• Production Analyst

    Job Locations CA-ON-Hamilton
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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 Production Analyst will be an integral part in providing SAP support to the plant and managing the SAP system in their location. This individual will team up with management in supporting production with LafargeHolcim’s Cement business.


    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas. 
    • Function as a safety leader in the plant by demonstrating a personal commitment to working safely and ensuring that the Plant continues to eliminate work related risks. Function as a strong advocate and leader in promoting a safe working environment for all employees at the plant.
    • Function as an integral member of the management team with a focus on plant performance and continuous improvement. It is essential that the production analyst work very closely with other management functions at both sites harmoniously to ensure continuity within plant operations.
    • Responsible for maintenance of master data including daily production reporting, material recipes, long term planning - recipe, resource capacity, and energy consumption factors.
    • Responsible for Production planning including 18 month plan for logistics; weekly and monthly confirmation and conversion of planned orders to process orders
    • Responsible for process orders management including:
      • weekly release of process orders
      • daily confirmation of process and grind orders clearing of goods movement errors occurring after confirmation
      • complete process orders monthly
      • balance physical inventories of cement, clinker, and raw meal weekly and  all other materials associated with production on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
      • ensure production versus consumption ratios are correct for all LHARP functional areas
      • ensure raw material extraction, raw material preparation, and cement factors are correct each month
      • complete all process order TECO on a timely basis
    • Responsible for the completion of Annual Technical Report
    • Provide leadership and accountability for reporting accurate downtime notifications, use of correct heat factors, completion of downtime notifications and confirmations, and creation and execution of process orders
    • Support weekly forecasting
    • Take the lead on production budget, PDP, and MTP development: 
      • Cost and volumes
      • Complete all necessary inputs into SAP for the budgeting process and verify the data entries into SAP via the BW Reports
      • Utilize MBP tool and budgeting interface
    • Become a BW power user (ability to create specific queries in regards to BW reports)
    • Guide physical inventory tracking and control. Ensure accurate movement of fuels and materials through production orders.
    • Communicate non-compliance issues, deficiencies and corrections required to appropriate plant personnel
    • Provide training to project system and production planning system users
    • Interface with maintenance on the weekly production/maintenance planning meeting
    • Support production functions as required in a leading role
    • Other duties as assigned


    Qualification Profile:

    • Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering preferred
    • Must have strong leadership skills
    • Strong planning/organizing skills
    • Team player: have the ability to develop and maintain cohesive working relationships with peers and management
    • High initiative, self starter
    • Must have strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
    • Able to thoroughly analyze situations or processes from different perspectives
    • Able to independently determine discrepancies in trends or numerical data, investigate and resolve
    • Knowledge of cement manufacturing process, materials receipt, and procurement preferred
    • Knowledge of budgeting process


    Other Related Experiences Required:

    • SAP and computer software (excel, databases) experience


    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.



    Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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