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?
The Plant Leadhand is responsible for the daily activity and performance for their specific operations. With experience in crushing processes, knowledge of maintenance of mobile crushing plants, torch cutting and welding the Plant Leadhand will lead by example supporting alignment with all functional groups, Environment, Land, Manufacturing and Safety to drive communication and consistency. Primary focus is leveraging operational excellence to achieve the highest productivity at the lowest cost. Ensures Lafarge is viewed as a valued member of the industry and local communities in which it operates.
Develop and instill a site level safety culture through consistent engagement with employees and contractors with an objective of “zero” harm; Lead daily huddles to demonstrate commitment to workplace safety; Assist in the preparation for and participation in periodic health & safety site audits; and assist in the administration of the site Contractor Safety Management program, by completing site orientations, where required, and regularly auditing contractor performance to ensure compliance to applicable local and regional health & safety policies.
Must have crushing experience in portable inpactors, portable screenings, portable conveyors and stackers with the ability to service and repair as needed.
Equipment: Ensure assigned equipment is operated and maintained to original equipment manufacturer specifications and industry best practices. Experience with excavator, loader, and skid steer.
Maintenance: Perform daily inspections as part of our preventative maintenance program
Assist in planning, driving and tracking financial performance. Forecast profitability and production to optimize yield.
Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of the site. Assist in preparation for and participate in environmental site audits; and ensure all direct reports comply with operational standards.
Relationship with Others
Reports to Operations Manager
Supervises site production, and maintenance
Works closely with other SW AGG Production Staff, Quality Staff, Area Safety Representatives, Land and Environmental Staff.
Safety: Daily Huddles, FLRA’s, HI’s, VPC, Near Miss, Safety Inspections, Safety Meetings, Plant Pride
Land: Dust and Noise control
Labor: People Development
Production: Manufacturing OPI’s, Maintenance management, Daily production sheets, Primary Crusher report, Downtime reports, Maintenance Module
Grade 12 Diploma, College Degree in Engineering or Business would be definite assets.
A minimum of two years Supervisory/Managerial experience working in a similar environment
Specific mobile equipment training
Strong mechanical aptitude needed
Computer literacy an asset
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.