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Projects Manager - Environmental Sustainability, Global R&D Hamilton

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  29828 


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.



ArcelorMittal Dofasco 

Global Research & Development Hamilton

Market & Business Development Team


Projects Manager - Environmental Sustainability

(Permanent Position)




The sustainability engineer role within ArcelorMittal’s Global R&D department is critical to maintaining environmental sustainability support for North American customers, not only for those in the construction market segment, where Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) are included in Green Building programs, but also for the automotive segment, which is progressively seeking life cycle inventory (LCI) data to meet carbon reduction targets.


Primary function and responsibilities:


  • Provide technical support to North American customers for sustainability, EPD and life cycle assessment (LCA) requests across all market segments (both flat and long products)
  • Contribute technical knowledge to internal AM sustainability initiatives including sustainability councils and corporate decarbonization programs
  • Represent AM on industry and government sustainability councils, committees and working groups to ensure alignment with corporate policy and business objectives, influence outcomes that are favourable to AM, and provide key feedback to AM Commercial groups
  • Provide sustainability advice, guidance, educational and training sessions to internal and external stakeholders and mentor staff regarding sustainability principles, practices, and policies
  • Work with Corporate Affairs and Commercial groups to develop and promote sustainability messages to customers, industry organizations and government entities
  • Support the development and promotion of the AM XCarb™ products for North American flat rolled and long product customers
  • Support product & process development by performing eco-design, LCA and/or develop EPDs for new steel products and solutions
  • Review steel and other construction materials disclosure data to assess life cycle carbon emissions
  • Support the development of embodied carbon reduction strategies through materials specifications, product substitutions and site specific LCA
  • Provide project management support and communicate results and deliverables through presentations, reports, webinars and workshops
  • Undertake research and summarize findings on embodied carbon results and strategies for reducing embodied carbon
  • Contribute corporate and industry information to various green building rating programs
  • Assist in completing whole building life cycle analysis in compliance with various industry building standards
  • Develop a strong interaction with AM R&D centers but also with the academic community in relation to LCA and sustainability




  • Develop and maintain a sound knowledge of current AM products, processes and customer needs
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory codes, standards, and material specifications to ensure AM product capabilities comply, and influence changes with agencies and customers to maximize AM value in the marketplace
  • Participate in trade association and regulatory agency activities to ensure steel remains a viable material choice for our customers’ product needs. 
  • Investigate opportunities and identify competitive threats to steel market growth
  • Facilitate and provide local expertise of the application technology capabilities of Global R&D, and interface with our customers to promote and utilize these technologies to create value for the customer and ArcelorMittal
  • Determine the value created for assigned projects and communicate to Sales & Marketing to leverage business growth with customers when negotiating commercial contracts
  • In conjunction with Sales & Marketing, contribute to and execute AM business plans and customer strategies
  • Build close working relationships with AM customers throughout North America, and identify and lead technical support activities that create value for AM and its customers
  • Build and grow your level of knowledge of industry developments and trends related to sustainability
  • Gather and analyze environmental data for internal and external reporting
  • Collaborate between different AM groups and promote innovation and sustainability culture




  • Strong engineering, environmental, analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • Strong project management and organizational skills are required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office, MS Teams and Outlook is required
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and a high level of integrity are required
  • Must be able to exhibit a high level of initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good negotiating skills and presentation skills are required
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment is required
  • Adaptability to change is required
  • Knowledge of flat rolled and structual steel products and stelmaking processes are an asset
  • Knowledge of steel manufacturing and its effect on material properties and performance is an asset
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including design, forming (stamping, rollforming, hydroforming, etc.), joining (welding, bonding, etc.) and painting is an asset




  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry or related field of study
  • Minimum five years of relevant environmental sustainability or engineering experience
  • Masters in Sustainability Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Policy, or other Sustainability-focused advanced degree is preferred
  • Experience conducting LCA modeling using GaBi, SimaPro or Open LCA is required
  • Experience using whole building LCA tools such as Tally, One Click LCA, or Athena is an asset
  • Understanding foundational concepts of sustainable buildings including energy performance, material selection, and the integrated design process is preferred
  • Ability to read and understand building drawings and specifications is an asset
  • Experience with building information modelling and CAD software tools such as Autodesk Revit, Sketchup, AutoCAD and other construction design tools is an asset
  • Knowledge of Energy Star, LEED, WELL and PassiveHouse certification systems is an asset
  • LEED AP BD+C accreditation is an asset
  • Ability to travel to the USA and Europe and eligibility to obtain a USA work visa is required


Hours of Work:


Straight days, Monday to Friday, with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads. This position is eligible for a hybrid work model which allows for remote work up to 2-days per week.


Work Environment:


  • Office environment with occasional plant or laboratory exposure. 
  • Occasional outside processors and customer manufacturing facilities
  • Frequent travel on personal time is 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 quarterly based on Company performance on key goals. Your bonus target will be 15% 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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