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Lehigh Hanson Materials Management Trainee in Vancouver, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 12241BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Vancouver-BC

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is seeking a Materials Trainee based in Vancouver, BC. The Materials Trainee Program provides you the opportunity of hands on experience in operations across the region while learning all aspects of our business. This is achieved through the delivery of a development program combined with critical experiences and projects that are important to our business.

The successful candidate will be immersed in a 24 month program designed to provide exposure, training, and hands-on experience in all aspects of the aggregates and concrete business including production, sales, maintenance, supervision, quality control and logistics. This position has a start date of May 3 2021 or earlier.

The Materials Management Trainee role is based in Vancouver, B.C.

What you will get to do:

  • Participate fully and actively in all assigned development activities

  • Apply knowledge and work collaboratively on various team projects related to training and development

  • Support the aggregate and concrete division in achieving production goals through partnering with experienced professionals and managers in different departments (safety, operations, human resources, environment, maintenance, quality control)

  • Participate in daily and weekly production and maintenance meetings

  • Learn basic supervisory skills by working side by side with experienced supervisors

  • Responsible for reporting and tracking key performance indicators

Essential Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Geology or Engineering or similar disciplines will be considered

  • 2 years of related work experience

  • Must have a strong desire to work in a mining and industrial environment

  • Prior manufacturing or mining experience is a plus

  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to be a self-starter and take initiative

  • Ability to adapt to change and respond well under pressure

  • Solid interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ideal candidate will have a strong desire to move into progressively more responsible roles and can relocate if required

Work Environment:

Role operates in an office and manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

We are a drug free work environment.

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Pension plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Canada and living in a full-time basis.