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The Supervisor has direct responsibility for the plant site(s) including safety, environment, operations, sales, maintenance, inventory management, performance, quality, financial performance, employee relations, plant’s image and community relations. The Plant Supervisor is an operations professional who understands the value of planning and processes and takes a disciplined approach to execution, while working closely and effectively with safety, environment, sales, credit, and customer service, performance, finance and HR.
This position is ideal for a candidate who enjoys ample opportunity to thrive in a manufacturing facility where you will have autonomy and be able to drive for success. The Red Lake Plant is an amazing place where you can simultaneously enjoy both tranquility of nature at its finest and a dynamic manufacturing operation.
Health and Safety: Assist in the implementation and compliance of both Lafarge and GoldCorp’s 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. Ensures that employees, equipment and processes meet or exceed the, governmental regulatory and Lafarge guidelines, standards and advisories. Pursues a culture of safety with an objective of “zero” injuries or incidents. Actively engages with the employees to reinforce safe behaviors.
Environment: Establishes environmental policies and processes and recognizes environmental compliance as a priority at the site. Ensures governmental regulations are met or exceeded by following Lafarge best practices.
Operations Strategy: Provides direct oversight in the processing, storage, and shipping of concrete at the plant(s). Embraces best practices, processes and tools to ensure plant activities are optimized and costs minimized. Effectively utilizes Lafarge’s maintenance programs to maximize plant up-time and manage costs. Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers. Ensures optimal operation and maintenance of all fixed and mobile equipment.
Operations Planning: Achieve annual revenue target by participating in customer relations with Sales Manager in the designated market. Conduct research and analysis appropriate for the establishment of the annual budget. Management of raw materials to ensure a balance between cost optimisation and meeting customer needs.
Sales & Customer Focus: Accountable for sales and customer service for customer base. Collaborates with Sales Manager and VAP Specialist to accomplish goals. Ensures jobsite customer management and interacts with customers in order to strengthen the business relationship.
Operations Analysis and Action Tracking: Effectively utilizes KPIs, Performance Efficiency Reviews, financial statements and operational reports to track performance, establish effective action plans and continuously improve the operations. Uses available reports effectively to measure quality, identify variances and establish corrective action.
Plant Image: Maintains the plant in accordance with stated guidelines for plant image. Plant image includes housekeeping, parts storage, vehicles and equipment condition (cleanliness and appearance), entrance & property, and buildings.
HR/Coaching & Mentoring: Lead the team to achieve success. Responsible for effective recruitment, merit/recognition, development, and disciplinary actions for the site. Participates in union negotiations and fosters effective employee relations.
Association Involvement: Participates in industry associations as a representative of Lafarge. Promotes Lafarge’s interests and communicates in a manner which upholds Lafarge as a good corporate citizen. Represents the company in internal and external activities and events.
Inventory Management: Closely manages inventory requirements at the site through frequent coordination with the suppliers, performance and accounting.
Performance Management: Promotes a culture of performance. Effectively utilizes KPIs, Performance Efficiency Reviews, financial statements and operational reports to track performance, establish effective action plans and continuously improve the operations.
Quality: Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers. Drives use of best practices for production and delivery. Will be responsible for performing the day to day quality control and will follow the QC Plan designed for the sites.
Planning: Develops operational and capital plans for the plant to continuously improve productivity and maintain costs as low as possible. Prepares budgets and forecasts as required.
Capital: Works with General Manager and Manufacturing team to identify necessary sustaining and development capital according to Lafarge best practices. Assists in preparing CERs (Capital Expenditure Requests) and assists in installation/construction of projects as required.
Community Relations: Works proactively with the local community to ensure that Lafarge is a valued member of the community. Activities include organization of open houses and participation with local schools and non-profit organizations.
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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.
Job Type: Full-time