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?
Lafarge, Canada’s leading supplier of construction materials has an opportunity for an Hourly Quality Technician at our Hamilton Ready Mix Concrete Plants.
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
Ready Mix Product Performance:
Follow quality programs and processes to ensure compliance of all products with relevant Codes, Standards, and Specifications
Assist in the Lafarge Quality Program, including sampling, testing, reporting and follow up for all products as determined for each site of responsibility
Record, Monitor and communicate all test data to the operational team, as required – investigate variances from quality plan and establish corrective actions as required
Provide input to ensure alignment between Sales and Operational staff to ensure product performance meets customer expectations
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.
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.
Product Quality Control and Performance
Quality Policies and Training
Minimum enrolment in either 2/3-year College Diploma program in Civil Engineering Technology or Environmental Technology, University Degree in Engineering.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the construction materials (aggregates, concrete) industry; should have excellent communication and computer skills, and must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team
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.