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?
This position's prime objective is to ensure the optimal functioning of the production process from the raw mix preparation to the cement silos with respect to quality and production objectives, daily planning and plant safety and environment procedures.
Is a role model for Safety. Ensures highest regard to safety, safe operation including daily safety talks, Field Level Risk Assessments (FLRAs), inspections, etc.
Participates in development and implementation of safety rules and procedures. Carry out monthly safety meetings and seek to resolve all safety actions raised by the crew.
Ensure process operators (A and B Ops) are held accountable for the work schedule and performance in order to achieve departmental objectives and plant targets.
Review with the crew, the instructions left by the Production
Coordinator, ensure execution of the jobs or tasks as defined and the operating parameters/guidelines are correctly followed.
Monitor the operation of those areas, detect malfunction or abnormal situation and take or trigger the necessary corrective actions.
Evaluate possible cause of breakdown, determine urgency of corrective actions and call in repair crew as appropriate.
Oversee quality control activities on shift.
Assure follow-up and feedback in relation to ongoing process studies and trials.
Assure follow-up and feedback on mechanical/electrical repairs and/or modifications.
Be responsible for site security of the overall plant in the off-hours and assist with plant visitors, removal of property, receipt of merchandise, access to stores, etc.
Maintain an accurate and detailed account of shift activities and operation, both qualitative and quantitative in the Shift Report.
Supervise call-outs and report back on work performed.
Prepare work orders for all repairs or corrective actions that need planned scheduling or immediate attention.
Perform Level 2 First Aid Attendant duties, Incident Commander duties and Emergency Response Team (ERT) Leader duties as required.
The incumbent will also, from time to time, and for limited periods, be assigned to days where he/she will be involved in the following:
Conduct specific studies or trials with Process department
Prepare procedures or other operating guidelines.
Provide formal training
Supervise implementation of specific jobs or projects
Assist in major equipment shutdowns
Minimum post secondary education at a technical college or related subject
Minimum 3-5 years of kiln operation with 5-8 years of supervisory experience
Proven leadership / supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment
Good knowledge of all applicable safety and environmental laws and regulations
Knowledge of the principles of main cement manufacturing equipment (FK pump, pulse jet dust collectors, airslides, bucket elevators, belt conveyors, etc.) along with Cement production or similar continuous process operation
Problem solving methods and tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis, Risk Analysis).
Good knowledge of product quality parameters and of quality control (QC) test.
Ability to conduct sensory inspections of equipment to detect abnormal conditions.
Knowledge of lubrication principles and specificities for each equipment
Basic knowledge of electricity principles and instrumentation (Energy Isolation, basic troubleshooting skills and general awareness of arc flash and electrical hazards).
Ability to prioritize actions, make decisions and multitask effectively
Good communication and interpersonal skills at all levels (peers, managers and direct reports).
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.
See more opportunities at www.lafarge.ca/careers.
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.
Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.