Lafarge North America

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Lafarge North America Reviews

Updated Jul 06, 2014
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3.2 64 reviews

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Lafarge North America President & CEO John Stull

John Stull


50% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The benefits are excellent, the salary range was great and they believe in work/life balance and continual learning, both on and off the job(in 3 reviews)

  • Great people, nice benefits, good opportunities for growth(in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • This results in dissention among the North American company and distrust/resentment of the French leadership(in 3 reviews)

  • Salaries slightly lower than other industries(in 3 reviews)

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    Corporate culture

    Eelctrical Supervisor (Former Employee) Kingston, ON (Canada)

    ProsPeople are good; effected by american culture;

    ConsNo Ownership for jobs; Every department work seperate, Missing coordination between department

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake people responsible, choose right people

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    So-so company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood pay, but that is about it

    ConsVery clique-ish. I was there for 6 years and felt like an outsider the entire time. If you don't get in with the "in" group forget it. Work life balance was only for upper management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A good company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMany opportunities to grow and move around.

    ConsThere are a lot of politics that go on and many small clicks.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of all of the clicks

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company, Great benefits, limited growth potential

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat working relationship with my team, loved working for Lafarge. Learned a lot and gained a lot of experience
    Great benefits

    ConsLimited job growth in my role
    Working in a regional office sometimes felt not a part of corporate
    Lack of career mobility

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook for ways to develop people with high potential.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It's a wonderful place to work.

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Bogalusa, LA (US)

    ProsGood safety training,pays good,training good,benafits good,employee are great

    ConsWork can get slow at times

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company to work for.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsThe benefits are excellent, the salary range was great and they believe in work/life balance and continual learning, both on and off the job.

    ConsCommunication and reduction in force/layoffs/terminations need to be handled in a better way.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpeak with one voice and honor what you say.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Absence of Career advancement opportunities

    Performance Director (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsThe company has great people

    ConsThe environment suffers from 5 years of cutbacks, politics versus performance culture focused on Optics

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus culture on performance, reward learning from mistakes over optics

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company , big jobs means a lot of $

    Driver (Current Employee) New Orleans, LA (US)

    ProsLot of home time when it rains, but you can make a weeks pay in two days on a big job.

    ConsNo minimum pay for rainy week, which somtimes can hurt if you dont save for rainy days.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work saftey first great driver manager very involved in driver saftey

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    Very Thrifty

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood people they try hard

    ConsVery little chance to retire there

    Advice to Senior ManagementWhat works in Paris, doesn't always work elsewhere

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Nice workplace. Overall good experience.

    Business Analyst (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsGood working environment and company culture.

    ConsThe company is too far away.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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