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Front Line Supervisor - Steel Industry

Algoma Steel Inc.

The Company
Based in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Algoma has a proud history as a leading manufacturer of hot and cold rolled steel sheet and plate products. We are Canada’s only discrete plate producer and one of the lowest-cost producers of hot-rolled sheet steel in North America owing in part to our state-of-the-art Direct Strip Production Complex. Our steel is used in construction, mining, manufacturing, automotive, shipbuilding, and energy sectors including renewable energy and military applications. Today’s steel industry is rapidly evolving and so are we, transitioning to electric arc steelmaking technology that will position Algoma as one of North America’s leading producers of green steel, bringing low-carbon steel products to market, shrinking our environmental footprint, and securing a more sustainable future.

We invite those with a talent and drive for superior performance, who desire to be part of a team of steel industry professionals to apply. Join us as we build on our rich, century-long tradition of delivering quality steel products to our customers, improving the quality of life for our community, and providing rich and rewarding careers for our employees.

A Place to Call Home
Algoma Steel takes great pride in preserving the high quality of life offered by the Sault – a vibrant and beautiful city that’s surrounded by stunning natural scenery. With its affordable housing, impressive work/life balance, proximity to the US, and lack of commute times, It’s the perfect place to raise a family and call home.

For more information on living and working in Sault Ste. Marie visit

Key Deliverables:

  • Coordinates and resolves equipment and process problems as required. Will need to work down days, major rebuilds, upgrade projects and maintenance planning.
  • Will collaborate with Operations and other service groups ensuring that the process and mechanical equipment provides a quality product.
  • Responsible for carrying out a prescribed safety program which will involve employee training, conducting regular safety meetings, consistent use of SCR's systems and ensuring the tradesmen are following all safety procedures and practices as required on a regular basis.
  • Provide supervision and direction to maintenance crews to carry out mechanical maintenance work including:
  • Ensure area maintenance services are provided in a reliable, safe, and cost effective manner.
  • Identify and recommend equipment improvements.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of all area activities.
  • Identify potential equipment problems and opportunities for improvement and communicate with colleagues and peers.


  • Three (3) year mechanical technology diploma
  • Industrial Mechanic Trade Certificate along with a minimum three (3) years experience in a mechanical maintenance environment
  • 2 years as a Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor or Planner
  • Supervisory experience and and expereince working in a team environment is an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, fluid and gas equipment and its repair
  • A demonstrated ability in troubleshooting analysis, equipment maintenance and repair techniques
  • Experience with technical drawings and a knowledge of QS/ISO
  • A demonstrated ability to solve technical and machinery problems
    Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to Health, Safety and Environmental policies
  • Leadership, interpersonal, communication, organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills and experience with Algoma's systems including SAP, Kronos and Microsoft Office (email, word processing, spreadsheets, project scheduling).

Algoma offers a competitive salary, an extended health benefits package, a defined contribution pension plan and profit sharing.

If you meet the qualifications for this position and are committed to a challenging career with a dynamic company, in a community that offers superior quality of life, we encourage you to apply today.

To learn more about our company or to apply, please visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in our workplace. Accommodation is available for applicants with a disability. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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