LafargeHolcim - HQ

  • Plant Operator / Batcher - multiple locations

    Job Locations CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    Requisition ID
    2018-5742
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations
    Product Line
    Ready Mix
    Travel
    40%
  • 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

    Come work with the LafargeHolcim Projects & Mobile Solutions team. Be involved in some of the largest and most exciting construction projects in Eastern Canada. We supply concrete to energy, mining, infrastructure & building development projects located in both local and remote areas using a fleet of portable ready mixed plants. With the backing of the most advanced R&D facilities in the world, LafargeHolcim can supply the most innovative range of ready mixed concrete solutions & services. You will have the opportunity to learn about & apply both the knowledge & products that LafargeHolcim possesses to meet the challenges of completing unique construction projects. If you are interested in a position that allows you to travel and work in some of Canada’s most breathtaking areas, work as part of a skilled and highly engaged team completing complex projects with tight deadlines while fostering a strong safety culture within the group, then this may be a fit for you.

    Responsibilities

    Health and Safety:

    • Assist in the implementation and compliance of Lafarge Safety Program to ensure personnel are working in a safe manner in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures all aspects of his/her role are executed in a safe manner.
    • Obeys safety guidelines when on construction sites and Lafarge operations. Ensures that employees, equipment and processes meet or exceed the, governmental regulatory and Lafarge guidelines, standards and advisories.
    • Pursues a culture of safety with an objective of “zero” injuries or incidents. Actively engages with the employees to reinforce safe behaviors.
    • Engages pro-actively in risk assessment and near miss identification and reporting

     

    Operations:

    • Coordinate on site activities such as site work, production, maintenance and maximum utilization of equipment, personnel and subcontractors
    • Maintains the plant in accordance with stated guidelines for plant image. Plant image includes housekeeping, parts storage, vehicles and equipment condition (cleanliness and appearance), entrance & property, and buildings.
    • Monitor & recommend equipment for plant upgrades and to maintain productivity and efficiency
    • Assist with management of all plant staff; maintenance, production and delivery personnel
    • Ensure training requirements and records are up to date and offered as required
    • Support planning for all plant related repairs and maintenance in order to control cost and meet production demands

     

    Quality Control:

    • Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers. Drives use of best practices for production and delivery.
    • Ensure compliance is met with regards to our QA/QC plan plant production is within quality specifications; May be responsible for performing some day to day quality control and will follow the QC Plan designed for the site

     

    Environment:

    • Maintains and follows environmental policies and processes as a priority at the site. Recognizes environmental compliance as a priority at the site. Ensures regulations are met or exceeded by following Lafarge best practices.

     

    Specific Accountabilities:

    • Safety Performance objective is “Zero”
    • Responsible for the achievement of best in class production through mobile RMX operations
    • Customer satisfaction working directly with our team and customers to obtain all objectives.

    Qualifications

    Education & Work Experience:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to perform basic math
    • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of concrete batching experience in concrete ready mix

     

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of concrete batching technology, equipment and methods
    • Proficient in Command batch computer systems and computerized dispatch systems.
    • Working computer knowledge; including applicable Microsoft office software
    • Strong customer service skills and dedicated to delivering on expectations
    • Experienced in the wet and dry batch process
    • Experienced in material handling systems.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Front end loader experience
    • Self-motivated and proven ability to work with very little local supervision
    • Class “DZ” License preferable
    • Welding & Fabricating experience

    LafargeHolcim

    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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