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  • Quality Control Supervisor

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Quality Control
    Product Line
    Canada - Concrete Products
  • 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 .


    To ensure the consistent quality of products manufactured in the Greater Calgary Pipe Business Unit.




    Reports directly to the Greater Calgary Pipe Plant Design and Marketing Engineer. Works with the Operations Manager, Production Foremen, Sales Manager, Sales and Technical group.


    Quality Control Performance:

    • Advise production of all irregularities and report regularity of all test results.
    • Monitor and report on daily production to ensure quality is met including reinforcement drawing pre and post pour on 5A P/B and 1-S manhole checks and pipe production.
    • Ensure that all products are labeled correctly and clearly.
    • Organize and monitor quality control team (which may consist of plant employees) to ensure that all tests are being performed according to plant and industry standards.
    • Have a working knowledge of all products and materials used in the making of all products.
    • Creating and updating a detailed QC Manual/Job aid.
    • Review drawings before production and provide comments (in conjunction with foremen).
    • Managing all pre/post checks for openings.
    • Executing and documenting QC checklist/as-built drawings for all products.
    • Updating cull sheet and meet the target.
    • Contributing to product improvement, development, and new trials.
    • Contributing to cost control maintaining the quality.
    • Contributing to Safety.

    Incoming Materials:

    • Maintain and obtain monthly supplier reports to ensure standards are being met.
    • Monitor and record the inspection of all purchased materials as they are received and track raw material inventory. (i.e. cement, fly ash, aggregates, admixtures, reinforcing, Stormceptor/Jellyfish disks, etc.).


    Mix Design:

    • Responsible for evaluation of concrete mix design for wet and dry cast products, determining the proper ready mix, and upgrading mix design.


    Certification and Testing:

    • Ensure that the Pipe Plant is producing material according to current specifications.
    • Verify sieve analysis report on aggregate samples to confirm to ASTM and CSA standards.
    • Verify and record specification and documents of the materials used in concrete products
    • Perform daily testing of fresh and hardened concrete and record all related information.
    • Maintain Plant Certification accreditation (PPP, and others when applicable)
    • Perform and record physical testing of concrete pipe (i.e. Hydrostatic and D-Load).
    • Co-ordinate procedure and documentation of all quality assurance testing and inspection of all phases of production and raw materials.
    • Ensure that required reports are sent to both municipal and certification officials.


    Equipment and System:

    • Ensure and monitor cleanliness of mixer, aggregate storage, mixer room, etc.
    • Monitor and assist computerized batching system to ensure that the proper data entry is input and that the system is operational (including system calibration).
    • Inspection of incoming material
    • Perform annual quality control on pallets and headers.


    People and Culture:

    • Providing QA/QC training for plant foremen and QC staff, and promote a quality culture within plant.
    • Provide technical assistance for plant, customers and city inspectors.

    Job Site Support:

    • Perform STC/JF/StormTrap post installation inspection when required.
    • Quality control assistance on job sites.




    • Must be a team player with excellent organizational and leadership skills.
    • Self-starter.
    • Maintain good customer relations (quality control, technical support and solutions).


    • Civil Engineering Technologist or minimum 5 years’ experience as a Construction or Manufacturing Foreman
    • Computer Skills (MS Office and Dispatching Software).
    • Experience with and understanding of construction industry.
    • ACI Level 1 Certification would be an asset.
    • Plant Certification Qualified would be an asset.


    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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