Professional Video Series
Married with two boys and a graduate of McMaster University from Mechanical Engineering & Management. Prior work experience includes automotive manufacturing, banking and customer service sectors before joining ArcelorMittal Dofasco in 2002. Spent several years as a Project Manager before moving into the Utilities business unit for 5 years as the Technology Improvement Coach, where we successfully executed a portfolio of investment projects valued at almost $60 million to improve our operations and cost structure. Current role is Manager within the Engineering & Maintenance Technology department at ArcelorMittal Dofasco.
Graduating from the McMaster’s Materials Engineering Program in 2001, Marc immediately began his career at ArcelorMittal Dofasco as a Metallurgist in the Metallurgy Department, focusing on product quality/process improvements. He spent several years within the Metallurgical Department expanding product, process and business systems knowledge. Work included business transformation projects such as Manufacturing Execution System & SAP, as well as managing multiple Quality Improvement projects that still continue to generate millions of dollars in cost improvements to the organization. In 2014, after spending a year as the Pickling and Cold Rolling Quality Coach, Marc accepted his current role as the Automotive Customer Service and Product Development Coach.
Jeralee graduated from McMaster University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering. She started at Dofasco a Internship student in the Cold Roll Customer Service Product Design (CSPD) group from May 2003 to August 2004. Jeralee returned to Dofasco into the same group as a full time employee after completing her final year at McMaster in June 2005. In November 2005 Jeralee because the Manufacturing Engineering Coordinator at the Cleaning Line, Batch Anneal and Open Coil anneal where she worked on process reliability and product quality. Jeralee now works in Tin Plate CSPD focusing her efforts on quality improvement projects and new product development work.
Professional Development Conference
The Professional Development Conference seeks to improve upon the professional skills of McMaster Engineering Students. The day long conference will include engaging sessions lead by industry professionals and McMaster University professors. Students can expect to leave the conference with new knowledge on topics such as networking, appearances, communication and job hunting.The conference occurs every year in March, click here for more information.