LafargeHolcim

Yard Worker

CA-AB-Edmonton
Requisition ID
2017-3570
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations
Product Line
Canada - Concrete Products

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-na.com/careers.

 

Overview

Yard/ Production Workers are responsible for aiding the shipping yard area for the precast plant.  They are responsible for assisting with shipping and working with contractors in the yard. The yard team member assists with product needs while maintaining a safe, clean and organized environment.

 

If you enjoy being outdoors, staying active and working with a strong team this position is right for you!

 

A high level of safety practices must be used at all times.

 

To apply, please fill out the form on our website or email: chelsey.ohara@lafargeholcim.com

Responsibilities

  • Receive oral instructions to determine work assignments.
  • Assist in loading products safely and efficiently
  • Checking invoices and verifying that correct product is provided
  • Assist with daily upkeep of the department including offloading trucks, organizing stock, and maintaining pallets and stock
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment for employees and customers
  • Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
  • Participate in daily Pre-Production Meetings
  • Complete Field Level Risk Assessments before beginning each task
  • Opening and closing duties as needed in the yard

Qualifications

Education Required:                          

  • High School Diploma

Years of Experience:                               

  • 1-2 years is preferred

 

Specific Experience:

  • Forklift and Overhead Crane ticket is considered an asset
  • Experience working in a production yard setting. 
  • Prior experience in a precast plant would be an asset


Competencies:

  • Safety Oriented
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Able to work in a fast paced, high production environment
  • Willing to work overtime and shifts when needed including Saturdays
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Able to work well with others
  • Good communication skills

 

*Please note that a valid driver’s license is required for this position.

 

 

LafargeHolcim

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.

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