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Electrical Automation Engineer - Steelmaking

Requisition ID:  15743 

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.


OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY/PURPOSE OF POSITION: Provide on-site Automation Engineering supporting EAF, LMF, VTD, and Caster to meet the business goals of AM/NS Calvert.



  1. Provide technical leadership in a highly automated production facility
  2. Lead and participate in continuous improvement projects to increase productivity, availability, and efficiency 
  3. Lead and participate in root cause failure analysis
  4. Continuous optimization of process automation systems utilizing process data acquisition systems
  5. Lead and participate in the commissioning of new equipment
  6. Improve process automation by leading and supporting electrical improvement projects
  7. Responsible for planning improvement activities using SAP software
  8. Support training, coaching, and mentoring for maintenance technicians and operations team members
  9. Full compliance with both Safety and Environmental standards
  10. Work in interdisciplinary teams during process improvement activities
  11. Work with Process Engineers and Mechanical Engineers regarding day-to-day line activities
  12. Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
  13. Fulfills the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment
  14. Fulfills the responsibilities required to achieve the Quality Commitment
  15. Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect
  16. Ensure working knowledge of competencies as defined in ISO 14001 (current version), IATF 16949 (current version), and ISO 17025 (current version)


EDUCATION, ACCREDITATION & EXPERIENCE: Technical expertise / years of experience in the field

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Industrial Electricity or related field required



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Knowledge / Skills required

  • Industrial process automation systems.
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) like GE P80i, Siemens S7, Siemens TIA Portal, logi.CAD
  • Human Machine Interface Systems
  • Process Sequences programmed in PLCs
  • Industrial communication systems, like LAN systems, Profibus, Profinet, Canbus
  • Industrial Instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of Open Platform Communications (OPC) and OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA)
  • Cascade regulation systems, used for gap control, tension control, speed control and other reprocess controls.
  • Motor Control utilizing Variable Frequency Drives including regulation via PLC systems
  • Demonstrate experience regarding Low/Medium voltage distribution systems, motor control systems, etc.
  • Industrial Safety Systems
  • Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to competently handle a fast-paced environment, with strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal communications skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to develop and provide training within the maintenance and operations organization
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic and displays a high degree of professionalism
  • Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Project, etc.
  • Interest and ability to work at our site location in Calvert, Alabama 



  • Laptop, Desk Phone, Cell Phone              



  • Office and Industrial/Mill Environments



  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads.



  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Paid vacation starting at 13 days per year; 10 paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • State-of-the-art training and communications programs
  • On-site 24/7 convenience stores
  • 401k employer match 6%
  • Robust Safety Culture Program
  • Comprehensive relocation package
  • Health insurance; prescription drug insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance
  • Option of high deductible health plan with HSA or traditional PPO plan
  • Life insurance; short- and long-term disability plans; AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
  • Health and wellness programs with on-site gym
  • Community Outreach opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Charitable gift matching
  • Employee discounts



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.

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