Production Analyst

Job Locations CA-ON-Paris
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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 .



The Production Engineer participates in the development, leadership and management of the SAP based operational functions and performance for the target Market Area. The incumbent oversees and coordinates all aspects of Aggregate and Concrete site operations, ensuring uninterrupted supply of product through monitoring production, shipping, cost, and quality. The individual works closely with the operations team to ensure the highest levels of environmental and safety compliance while leveraging production excellence to create superior products & services based on the highest productivity at the lowest cost of production.


Primary responsibility is to champion the data integrity to ensure an efficient flow of production data through the SAP system to provide uninterrupted supply of product through the system processes. The Production Engineer will be responsible for individual plant and production performance reporting, i.e. running equipment efficiency, uptime, downtime, capex and trend analysis. The incumbent will be seen as an “SAP Super User” and “Data Gatekeeper” who will oversee and assist with the administrative workflow, material creation and management of inventory continuities.


Safety Culture

  • Promote safety culture through engagement with employees, JHSC and subcontractors, implementation and management of local and regional initiatives with an objective of “zero” safety incidents
  • Administer, promote and review safety policies, processes and procedures to maintain relevance while ensuring the site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines.
  • Has ownership of the implementation and management of all local and regional safety initiatives, providing feedback as necessary


  • Assist the Area management in verifying production by product, maintaining accurate cost and controlling inventory. Validate and match physical inventories, calculate and analyze all productivity and material data. Control and update production diaries for the sites on a daily basis.
  • Works closely with plant managers/superintendents and clerks to develop analytical and technical skills to improve inventory and production forecasting and management


Consumption Tracking:

  • Ensures systems are in place to effectively and accurately monitor key consumption variable such as labour, energy and fuel. Analyses results to identify opportunities and concerns. Provide consistent and effective reports for operations management

Financial Management:

  • Manage production forecast to balance inventories and sales needs to manage working capital impact.
  • When discrepancies arise, the Production Engineer works with plant management to close the gaps and make necessary system changes
  • As required support supply chain with balancing inventory and sales needs to manage and minimize working capital impact
  • Assist in the development and supervision of capital investment projects
  • Support proper procurement of materials ensuring timely delivery and accuracy of requisitions

Customer Focus:

  • Support monthly inventory reconciliation to ensure adequate inventory levels to meet demand and assist the logistics, shipping and quality departments to drive loading and product performance

Relationships with Others Functions:

  • Works closely with sales, manufacturing and logistics team
  • Works closely with other plant staff, quality and area safety staff

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Promotes safety culture
  • Ensure daily production and inventory data is up to date in all reports and systems
  • Support operational functions and performance for the area
  • Provide key operational data and analysis
  • Ensure best practices are implemented, utilized and supported
  • Assist with capital planning and status reporting


Education/Work Experience:

  • Post-secondary Degree in Engineering or Business or the equivalent of education and experience.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, process-oriented
  • Strong analytical skills, research, problem solving and decision making
  • Proficiency with various computer applications is a definite asset
  • Good written and verbal communications in both official languages
  • Good time management, self-directed, uses time wisely, can attend to a broad range of activities


Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

  • Action oriented
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Motivating others
  • Drive for results
  • Conflict Management
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Dealing with Paradox
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem solving
  • Process Management
  • Time Management
  • Written Communications
  • Innovation Management
  • Organization


Why work for us?


Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

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.


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