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Area Manager Production Hot Strip Mill

Requisition ID:  30700 

Reflected in our name, AM/NS Calvert is a joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel Corporation, two of the world’s leading steelmakers. We use the most innovative technology to create the steels tomorrow’s world will be made of. As part of ArcelorMittal, every day over 190,000 of our talented people, located in over 60 countries, push the boundaries of digitalization and use advanced technology to create a world that is stronger, faster and smarter. Our strength comes from having a rich tapestry of high-performance, multi-cultural teams, each of them working together effectively to achieve the same organizational goals. AM/NS Calvert promotes an innovative, diverse team experience, while supporting our team members in advancing their careers.


Located in Calvert, 35 miles north of Mobile, Alabama, our state-of-the-art steel processing facility has the capacity to process 5.3 million tons of high-value steel grades in the North America market. We are constantly striving to work safer and smarter, and to make our products stronger, lighter and more sustainable so we can meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, our communities and the wider world.


AM/NS Calvert is expanding its existing portfolio with the addition of a brand new, cutting edge Steelmaking facility in Calvert, AL. The addition of this facility to our site creates a unique competitive advantage, providing team members with endless opportunities to use the latest technology, develop innovative solutions, and drive digitalization across everything we do We invite you to apply to join this Steelmaking start-up and become a part of forging the future of steel in Alabama for generations to come.



The ideal candidate will direct and manage the Hot Strip Mill (HSM) production process, as well as review and evaluate quality, downtime, and performance of the HSM Production department to effectively support AM/NS Calvert’s business objectives.

The Basics

  • B.S. in Engineering or related field, or equivalent working experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in a management position of a Steel Mill (Team Manager or higher)
  • In–depth knowledge and experience with Hot Strip Mill process
  • Basic understanding of heat, mass transfer, and material plasticity
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively work cross-functionally with various groups
  • Ability to develop and deliver technical presentations at senior management level
  • Proficiency in MS Office products


 The Extras



  • Knowledge of automated control systems
  • Broad technological background in hot rolling / roll shop and warehousing
  • Knowledge in Metallurgy
  • Strong computer skills to include SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of environmental protection
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and implement improvement initiatives that increase business value
  • Strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively make decisions using analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally, build partnerships, and seek “win-win” solutions to meet business objectives
  • Ability to build strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
  • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect and accountability



  • Development of engineered solutions for quality and throughput optimization without a given solution process
  • Coordination of measures to ensure a trouble-free production
  • Autonomous execution of investment measures
  • Develop and implement further improvement of the production process to adjust to future requirements
  • Coordination of production activities
  • Managing the HSM production with respect to the overall company’s goals
  • Develop and maintain the department’s budget
  • Develop and maintain the manpower plan (org-chart) for the production area
  • Develop and maintain goals for the production department
  • Representation of AM/NS Calvert at events and in organizations
  • Development of training for the work force
  • Performance review for the direct reporting team members
  • Control all KPIs for production
  • Monitor continuous improvements
  • Fulfill the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment
  • Fulfill the responsibilities required to achieve the Quality Commitment and Environmental Commitment



  • Office setting
  • Mill setting – Hot Strip Mill industrial environment
  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads or weekend coverage


Please note: The Job Profile is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.



AM/NS Calvert focuses on hiring the best candidates, so we strive to provide the best benefits and perks to make your world easier.


Health & Wellness - You can choose between a high deductible health insurance plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a traditional PPO plan with a Flex Spending Account (FSA) option.  We provide excellent dental and vision coverage and an employee assistance program (EAP). We also have a 24-hour on-site gym available.


Financial Protection - We provide life insurance, short- and long-term disability plans, AD&D insurance, and 401k with an employer match of 6%.


Compensation - We offer competitive pay with quarterly bonuses as well as a comprehensive relocation package.


Workplace Flexibility - Paid vacation, starting at 13 days per year, increasing with tenure. Additionally, we provide 10 paid holidays, bereavement leave, and parental leave. AM/NS Calvert believes in a positive work-life balance and offers flexible work hours, and alternative schedules, depending on the position.


Career & Personal Development – We offer a tuition reimbursement program and provide in-house training on professional topics, technical skills, and leadership competencies.


Culture – Our culture is built on a foundation of its core values, which include safety, teamwork, accountability, relationships, and sustainability. We emphasize collaboration and recognize every individual's unique contribution, encouraging a diverse and inclusive workforce where all team members can grow and develop.


Way of Life – On-site 24/7 convenience mini markets are located throughout the site.  AM/NS Calvert has a strong commitment to community involvement. Team members can contribute and get involved in giving back to their communities.


If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-289-3000 or email to communicate your accommodation request.  Do not email your application materials to this email address.  Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
AMNS Calvert is an EEO Employer: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Disability, Age, Vet, and Other Protected Group Status. 

Nearest Major Market: Mobile AL

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