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Electrical Automation Engineer - Galvanizing Lines

Requisition ID:  29708 

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.




The ideal candidate will provide on-site Electrical Automation Engineering support through technical leadership and continuous optimization of process improvement projects within the highly automated Galvanizing and Annealing Lines to meet the business goals of AM/NS Calvert. 


The Basics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Industrial Electricity, or an equivalent 
  • Minimum of 5 years direct experience in electrical automation in manufacturing, commissioning, or service for electrical automation systems, preferred in steel or similar heavy industry
  • Proficiency with:
    • Industrial process automation systems, with focus on Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), such as GE P80i, Siemens S7, Siemens TIA Portal, logi.CAD
    • Motor Control utilizing Variable Frequency Drives, including cascaded regulation via PLC systems
    • Industrial communication systems, such as LAN systems, Profibus, Profinet, Canbus
    • Continuous optimization of process automation systems utilizing process data acquisition systems, such as ibaAnalyzer
    • Industrial human machine interface (HMI), such as Wonderware, WinCC or Ignition
  • Advanced with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)


  • Demonstrates strong, analytical, and problem-solving decision-making skills
  • Anticipates and adopts innovations in business-building digital and technology applications
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to develop and provide training within the maintenance and operations organization



  • Provide technical leadership and support in the following responsibilities:
    • Continuous improvement projects to increase reliability, quality, and efficiency of the production process focusing on automatic control systems and associated field devices
    • Root cause failure analysis
    • Planning improvement activities utilizing SAP software
    • Train, coach, and mentor maintenance technicians and operations team members


  • Office and Industrial setting in the Galvanizing and Annealing Mill
  • Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads



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 offers 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 hybrid work opportunities, 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.

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.




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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