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Material Handling & Logistics - AZ Driver (Contract)

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  15623 


About us:

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. 


Founded in 1912, 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. 


Full Time Material Handling & Logistics AZ Team Member (Contract – 12 Months*)


*Contracts may be renewed to a maximum duration of 24 months based on business conditions and performance.


Position Description:

  • Perform driving, operating and dispatching tasks in a fully rotational team environment to support the flow of material within Primary and Finishing Manufacturing


Major Responsibilities:

  • Comply with the appropriate government guidelines for the Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Labour and CRTC regulations
  • Ensure all equipment is in safe working order to maximize optimum reliability and ensure the safe operation of the equipment while driving on all Dofasco and city streets


Duties can include but not limited to:


Transporter Operator

  • Operate two types of Transporter trucks (HBI and Hood – Computer based dispatching)
  • The Paling Transporter is a multi-wheeled rubber tired carrier, capable of transporting more than 200 tons. The payload would be a combination of the deck weight and the product weight.


Coil Truck Driver

  • The Coil Truck tractor is a conventional truck trailer configuration capable of operating on city streets


Slab Carrier Operator

  • The Material Handling and Logistics Transporter Division has a fleet of four Kress ST-300T 6 wheeled, 150 Ton Straddle Carriers, which haul slab steel within the plant road system
  • Transports slab steel to various plant locations based on the computer based priority sequence designated in the Automated Slab Management System located in the onboard computer



  • Dispatcher will use information to update the computer optimizing program to set up priority deck movements for material flow and communicate other process or product issues to their drivers through the message program or the two-way radio system
  • Dispatcher oversees all transporter and Dempster assignments throughout the shift responding to flow and equipment issues recording and reporting all concerns



  • There are up to 7 different tractor functions using 40 ton tractors with rams or forks



  • There are 4 gantry cranes on rails servicing the Hot Band Inventory storage yards, as well as Straddle Port cranes on wheels loading/unloading/sorting slabs


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • AZ license with clear driver’s abstract is required
  • Heavy Equipment experience is an asset
  • Fork lift/tractor experience is an asset
  • Experience as a dispatcher and computer skills are an asset

Working Conditions:

  • Plant environment and city streets.
  • Office environment
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, long sleeve shirt, long pants, and sunglasses when required.
  • Exposure to noise, dust, heat and cold at various times throughout the year.
  • Stair and ladder climbing is required
  • Must be able to push and pull tarp for coil truck open and closed as required.  Coil trucks have standard transmissions, which require using both legs to operate the clutch, brakes and gas pedals.

Hours of Work:

  • Continuous 12-hour shifts in a 7 day, 24-hour timeframe
  • Overtime as required


Our Recruitment Process:

  • Our team may evaluate applicants via online assessments and a preliminary phone interview. These assessments will provide greater insight into candidate skill level and their ability to perform within an Advanced Manufacturing teaming environment. 


  • Candidates who interview successfully will receive a conditional offer employment. The conditions include the successful completion of; proof of secondary school education or equivalent, criminal background check, employment reference check and pre-placement medical assessment.



Permanent Positions:


  • Team members who are employed on contract may be considered for permanent team member opportunities based on individual performance and favourable market conditions. Individual performance measurables include: consistent demonstration of required skills, competencies, reliability and teaming ability for the duration of their contract.




Why work at ArcelorMittal Dofasco?


•    Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers for the past 6 years 
•    Robust total rewards package including a Profit Sharing and Variable Compensation Plan (Permanent employees only)
•    24/7 Access to 4 fully staffed onsite fitness facilities
•    Wellness programs focusing on topics such as fitness, nutrition support, mindfulness, resilience and more
•    Onsite employee engagement events supporting topics as Mental Health, Diversity, Learning week, and Health and Safety week
•    Discounted access to our 70-acre Recreation Park, offering over 30 teams and clubs to employees and their family
•    Monthly employee volunteer opportunities to give back to the community with our “Team Orange” program


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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