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Lafarge Cement

Lafarge Africa Plc is a leading Sub-Saharan Africa building solutions Company and member of the LafargeHolcim group.

The vision of Lafarge Africa Plc is to be the most trusted and preferred partner of African construction professionals and home builders by delivering cement, concrete, aggregates and other building solutions that are best in quality, environmentally sustainable and nationwide available at affordable cost.

Making urbanization a success is one of the challenges of this century and at LafargeHolcim, our ambition is to contribute to Building Better Cities. As a world leader in building materials, LafargeHolcim supports the metamorphosis of cities with innovative solutions that provide cities with more housing, making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful and better connected.

For many years, Lafarge Africa Plc has been committed to a deliberate strategy of sustainable development that combines industrial know-how with performance, value creation, respect for employees and local cultures, environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources and energy.

We put certain values at the forefront of the way we do business viz: health and safety, environmental protection, corporate governance (Ethics) and social responsibility (in the areas of education, health, youth empowerment, and shelter). We develop a highly competent workforce to operate our plants and businesses, through intensive training and exchange programmes.

The company is committed to progress and attentive to the ever- changing needs of local communities. This is demonstrated by contributing to the improvement of their quality of lives in a sustainable manner through setting up local development programmes in key areas that have direct impacts on socio-economic well being of the people and their environment.

More importantly, Lafarge Africa Plc endeavors to create more value for our customers, providing them with innovative and high quality products and solutions. Our well-known brands – Ashaka Portland Limestone Cement, Elephant Cement, Powermax Cement, Supaset Cement, UniCem Cement as well as Readymix Concrete and Aggregates – all stand for quality, consistency and long term strength which help deliver solutions that contribute to more housing for people, more compact buildings, better connected communities, more beautiful structures and more durable construction.

For our concrete operations, we leverage on the Group’s 50 years of experience in innovative concrete solutions and this puts us in the position to provide quality solutions that are designed to meet the specific needs of today’s builders. Today, Lafarge Readymix operations have a production capacity of 3.5 cubic million metric tonnes in Nigeria.
Building solutions
Lafarge works with all actors in the building industry of Nigeria, from do-it-yourself builders to large construction companies, architects and local artisans. Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Lafarge Africa Plc is committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.

Lafarge Africa Plc’s clients benefit from the technical expertise and product innovation that are the hallmark of LafargeHolcim, an international leader in building materials with a global presence in 90 countries and decades of experience. In Nigeria, LafargeHolcim offers a range of innovative and high-performance products.SUMMARY

Coordinates all Quarry Operations from Overburden Stripping to Crushed Limestone Productions
Responsible for strict adherence of health and Safety of both staff and contractors
Responsible for Yearly, Monthly and Weekly extraction plan.
Ensures deviations from the plan is avoided and/or adjust the plan to present reality.
Liaise with government officials on issue related to explosives, permits and lasting certification of the blaster


Coordinate all quarry face operations and report to the Quarry Manager. These include; overburden removal by contractors, drilling, blasting, loading, haulage, crushing, dewatering, perimeter drainage, haulage route constructions and maintenance and face development
Ensure that plants and machineries are available at all time through proper checks with the contractors.
Conduct risk assessment for all maintenance works.
Control the supply of limestone in terms of quality and quantity to meets the production needs.
Inspect the work site to ensure daily operation are carried out safely as planned
Coordinate blasting operations and ensure that blasting monitoring readings are taking and kept.
Responsible for plants and machineries are availability at all time through proper checks with the contractors.
Conduct risk assessment for all maintenance works.
Control the supply of limestone in terms of quality and quantity to meets the production needs
Inspect the work site to ensure daily operation are carried out safely as planned
Responsible for effective utilization of work force (staffs and contractors) and appraise immediate subordinate.
Coordinate blasting operations and ensure that blasting monitoring readings are taking and kept
Ensure that explosives are well kept at the magazine, and issues are properly monitored and recorded. (Inform the quarry manager of explosives stocks min./max and arrange for restock of explosives)
Ensure that staffs and contractors follow work instructions, procedures and adhere to rules and regulations during operations.
Up to date on quarry tools like QM, QSO and Autocad
Inform Quarry Manager concerning the blending recipe: loading points and quantities
Administering the department i.e. reports preparations and act for Quarry Manager whenever he is on annual leave or on official engagement.
Compliance with LafargeHolcim OH&S standards and environmental regulations

This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required


List of direct reports:


Key interfaces, stakeholders and relationships:

The incumbent interacts regularly with all cadres of staff.
He/she also interacts regularly with the external public including suppliers and other external stakeholders.


Safety compliance
% reduction of repetitive failures
Work Area Inspection
No of BOG Report/Time in the field
Stakeholder compliance (Statutory Payments)
Initiative and innovative
People management skills
Result driven (reliability, cost)


University degree or HND in Mining Engineering

Specific Work experience:

At least 1 year experience in similar role
Knowledge of English
PC Literacy i.e. MS Office, QM, QSO, AutoCAD full operational use

Technical / Functional Skills:

Knowledge of blasting and drilling
Knowledge in geotechnical (slope stability)
Basic mining knowledge (crushing, screening etc.)
Quarry production and crushing operations
OHS&E and mining legislation
Good written and oral communication skills
Strong computer Skills especially Excel, word, PowerPoint and email applications
Ability to prioritize with excellent time management skills
Good attention to detail

Behavioral Competence:

Willingness to work on field and with team
Ability to work under pressure
Orientation to development
Analytical Thinking
Accuracy and details orientation
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Planning & Organizing
Results Orientation
Good interpersonal skills
Strong team player
Tact and tolerant
Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to set deadlines
Resilient and Motivated

Leadership and Managerial Abilities:

Excellent management skills and ability to organize and plan effectively to meet both short and long range goals and objectives.
Ability to manage multiple project plans successfully and simultaneously.
Ability to motivate individuals and teams
Able to coach and direct a diverse team


Reports to the Quarry Manager


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