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Production Coordinator

Job Locations CA-BC-Richmond
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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 .


In line with Lafarge’s safety and environmental standards, meet or exceed production commitments and forecasts in terms of volumes, deadlines, costs (budget) and product compliance. Showing leadership in safety & be seen as a driver for safety improvement. Ensure shift supervisors and process operators are held accountable for the work standards and performance in order to achieve Plant objectives and Departmental targets.


  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual production schedules relative to sales forecast.
  • Participate to the daily 6:30am and 2:00pm, as well as the weekly scheduling meeting to coordinate the work with the maintenance coordinator.
  • Work closely with the Maintenance coordinator in scheduling of equipment stoppages for shutdowns and repairs.
  • Working with Shift supervisors to build a team spirit for shift supervisors & personnel, and focus on people development.
  • Prepares and submits the Refractory portions of the Production Department budget.
  • Prepares the scope of work for refractory repairs and work with Purchasing in the bidding process and purchasing of refractory material.
  • Manages the refractory install and costs.
  • Plans and organizes the manpower according to the needs of the Department.
  • Participate in process optimization and benchmarking.
  • Administration of the Collective Agreement.
  • Resolves daily issues relating to cement production and works with other Departments to resolves issues which can impact shipments or product quality.
  • Review and streamline work methods (schedules, SOP’s, implement Best Practices) in order to minimize cost & improving efficiencies.
  • Participates in development and implementation of safety rules and procedures. Assist the Shift Supervisors in resolving crew safety issues.
  • Facilitate reliability corrections as required in areas of responsibility.
  • Exhibit and exercise Visible Felt Leadership (VFL) in the field on a daily basis.
  • Provides relief for the Production Manager as required.



  • Diploma or Degree in Engineering or related subject.


  • Minimum 5 years experience in cement or similar process in a supervisory role
  • Good knowledge of production management and planning.
  • Good working knowledge of cement manufacturing.
  • In-dept knowledge of production requirements and capabilities.
  • Good knowledge of all applicable environment and safety laws and regulations.
  • Good knowledge of product quality parameters and of quality control test.


Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.


Through LafargeHolcim’s 2030 Plan, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations. The company has a sixty year history in Canada and works continually to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.


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