Hollowcore & Precast Supervisor

Lafarge North America - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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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 www.lafarge.ca/en/careers .

Operate a safe, productive and efficient Hollowcore Plant and supervise Production of Precast components as required.

Supervise line employees’ work quality, productivity and attendance.
Provide safe, healthy and environmentally sustainable workplace for employees, contactors and visitors.
Organize and schedule personnel for daily operation of HC production and Yarding/Loading products in a unionized environment.
Work with sales and marketing employees to encourage solid customer relationships from a production perspective and provides input on job estimates when requested
Review sales estimate and instruct Estimators on productivity and production methods.
Work with Project Managers/Coordinators to plan production in advance in terms of materials, product, lines and personnel.
Plan and coordinate work activities to meet deadlines.
Review shop drawings for materials, errors, impracticalities and resolve by interacting with Engineering, QC, Project Coordinators, and /or customers.
Interpret drawings for efficient, safe production procedures.
Optimize production resources to ensure efficient and safe plant operations.
Innovate methods and equipment to improve safety, quality, and productivity.
Meet production deadlines.
Purchase materials, parts and equipment as defined by Operational Policies, and ensure on time delivery of raw materials.
Work with Operations Manager to hire and train personnel and adjust workforce to achieve casting schedule.
Oversee the batching systems and monitors raw materials inventory
Lead QC team and ensure all QC equipment and facilities are calibrated regularly
Oversee deliveries of products to customers.
Oversee the Yard Coordinator in preparing documentations like Bill of Ladings (BOLs), Custom documents for foreign shipments, and other reports needed are accurately complete in an efficient timely manner
Maintain a tracking list for materials consumption on a daily basis
Maintain an accurate inventory of hollowcore and precast products
Maintain an accurate inventory of Production, Yard, Erection and Anchor materials
Train and mentor all line employees to develop a team and safety culture
Provide leadership to charge hands and lead hands, and empower employees to action whenever possible.
Purchase material, parts and equipment as defined by the company’s operational policies.
Order materials including inventory for standard items plus sourcing for unique infrequent items.
Oversee the maintenance and repair of HC and Yard equipment and facilities
Maintain the tracking list for the In Vehicle Monitoring Systems (IVMS)
Participate in the Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings and activities

Specific Accountabilities:
Plant and Yard Safety
Product quality
Optimize costs
Customer satisfaction
Develop qualified production and yard personnel

Number of employees varies from 15 to 25.

Leadership capability
Safety focus
Quality focus
Customer focus
Precast aptitude & experience
Drawing interpretation
Ability to function effectively in stressful situations
Schedule sensitivity

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.