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  • Production Coordinator

    Job Locations CA-NS-Brookfield
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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 primary objective of the Production Coordinator is to coordinate the daily and weekly activities of the department, including coordination with other plant departments.  Areas of responsibility include the raw mill, kiln, coal mill, finish mill.  The Production Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of shift personnel.  As well, the Production Coordinator will assure that all standards are maintained concerning safety, environment, quality, production, and cost. 


    • Ensuring personal safety, and that of others, within the Plant Safety Guidelines.
    • Responsible for the supervision, safety and development of shift personnel.
    • Taking all measures necessary, including proper disciplinary action, to ensure that personnel work with the proper protective equipment, measures and procedures required by the Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act, and plant safety rules, policies and procedures.
    • Reporting any safety incidents to management as soon as possible.
    • Ensuring that safety meetings are held as per the established guidelines and that those meetings are effective.
    • Responding to, and as appropriate, follow up on safety concerns brought forward from the group.
    • Conducting safety inspections of the work areas, as per established guidelines.
    • Advising employees of the existence of any potential or actual danger to the health or safety of the workers.
    • Protecting the plant’s equipment and maximize its utilization and reliability.
    • Ensuring that Risk Assessments and required work permits are being completed prior to commencing any tasks that require them, i.e. safe work, confined space, WAH, hot work, etc.
    • Ensuring that employees and contractors have the proper, current, training for the job they are to perform
    • Following Lafarge’s guidelines for Contractor Safety Management.
    • Developing, implementing and reviewing, on a periodic basis, all SOP’s related to the department (i.e. safety, production, etc).
    • Responsible for meeting all quality, production and process targets on a shift basis
    • Ensuring that all environmental Certificates of Approval, Permits, Regulations, and Company environmental policy and guidelines are followed and complied with.
    • Coordinating the day to day and week to week aspects of the production department.
    • Participating on committees, as required, to address equipment reliability or performance issues.
    • Participating in the development of the annual department operating budgets.
    • Contributing to the development of the annual Plant Development Plan.
    • Contributing to the identification and development of capital and cost savings projects that targeting improved efficiency.
    • Insure sufficient manpower is available to achieve daily plant operation.
    • Responsible for the development of an ongoing list of action plans to insure continuous improvement in the department.
    • Communicating all operational goals, objectives, and concerns to all production shift personnel.
    • Planning and coordination of plant turnaround activities on behalf of the department.
    • Planning and coordinating refractory repairs and/or replacement for the kiln and cooler areas.

    Relationships with Others Jobs: 

    • Reports to the Production Manager
    • Supervises the four (4) Shift teams.


    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Personal safety, as well as the safety of direct reports.
    • Promotion and implementation of safe work practices and conditions. Held monthly safety meetings and that Plant Safety Rules and the Occupational Health & Safety Act are followed.
    • Guide and assist subordinates in the administration of the Collective Agreement, the handling of Grievances and the application of discipline.
    • Ensure that the operations of the plant are carried out in conjunction with the present environmental regulations and that the supervisors are aware of all aspects of environmental law pertaining to the operation.
    • Promotion and insure proper training of hourly personnel
    • Achieving department KPI’s (eg. Zero MI’s, daily production, Shop RF/UF/PF, etc)
    • Optimization of plant equipment and process through modification and implementation of equipment procedures and training.
    • Maintain a positive and harmonious labour relations atmosphere.
    • Adherence to product quality standards.



    • 260,000 mt/yr of Cement production


    Education & Work Experience:

    • An undergraduate degree in engineering, or significant related experience.
    • Knowledge of cement manufacturing industry is an asset, but not essential.
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience.


    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Results oriented. Disciplined and process-oriented.
    • Excellent people skills – able to develop effective working relationships internally and externally.
    • Strong work ethic. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. 
    • Effective computer and systems skills.


    Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

    • Customer Focus
    • Drive for Results
    • Integrity and Trust
    • Interpersonal Savvy
    • Peer Relationships
    • Problem-solving


    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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