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Sourcing & Logistics Manager

locationMississauga, ON, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
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Supply Chain Manager
Full time
11 - 15 years

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.

Objective & Overview

  • The Sourcing & Logistics Manager (S&LM) will lead the Logistics function for ECAN Aggregates & Asphalt Product Line, implementing the ROCK and PAVE Logistics operating models, and defining the business cycle, systems and tools required to operate the Logistics function as a business and a strategic lever to the Aggregates and Asphalt business.  
  • The S&LM will spearhead the development, implementation, and analysis of performance KPIs, digital systems, and implementation trackers. Logistics leadership and expertise will be paramount, with a focus on organizing coaching and training sessions to elevate logistics acumen and devise pricing and volume strategies aligned with budgeted EBIT and key performance objectives.
  • In addition, the S&LM will overlook the Sourcing Plan for the Product Line, leading the SPI process aiming to maximize the use of our network and production capabilities, driving business alignment and optimizing our inventory levels. 




  • The S&LM in addition to promoting at all times a positive safety culture through exemplary leadership and active participation, will be responsible the implementation and adoption across our hauler fleet of the Safe Trucker Program (STP).
  • The S&LM will collaborate with the ECAN H&S team to make sure the program remains up to date and optimized.
  • The S&LM will also work with Procurement to  ensure our STP and relevant Safety clauses are included in all 3Rd Party Logistic Contracts.
  • The S&LM will actively participate in all Logistic Critical Incident Reviews promoting the continuous improvement of our Safety initiatives and program.

ROCK/PAVE Operating Model:

  • The S&LM is responsible for the implementation and use of the ROCK and PAVE Logistics Operating Models.
  • The S&LM will lead, in collaboration with the Director of Supply Chain & Commercial Performance (DSCP), the review, development and / or optimization of existing tools, processes and systems supporting the implementation and use of the model across all business units, in a standardized manner, including defining key roles, accountabilities and resources required to ensure its full implementation.
  • The operating model will define our logistics market assessment and benchmarking frameworks, contractual methodologies and organizational structures, hauler incentive plan, zone pricing strategy and a digital strategy. 

Digital Systems and performance tracking:

  • The S&LM will lead the implementation, adoption and use of Eastern Canada TMS tools and logistics systems.
  • The S&LM actively monitors logistics performance and hauler efficiencies including price and margin realization, benchmarking of route cycle times, plant turnaround times, among others by defining the relevant tracking tools, and KPI’s to consolidate and analyze relevant data including partnering with Business Intelligence (BI) or other functions.
  • He or she will conduct monthly and quarterly logistics meetings with the market Logistics teams and will lead the performance reviews and analysis on logistics cost and revenue on Month end Financial Reviews.

Logistics Business Cycle:

  • The S&LM will define and lead the Logistics business cycle for both Aggregates and Asphalt Product Lines based on the ROCK and PAVE Operating Models, including, including among others: Logistics Strategy, Logistics Plan, Progress plan, General Logistics Price Strategy, Logistics portfolio Management, etc.

Coaching & Collaboration:

  • The S&LM demonstrates leadership, coaching, collaboration, and development discussions to stretch and challenge staff to deliver results and strengthen relationships within their market area teams, as well as with functional units, customers and transportation partners.  
  • The S&LM will identify and organize relevant training and development programs focused on the ongoing professionalization of our Commercial and logistics teams, along with safety and compliance training from our staff and 3rd party vendors. 


  • The S&LM will work closely with market leadership to develop tools, processes and logistics framework to complement the excess soil, CDM and CDW strategies.
  • As part of the Logistics Strategy and Sourcing plan, the S&LM will incorporate actions and strategies aiming to reduce our Scope 3 emissions through mode of transport, route optimization, terminals and depots, technology and alternative fuels and by integrating and leveraging our internal, external and soil & CDW haulers through our TMS systems, incentive plans and agreements structure.


Sourcing, Production Planning & Inventory Control:

  • The SL&M will standardize the SPI processes to be used across all ECAN Business units, defining the tools, data flows and ownership and accountability structure with the objective of optimizing our production capacity, logistical position and inventory levels.  
  • The S&LM will ensure that key 3rd party production requirements, 3rd party resales and resale agreement commitments are fully incorporated into the sourcing plan and SPI tool, monitoring their performance, identifying optimization opportunities within and across markets and coordinating with the market GM’s to ensure their implementation maximizing value for the Product Line.  
  • Having visibility on our overall network and supply chain structure, the S&LM will assess the Market’s Depot and Docks strategy and performance and benchmark against expected profitability aiming to maximize the value of our urban distribution centers, recognizing their logistics advantage.

Analytics & Business Intelligence:

  • The S&LM leads the market SPI process and consolidates at the Product line level.  
  • They review and optimize market SPIs and sourcing plan aiming at reducing 3rd party procurement spend, while optimizing inventory levels and costs, and promoting customer satisfaction.
  • The S&LM will participate in the yearly CID process, taking ownership from a market logistics and supply chain perspective. 

Business Planning Support:

  • Collaborates with the Director of Supply Chain to develop and execute ECAN supply chain strategy, collaboration with the markets and supporting functions.
  • Assists in access the health and future needs of the supply chain network in Eastern Canada for the aggregates division collaborating with other product lines.
  • Assist the local market GMs in developing a local logistic and supply chain framework.  

Relationship with Others:

  • Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain & Commercial Performance, there will be close coordination between the S&LM and market GMs, Commercial and Logistics Managers to drive impactful commercial initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Manager of Logistics Process & Analytics. 
  • Collaborate with the Procurement & Safety Teams. 
  • Works closely with Aggregate General Managers on Sales and Operational Planning
  • Collaborates with Finance and Strategy, and Operational Performance Team
  • Provides Strategic Direction to the Aggregates and Asphalt Commercial and Logistics teams
  • High level of interaction across the Aggregate Organization, in particular with sales and operations and logistics.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the ROCK and PAVE Logistics model
  • Defines, develops and implements Logistics performance tracking tools, KPI’s and dashboards
  • Leads the Logistics Business cycle and operating model
  • Implements key ECAN logistics programs (e.g. RFP process, termed contracts, fuel surcharge, TMS)
  • Leads the market Sales and Operational Planning Process (SPI)
  • Supports the execution of key ECAN resales (e.g. Salt, Gypsum, Aggregates). 
  • Maintains and reports on safety training programs and compliance for the logistics teams and market leads.   
  • Gross Profit on Delivery EBIT Line
  • Consistent approach to logistics business across Eastern Canada
  • Scope 3 Decarbonization Reporting and Strategy


  • Volume of +35 Mt in Aggregates and +0.3Mtns Asphalt
  • Reports to Director of Supply Chain & Commercial Performance ECAN Aggregates
  • Dotted n+1 relationship to 4 Market Logistics Managers (or equivalents)
  • 0-2 Direct Reports and dotted line to the markets Sales and Operational Planning leads.   
  • Works closely with market GMs, and market Commercial Manager and Operations Managers 

Qualification Profile:

  • Undergraduate degree in business, Engineering, or Logistics is an asset
  • Industry specific knowledge, minimum 10 years of aggregates, logistics or related industry experience. 
  • Bilingual in French and English is an asset. 
  • Experience in Operations with logistics background or B2B marketing (in addition to B2C) an asset
  • Ability to drive change
  • Excellent analytical capabilities
  • Proven project management skills
  • Ability to develop effective internal and external relations


  • Business Acumen  
  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Developing Direct Reports & Others
  • Drive for Results
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Problem-Solving

We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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

  • Bachelor's degree 

Years of experience

  • 11 - 15 years
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