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Maintenance Planner

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  26467 


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.


We are at the forefront of the steel industry with a plan to change the way we make steel to significantly reduce GHG emissions in the short term, while reaching net zero before 2050. Ours will be the first integrated steelmaking site in the world to make this transformation and it will happen by 2028. Our global company is leading the world with significant decarbonization projects in North America and Europe and our site is key to this plan.


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.



Maintenance Planner

Pickling & Cold Rolling Business Unit




The Pickling & Cold Rolling Manufacturing Business Unit is responsible for taking flat rolled Hot Band Steel, removing the mill scale (Pickling), and rolling it down to final thickness (Cold Rolling). As a Maintenance Planner in Pickling & Cold Rolling, your primary function will be to plan, develop, and assemble comprehensive work packages to execute the planning element of the Equipment Reliability Process. 




Your duties will include (but not limited to) the following:


  • Manage the backlog of work requests in preapproved status approved through WES Work Management

  • Manage the backlog of work orders in PLAN status.

  • Detail the scope to the required level of task detail (using single and multi-task work orders as appropriate) for multi-discipline work scopes.

  • Estimate resources including labour, materials, equipment, and services.

  • Request and receive the appropriate level of technical input to fully plan the work by initiating and scheduling on-site work scopes with appropriate resources required i.e. internal and external trades.

  • Develop detailed work instructions as required to support all Health & Safety requirements and where added job specific detail is required.

  • Assemble work packages to the level of detail required to execute the work.

  • Facilitates and documents analysis of job hazards. Facilitate safe work permit meetings, acquires required permits to complete scope of work, and acquires required drawings and technical information as part of work packages.

  • Maintain Bill of Materials.

  • Identify and communicate requirements for additions/modifications to Master Parts Catalogue.

  • Initiate requisitions for parts and service and responds to technical inquiries from suppliers.

  • Maintain the equipment hierarchy including asset characterizing information such as model, serial number, equipment type, etc.

  • Provide input into Equipment Maintenance Program development.

  • Identify the need for and spins off work requests to other performing departments as required.

  • Develop and maintain a library of ‘standard’ or ‘Bench’ work orders capturing accurate information and best execution practices for repetitive work.

  • Participate in scheduling meetings. This includes weekly backlog meetings, WES Work Management/Work Development meetings, Shutdown (schedule freeze, lockdown and post).


Desired Skills & Experiences


  • Ontario/Interprovincial Certification of Qualification or College Diploma at the Engineering Techician/Technologist Level is required. 
  • Relevant planning experience is preferred and considered an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Words, Project, Access)
  • Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, detail oriented and problem-solving skills
  • Able to competently handle a fast-paced environment, with strong organizational, multi-tasking yet detail oriented and time-management skills
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal communications skills, written and verbal
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment; Able to work effectively with people in a variety of roles.
  • Knowledge of workforce, maintenance or construction planning and scheduling techniques including logistics, coordination, and problem solving is an asset
  • Experience with Project Management methods including logic work breakdown schedule, Gantt diagramming techniques, identifying task relationships, determining critical path, employing estimating techniques, and analyzing resource utilization is an asset.


Work Environment


  • Combination of Office, Shop and Plant environment.
  • Respirators occasionally required


Hours of Work


  • 8.5-hour day shift schedule with extended hours and various shifts as required due to periods of peak workloads
  • Must be available to carry a cell phon

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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