• Loader Operator

    Job Locations CA-ON-Stouffville
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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 .



    As a member of the Goodwood site team, the Loader Operator will execute the daily tasks of operating and maintaining the Portable Screening Plant and Front End Loader in accordance with Lafarge’s Best Practices and Policies as well as perform all administration related to the equipment’s operation.



    • Promote safety culture through engagement with employees, subcontractors and suppliers, implementation and maintenance of local and regional initiatives with an objective of “zero” safety incidents.
    • Administer and promote safety policies, processes and review procedures to ensure that site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines.
    • Ensure that plant and surrounding site is kept safe, presentable, and functional.

    Environmental Management:

    • Ensure that site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines.
    • Supports Environmental Department to develop, implement and manage operational standards to manage activities and mitigate our environmental impact.


    • Ensure assigned equipment is operated and maintained to original equipment manufacturer specifications and industry best practices.


    • Perform daily inspections as part of our preventative maintenance program to ensure maintenance is scheduled and completed as required.

    Community Relations:

    • Support effective relationships within the community by participating in local activities/events and through partnerships with local associations and the business community.


    • Perform other duties as assigned to assist in the efficient operation of the plant and site.



    Relationships with Others Jobs

    • Reports to the Plant Manager
    • This position requires extensive liaison with the quality control, shipping loaders and front end staff.



    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Safety: Near Miss and HI process, MVA’s, FA’s, MI’s, LTI’s, Daily Safety Huddles, Risk Assessments, Confined Space and WAH permits
    • Maintenance: daily, weekly, monthly, and annual inspection process, prioritize deficiencies as they occur


    Education & Work Experience:

    • Canadian secondary school diploma or equivalent
    • Portable screening plant operation experience required
    • Heavy equipment operation experience an asset


    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Specific mobile equipment training
    • Specific Modules Surface Miner training
    • 980/988 Operator Training Course (Toromont)
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Computer literacy an asset



    Safety Profile:

    • First Aid
    • Surface Miner
    • Confined Space
    • Working at Heights
    • LOTOTO


    Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

    • Action oriented
    • Delegation                              
    • Organizing
    • Listening
    • Priority setting
    • Problem solving                                 
    • Process Management
    • Time Management
    • Written Communications


    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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