Batcher / Dispatcher - Ready Mix

Job Locations CA-ON-Guelph
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Ready Mix

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 .



Lafarge, one of Canada’s leading suppliers of ready mix concrete has a requirement for Ready-Mix Batcher / Dispatchers for the Tri-Cities (Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo) area for the upcoming construction season. These positions will be defined as part-time seasonal and could possibly become full-time if work load warrants it.



In a fast paced, customer oriented environment, responsible for scheduling concrete deliveries, providing pricing to customers, ordering raw material as required for production and ensuring accurate batching to produce a quality product to meet the customers' requirement on a daily basis. This role will assist the plant manager in his/her daily plant operation duties by managing resources needed and batch quality concrete.  In this role, you will also be asked to supervise a group of drivers and help coordinate the truck loading process, batch the appropriate concrete, and coordinate plant maintenance.   Safety is the number one priority and, as such, you will need to supervise safe working procedures and follow group policies.


  • Customer Relations – on the phone and visits to customers as required
  • Efficient Driver Call Ins – scheduling drivers and delivery schedules, while meeting customer expectations and plant operating capabilities
  • Coordinating Daily Customer Projects
  • Plant Efficiency – understanding of plant operations, maintenance, ordering supplies
  • Keep a safe working environment
  • Ensure raw material orders for the production needed
  • Inspect plant daily prior to operation
  • Respect environment policy
  • Manage safe operation of sub-contractor or internal maintenance team
  • Ensures accurate batching of concrete to produce a quality product
  • Receive raw materials
  • Basic data entry


Specific Accountabilities:

  • Ensure quality product to customer.
  • Customer service.
  • Raw inventory material.
  • Plant maintenance.
  • Scheduling drivers & orders.
  • Timely concrete deliveries
  • Optimizing batching system


  • Experience in ready mix concrete strongly preferred
  • Ability to support various sites and travel between locations as required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good computer skills, must be able to learn new programs quickly; Microsoft office basic knowledge (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Able to multi-task and maintain composure in busy environment
  • Customer service oriented
  • Good organization and planning skills
  • Strong math abilities
  • Strong team player with a positive attitude
  • Self-starter, with excellent work ethic
  • Available to work overtime as needed
  • This role may be seasonal, with a winter lay off, depending on the quantity of work in winter months


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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