Mechanical Production Operator (Millwright)

Lafarge North America - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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We are currently seeking a Mechanical Production Operator for our Richmond Cement Plant operations.

Work with team members to ensure a safe workplace, as well as taking initiative and acting on any unsafe acts or conditions.
Understand and adhere to all quality related SOP’s (samples testing and frequency, emergency release, when to fringe, etc…)
Perform 1st level inspection of various shops once a shift using guidelines provided.
Perform housekeeping activities in the field as per a cleanup checklist provided.
Utilize various technical plant information systems to provide information and issues during shift.
Conduct industrial housekeeping such as cleaning up spills and keeping equipment in an operable state.
Employee will need to be able to operate heavy mobile equipment and other production equipment.
Will need to work with the production team to clear operational blockage and resolve other issues.
Do general maintenance, including lubrication, troubleshooting with shift supervisor
Repair the plant equipment in a timely and financially responsible manner.
Interpret work orders and technical manuals for assigned jobs.

Journeyman Millwright qualification is required
Minimum 2 years heavy manufacturing/mining experience
Preference for dual ticket (any other ticket combined with Millwright ticket)
Demonstrated safety leadership and good housekeeping practices
Strong analytical, organizational, communication and troubleshooting skills required
Proficient use of Word, Excel, document databases and instrument software
Able to work independently or with a team
First Aid Certificate desirable


Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up moderate to heavy objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to high level humidity in a controlled laboratory environment. When required the employee could be exposed to the various environmental conditions consistent with an industrial cement plant.

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.