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Production Supervisor

Location: Saint-Constant
Company: Holcim US
Hours: Full time

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As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.

Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?

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The primary objective is to lead and coordinate the Production Team in production of clinker and cement in accordance with the safety, environmental, quality and quantity objective for the St-Constant plant to meet budgeted requirements and customer needs.


  • Ensure the safe and effective operation of the production shift employees.


  • Protect the plant’s equipment and maximize its utilization and reliability.
  • Produce the forecasted quantities and quality of raw mix, clinker and cement minimizing con-compliance.
  • Ensure that all environmental guidelines are followed and complied with.
  • Manage the major turnarounds in terms of labour.
  • Make sure that all control parameters of the lab, the control room and the field are met.
  • Coordinate and facilitate key decision making and problem solving with the team when dealing with mechanical, electrical, process, quality, productivity or manpower related problems.
  • Represent the production department when coordinating and organizing the teams work with other departments.
  • Provide leadership and ensure communication within a team environment to achieve the production objectives.

Reporting and Relief:

  • Report on the team’s shift activities and observations, safety meetings and production level.
  • Provide coverage for the Production Manager, and Production Coordinator.
  • Complete the weekly payroll for the production teams.

Relationships with Other Jobs:

  • Works closely with the Production Coordinator and the Process/Optimization/Quality team
  • Collaborates with the maintenance team on the execution of mechanical and electrical maintenance.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Provide a safe working environment for all employees
  • Meet the forecasted production of clinker and cement within the production budget
  • Meet the quality objectives for raw mix, clinker and cement.
  • Ensure cooperation and teamwork within the production teams.
  • Administer the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement in a fair, firm, and consistent manner. Provide grievance counseling as required.
  • Promote good relations and communication between the maintenance and production departments.
  • Coordinate training for the production employees.
  • Ensure productivity, housekeeping and quality of work standards are maintained within the production department.
  • Achieve personal and departmental goals.


  • Plant annual capacity: 1,000,000mt
  • Annual budget: 0$
  • Staff reports: 0
  • Hourly direct reports: 3
  • Hourly indirect reports: 0

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree or Technologist or relevant plant experience
  • 2 year of cement manufacturing experience OR five years of production supervisory experience in a heavy industry,

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent Knowledge of the cement technology and manufacturing process
  • Excellent leadership ability and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact with plant and regional personnel.
  • Ability to work on many tasks at the same time while keeping excellent organizational skills.
  • Very strong computer skills.
  • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
  • Highly motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving organizational and personal goals.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment (co-workers, suppliers, etc.).
  • Well organized and systematic.

Job-Specific Competency Profile:

  • Action oriented
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Organizing
  • Managerial Courage
  • Priority setting
  • Problem solving

As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.

Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.

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.


Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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