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Updated January 19, 2018
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Lafarge Président-Directeur Général Bruno Lafont
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Pros
  • Very health and safety concerned environment (in 8 reviews)

  • Good hours, a lot of good benefits, a prettt good wage, a really good working atmosphere, friendly coworkers (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Poor systems resuting in poorer work life balance (in 9 reviews)

  • The pace of decision making is slow; internal moves across the different business lines need stronger focus (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great company!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lafarge full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They do care for employees

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and lots of paper work and useless reports

    Advice to Management

    Purge and change what is not working, less is more.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Forklift operator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Forklift Operation in Saint Petersburg (Russia)
    Current Employee - Forklift Operation in Saint Petersburg (Russia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lafarge full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Back how, boom loader and Crane also skill operating

    Cons

    Almost 22year Operating gulf expiration 10years

    Advice to Management

    Well done

  3. "Instrumentation technician"

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    Former Contractor - Instrumentation Technician in Mufulira, Copperbelt (Zambia)
    Former Contractor - Instrumentation Technician in Mufulira, Copperbelt (Zambia)

    I worked at Lafarge as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working environment and career improvement

    Cons

    Employee to employer communication

    Advice to Management

    Never to work alone


  4. "vast experience gained"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Trainee As Quarry Engineer in Rawang (Malaysia)
    Current Intern - Trainee As Quarry Engineer in Rawang (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lafarge as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    was very well-exposed during training period with sufficient guidance. the environment there was new as there are workers from many different countries.

    Cons

    the workload there is extremely heavy as the company is running on very high aim to achieve maximum production to provide to the people.

    Advice to Management

    hope to enhance the the work experience that can be provided to those who come to work with them.


  5. "Lafarge cement"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lafarge full-time

    Pros

    professionals and astonishing methodology in defining jobs responsibilities

    Cons

    need to focus on applying group rules and processes in far away sites


  6. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Manager in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lafarge full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    No cons to report on


  7. "internship reveiew"

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    Former Employee - Landscape Architect
    Former Employee - Landscape Architect

    I worked at Lafarge (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I learnt alot, they give interns alot of responsibilities you feel like part of the work force

    Cons

    they hardly retain the interns

  8. "Good Internship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    high priority on safety
    nice colleagues

    Cons

    no cons were found


  9. "Summer Internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Lafarge as an intern

    Pros

    It was a good company.

    Cons

    The internship was not assessed.

    Advice to Management

    The performance of interns should be assessed.


  10. "Excellent workplace"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really good company to work for...treats employees very well...lots of perks

    Cons

    Nothing negative to say about Lafarge. Terrific place to work. Best company I ever worked for. Wish I had to stay.


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