Treasury Analyst (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 31 October 2017
Excellent place to work full time. international company. Friendly people. There is room for advancement for full time employees. There are many programs that one can be a part of and have a say in making the company more efficient.
Variety of work as international company
Not so great for contract employees-no profit sharing, benefits, pension.
Crane Operator & Operations Tasks (Former Employee) – Windsor, ON – 26 October 2017
A typical day would include moving coils with an overhead crane to keep production going. I've learned the importance of time management. The hardest part of the job is the long hours but the most enjoyable part of the job is working with others and building relationships with them.
Wire Drawer (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 20 October 2017
The elements are the hard part of the job extreme heat and cold. Fellow colleagues were what made the job fun. I learned many skills dealing with steel etc. tolerances, gauging, working with dies and overhead cranes.
there is plent of opportunity for advancement with a very competative salary in the manufacturing industry
Teamleader (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 19 October 2017
It is a fast paced challenging environment that is ideal for young people entering the manufacturing environment. The management is very supportive of the employees and is always advancing employees that work safely and go the extra mile. It is like working for numerous small companies within a large company. The job is very rewarding because employees are learning new thing every day even for long term employees. In general it is a great company to work for that offers a very competitive compensation plan ,ie wages, benefits, company parties, recreation park, retiree clubs.
Au niveau de gestion (convention, salaire, discipline, réglementation)
Chef de gare (Current Employee) – Port-Cartier, QC – 5 October 2017
La discipline au niveau de la gestion de la réglementation (REF) ainsi que la gestion du personnel autant salaire que programme de vacances demande une grande partie de mon travail. S'assurer de la main d'œuvre disponible pour toute demande de train ainsi que la gestion du programme de vacances.
DSG Finishing/Crane Operator (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 14 September 2017
It's started off good working at dofasco. The money was good and easy work. The shift work takes its toll on you though. Hard on the body and mind. There was very little chance at a full time position and treated like a number. It took over a month to get my ROE after numerous times trying to contact HR through various methods.
Good pay, only work around 15 days a month, some good coworkers, OT often
12 hour rotational shifts, hard work life balance, can be dirty, grumpy employees, very bad for your health, no job security.
Crane Operator/Lab Tech (Current Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 21 May 2017
Working at Dofasco is a pretty fast paced environment, not a bad place to work if you are single, however if you are married with kids like myself you will find that your not home as much as you'd like to be. The divorce rate there is extremely high due to the hours you are forced to work. They pay you very well for this reason however its not a place for everyone, you stress a lot here with so many people on contract and competing to land a full time position. During my time here I have only witnessed one actual person get hired on, they rest were shown the door upon the end of their contract.
Roll Grinder, Full-time (Former Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 15 April 2017
I learned a lot from this job not just work skills but life skills. I learned how to work closely with a team and excel in a high paced environment. One of the most enjoyable parts of the job was learning new skills, from going to mohawk and working In the shop ive learned a lot about myself.
Millwright (Current Employee) – Hamilton, ON – 24 March 2017
A typical day would be get on the CTS bus and go to a shutdown to do preventative maintenance, easy boring hot and dirty work dished out by maintenance planners that don't have any idea how to plan jobs . A once proud Canadian company is just another steel mill in the Arcelor Chain. Could really use a union as the company has cut benifits and not up the pay in a few years to match the cost of living . Used to have one of the best pensions in Canada for manufacturing not anymore . Can't wait to retire!