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Project 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 .



To effectively manage assigned projects in order to achieve the stated objectives, while adhering to safety, scope, budget, quality and scheduling requirements


  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. Lead by example and challenge others when appropriate on safety related issues.


  1. Project Management: Manage all projects directly or in directly (using others) throughout the full project life cycle, from ‘Project Initiation’ until ‘Project Close Out’. Use Lafarge Holcim’s CAPEX Management Handbook including the relevant processes and procedures to ensure consistency and compliance.


  1. Resource Management: Coordinate and manage multiple resources, (internal, contractors, specialists, suppliers and experts etc.) and assets/equipment to the best interests of the projects. Ensuring good communication with plant department managers to address and overcome any clashes or problems along the way.


  1. Financial Compliance: Estimate the projects using various methods to establish the working budgets. Manage the CAPEX budgets for multiple projects including accumulation of costs and revenue information and conveyance to appropriate levels of management.


  1. Leadership: Provide professional and development/coaching to the project team resources on a frequent basis and where required clarify roles and responsibilities. Interact and promote efficient teamwork with the management team, regarding project strategies, best practices, savings opportunities, implementation requirements, and resource requirements.


  1. Reporting & Performance: Ensure the tracking of performance indicators and achieved results with the ECAN CAPEX Manager. Provide regular reports and updates to the plant, local/regional bodies as required. Ensure all the needs of project grant submissions are met in a timely fashion.


  1. People Management: Inform and motivate maintenance personnel, ensure their availability and performance is according to plant needs and promote their professional development through coaching, individual development plans and training.


  1. Maintenance Operations: Participate in weekly maintenance meetings as well as in the major shut-down meeting to coordinate jobs with other departments. Supervise the plant mechanical team in the ‘On-Call’ system.  Be willing and able to supervise the mechanical team on an ad-hoc basis.


  1. Planning & Cost Control: Contribute to the plant planning processes (PDP, budget & managing other routine expenses). Implement effective and systematic solutions to achieve budget and to meet or exceed targets. Assist the Outage Planner and Maintenance Manager to plan the major shutdown including all capital expenditures, creating underpinning/supporting information and building projects in SAP to manage and control the expectations of the shutdown.


Relationship with Others

  • This role reports directly to the Maintenance Manager and has up to four direct reports to consist of the Project Team. This may include junior Project Engineers, Project Supervisors, Specialists and Students as required.
  • Direct cooperation with internal operations staff, other plants and related external companies (LafargeHolcim, Geocycle, Ministry of Labour, Loyalist Township etc.)


Specific Accountabilities:

  • Deliver projects to agreed time, cost and quality metrics.
  • Accurate tracking, monitoring and controlling of all projects within the assigned portfolio.
  • Ensure best value for investment on all Capital expenditures.

ECAN, Bath CAPEX Budget is approximately $20M per annum.


Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree in Engineering preferred or comparable experience and/or training


Field of Study Preferred: Engineering or Construction Management


Required Work Experience: 3 years of project supervision, Knowledge of engineering work planning and control methods.  Industrial experience in cement or similar industry.


Extensive knowledge of industry/regulatory/LafargeHolcim codes and standards.


Travel Requirements: Travel to job sites, other plants, training sessions, contractor’s premises etc.


Formal Project Management qualifications preferred.


Professional membership with an Engineering or Project Management body preferred.


Lominger Competency


  • Drive for results.
  • Directing others.
  • Ethics and values.
  • Listening.
  • Managing and directing work.
  • Negotiating


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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