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  • Process Manager

    Job Locations CA-ON-Bath
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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 .



    This position's main objective is to manage the Process Department in order to achieve optimized equipment performance, while ensuring safety, environmental, quality and cost targets are continuously met and improved upon.


    • Managing the Process Department salaried staff in terms of safety, personal development and overall performance in a 24/7 manufacturing environment.
    • As part of the management team take a leadership role toward improved plant safety.
    • Ensuring that the production of the raw mix, clinker and cement conforms to quality and production demands.
    • Monitoring the process performance of the entire plant on a day to day basis and define corrective actions together with Maintenance, Production and Quality departments.
    • Optimizing plant equipment (Quarry to Finish Mills) performance as measured through KPI’s (eg. OEE, PRI, MTBI’s, HLC UF, etc) over the short, mid and long term.
    • Conduct and assign process inspections and performance review on a daily basis.
    • Identify and conduct studies, audits, tests and measurements within the Process department in order to improve performance.
    • Define an audit plan and supervise the audits to detect irregularities and find potential improvements.
    • Ensuring audits and studies are documented and shared.
    • Contributing to fuel cost optimization (optimization of lowest fuel cost) by ensuring (optimising) process condition ( STEC) which allows a maximum utilisation of alternative fuel and raw materials.
    • Identifying actions targeting the reduction of overall plant power consumption (SEEC).
    • Identifying and preparing for mid and long terms process ( PDP) and environmental improvement needs.
    • Ensuring the existence and correctness of process related SOP’s.
    • Fostering an awareness of process requirements within all departments.
    • Liaison with other department heads to ensure that the safety, maintenance, process, quality, environment, and administrative aspects of the operation are meeting the plant objectives.




    Plant annual Budget:                   $50,000,000

    Plant annual Capacity:                 1,100,000 tonnes of cement

    Process annual Budget:                $150,000

    Staff direct/indirect reports:          4


    Specific Accountabilities:


    • Holding a leadership position on one of the plant Team Based Safety teams.
    • Promotion and implementation of safe work practices and procedures.
    • Developing direct reports in terms of knowledge and abilities.
    • Establishing process targets to ensure the requirements of environmental regulations are continuously met.
    • Optimization of plant equipment performance through establishing, monitoring and adjusting (as required) process targets.
    • Adhering to product quality standards.
    • 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.


    • Bachelor of Engineering degree (Chemical, Industrial or similar).
    • At least five years cement manufacturing experience.
    • Excellent knowledge of cement technology and manufacturing process.
    • Excellent leadership ability and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact with plant and regional personnel.
    • Ability to work on many tasks at the same time while keeping excellent organizational skills.
    • Very strong computer skills.
    • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
    • Highly motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Demonstrated commitment to achieving organizational and personal goals.
    • Proven ability to work well in a team environment (co-workers, suppliers, etc.).
    • Well organized and systematic.


    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.



    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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