Lafarge Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2020

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3.6
70%
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68%
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Lafarge Président-Directeur Général Bruno Lafont
Bruno Lafont
109 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people on the team thats here to work hard and succeed(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits and good co-workers(in 11 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, 401K, Management that cared and Guided

    Cons

    Merged with Holcim. Holcim did not keep Lafarge employees.

  2. "way to much over time."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Forklift Driver in Silver Grove, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lafarge full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    it was a job ok

    Cons

    the personal turn over was very high

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  3. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Elburn, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lafarge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Got to do a lot of traveling and see different plants

    Cons

    Can be pulled in a lot of different directions

  4. "Engineer"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    Great Learning Experience, The salary and benefits were great too!

    Cons

    Senior Executives have bad management skills in this company and nothing is done about it.

  5. "Engineer"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits and good co-workers

    Cons

    Large and difficult to manage

  6. "managers had no accountability"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    some great people who work there

    Cons

    my manager was not very effective, there was high turnover. feedback was shared at exit interviews but it didn't seem like anything was ever done about it.

  7. "really good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    uses best practices, continuous improvement to get things done; benefits A+; priorities include safety, environmental and wellness, along with making a profit.

    Cons

    work/life balance can suffer especially if on projects, or management

  8. "System Tech"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Systems Technician in Ravena, NY

    I have been working at Lafarge full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Employees are treated fairly and the pay is OK.

    Cons

    Noisy, hot, dirty and dusty but we are making cement.

  9. "Not a bad company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Production Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lafarge full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay, overtime availability, saftey culture.

    Cons

    Work environment, Local management, mandatory overtime

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome work. Learnt a lot"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Technology, Flexible, Honesty, Hard work

    Cons

    Hours, Paperwork, Holidays, Training, Work-Life balance

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