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  • Weigh Master

    Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
    Requisition ID
    2018-5473
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
    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.ca/en/careers .

     

    Overview

    The Weigh Master is a customer facing position in a fast-paced environment. Being able to show attention to detail and multi-tasking is a must. They will be responsible for directing inbound trucks to the appropriate locations, inspecting incoming concrete rubble to ensure it meets quality standards, and ticketing outbound trucks accurately. On occasions, the weigh master may be asked to assist with Cash on Delivery and/or walk-in customers, and other site level activities.

    Responsibilities

    Objective:

     

     

    Working as a team member, promote safety on site with all employees and visitors (contractors, haulers, and customers.) Provide excellent customer service by engaging employees and visitors in a professional and friendly manner. Act as key person in communicating with and receiving feedback from truck drivers on topics of safety, logistics and service.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    SAFETY:

    • Promote a culture of safety with an objective of “zero” incidents.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving, and adhering to Lafarge Safety Policies, Lafarge Safety Principles, and the Lafarge Safe Trucker Program in all work environments with employees and site visitors.
    • Follow all safety requirements put forth by management and communicates any suggestions or concerns he/she identifies during day-to-day operations.
    • Engage in daily safety communication activities (ie: Huddles, Spot Truck Safety Audits, Daily Safety Messages, etc…) with management, employees and visitors.

    HOUSEKEEPING:

    • Demonstrate ownership of the scale house to ensure it is kept safe, presentable and functional.

    CUSTOMER SERVICE:

    • Provide assistance via phone or face-to-face contact with visitors. Directs visitors to appropriate personnel for further assistance.
    • Engage all inquiries in a professional and friendly manner.

    DISPATCH:

    • Follow the dispatch daily checklist to identify, record, and communicate changes to the dispatchers aiming to minimize delivery disruptions to the customer.

    FRONT-END:

    • Operate the ticketing system according to standard operating procedures to check/tare in trucks and produce weigh-bills/tickets for the shipment of goods in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Ensure that weight restrictions are abided by (ie: no overloads)
    • Collect documentation as per Front-End guideline for transport vehicles and transfers to the Transportation Coordinator.
    • Proactively communicate customer, transport and system issues with dispatch, sales and back-office to ensure timely resolution.
    • Collect monies for cash sales and reconciles against register as prescribed by control procedures.

    SHIPPING OPERATIONS:

    • Where required, supports the Depot shipping operations by operating small mobile equipment (ie: Compact wheel loader, Forklift) to ensure safe and efficient loading of trucks.

    RECYCLING OPERATIONS:

    • Perform visual inspections of incoming concrete rubble to ensure no unwanted materials are imported.
    • Reject loads that do not meet the quality standards set out by Lafarge

     

    Relationships with Others Jobs: 

    • Reports to the Depot Supervisor
    • Dotted line reporting to the Depot Manager
    • This position requires extensive liaison with plant personnel, Dispatch, After Sales Support, Customer Service & Logistics Manager, Inside Sales and Territory Managers.

     

    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Safety: Adheres to safety policies and work practices
    • Attendance: Showing up on time at the location(s) and time(s) scheduled by supervisor.
    • Cawthra Depot – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday
    • Conduct: Treating customers, haulers and co-workers in a friendly and courteous manner.
    • Dispatch Communication: Accurate and timely communication of truck status with dispatch.
    • Driver Communication: Checking for compliance with Safe Trucker Program (STP). Delivery of key logistics messages. Receive and report feedback from drivers to appropriate personnel.

     

    Dimensions:

    • Up to 200 outbound trucks in a day, up to 100 inbound trucks in a day

    Qualifications

    Education & Work Experience:

    • High School Diploma

     

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Preferred 3 years experience
    • Knowledge of construction or aggregate industry would be an asset
    • Certification in Forklift Operations (an asset)
    • Certification in Compact Wheel Loader Operations (an asset)

     

    Competency:

    • Works well under pressure
    • Multi-tasking
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer focused/Interpersonal
    • Problem solving

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    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:

    www.lafarge.ca

    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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