LafargeHolcim

  • Mobile Shop Foreman

    Job Locations CA-BC-Van Anda
    Requisition ID
    2018-4907
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Maintenance
    Product Line
    Aggregates
  • 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 www.lafarge-na.com/careers.

     

    Overview

    Objective

    The Mobile Shop Foreman is responsible for the daily operations of Mobile Equipment Shop. The incumbent will ensure worker/contractor safety through compliance with Lafarge Safety policies and procedures, and adherence to the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia. The Mobile Shop Foreman's primary responsibility is to facilitate the planning and execution of Lafarge and supplier Mobile Maintenance strategies and best practices.

     

    Texeda Island is located about 8 kilometres southwest of the city of Powell River, it is a great community that offers its residents a wide range of activities that includes fishing, sailing and kayaking.

    Responsibilities

    1. Safety Culture: Promote safety culture through engagement with employees and contractors, implementing and maintaining local and regional initiatives with an objective of zero harm. Administer and promote policies & procedures and ensure that site meets or exceeds all government and Lafarge guidelines.
    2. Customer Focus: Develop and preserve direct communication between the maintenance and operations teams, with the purpose of developing, coordinating and maintaining short, medium and long term maintenance schedules ensuring quarry equipment availability and reliability targets are met or exceeded.
    3. Financial Management: Assist Maintenance Manager is development of the annual mobile maintenance budget and capital expenditures by providing detailed information on equipment condition. Execute annual mobile maintenance budget and perform analysis on identified cost savings opportunities. Conduct repairs in accordance with heavy mobile equipment leasing contract guidelines.
    4. Labour Management/Personnel Development: Adhering to local CBA, supervise site employees. Directly responsible for the motivation, scheduling, training, developing and supervision of all mobile equipment maintenance personnel in order to promote safety, efficiency, and customer service.
    Relationships with Other Functions:
    • Reports directly to Maintenance Manager.
    • Works closely with the Fixed Equipment Supervisor, Electrical Supervisor, Purchasing & Warehouse Supervisors, Safety Supervisor and Quarry Shift Supervisors.
    Specific Accountabilities:
    • Safety: Near Miss and incident reporting, compliance of safety policy by employees, LTI management, execution of employee and contractor safety management programs.
    • People Development/HR: Administer collective agreement, safety/personnel training, coach employees to be safe, efficient, and engaged
    • Financial: Assist with target fleet exercise, follow annual mobile equipment repair budget, maintenance scheduling, and track relevant performance Indicators.
    Dimensions: 
    • Follows vision and direction set by Maintenance Manager
    • Works closely with Mobile Administrator to schedule resources, repairs, and interacts with leasing suppliers on maintenance of their fleet.
    • Schedule and plan safe efficient repair of heavy mobile equipment.
    • 11 Direct Reports, 6 mechanics and 4 fuel & lubrication employees, 1 administrator.
    • Supports the administration of a large sized HME fleet consisting of both owned and leased equipment.
    • >20 OTR units
    • >20 light duty units & support equipment
    • Have a positive presence on shop floor by actively supervising employees. 80% of time being spent supervising and 20% administrative.

    Qualifications

    Qualification Profile 

    Education: 

    • Trade qualification as a Heavy Duty Mechanic, Red Seal certification.
    • 2 - 5 years of supervisory experience in heavy mobile equipment or related field.
    • BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Open Pit Shiftboss Certificate (preferred).

     

    Experience and Skill Set: 

    • Number one focus being safety of team.
    • Strong communication, planning & organizational skills in a time sensitive environment.
    • Excellent work ethic and demonstrated ability to take direction.
    • Proficiency with various computer applications including Microsoft Office and fleet management programs. SAP experience is an asset.
    • Experience with managing effectively within a unionized environment.
    • Ability to mentor, coach, and lead direct reports to effectively maintain mobile fleet.

    LafargeHolcim

    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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