Quality Control Technician - LLDP: Leadership Roles for upcoming graduates and recent graduates highly preferred!!

Job Locations CA-ON-Greater Toronto Area
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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 .



Please note that these job postings are specifically for upcoming gradutes finishing their degree/diploma in May 2018 OR for those who have graduated university within the last 2 years. We will not consider your application unless you meet this very important requirement for these particular roles. 


Lafarge Leadership Development Program (LLDP)


The Lafarge Leadership Development Program offers qualified individuals an opportunity to work through developmental roles over a term of 18-24 months. The positions are designed to maximize your personal and professional learning and development. Each LLDP path is different, and custom designed for you!


Currently, we are looking for recent graduates who seek the challenge of a hands-on work environment that will provide industry knowledge and skills to drive your career path forward. We are looking for individuals who are interested in the areas of development, leadership and management of operational functions and performance throughout Eastern Canada.


To be considered for an LLDP role, qualified candidates must have a College/University degree, be willing to relocate within eastern Canada, be analytical, entrepreneurial and have highly developed communication skills. All of this must be coupled with a strong drive to gain business knowledge and a willingness to experience a variety of positions within the organization. 





Effective management of Product Quality Control and Quality Processes to ensure product performance, product cost management, effective reserve utilization and customer satisfaction


Key Responsibilities:



  • Implementation of Lafarge Safety Policies, and Compliance with Government Legislation
  • Safety Induction of Visitors to Quality Lab or site as required
  • Execution of Job Hazard Analyses for QC Tasks, and implementation of Action Items
  • Execution and implementation of Lab/QC Safety Improvement Plans


Aggregate and Concrete Product Performance:

  • Implement programs and processes to ensure compliance of all products with relevant Codes, Standards, and Specifications
  • Implement Lafarge Quality Program, including sampling, testing, reporting and follow up for all products as determined for each site of responsibility
  • Record , Monitor and communicate KPI performance with key stakeholders as required – investigate variances from Plan and establish corrective actions as required
  • Participate in or lead the development and implementation of site specific actions to reduce and/or utilize long products, including innovating new combination materials
  • Provide input to ensure alignment between Sales and Operational staff to ensure product performance meets customer expectations
  • Test and monitor concrete and aggregate quality for the area and provide monthly reports to quality control team
  • Participate in QC Planning & Activities
  • Effective use of Labsys , Command and Agg QC software
  • Perform lab trials for new mixes and products
  • Provide technical product expertise to sales, dispatch and operations


Human Resources:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of site specific product performance knowledge for Operations staff


Technical Support:

  • Participate in Quality Audits, including the development and implementation of Action Plans for Quality Improvement
  • Provide Expert Customer Support – Field Sales Support and Quality Incident Investigation and Resolution as required
  • Provide technical expertise to Operations regarding Mining Plan development and Execution, in order to maximize Reserve Life of Sites
  • Liaise with customers to ensure acceptable product performance, and acquire knowledge for potential innovation and product improvement
  • Promote Lafarge VAP and branded products to customers
  • Support product development, utilizing new and or innovative products.


Financial Accountability

  • Ensure efficient utilization of resources provided, and optimize costs where practical and possible

Relationships with Other Jobs:

Liaison with Operational and Sales Staff

  • Communication of product performance and identification of improvement opportunities
  • Mining Plan Development and Implementation
  • Minimization/Utilization of Long Products
  • Root Cause Analysis and Reporting of Product Quality Incidents
  • Troubleshooting/Customer Service
  • Support yearly quality plan, to include material optimization targets, product development and long term product plans
  • Support utilization of Long and alternative Aggregate products in RMIX
  • Operational Batching Consistency
  • Moisture probe usage and Moisture Compensation
  • VAP product consulting


Liaison with Regional and Market Area QA

  • Quality Safety Initiatives
  • New Product Innovation
  • Reserve Optimization
  • Development and Implementation of Quality Program
  • Support and Implementation of Quality Program Quality Safety Initiatives
  • Support and Implement Cement and Aggregate strategies for RMIX
  • Innovation Product Launches
  • VAP Mix Design, Implementation and Launch



  • This position currently has 0 direct reports
  • 1-3 Sites, 1-2M T/yr
  • $ 5-10M Revenue


Specific Accountabilities:

  • Safety
  • Product Performance
  • Customer Service/Support
  • Product Quality Control and Performance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Cost Management
  • Quality Policies and Training


You must be a recent university or college graduate within the last 2 years OR you will be completing your degree/diploma May 2018.


  • Minimum 2 year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology - eligibility for C.Techy. or C.E.T. Designation
  • University Degree in Engineering - eligibility for P.Eng. Designation


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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