Office Administrator

Lafarge Canada Inc. - Abbotsford, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position: Plant Administrator

Region: GVA

Reports to: Fraser Valley Area Manager

Department: Ready Mix

Hay Grade: Hourly

Location: Abbotsford, BC

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 sustainablyconstructed 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 Careerwith us! More information can be found at .


Reporting to the Fraser Valley Area Manager, the Plant Administrator is responsible for day to day admin and payroll tasks supporting three Ready Mix plants and up to 50 employees. The Plant Administrator will play a key role in ensuring all business administration functions supporting Valley Plant Managers and employees are executed.


  • Payroll entry for up to 40 hourly employees
  • Generating purchase orders and process receiving records
  • Setting up new vendors in system
  • Ensuring all vendors meet Lafarge’s policy within Avetta before requesting Purchase orders
  • Attendance tracking
  • Vacation, leave, benefits requests
  • Obtain quotes and purchase materials for plants
  • Maintain organization and supplies of office
  • Statistics tracking and reporting
  • Schedule training and maintain training database
  • Relief of phone lines for concrete order entry
  • Business and sales data analysis
  • Various other admin tasks in support of the Area Manager and three Plant Managers

Relationships with Other Jobs:

  • Reports to the Area Manager of the Fraser Valley
  • Work closely with Plant Managers , production employees , payroll, HR, procurement, accounting

Qualification Profile

  • Diploma or Certificate in Business or Accounting, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Three (3) years experience in payroll administration
  • Professional communication skills, written and over the phone
  • Strong computer skills: MS Office, Google suite, ERP systems
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven self-starter and learner

Asset Qualifications

  • Preferred experience in construction or Ready Mix Concrete industry
  • Experience using SAP system
  • Experience in a unionized environment

Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing, driver's abstract, 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.


  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • On-site parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Payroll administration: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Computer applications: SAP, other ERP: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Computer applications: Microsoft Office Suite: 3 years (Preferred)