LafargeHolcim - HQ

Site 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 .



Main support for Geocycle quality and day to day operations at the Cement Plant. The Incumbent will ensure the technical excellence with respect to quality control and assurance in addition to continuous improvement of quality management. As well, to provide leadership in the optimization of Alternate Fuels & Raw Materials (AFR) use in the manufacturing process. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the day to day operations of the AFR program along with site responsibilities to coordinate with external customers and carriers contributing to a consistent seamless flow of Alternate Fuels & Raw Materials to the plant.


  1. Safety: Serve as a role model in the areas of safety, leadership, teamwork, customer focus, and continuous improvement to ensure alignment with the company’s vision and critical success factors. Support local businesses with Contractor Safety Management (CSM) compliance and training, and third party pre-qualification platform process simplification and accountability on deliverables.


  1. Site Management: Responsible for operational safety & effective use of resources to minimize cost and maximize feed to the kiln operations. The incumbent will be responsible for site management of fuel unloading and transfer station; including, material receiving and load documentation, inventory tracking, delivery orders, environmental and safety compliance, and routine repairs. Manage routine daily operation of the pre-processing facility in accordance with established procedures and schedules. Responsible for daily/routine operation of the ARM & AFR program at Geocycle Bath (including AFR pre-processing platforms if added to Bath programs) and monitoring inventory levels, ensuring optimum utilization of space, and proper inventory rotation based on “first in/first out” principle.


  1. Quality & AFR Management: Responsible for accurate analysis, evaluation, and handling of materials received at the pre-processing platform. Manage A-Cert Program, participate in A-Cert audits and implementing of audit recommendations. Coordinates the QA/QC program with the cement plant and Corporate QA/QC Manager as well as plant along with all other operational requirements (logistics, inventory, safety, etc.). Ensuring transfer of samples to the St-Constant laboratory, validating laboratory results, and analyzing output from laboratory equipment. Assure that H&S policy, all procedures and permit are respected. Maintain adherence to AFR policy, A-Cert, ISO, and OSHAS certifications.


  1. Logistics Management: Provide onsite leadership to all vendors and haulers that bring Alternate Fuels & Raw Materials to the plant, directing traffic, ensuring uninterrupted flow of traffic, etc. Oversee AFR receptions with internal and external customers, carriers and ensure that transporters are Avetta certified. Responsible for management of fuel unloading and transfer station; including, material receiving and load documentation, inventory tracking, delivery orders, environmental and safety compliance, and routine repairs. Coordinate and complete calibration and repairs of analytical equipment to maintain functionality and accuracy for all AFR streams –i.e. shingles, plastic, tires, sludge, FCC, oil, glycerine, etc.


  1. Leadership: Provide professional and development/coaching to Geocycle & plant resources on a frequent basis and where required clarify roles and responsibilities for the Geocycle operations. Interact and promote efficient teamwork with plant personnel.


  1. Reporting & Performance: Ensure the implementation and tracking of performance indicators and achieved results. Provide regular reports and updates to local and regional management as required. Ensure AFR information is accurately captured into WFMS, SAP, etc and drive compliance with permitted requirements at all times. Produce AFR reports and analysis, and give feedback to Sales Managers (co-processing Mgr), regarding profitability of each stream, as well as advise discontinuing of streams and re-negotiate economics in case some streams are not generated good EBITDA or GAV.


  1. Business Development: Develops and manages a portfolio of fuels and raw materials to achieve the best sustainable value for the bath cement operation and balance day-to-day management of existing accounts and waste streams with market development to secure new opportunities.


Relationship with Others:


Interact with team members on a regular basis to gather or communicated information, solve problems and meet deadlines.  Work with sales and customers to meet their needs and communicate our position. Main contact between Geocycle and the Bath Cement Plant 




Direct reports: 0

Volume of ARM: 100,000mt +

Financial Scope: GAV: $10mil




Educational & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering, Logistics or Chemistry
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience within a logistics, waste management or industrial environment.


Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to influence and develop others
  • Ability to develop and maintain strategic relationships
  • Possess strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to drive and lead effective change in a complex multi-product line environment
  • Possess superior communication skills (written, verbal, presentation)
  • Prior experience negotiating complex contracts (e.g. multi-site, significant value, etc.)
  • Analytical, goal driven, customer focused, and business savvy
  • Experience on driving change in complex organizations


Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

  • Business Acumen
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Managerial Courage
  • Organizational Agility
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Drive for Results



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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