Why work for Lafarge?:
As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.
Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?
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On a daily basis, ensures the batching (production) of the concrete complies with laboratory specifications, while meeting the clients’ needs. In addition, dispatches and schedules concrete mixer trucks to ensure timely delivery of the concrete and good customer service, all according to the clients’ orders and at the lowest cost.
Safety: On a daily basis, check the cleanliness of the site (site safety). Ensure that all the employees, yardmen, drivers, mechanics, contractors and other persons on the site are all working safely and wearing their PPE and, moreover, perform inspections on a regular basis to track the progress of the tasks and the work.
Production: On a daily basis, perform a mechanical inspection of the plant (visual inspection, detection of unusual noises, lubrication, vibration, inspection of belts, etc.) Before the start of each shift, check and measure the humidity level of the raw materials (stone, sand) and, in so doing, perform a visual inspection of the conditions. Batch the concrete and dispatch the concrete mixer trucks to the different work sites according to the required specifications, and ensure compliance of the concrete delivered. Order raw materials according to the orders placed or the expected demand. In charge of planning the schedules of the drivers (concrete mixer trucks) and the yardmen regarding deliveries and the next day’s production.
Inventories: Enter receipts of raw materials in the " Command Batch " system and track them according to reports produced by the " Command Batch " system. Produce the end-of-day reports (Inventories, receipt and consumption of raw materials, product volumes (m3), fomulas, etc.) and relay the information to the next person on shift as needed. Conduct physical inventories (raw materials and other) with one’s director at the end of each month.
Administration: Take phone orders and promote our Turbo & VAP products during COD orders and with clients. On a daily basis, check the receipts and forward them to the invoicing department. (Includes verifying the receipts, Wait times – Superplasticizer, etc.) Check the starting and leaving times and the lunch and other breaks, according to the collective agreement, of all hourly employees and/or prepare the daily report of the deliveries made by the " Broker " trucks by checking the zones for each of the delivery receipts. On a daily basis, check the cash sales as well as the use of the concrete mixer trucks (Lafarge, Broker, internal and external leases) and track such use with one’s director.
Optimization and communication: On a regular and daily basis, communicate with the batchers/dispatchers of the other plants to optimize the use of the fleet of concrete mixer trucks and of the personnel for the current day and the next. Maintain constant communication with the director, keeping him informed of any plant breakdown, production/delivery problem, or health- or safety-related incident.
Batch the concrete according to mix designs
Plans raw materials orders and RMX deliveries
Ensures the reception of raw materials in SAP and command batch.
Performa plant inspections.
Complete inventory reports.
Locations: GMA Plants
RMX volume: 50 000m3 to 200 000m3 annually
Direct Reports: 0
Indirect Reports: 0
Education & Work Experience:
Must hold a collegial degree in civil engineering (Technician)
Must have minimum 3 years of related experience in batching concrete and dispatching concrete mixer trucks
Knowledge & Skills:
Must be able to work independently and be responsible and well organized
Good communicator with a keen sense of customer service
Must be able to work in a team and to cope with pressur
Good ability to make decisions and to react quickly in an ever-changing environment
Good analysis skills and good ability to anticipate problems
Good knowledge of computers
Knowledge of construction materials and concrete
Experience in diesel or industrial mechanic will be considered an asset.
Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):
Drive for Results
Integrity and Trust
As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.
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.
Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.