Lafarge Canada Inc.
Lafarge Canada employee

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Lafarge Canada Inc. was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Lafarge Canada helps employees save for the future with contributions to a defined benefit pension, defined contribution pension, matching and non-matching RSP plans (depending on employee group)
  • Lafarge Canada supports workforce diversity and partners with a number of community organizations to recruit individuals from all walks of life, including the Champions Career Centre for individuals with disabilities and Immigrant Services Calgary for new Canadians
  • Lafarge Canada invests in the long-term development of high potential employees through an 18-month leadership development program that consists of four face-to-face modules coupled with assignments and projects
Lafarge Canada employees volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

Highlights

Industry Concrete Manufacturing
Established in Canada 1956
Publicly traded yes
Parent company LafargeHolcim Ltd.
Parent company head office Calgary AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Kamloops BC, Richmond BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Fort McMurray AB, Exshaw AB, Winnipeg MB, Gatineau QC, Saskatoon SK, Kingston ON, Bath ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 5,143
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Average age of employees in Canada 43
Longest serving employee 53 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension, matching RSP, non-matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Lafarge Canada Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2017):

  • Lafarge Canada provides co-op placements and internship opportunities in a number of different business areas including concrete, aggregates, pipe, ready-mix, asphalt, environment, finance and logistics (to name a few) -- placements range from 4 weeks to 12 months in duration and may include a living allowance, rent-free accommodations and airfare to and from school, depending on the location
  • Lafarge Canada maintains knowledge transfer days which provide opportunities for employees from various locations and product lines to meet and tour different Lafarge locations and factories
  • Lafarge Canada hosts "Precast Days" to provide learning opportunities to students currently in the process of obtaining an engineering degree -- students from various post-secondary institutions are invited to spend a day touring one of the company's precast facilities to gain a better understanding of how Lafarge's products are made
Lafarge Canada employees collaborating on a presentation

Highlights

Industry Concrete Manufacturing
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Kamloops BC, Richmond BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Fort McMurray AB, Exshaw AB, Winnipeg MB, Gatineau QC, Saskatoon SK, Kingston ON, Bath ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 5,143
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, mentoring, leadership training, online employee skills inventory, apprenticeship/skilled trades programs
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives sponsors the ICEDR NextGen Women Leaders Program, which helps millennial women connect and develop professionally

The Career Directory

Lafarge Canada Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Lafarge Canada employees volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Concrete Manufacturing
Parent company LafargeHolcim Ltd.
Parent company head office Calgary AB
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON, Vancouver BC, Kamloops BC, Richmond BC, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Fort McMurray AB, Exshaw AB, Winnipeg MB, Gatineau QC, Saskatoon SK, Kingston ON, Bath ON, Montréal QC, Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 5,143
Part-time employees in Canada 7
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Estimator, Project Coordinator, Engineer In Training, Technical Specialist, Market Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Land Assistant, Manufacturing Analyst, Financial Analyst, Marketing Specialist, Quality Control Analyst
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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