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  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations CA-BC-Van Anda
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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 Supervisor is responsible for the daily activity and performance for their specific operations area and the development, leadership and management of the associated staff. The Production Supervisor will lead by example supporting alignment with all functional groups, Safety, Environment, Land, Manufacturing, and Quality to drive communication and consistency. Primary focus is optimizing operational safety & performance and labour management to achieve the highest productivity at the lowest cost of production. Ensures Lafarge is viewed as a valued member of the industry and local communities in which it operates.


    1. Safety Culture: Promote safety culture through engagement with employees, JHSC and subcontractors with an objective of developing a “think before you act” culture. Work with Safety and Shift managers to administer, promote and review safety policies, processes and procedures to maintain relevance while ensuring the site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines. Assist in the implementation and management of all local and regional safety initiatives, providing feedback as necessary.
    2. Human Resources: Administer and manage local collective and hourly working agreements with site employees. Directly responsible for the motivation, scheduling and training of all production personnel to promote customer focus, operational efficiency and skill development.
    3. Production Management: Implement and track maintenance, production processes and strategies to achieve targeted Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). Employ daily communication process with management and Quality to drive group efficiencies, manage inventories and production performance.
    4. Financial Management: Assist in planning, driving and tracking financial performance with local/regional tools, develop, implement and manage annual labour budgets. Support sales/logistics with balancing inventory and sales needs to manage and minimize working capital impact.
    5. Customer Focus: Assist with inventory reconciliation while balancing inventory levels in order to meet local demand. Schedule and assist logistics, quality and maintenance staff to optimize production, load out efficiencies and product quality.
    6. Land Management: Ensure that site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines. Implement and management of a sustainable mining plan with detailed stripping, production phasing and rehabilitation forecasts to ensure reserve optimization, while managing community impact.
    7. Environmental Management: Ensure that site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines. Implement and manage operational standards to manage activities and mitigate our environmental impact.
    8. Community Relations: Support effective relationships within the community by participating in local activities/events and through partnerships with local associations and the business community.


    Relationships with Others Functions: 

    • Reports directly to Production Manager
    • Works closely with Production Manager, Logistics Manager, Fixed Maintenance Supervisor, Mobile Shop Supervisor, Safety Supervisor, and supports others on Union issues


    • Safety/Environment: Ensure site and production staff comply with government/Lafarge policies/procedures, Facilitate monthly safety meetings and toolbox talks, Incident reporting - Near Miss, MVA’s, FA’s, MI’s, LTI’s
    • HR: Development, training and management of front line employees, Administration of local Union agreement
    • Production: Manufacturing KPI’s, Daily Shifters Report, Scheduling of employees and assets for production & shipping (load/unload) functions, Daily production meetings,  assist with co-ordination of blasting activities
    • Financial: Assist with the development of annual Labour/production budget
    • Customer Focus: Inventory reconciliation
    • 10 Hour work days plus weekend work is expected


    • Rreports directly to Production Manager
    • 30+ Hourly Staff
    • 5MT of Production/Sales activity



    • Grade 12 diploma
    • University or college degree preferred
    • Shifters Card/ Pit Boss Certification preferred 

    Experience and Skill Set:

    • Minimum 7-10 years production and supervisory experience
    • Computer knowledge in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Mines Act
    • Recognized safety training
    • Experience in administration of Collective Agreements


    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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