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Recruiter - Co-op/New Grad - 4 month term

locationSurrey, BC, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 months ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month

As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.

This individual will support the recruitment of our hourly, seasonal hires in the Greater Vancouver Area while maintaining excellent relations with hiring managers, candidates, the HR team, and the community at-large. A wide degree of customer focus, business understanding, and time management are required.  


Health & Safety:

  • Understands the safety objectives of the organization and supports these efforts in a visible manner
  • Communicates our Health & Safety culture to all prospective candidates throughout the recruitment process
  • Incorporates Health & Safety messaging in all external and internal recruitment communication


  • Full lifecycle recruiting for all seasonal hourly vacancies, in collaboration with HR Managers, Hiring Managers, and the Recruiting team
  • Develop and strong working relationships with Hiring Managers, understanding key drivers to their business, working hands-on to proactively help Hiring Managers build successful teams
  • Manage a high volume of jobs to post, refresh and sponsor to ensure hiring managers are receiving qualified candidates in a timely manner
  • Providing creative solutions for candidate sourcing and job posting visibility and candidate attraction for hard-to-fill roles
  • Support and guide Hiring Managers through the Hourly Hiring process
  • Pre-screen resumes and make recommendations to hiring managers
  • Coordinate and complete phone screens with selected candidates, making recommendations on who to interview
  • Utilization of behavioral-based interviewing methodologies for both phone based and face to face interviews
  • Maintain accurate documentation on all candidates, searches, hiring manager feedback, and other recruiting activities 


  • Posting of jobs for hourly positions for the Greater Vancouver Area
  • Regular updating of the Recruiting tracker
  • Maintaining the accuracy of the SuccessFactors applicant tracking system
  • Weekly progress updates as part of the Recruiting Team

Relationship with Other Jobs:

  • Initiates and maintains excellent working relationship with local HR Managers
  • High level of interaction with Hiring Managers – The incumbent is expected to develop a thorough understanding of the business needs, business drivers, and culture 



  • Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated with, a Diploma or Bachelors’ degree in HR, Business, Marketing, or related field

Experience and Skill Set:

  • Customer Service/Client relationship management experience and ability an asset
  • Strong attention to detail and a recognized sense of urgency
  • Experience handling multiple conflicting priorities at once
  • Technical savvy and the ability to learn new systems quickly

Competency Profile:

  • Business Acumen
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Priority Setting
  • Communication skills
  • Action Oriented

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Required education level

  • Some postsecondary
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