports timely anomalies observed on the equipment during work execution or inspection
Records in SAP confirmation of completed work orders, time and spares issued from warehouse
Provides feedback to maintenance planner regarding deviations from work scope
Tracking and recording information for any maintenance issues that arise in accordance with safety standards in SAP
Balance daily workload and assign work orders to millwrights and contractors ensuring clear understanding of work scope and expectations
Providing regular communication of job status to the Coordinator and other management as required
Responsible for participating in the salaried on-call program.
Taking on a role as a safety leader, responsible to ensure that all direct reports adhere to plant safety policy and is responsible to remove roadblocks that would interfere with adherence to policy
Assigning overtime, taking into account call-out procedures, overtime equalization, job continuation etc.

Plant Characteristics:
1,300,000 tonnes of clinker per year currently. Capacity of 2,000,000 tonnes.
1,400,000 tonnes of cement per year. Capacity of 2,400,000 tonnes.
Three quarries: Limestone, Shale and Sandstone
Crushing: 1350 tph primary / secondary crusher c/w screening.
Storage: Prehomo and clinker with auto stacking and reclaiming.
Raw Grinding: Two 155 tph closed circuit ball mills, plus One 345 tph vertical roller mill.
Burning: Two precalciner kilns (2400 tpd and 4200 tpd, respectively)
Finish Grinding: Two closed circuit ball mills, plus One 250 tph vertical cement mill.
Shipping: Cement by truck and rail

Clinker – AASHTO, HS and OWG
Cement – GU, HS, OWG, HE.

The working environment is indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions, as well as extreme heat and dust in certain parts of the plant. It may involve working at height, confined space, rail yard repairs, and cutting and welding.

Experience with SAP is desirable
A good mechanical aptitude
Supervisory experience leading a team
Experience working in a union environment
Ability to work in an industrial environment that may include dust, heat, loud noise etc.
Experience working in mining, steel or similar industries is desirable
Recognition of the safety element of the job
Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization. Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life. We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.