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Melting Operations Process Specialist - Steelmaking

Requisition ID:  29902 

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 lead process support for the Melting area in the Steelmaking facility, providing guidance to shift crews to melt steel according to the most up-to-date, state-of-the art procedures, to meet the business goals of AM/NS Calvert. 


The Basics:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field; OR equivalent experience
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as an engineer, specialist, or similar position in a liquid steel production facility
  • Basic technical knowledge of melting
  • Advanced process control knowledge
  • Strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills to include SAP and Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)


The Extras:

  • Advanced technical knowledge of melting preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Steelmaking process preferred preferred



  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgancy, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Actively learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder




  • Monitor and evaluate Melt Shop performance, to include production, cost, and quality key performance indictors (KPI's); Identify appropriate counter measures in case of non-achievement of KPI's
  • Ensure Melt Shop operations comply with environmental regulations
  • Optimize Melt Shop productivity, capacity, energy, and consumption by monitoring industry best practices
  • Collaborate with Technology team in product development and perform product trials; Provide process expertise to technology team for improvement project implementation
  • Interface and communicate with maintenance team members and other members of steel making facility, to include EAF, Caster, LMF, RH, and Refractory
  • Write and update work instructions for Melt Shop operations; Organize related HIRAC review
  • Take ownership to seek and correct issues generating steel non-quality
  • Coordinate scrap preparation activities with contractor; Communicate scrap needs to procurement team
  • Lead and support continuous improvement activities
  • Update Melt Shop process parameters according to last update of grade practice sheet and to optimizes productivity, capacity, energy and consumption
  • Demonstrate and promote AM/NS Calvert Purpose and Values: Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
  • Lead/participate in incident root cause analysis and corrective actions for failures, to include safety incidents, environmental deviations, quality deviations and production losses



  • Office and Industrial setting in the Steel Making facility
  • During first ~2 years, Construction setting
  • Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads
  • People with heart pacemakers or any there electronic medical device are strictly prohibited  from entering the furnace area. These devices include implanted pacemakers or implantable cardiac defibrillators where the device may be affected.  Individuals identified to potentially work in EMF affected areas should identify the specific device they have as part of a medical history and manufacturer’s recommendations should be followed. 



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 remote 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.


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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