Quality Control Technician - Concrete

Lafarge Canada - Ottawa, ON (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 .


Effective management of Product Quality Control and Quality Processes to ensure product performance, product cost management, effective reserve utilization and customer satisfaction


Implementation of Lafarge Safety Policies, and Compliance with Government Legislation
Safety Induction of Visitors to Quality Lab or site as required
Execution of Job Hazard Analyses for QC Tasks, and implementation of Action Items
Execution and implementation of Lab/QC Safety Improvement Plans

Concrete Mix Management and Performance:
Implement programs and processes to ensure compliance of all products with relevant Codes, Standards, and Specifications
Implement Lafarge Quality Program, including sampling, testing, reporting and follow up for all products as determined for each site of responsibility
Record , Monitor and communicate concrete performance with key stakeholders as required – investigate variances from Plan and establish corrective actions as required
Provide input to ensure alignment between Sales and Operational staff to ensure product performance meets customer expectations
Test and monitor aggregate quality for the area and provide monthly reports to quality control team
Participate in QC Planning & Activities
Effective use of Quadrel and Command software
Perform concrete lab trials for new mixes and/or products
Provide technical product expertise to sales, dispatch and operations

Human Resources:
Participate in the development and implementation of site specific product performance knowledge for Operations staff

Technical Support:
Participate in Quality Audits, including the development and implementation of Action Plans for Quality Improvement
Provide Expert Customer Support – Field Sales Support and Quality Incident Investigation and Resolution as required
Liaise with customers to ensure acceptable product performance, and acquire knowledge for potential innovation and product improvement
Promote Lafarge VAP Products to customers in partnership with the VAP rep.

Financial Accountability

Ensure efficient utilization of resources provided, and optimize costs where practical and possible

Specific Accountabilities:
Product Performance
Customer Service/Support
Product Quality Control and Performance
QC Processes and best practices knowledge and implementation
Cost Management
Quality Policies and Training
Minimum 2 year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology (or similar)
eligibility for C.Techy. or C.E.T. designation
previous experience in Ready Mix/Aggregates testing required

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.