Why work for Lafarge?:
Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions. From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions. Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us! More information can be found at www.lafarge.ca/en/careers .
The Asphalt Quality Control technician supports commercial excellence and operational performance for the Greater Calgary asphalt market and will be required to test and submit completed results that are compliant to City of Calgary and Alberta Transportation agencies. Lafarge asphalt solutions will be economical, and facilitate ease of placement for our customers. In addition, our quality control technician will be required to provide quality control checks throughout the production process. This will include but is not limited to timely communications with operations to account for variability, monitoring production of raw resources, and ensuring correct specifications are utilized to ensure compliance. The Quality control position will offer a high level of internal customer support and technical knowledge to operations, management, and with a high level of focus on our valued external customers.
Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
Reinforce the Lafarge safety standards and ensure 100% compliance at all sites.
Demonstrate leadership in safety through proactive employee engagement in daily operational tasks.
Daily management responsibility for the aggregate quality control team in the Calgary market.
Support Quality Control Supervisor to obtain necessary objectives.
Responsible for the collecting, compiling, and entering of quality control data.
Work closely with asphalt team and Performance Group on KPI tracking and product line benchmarking.
Provide support to plant personnel to ensure delivery of the highest quality products.
Work closely with our internal supply team to ensure quality in our raw materials.
Understand customer requirements and establish effective relationships based on quality products, services and convenience.
Work with the operational teams to deliver the highest level of customer service.
Assist in preparation of mix optimization tracking data month over month to ensure maximum recycle percentages and to minimize production costs.
Assist in the preparation of monthly production activity reports and provide accurate month end reports in a concise and timely manner.
Relationships with Other Jobs:
Responsible for the Quality Control for chosen area
Responsible for the communications with plant operations
Close interaction with Quality personnel
Close interaction with Sales personnel
Close interaction with After Sales Support
Education and Work Experience:
Post secondary degree or diploma, preferably in, Engineering, or equivalent.
Relevant combination of education and experience will be considered.
Min 5 years testing and monitoring aggregate production.
Combination of Education and testing experience will be considered.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong communication skills.
technical knowledge of construction materials.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Good negotiator (Win/Win).
Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):
Learning on the Fly.
Dealing with Paradox.
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.