Vice President of Steelmaking
Giyas is the Vice President of Steelmaking at AltaSteel Ltd. He was elected to his current position in June 2015 after serving as Manager since March 2013. As Vice President, Giyas is responsible for overseeing the Operation and Maintenance of the Steelmaking facility. Steelmaking comprises of scrap charging, Electric Arc Furnace, Ladle Furnace, the 3 strand continuous caster, the billet run out conveyor, the billet stacker, the refractory facilities, overhead cranes and a Chemical Laboratory.
Prior to joining AltaSteel, Giyas worked as Superintendent of Steelmaking in Essar Steel Algoma Inc. and held various positions in Steelmaking Operations at Ispat Industries limited.
For him working at AltaSteel has been an exciting experience, greatly filled with the quest of forming a high performing work culture where respecting diversity, engagement and inclusiveness has become a major corner stone in evaluating and celebrating the success.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from National institute of Technology Surathkal – India, and a six sigma Black Belt Certification.