• Counter Sales & Weighmaster – Cawthra Depot

    Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
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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 Counter Sales & Weighmaster position is responsible for proactive selling to retail, cash and other customer segments as well as the administration of scale ticketing, sales systems and processes.  This position works closely with ISR’s, TM’s, Market Analyst, Plant Managers, Materials Performance (Quality), Dispatch/Order Takers and Credit & Collections staff.  The Cawthra Counter Sales & Weighmaster position is also responsible for the scale operations at the site. They may be required to provide short term cover of dispatch, inside sales, plant clerk and yard duties at the manager’s discretion.



    • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving, and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.


    Proactive Selling:

    • Have accountability for defined customer segments with detailed budgets and objectives.
    • They will sell to existing customers and develop new customers through understanding their product and business requirements to translate the current and unmet needs of customers into sales opportunities. 


    Sales Administration:

    • Small project quotation
    • Systematic pricing (Price lists / item pricing),
    • Customer communications (annual price letters, new customer welcome, holiday greetings, hours of operation),
    • General inquiries from customers (ie. products, sources, pricing, end-use/application assistance),
    • Marketing & Advertising opportunities for


    TM/ISR Support: Work closely with ISRs and TMs by assisting with the following:

    • Customer inquiries and complaint resolution,
    • Quote entry and transmission to customers,
    • Pro-Active selling to specific customer segments,
    • Review of sales transactions for accuracy and as required, error resolution,


    Scale Operations: Ensure the scales are adequately operated. This may require:

    • Directing inbound trucks and rubble haulers
    • Training and monitoring other scale personnel on proper procedures
    • Ticketing trucks when leaving site as necessary
    • Driver communication: compliance to Safe Trucking Program, delivering key logistics messages, receive and report feedback
    • Assisting other scale personnel as required or filling in for vacations as necessary.
    • Managing cash and closing paperwork


    Relationships with Others Jobs:

    • Work closely with Inside Sales, After Sales Support, Order Taking/Dispatch, Transportation Coordinator, Marketing Analyst, TM’s, Plant Managers/Supervisors, Materials Performance Manager, and Credit & Collections.


    Education and Work Experience

    • Undergraduate Degree or College Diploma in a related field (ie. Business, Engineering Technology, etc.) or
    • 2 or more years of experience working in construction materials or a related industry


    Knowledge and Skills

    • Strong customer focus coupled with Sales Skills
    • Results driven, disciplined with process orientation
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
    • Ability to develop effective relationships internally and externally
    • Detail-oriented, thorough, and accurate
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities
    • Works effectively individually and as a team member
    • Demonstrated positive attitude
    • Works well under pressure
    • English/French bilingualism would be an asset
    • Strong systems and PC user skills (MS Office Suite)


    Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

    • Integrity and Trust
    • Technical Learning
    • Drive for Results
    • Interpersonal Savvy
    • Customer Focus
    • Priority Setting
    • Process Management
    • Organizational Savvy



    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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