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Coordinator, Asset Engineering

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  21170 


Do you want to work at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? We’re looking for people who are driven by excellence to work with innovative technology to create the material tomorrow’s world will be made of.
At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, we play a key role in North America’s advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging, and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel products – from cans to cars.
ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Hamilton's largest private sector employer with more than 4,500 employees, shipping 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually. Our iconic tagline "Our Product is Steel. Our Strength is People. is a true expression of our belief that our people are our competitive advantage.


ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Manufacturing Technology Business Unit

Coordinator, Asset Engineering


What is Manufacturing Technology?


Our Manufacturing Technology division is responsible for developing and enhancing work processes and systems to maintain ArcelorMittal Dofasco as a leader in the North American Steel Industry. As an employee in the Manufacturing Technology Department, you are actively engaged across 10 different steel processing and service business units in these various sections of engineering: Process Engineering, Asset Engineering and Product Quality. 


As an Asset Engineering Coordinator, your fundamental role would be to track equipment losses and find creative and innovative ways to reduce those losses in partnership with the operations and maintenance teams. You will be an active participant in achieving ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s strategic objectives in the areas of Health and Safety, Environment, Energy, Production, Quality & Yield, and Cost.




The Asset Engineering Coordinator will work alongside a team of engineers, technologists, trades and manufacturing personnel to improve equipment reliability and capability.  They will identify and manage asset reliability or risks that could adversely affect throughput, efficiency, and product quality.  The candidate is involved in but not limited to the following: 


  • Participate with operations and maintenance in the troubleshooting and resolution of process/equipment problems.   
  • Evaluate equipment failures and consequences using formal Root Cause Analysis to develop appropriate corrective actions, controls and training to eliminate/mitigate potential failures.   
  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure product and process quality as issues arise. 
  • Analyze asset performance and make recommendations for improvement. 
  • Lead design changes to improve asset performance.
  • Communicate recommendations to leadership, production and maintenance. 
  • Develop, plan and execute asset improvement projects.  
  • Remain fluent and up to date on new developments in processes, product, equipment and technologies for the manufacturing and processing of Steel.


Education & Experience:


  • 4-year University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or 3-year Mechanical Engineering Technologist College Diploma is preferred. 
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with a degree/diploma in other Engineering disciplines provided they have relatable work experience.
  • 1-5 years of work experience in a related role is required.
  • Experience in manufacturing or a steel-related industry is an asset.


Knowledge & Skills:


  • General manufacturing, maintenance and/or equipment knowledge and experience is desired.
  • Understanding of sheet steel manufacturing processes is desired.
  • Understanding of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) or World Class Continuous Improvement activities (Lean Manufacturing)
  • Working knowledge of formal Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Knowledge in statistical analysis techniques and statistical software tools (Minitab, R, Excel)
  • Experience in managing continuous improvement initiatives
  • Understand equipment (mechanical and electrical) failure mechanisms and modes
  • Mechanical design skills and practical equipment knowledge.
  • Mechanical aptitude and a “hands-on” approach to problem solving
  • Knowledge of Equipment Reliability concepts and practices
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and resolve conflict
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


Work Environment:


  • Plant and Office environment as required.  Required to wear personal safety equipment while in the plant.
  • The manufacturing plant environment includes exposure to dust, chemicals, temperature changes, noise and large industrial equipment. 


Hours of Work:


  • ArcelorMittal Dofasco is a 24/7 facility
  • Normal hours of work for this position is “days”, Monday to Friday, with extended hours as required to meet project deadlines or resulting from periods of peak workload.
  • Company travel varying from local to international may be required


Total Rewards at ArcelorMittal Dofasco


  • We provide employees with a market competitive total compensation package. Our promise is to provide superior pay for superior performance, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness, pension, vacation and related programs.
  • Competitive hourly rates and shift premium
  • On your first day you will immediately be eligible for:


  • Bonus paid twice a year based on Company performance on key goals. Your bonus target will be 10% of base salary earnings.
  • Company paid Defined Contribution Pension Plan. No employee contribution required. With employer contributions between 5 and 10%.
  • Competitive vacation allowances
  • Group Benefits with no health and dental premiums.
    • For health and dental claims you only pay amounts above the maximums the plan pays.
    • Life insurance premiums are shared with the company.


After two years of permanent company service you will participate in our Profit Sharing, where all permanent employees share equally in allocation of profits.
Other immediate benefits include:

  • Competitive vacation entitlements
  • PPE and workwear provided at no cost (if required)     
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Free access to three onsite fitness centers and our 70-acre recreation park with multiple arenas, fields and organized sports for you and your family

We would like to thank all those who apply in advance since only applicants selected to complete an online assessment will be contacted.  

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply and we are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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