• Plant Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations CA-BC-Richmond
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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 .


    With a customer service focus, this position is fully responsible for administrative support to certain members of the admin & plant leadership team. Furthermore, the role involves responsibility for certain payroll functions.  Excellence is measured by keeping accurate records and files, effective meeting co-ordination, project management, and by demonstrating through actions and words a positive and professional attitude at all times. This position must maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and professionalism.


    Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    • Providing administrative assistance to the Admin & Systems Coordinator and the Plant Leadership Team.
    • Answering the main switch board; greeting guest and assisting guests with the iLobby sign in system.
    • Payroll data entry for hourly employees
    • Payroll & admin file management
    • Co-ordinating appointments and meetings (arranging catering and setting up boardrooms)
    • Data entry of safety training records
    • Ordering and maintaining office, coffee and janitorial supplies
    • Manage incoming and out-going mail and courier packages
    • Administrating certain plant programs, policies and events
    • Any other job related duties as required or requested



    1. Must abide by all Health and Safety Rules.
    2. Responsible for thorough workmanship and high quality. Must meet or exceed the company standards of quality and production.
    3. Maintain good working relationship with others, confidentiality being paramount.
    4. Strive for continuous improvement in all aspects of the work environment; this includes active participation in company committees, project teams and relevant job training.
    5. Commit to your self-development goals as discussed with your supervisor and attend all company sponsored training.
    6. Employee will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the amount of HR system access.



    • Some relatable post secondary education

    Skills & Experience 

    • 2-5 years of administrative experience, in a fast-paced Manufacturing industry setting
    • Advanced computer skills, including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
    • Excellent interpersnal and customer service skills
    • Experience with SAP


    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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