Sales Administrator (Maternity Leave)

Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
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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 Sales Administrator is responsible for pro-active sales administration functions to specific customer segments, administration of key sales systems and processes and providing sales support to the Commercial Manager (CM), Territory Managers (TMs), Customer Service Representatives (CSR) and Scale Personnel in the Market Area. This includes project/bid quoting, customer relations, quality control management, logistics management, and COD account reconciliation.


The duties of the Sales Administration role include, but are not limited to the following: 


  • Promote Lafarge operational image, products and services
  • Meet sales objectives in assigned area
  • Identify customer needs (service, quality, new products, finance availability)
  • Communicate company actions to maintain customer relations
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Comply with all laws and company policies
  • Establish a good rapport with customers, consumer support and technical sales assistance, as necessary
  • Act as a liaison between Sales, Order Desk, and Customers
  • Ensure proper billing by checking prices daily (Edit Report)
  • Reconcile Daily COD Transactions from Scale Personnel
  • Build quotes with instruction from Sales Rep/Commercial Manager
  • Build delivery and FOB Quotes based on Organizational Discount structure
  • Aid Scale Personnel with FOB quote item additions
  • Add Order Desk staff by relaying on the spot customer pricing information
  • Complete Credit/Rebill forms for pricing errors
  • Aid with customer ticket requests
  • Support to Order Desk with order taking and truck monitoring in Haul-It/Track-It (if time allows) 


  • Be a self-starter
  • Should be a competent problem-solver
  • Well self-disciplined in all capacities
  • Analytical, flexible creator
  • Should be an effective communicator with both written and oral abilities



  • Minimum two years post-secondary education in business, communications or marketing or a high school with a minimum of 1 year of experience in the construction materials industry
  • Good knowledge of transportation and weights and measures restrictions
  • Basic knowledge of safety, both on-the-job transportation and industrial locations
  • Basic understanding of Aggregate products
  • Knowledge of law to include antitrust and contract law
  • Be prepared to continue with the necessary educational requirements


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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