LafargeHolcim - HQ

Process Engineer

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 .



The primary objective of the Process Engineer is providing technical support to improve and maintain the performance of the plant operations through process and quality data analysis, field measurements, equipment inspections, improvement projects and providing technical recommendations. As part of the Process Department, he/she continually strives to support the plant’s current and long-term goals in order to move the plant towards great performance l with the objective of manufacturing the highest quality cement that meet customer demands respecting the environment.


  1. 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. Pursues a culture of safety that is best in class with an objective of “zero” injuries or incidents.  Actively engages with the employees to reinforce safe behaviors, demonstrate overall commitment to safety through the VPCs, involvement in the team based safety and housekeeping activities.


  1. Production: Working closely with production department: interaction with CROs, assist production personnel in troubleshooting and solving operation problems, works closely with the automation group in the development and/or modification of the control system. Optimize the day to day operations of the cement manufacturing process.


  1. Optimization: Process optimization through technical studies, trials, project modifications, process measurements, establishing operating targets and analysis data. Ensure that any changes to the plant's equipment or design are reviewed with the Environmental Manager to ensure that any relevant regulatory requirements are identified and met. Identify, participate in and/or lead continues improvement projects.


  1. Quality & Environment: Working closely with quality department for raw mix homogeneity improvements, follow up the clinker and cement quality. Identify and promote behaviors in order to respect the procedures and quality standards. Be familiar with and support the plant's ISO 14001 Environmental Management System including being aware of any specific duties outlined in the program.


  1. Maintenance: Working closely with maintenance department for maintenance inspections and improvements.


  1. Equipment performance: Striving for continuous improvement of equipment performance, reliability, efficiency and effectiveness (as active member of the Process Improvement Team). Determine areas for significant process improvements and assist with the implementation of such projects



 Relationships with Others Jobs: 


Works closely with Production, Quality, maintenance and environment teams.



Specific Accountabilities:


  • Safety Performance objective is “Zero”
  • Optimizing Equipment and process optimization and performance
  • Contribute to the analysis of equipment breakdown and non-optimal running
  • Define and implement improvements to existing process and optimal solutions to process problems
  • Ensure permanent monitoring of key process and operation parameters & data, inspection of stopped equipment and organize process reviews
  • Contribute to new technology /new processes /new product development
  • Keep track of trials, process activities, solutions tested and process inspections
  • Ensure progress in process control loop and automation




Financial Scope                                                                    Number of subordinates


Expense Budget: $0                                                                Direct:    0  employees

Capital Budget:   $0                                                                Indirect:   0 employees


Plant annual Capacity:                                       1,000,000 tons of cement


Education & Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Process Engineering is required.  Other engineering fields (i.e., Geologic, Metallurgical, Electrical, and Industrial) may be considered.
  • A minimum of 2 years of continuous process industry experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the cement industry is required.  Other industry experience may be considered (i.e., pulp/paper, steel, glass, lime, petroleum, and chemical).


Knowledge & Skills:


  • Solid understanding of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.
  • Experience in a culture that placed strong emphasis on self-sufficiency and service orientation.
  • Proven ability and analytical approach to problem solving; particularly those of a technical nature.
  • Familiarity of working with environmental regulations in continuous co-process manufacturing industry is a plus.


Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):


  • Driving for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Managing & Measuring Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Agility
  • Team player


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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