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 Ultimately responsible for conducting a wide-range general management operations, pertaining to personnel and stock management, housekeeping, sales
Manager (Current Employee), KZNApril 2, 2013
 Service Departments
 Cash Office Systems
 Human Relations (HR)
 General Systems
 Back Office Systems
 Management Competency
 Industrial Relations (IR)
 Receiving
 Health & Safety
 Profit & Loss (P&L)
 Customer Relations
 Management Skills
 Operational Systems & Procedures
 Stock Management and Control
 Personnel Management
 Management – more... Survival
 Customer Service Excellence – less
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cement production company caring for safety and cost reduction as well as quality
Safety Manager (Current Employee), IraqFebruary 21, 2013
I learned how to manage people,time,money and the tasks,and they work as team work, the enjoyable part of the job was when I was project manager for safety training center
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Fly Ash Tech
Fly Ash Technician (Current Employee), KSFebruary 4, 2013
Pros: advancement, benefits
Cons: playing a key role
A work day would consist of running tests of fly ash per ASTM 618. From graduation to my first job, I learned valuable knowledge about fly ash as well as extended my knowledge of concrete.
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Productive place
PROJECT MANAGER & SYSTEM ARCHITECT (Former Employee), Issy-les-Moulineaux, A8January 26, 2013
Pros: low price lunches
Cons: healthcare
Support level 3
To apply ITIL V3
Nice management
Professionals
Take an unachieved project
Succeed after hardwork
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A Typical Work Day at Lafarge North America
Dispatcher (Former Employee), Metairie, LouisianaJanuary 10, 2013
Pros: leave for dr. appts, breaks when needed, family leave when needed, attend your kid functions at shcool
Cons: we really could not leave for lunch, lunch was at your desk.
A typical work day at Lafarge begins in the early morning typical (01:00)am. From 01:00 am to 06:00, I am in the office alone. In this time frame depending on the work load, I am dispatching drivers to designated job sites, answer all phones from customers and Lafarge saleman and taking orders. Time goes by really fast, 06:00am is here. The other dispatchers – more... begin to come in for their work day. Now the day gets a little easier, I now have help. On Mondays when my co-worker gets in, he would releive me so I can get payroll completed before 09:00am. At 11:00am my work day is over.

LaFarge was a big happy family. We worked 10 hours days 6 days a week, but I enjoyed my job.

My leaving LaFarge were personal reasons. I recently remarried and relocated to Baton Rouge, La., where my husband lives. – less
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41/2 ****
Millwright, welder, operator (Former Employee), Morrison, COJanuary 9, 2013
Pros: the employees &safety were real good
Cons: better once the union was gone.
Very good place to work always learning something new .very good equipment,well kept,
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High quality professionals
Corporate Finance senior analyst (Former Employee), Paris, A8January 6, 2013
Very knowledgeable professionals
Nice atmosphere
More than 300 locations overall, creating large opportunities for WW careers
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Safe,challenging work environment with high production standards.
Heavy Equipment Operator/Maintenance (Current Employee), Perryville,MO.January 3, 2013
Pros: supervisors and plant managers working alongside you when production plant breaks down.
Cons: dirty, dusty conditions make job difficult to meet production goals.
Each day started with a safety/production meeting detailing the importance of using proper safety equipment and tools for a specific task. Challenging production standards requires the help of every employee which creates a very productive team. My co-workers are always alert and look out for the safety of others,including outside contractors and customers. – more... These qualities gives employees "Good piece of mind" and trust in one another. – less
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Sales and Production
District Sales Supervisor (Current Employee), King Williams TownDecember 4, 2012
Every morning I check daily orders.
Is the Batch plant on schedule or running behind.
Advise the Batch Plant operator which orders to be dispatched.
Following up of leads for new business
Visit current sites to ensure the customers are happy with the service.
Follow up on technical querries

I have gained a lot of knowledge on the technical side of – more... the business.

