Maintenance Planner

ArcelorMittal - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Requisition ID: 11986

ArcelorMittal Dofasco plays 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 products - from cans to cars.

Founded in 1912, we are Hamilton’s largest private sector employer with more than 5,000 employees shipping 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s iconic motto Our Product is Steel. Our Strength is People. ® is a true expression of our belief that people are the company’s competitive advantage.

ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Maintenance Planner

Overall Responsibility

Plan, develop and assemble comprehensive work packages to execute the planning element of the Equipment Reliability Process


Manage the backlog of approved work orders ‘in-planning 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
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.
Participate in the development of the Procurement/Sparing strategy.
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’ work orders capturing accurate information and best execution practices for repetitive work.
Participate in scheduling meetings (daily/weekly schedule and shutdown schedule), participates in rehearsal meetings and capable of facilitating execution debrief meetings.


Ontario Certification of Qualification (mechanical trade preferred) OR
Minimum community College Diploma at the Technologist level
Relevant planning experience is preferred and considered an asset

Desired Skills & Experiences

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.

Working Conditions

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 phone

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.