Plant Manager - #667944

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Date: 1 week ago
City: Brockville, ON
Contract type: Full time
Whatever you do, you'll make a difference at Lafarge Canada. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs. Thanks to our teams' energy, commitment and ideas, we are reinventing how the world builds to make Canada greener and smarter for all.

Plant Manager

Requisition ID: 6222

Location:

Brockville, ON, CA, K6V 5V2 Kemptville, ON, CA, K0G 1J0

Pay Type: Salary

WHO IS LAFARGE?

As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It's all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

WHO ARE LAFARGE PEOPLE?

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.

Objective

The Plant Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of the operational functions and performance at their specific plants and sites. The Plant Manager will ensure alignment with all functional groups, Environment, Land, Manufacturing and Safety to drive communication and consistency. Primary focus is optimizing available reserves and leveraging operational excellence to achieve the highest productivity at the lowest cost of production. Ensures Lafarge is viewed as a valued member of the industry and local communities in which it operates. This position is the primary support for the EON AGGS Operations Manager in the execution of the yearly EON AGGS Operational plan.

Responsibilities

Safety Culture:

Follows and ensures full compliance with Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Ensures all employees and sites meet the Lafarge safety policy requirements for our employee's safety.

Participate in the administration and implementation of the safety program by ensuring that all of the safety programs are functioning properly.

Human Resources:

Administer and manage hourly working agreements with site employees.

Directly responsible for the individual development, motivation and training of all administrative production personnel to promote customer focus, operational efficiency and skill development.

Production Management:

Develop, implement and track maintenance, production and shipping processes and strategies to achieve targeted Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).

Employ daily communication process with Local Distribution, and Quality to drive group efficiencies, manage inventories and production performance.

Utilize and review Local and National Contracts to ensure expectations and purchasing gains are met.

Financial Management:

Plan, drive and track financial performance with local/regional tools, develop, implement and manage annual repair budgets, perform financial analysis to identify cost reduction opportunities.

Forecast profitability and production to optimize yield; support supply chain with balancing inventory and sales needs to manage and minimize working capital impact.

Customer Focus:

Perform monthly inventory reconciliation to assist Distribution in balancing area inventory levels in order to meet local demand.

Schedule and plan production, while working with local Quality team to optimize product offering.

Land Management:

Ensure that site meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines.

Assist Land in the development, implementation and management of a sustainable mining plan with detailed stripping, production phasing and rehabilitation forecasts to ensure reserve optimization, while managing community impact.

Environmental Management:

Ensure that plants meets or exceeds all Lafarge and Regulatory guidelines.

Work with Central Environmental Department to develop, implement and manage operational standards to manage activities and mitigate our environmental impact.

Plan and Scheduling:

Develop production schedules and participate in the Sales, Production and Inventory (S.P.I.) process and ensure inventory targets are met while ensuring adequate supply for all stakeholders and customers.

Projects:

Assists the EON AGGS Operations Manager and management team in project execution as assigned.

More specifically participates in the defining and implementation of capital investment projects, planning and budget control, contract negotiation and award, and organizing construction, start up and commissioning.

Prepare or supervise conceptual and feasibility studies, project definitions, and scope of work; ensure primary objectives are met and/or propose alternatives. Coordinate the system start-up and commissioning along with the plant people; assists in the resolution of any contract disputes; organize proper training when required. Timely closures of projects. Prepare or supervise capital cost estimates; prepare investment analysis and cash flow projections for the justification of projects; prepare appropriation requests (AR's); promote the projects at the market level. Identify capital investments in conjunction with the EON Management team and other key personnel

Operations Manager Support:

Acts as the primary support for the EON AGGS Operations Manager in the execution of the yearly EON AGGS Operational plan.

Relationships with Others Functions:

Reports to Operation Manager

Supervises superintendents, lead hands

Supervises Weigh Masters and Shipping employees

Works closely with other Area Performance teams, Quality Staff, Sales Staff, Area Safety Representatives, Land, Environment and Finance Staff.

Specific Accountabilities:

Safety: Near Miss process, Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA), First Aids (FA), Medical Incidents (MI), Loss time Incidents (LTI)

Production: Manufacturing KPI's, Maintenance management and tracking, Daily production meeting, M/E report

Financial: P2P - PO approval, EBIT review, Budget compliance

Customer Focus: Shipping & Quality KPI's

Land: Environmental Audits

External Royalty agreements/Operations

Stripping

Logistics

Dimensions:

Production: 800,000 tonnes of aggregate production

Direct Reports: 16

20% travel (within Eastern Ontario market area)

Qualification Profile

Education/Work Experience:

College Degree in Engineering or Business or the equivalent of education and experience.

A minimum of five years Supervisory/Managerial experience working in a similar environment

Knowledge & Skills:

Understanding of general accounting principles an asset

Excellent organizational and planning skills

Proficiency with various computer applications is a definite asset

Knowledge of the aggregate industry preferred

Good written and verbal communications

Strong analytical skills, research, problem solving and decision making

Good time management, self directed, uses time wisely, can attend to a broad range of activities

Surface Miner, Confined Space, Working at Heights, LOTOTO

Job-Specific Competency Profile):

Action oriented

Dealing with ambiguity

Business acumen

Conflict Management

Customer Focus

Priority setting

Problem solving

Motivating others

Managerial Courage

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.

Your Lafarge Experience

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you're in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you'll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You'll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it's only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.
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