The most difficult part of the job is satisfying the customers.
At the moment I work with what I have and I have to make sure that orders are delivered on time and the product is at a required standard

The most enjoyable part is when we are supplying a large volume of concrete and when the supplying is done, The product is consistant, no delays, customer is complementing the team that was supplying. – less
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learning and growing in he company
learner electrician (Former Employee), richards bayNovember 18, 2012
Pros: leave for over time
Cons: normal hours
as a learner i was exposed to several thing according to electrician job,my artisans were reachable,helpful and
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High productivity place
Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee), AmmanSeptember 21, 2012
Nice place to get the experience, Also highly productivity and highly management techniques and planning
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A very welcoming place
Chemical engineering trainee (Former Employee), JohannesburgJuly 9, 2012
Pros: my trips to other lafarge companies
Cons: a lot of work
My day at work was always fun and busy all the time. I have learnt communication skills, to work with a group of people and work individually and time management. The company was always maneged well while I was still an employee. My co-workers were hard working people and they were very friendly and always willing to assist me with my job when I needed – more... help. There was no hardest part of the job for me because I was able to enjoy everything I did. Every task was enjoable for me because I enjoy challenges. – less
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Lafarge is a disappointement
accountant (Current Employee), SSC SouthfieldJune 26, 2012
Pros: flexible work schedule
Cons: favoritism and rude work enviroment>
There is no loyalty at this company. They use and abuse you. It's all about politics and not performance.
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Great company, great benefits
Project Lead (Former Employee), Southfield, MIMay 21, 2012
Flexible work hours
Good salary and benefits
Great people to work with
Expect a re-org ever 3-5 years
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relaxed environment, fast paced
Lead Dispatcher/Customer Service (Former Employee), Fort Collins, COApril 26, 2012
Pros: the people, customers
Cons: the long hours, 430am to 600 or 700 pm
there would be 3 people in dispatch office each day. 2 would take calls and input orders for that day or the following days. the other person would dispatch trucks. In this position we rotated out the weeks and weekends
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empresa agradavel
vendedor interno (Former Employee), Belo Horizonte, MGFebruary 18, 2014
Pros: podia levar de casa a alimentação ou utilizar o tickt fornecido pela empresa
Cons: o telefone eu achava muito baixo na escuta para ouvir melhor o cliente
Foi um trabalho temporário ,mas dinâmico,relaçao chefia e funcionários é muto boa,sempre tendo incentivo.
era muito agradável quando vinha funcionários do sesc para 20 min,
de relaxamento e descontração para os funcionários,era duas vezes na semana era muito bom.
Não vi o lado que achasse difícil.
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EMPRESA OTIMA PARA SE TRABALHAR
ELETRICISTA INDUSTRIAL (Former Employee), Montes Claros, MGJanuary 31, 2014
Pros: refeição na empresa, plano de saúde.
Cons: salário não condizente com o cargo
AS DUAS EMPRESAS QUE CITEI, ERAM ÓTIMAS DE TRABALHAR, EQUIPES COMPETENTES, SEMPRE TINHAM CURSOS E ATUALIZAÇÕES E A SEGURANÇA VINHA SEMPRE EM PRIMEIRO LUGAR.
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Difficile de trouver un bon tuteur
Assistant Communication (Former Employee), Saint-Quentin-FallavierJanuary 31, 2014
Pros: sympathie des collègues
Cons: relation tuteur - étudiant
Même si le jour de l'entretien d'embauche tout se passe pour le mieux, on peut vite être découragé lorsqu'on à un pied dans l'entreprise. Néanmoins cela n'arrive pas le 2ème jour...et il a fallu que ça dure pendant 10 mois...
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Environnement de travail agréable
Déléguée commercial IDF (Former Employee), Neuilly-plaisanceJanuary 16, 2014
- Activité de prospection commerciale terrain (B to B)
- Suivi et développement des comptes existants
- Formation de la force de vente des clients
- Animation des points de vente des clients
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Stabilité chez Lafarge
Agent de maîtrise de production (Former Employee), CasablancaDecember 11, 2013
Pros: pas de hiérarchie
Cons: risques
Lafarge est le seul groupe où il y'a pas de licenciement, et où tu peux toucher un bon salaire.

About Lafarge

Lafarge North America works to be the foundation of buildings, roads, and bridges across US and Canada. As North America's largest – Read more