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Lafarge, Canada’s leading supplier of construction materials has an opportunity for a Quality Technician at our Caledon Pit
Safety: Implementation of Lafarge Safety Policies, and Compliance with Government Legislation. Safety Induction of Visitors to Quality Lab or site as required. Execution of Job Hazard Analyses for QC Tasks, and implementation of Action Items. Execution and implementation of Lab/QC Safety Improvement Plans.
Aggregate Product Performance: Implement programs and processes to ensure compliance of all products with relevant Codes, Standards, and Specifications. Implement Lafarge Quality Program, including sampling, testing, reporting and follow up for all products as determined for each site of responsibility. Record, Monitor and communicate Aggregate KPI performance with key stakeholders as required – investigate variances from Plan and establish corrective actions as required. Participate in or lead the development and implementation of site specific actions to reduce and/or utilize long products, including innovating new combination materials. Provide input to ensure alignment between Sales and Operational staff to ensure product performance meets customer expectations
Physical attributes: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, grasp, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb stairs & ladders; reach with hands and arms; talk, hear and smell. Infrequently the employee is required to work in awkward situations; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must perform work outdoors in all weather conditions, and will work around moving mechanical parts and equipment. Various PPE will include safety boots, reflective clothing, safety glasses, gloves and hard hat. Additional PPE may be required depending upon tasks.
Relationship with Others:
Reports to the area Quality Control Supervisor.
Works closely with Production Staff, Distribution Staff, and Sales Territory Manager
Product Quality Control and Performance
Quality Policies and Training
Starting wage will be commensurate with skills and experience. Candidates must Possess Full G-class Driver’s License. Availability for shift work is a must. Shifts can extend to 12 hours and are rotating.
Minimum 2-year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or Environmental Technology
University Degree in Engineering.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the construction materials (aggregates, asphalt and concrete) industry; should have excellent communication and computer skills, and must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team.
Lominger Competency Profile:
Why work for us?
Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more! More information can be found at:
We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.