Guy Bergeron has held the position of Training Coordinator at ArcelorMittal for six years now. His work consists of planning and coordinating employee training at the pellet plant. Safety being a priority issue, a large portion of the training activities are centered around safety in the workplace. His responsibilities also include providing training related to new technologies and orientation services for new employees. His duties include conducting training needs analysis, following-up on the employees’ training records, planning training schedules and coordinating training with the Union. Guy also acts as a consultant to management.
Guy started his career at ArcelorMittal as a laboratory technician and held several positions before accepting his present job. His employer helped him advance within the company by offering him professional retraining at different moments in his career. He has greatly appreciated the opportunities for professional development that were provided to him.
Indeed, Guy believes that the mining industry offers a great many opportunities. The large variety of jobs available and the career development possibilities make this sector a very attractive one. “Individuals who have both the potential and the interest can look forward to an exceptional career in this industry,” says Guy.
“Most people do not know much about the mining industry,” declares Guy. “People in the industry do not only work in mines.” Human relations are an important part of this industry and it is precisely what Guy loves about his work. “I like having contact with people. I like sharing my knowledge and my values.”
What does the future hold in store for Guy? He is currently looking forward to accepting a new challenge within the company, thereby benefiting from yet another opportunity to advance his career.