Plant Operator - Simcoe Area

Job Locations CA-ON-Barrie | CA-ON-Orillia
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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 .



As a member of the Simcoe site teams, the plant operator executes the daily tasks of operating and maintaining an aggregate screening plant and performs administration related to the plant operation.



  • Pursue a culture of safety that is best in class with an objective of “zero” safety incidents. Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving, and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. Follow all safety requirements and communicate any suggestions or concerns. Ensure that plant and surrounding site is kept safe, presentable, and functional. Maintain environmental sustainability in plant and site operation

Plant Operation

  • Ensure assigned equipment is operated to original equipment manufacturer guidelines and industry best practices and that product outputs meet material quality specifications. Complete, review, and dissect daily, weekly, monthly, and annual plant operation reports and metrics

Plant Maintenance

  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly, and annual inspections and preventative maintenance actions are scheduled and completed. Remove, rebuild, and replace component parts as required. Design and fabricate plant components as required. Complete, review, and dissect daily, weekly, monthly, and annual plant and equipment maintenance reports and schedules


  • Perform other duties as assigned to assist in the efficient operation of the plant and site


Relationships with Others Jobs

  • Reports to the Plant Foreman
  • This position requires extensive liaison with site quality control technician and site shipping loader operator


Education & Work Experience:

  • Canadian secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • Industrial plant operation experience an asset
  • Heavy mobile equipment operation experience an asset


Knowledge & Skills:

  • First aid, WHMIS, Surface Miner training, confined space training, working-at-heights training
  • Specific mobile equipment training (especially wheel loader)
  • Welding / fabrication an asset
  • Computer literacy an asset


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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