Build progress with us

We have six core principles that will help shape your experience at Holcim. When you choose to build progress with us, you can expect to be part of a company that is delivering:

We’re passionate about finding better ways to build. That’s why we embrace smart technology and empower our people to go the extra mile, so that together, we can deliver the next generation of building solutions.

We need to create a net-zero future. That’s why we put climate action at the heart of our strategy, so that together, we can decarbonize buildings across their full lifecycle.

We bring together 70,000 people with diverse backgrounds, cultures, generations, expertise, and abilities. That’s why together, we foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates our differences and creates equitable opportunities for all.

We help our people to own and shape their own career. That’s why we invest in world-class learning and development opportunities, so that together, all our people can grow and thrive.

Collaboration

We believe in the power of partnerships to create value for all. That’s why together, we foster a culture of collaboration and teamwork that supports and inspires our people every step of the way.

Performance

We are dedicated to making things happen and bringing our vision to life with excellence and accountability. That’s why we want to inspire and support our people to perform at their best every day.

Holcim’s LICP Training Program connects highly skilled project managers from around the world to share experiences and key lessons as well as learn the principles of project management. My network grew exponentially through this program and gave me the opportunity to seek advice from some of the best PMs in the business.

Thisy Senanayake-Fabris| Project Manager, Holcim Australia

Our values at Holcim Australia & New Zealand

We keep each other safe
  • Working safely is part of the way we operate
  • Our culture is underpinned by trust and respect
  • Our people are part of the solution. Inclusive communication is practiced to harness diverse thinking
  • We demonstrate genuine care for each other by speaking up to thank people for working safely and reinforcing our safety expectations
  • Learning from our experience provides us with an opportunity to improve risk control
We are accountable
  • We act with integrity, doing what is right for Holcim and our people
  • We make things happen, doing what we say we will do and lead by example - to deliver on our goals
  • We each contribute to the success of our business; leading the way in innovation and sustainability to deliver quality products and services
  • We strive to outperform and recognise outcomes and efforts that go the extra mile
  • Continual improvement underpins a healthy work culture - we welcome constructive feedback and create a safe environment where every person can thrive and reach their full potential
  • We create value for our customers, partners and communities in which we operate
We operate efficiently
  • We collaborate and leverage each other’s strengths
  • We seek to create a more agile, faster, simpler, more focused business, with financial and commercial discipline at its core
  • We are solutions focussed, passionate about finding better ways to do things - we adapt through innovation and continuous improvement
Meet Our People

Want to know what our people think about Holcim?

Here are some thoughts from those already working for us:

Rebecca Reeves, General Manager, WA & NT Concrete
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Portrait of Rebecca Reeves

I started with Holcim in Australia as Cell Manager for Northern NSW in February 2016. Prior to this role I was working with Lafarge in Canada since 2004.

My journey through the company has involved both corporate and operational roles, ranging from Team Leader for a North American IT project through to General Manager for a small independent concrete plant. When the Lafarge Holcim merger happened, I took the opportunity to relocate back to Australia where I was eventually appointed into my current role as General Manager for WA Concrete.    

My role involves ensuring that we have safe, supportive and sustainable operations for the organisation across each of the cells that make up the region. I spend a large portion of my time in three key areas - safety, commercial performance, and our people; where they are on their career journey and how can we support their next step.

For me, it has, and always will be, about the people. I’m inspired everyday to come to work and see the drive, dedication, commitment and passion of those who I work with and those who work for the business.

Staying open to the notion of mobility has allowed my family and I to explore all manner of opportunity and we have been fortunate to return to our home state with an industry and Group that I am proud to be a part of.

David Ramage - Pit Manager, Oaklands Junction VIC
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Portrait of David Ramage

My history with Holcim began in 1990 when I was employed with the original company, Holderbank, who at the time traded under the name of Excel Quarries. After leaving in 2000 to explore other roles in the industry, I returned to Holcim in 2009.

My role as Pit Manager for Oaklands Junction Quarry is busy and diverse. Each day I ensure safety is top priority while coordinating the functions and production tasks to achieve our goals and meet the demand of the current Melbourne market. From completing pre-start meetings and shot firing, to load and haul management, each day can differ completely from the next.

A unique feature of working for Holcim is its encouragement for its employees to extend themselves by exploring new skills and experiencing different areas. Over the years, I have undertaken a range of roles, guided by wonderful mentors in Holcim, and the company has supported me each step of the way. For me, that’s a sign of faith and genuine care for the career development pathway of its employees.

Kylie Robertson, Relief Weighbridge Operator, Sunrock Quarry, QLD

My career with Holcim began in 2014, joining the company as a water cart operator. It was a fantastic role that I loved, however when an opportunity arose to learn about weighbridge operation, I jumped at it.

I was provided with incredible support, guidance and training throughout, and despite being out of my comfort zone, loved the experience so much that I accepted a role as Relief Weighbridge Operator when it became available.

In my role, I am responsible for transporting quarry rock to the site’s primary crusher, operating the water cart to reduce dust, and weighing the road trucks.

Working for Holcim has provided me with both opportunity and challenge that I’ve always sought in the industry. At Sunrock I feel I’m connected to a great team that is achieving great things every day. It’s incredibly satisfying and makes me feel proud to be where I am and doing what I love.

Chris Hamilton - Area Manager, North NSW Aggregates

I joined Holcim Australia under the Rinker Graduate Program in July 2006 based in Wodonga, Victoria.

I was supported from day one and had key mentors guiding my business exposure and developing my skills in aggregates operations, ready-mixed concrete and laboratory work.

I have been very fortunate to have had the opportunities to travel and take on several roles within Holcim Australia in the past 11 years, as well as Holcim supporting my growth and development. These roles include: Process Improvement Engineer Northeast VIC and South Australia, Montacute Quarry Manager in Adelaide, Operations Improvement Manager with our Aggregates National Operations team based in Sydney, Operations Support Manager for Lynwood and my current role in Northern NSW as the Area Manager for Aggregates.

It is reassuring to me that no matter what role I have held within Holcim, I have found every site and region to have a common positive attitude, a support network and a willingness to succeed.

I feel very fortunate to have established many friendships within Holcim. The level of inclusiveness and sharing of knowledge across teams and management is what makes the “Holcim Family”.

Matt Dodd - Quarry Manager, Pakenham VIC

My journey began with Holcim in 2006, joining the company as a graduate with the Melbourne Aggregates team.

The graduate experience set me in good stead for my future - it was as diverse as it was exciting. I spent time working with the Oaklands quarry team on drill, blast crushing, screening and operating mobile equipment, as well as assisting Melbourne metro sites with achieving their key performance indicators and capital projects.

My current role as Pakenham Quarry Manager allows me the opportunity and responsibility to run a business within a business. Everyday I get to work with a variety of great people and together we support each other to drive improvement and achieve our business goals.