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Holcim

Construction

Created through the merger of Holcim and Lafarge in 2015 — two companies with a rich history, pride and culture – LafargeHolcim is the leading company in the building materials industry.

LafargeHolcim has more than 90,000 employees and operates in 80 countries around the globe generating $27 billion in revenue. In Australia and New Zealand, Holcim has been delivering construction materials for more than 100 years.

Originally serving the industry under the well-known Readymix and Humes brands, Holcim now continues to supply products including aggregate and sand, concrete, concrete pipe and products.

Holcim operates right across the Australian continent supplying concrete from a network of more than 160 concrete plants, 900 mixer trucks and mobile and on-site facilities. Our 70 quarry operations provide consistent, quality products for a diverse range of customers and applications.

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Life at Holcim

Safety is our number 1 priority

Safety is our overarching value and we believe in visible leadership and personal accountability for Safety at all levels and throughout our organisation.

Committed to social responsibility and sustainability

Holcim is proud to be an industry leader in safety and environmental sustainability while we are committed to being a good member of the communities we live and work in. Our 2030 plan: ‘Building Tomorrow’ not only outlines our ambitions but also sets strong global and local targets.

Focus on research & development

Our research and development is driven by the needs of our customers, who face today’s major challenges.  Together with our partners and customers, our best-in-class R&D teams develop the most innovative products, solutions, and services, as well as advanced manufacturing processes.

Work on landmark projects

Holcim supplies materials to some of the largest and most complex infrastructure, mining and construction projects across Australia, helping to build for today and the future.

Great people working together

Holcim fosters a positive culture and values-based workplace environment. We focus on ensuring our employees enjoy a work-life balance that allows people to both perform at their best but also realise their aspirations outside of work. This is facilitated by our investment in the tools and technology required.

Empowering our people

Holcim is committed to providing an inclusive workplace for all. With a focus on developing women within our organisation, Holcim has built a strong support network within the business and a maternity leave policy that incorporates additional Superannuation contributions and a return to work bonus.

Endless career paths

With three different business units and a wide range of corporate functions, Holcim offers a variety of pathways. With opportunities across our concrete, aggregates and precast businesses as well as international possibilities within the wider LafargeHolcim Group, Holcim is well placed to provide a fulfilling career.

We invest in you

Offering both formal and informal training opportunities, Holcim is committed to growing you and your skill sets. Having created our own internal programs as well as having access to recognised external diploma, degree and post-graduate courses your professional development will be well supported.

We seek ways to reward you for your efforts

Holcim looks to reward employees in a variety of ways. For certain roles these rewards can include extra Superannuation contributions, sales incentives, annual bonuses and vehicles. Further to this Holcim extends a number of our corporate partnerships to employees which can facilitate better rates for airfares, accommodation, health insurance and other services.

Our Graduate Program

Focused on developing operational managers, our two-year program is comprised of three, eight-month rotations tailored to both your interests and business need. Moving across various sites, you will experience different places, people and functions in real jobs working on real projects. Holcim believes that by identifying and investing in your potential, we can develop our future leaders. As a participant in our graduate program, you will actively contribute and engage with the business learning industry best practice from our key people.

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Gender Equality at Holcim

At Holcim, we believe a diverse and inclusive workplace drives sustainability, innovation and high performance.

In a historically male industry mirrored in our organisation, Holcim have made gender diversity a specific focus area.

With a set of clear initiatives, we are progressing well which includes achieving Endorsed Employer for Women status.

Some of the key achievements include:

  • Providing workshops and networking opportunities for women at Holcim to participate in Hosting Diversity Days throughout the business
  • Improving imagery and communication voice used internally and externally
  • Approving capital funds to improve facilities for females in operations
  • Introducing a women’s range of industrial workwear and personal protective equipment
  • Changes to the Parental Leave Policy to include: superannuation contributions to all female employees on unpaid parental leave for up to 52 weeks, 5 days Holcim Paid Paternity Leave and a Return to Work Bonus (4 weeks pay) for female employees payable 6 months after returning to pre-parental leave position.

Your Culture Matters

Holcim Australia has a long history of engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Over the years, we have been privileged to work with communities in the areas of sport, traditional art, cultural awareness, business and education.

Our RAP

Following National Reconciliation Week, we confirmed our support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by announcing our commitment to develop our first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Committing to a RAP will help drive advanced engagement and more meaningful outcomes through a national framework.

Polly Farmer

Holcim has proudly partnered with the Polly Farmer Foundation to work closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to empower them to follow their dreams and become the leaders of tomorrow.

Partnered with Supply Nation

Holcim has joined Supply Nation, one of Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisations helping to build a vibrant and prosperous Indigenous business sector by incorporating Indigenous owned businesses into the supply chain of Australian companies and government agencies.

By partnering with Supply Nation, Holcim is able to contribute to greater economic empowerment of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples and contribute to ‘closing the gap’ by ensuring that our procurement decisions include Indigenous businesses. Holcim has access to a national directory of verified Indigenous businesses that can be selected in almost any procurement category, and range from local services and supplies, to businesses capable of supporting national contracts and major projects.

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