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 .
The prime objective of the Production Shift Supervisor is to lead and coordinate the Production Team in production of clinker and cement in accordance with the safety, environmental, quality and quantity objective for the plant to meet budgeted requirements and customer needs.
Responsible for taking all measures necessary, including proper disciplinary action, to ensure that Production personnel work in the manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and plant safety rules, policies, and procedures.
Taking the lead in the investigation and follow-up of accidents and/or near miss incidents.
Ensuring that safety meetings are held as per established guidelines and that those meetings are effective. Attend such meetings as per established guidelines.
Responding to, if required and appropriate, and following-up on safety concerns brought forward from the group.
Conducting safety related inspections of work areas as per established guidelines.
Being an Active member of the Plant First Response Team
Advising workers of the existence of any potential or actual danger to the health or safety of the worker of which he is aware.
Taking every precaution reasonable in the circumstance for the protection of a worker.
Protect the plant’s equipment and maximize its utilization and reliability.
Produce the forecasted quantities and quality of raw mix, clinker and cement minimizing con-compliance.
Ensure that all environmental guidelines are followed and complied with.
Maintain accurate records relating to kiln, cooler and chains installation.
Make sure that all control parameters of the lab, the control room and the field are met.
Coordinate and facilitate key decision making and problem solving with the team when dealing with mechanical, electrical, process, quality, productivity or manpower related problems.
Meet the forecasted production of clinker and cement within the production budget while maintaining a high standard in safety
Meet the quality objectives for raw mix, clinker and cement.
Ensure cooperation and teamwork within the production teams.
Administer the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement in a fair, firm, and consistent manner. Provide grievance counseling as required.
Promote good relations and communication between the maintenance and production departments.
Coordinate training for the production employees.
Ensure productivity, housekeeping and quality of work standards are maintained within the production department.
Aim to achieve 98% reliability on all major pieces of equipment.
Achieve personal and departmental goals.
Perform the duties of the Production Coordinator in his absence.
Represent the production department when coordinating and organizing the teams work with other departments.
Provide leadership and ensure communication within a team environment to achieve the production objectives.
Report on the team’s shift activities and observations, safety meetings and production level.
Member of Plant First Response Team.
Member of the production on-call system.
Complete the weekly payroll for the production teams.
Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor of Engineering degree or Technologist or relevant plant experience
At least three years cement manufacturing experience.
Excellent Knowledge of the cement technology and manufacturing process
A solid track record of effectively, leading, managing and supervising a unionized work force
Excellent leadership ability and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact with plant and regional personnel.
Ability to work on many tasks at the same time while keeping excellent organizational skills.
Very strong computer skills.
Strong communicator (both oral & written).
Highly motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated commitment to achieving organizational and personal goals.
Proven ability to work well in a team environment (co-workers, suppliers, etc.).
The incumbent will be able to demonstrate the following Lominger Competencies:
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.