LafargeHolcim - HQ

  • Salesforce Administrator

    Job Locations CA-BC-Surrey
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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 Salesforce Administrator will be a key member of the Commercial Services team. This person will be responsible for development, implementation, and support of our existing Salesforce tool.


    • Troubleshoot and provide end-user support for 400 sales staff across Canada
    • Create, maintain and update Reports & Dashboards based on user requirements
    • Testing & Quality: Test new functionality and coordinate user acceptance testing efforts
    • Manage Data Integration: Upload data via Data Loader
    • Work collaboratively with Key Business Users, IT, and other stakeholders to establish best practices and system change options and to ensure functionality meets business needs
    • Work directly with users to take an idea and turn it into a workable solution. Document these as concise requirements and work with IT and Salesforce to implement
    • Develop new functionality (custom objects, workflow rules, VisualForce pages, etc.) leveraging all the standard platform features
    • Make suggestions as to how we can replace existing complexity with updated SF features (Process Builder, approval process, quoting, forecasting, etc.)
    • Execute on configuration changes driven by the business. Ensure all changes are reviewed and deployed and approved via the Change Management process
    • Ability to leverage the SF Community to find answers and better ways to do things and present those ideas to Senior Management
    • Ability to develop training materials and conduct training workshops for business users


    • Education: Bachelor's/University Degree
    • Preferred field of study: Information Technology
    • Preferred hands-on experience in developing and deploying Salesforce solutions but willing to provide training
    • Sales experience would be beneficial
    • Travel Requirements: Minimum 20% Travel



    • Strong technical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective problem solving skills
    • Project Management Skills an advantage
    • Strong Analytical skills to respond to requested changes and identify customizations
    • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of ACM and Cement business a plus, but not required
    • Salesforce background and experience preferred
    • Experience with Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Knowledge, Chatter and understanding web services API
    • Sales Cloud and Service Cloud certification a plus
    • Willing to take Salesforce Administrator certification training


    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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