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Automotive Product Applications Engineer (R&D)

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Posting Date: May 3, 2022

Location: N/A, OH, US, N/A

Company: ArcelorMittal

About ArcelorMittal 

ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest steel producer. We use the most innovative technology to create the steels tomorrow’s world will be made of. 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. To help make this possible, they know they can depend on the support and training that a company of our scope and scale can provide.  


Why you should join our Team

At ArcelorMittal North America we have created something special. A better place to work and an ability to make a real difference to the world. 

We provide exceptional training and career paths. Our goal is to have our leaders be home grown and to provide all employees opportunities for growth, development, and movement within our organization.  We only accept A players as part of our team. 


Join our family, be a part of a great story and help us continue to grow and be successful.

About us:

Steel is everywhere. From cars and trucks to skyscrapers and washing machines. Producing this strong, versatile, and endlessly recyclable material is something we at ArcelorMittal are extremely proud of. Steel is the fabric of life.

ArcelorMittal plays a key role globally in advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable products. We are a leading steel and mining company with a strong focus on research and innovation that drives our leadership in all major industries and markets.

Steelmaking is a unique and intricate process. Learn more by watching this video.


The role:  

ArcelorMittal Global Research & Development Center is looking for a highly skilled and motivated engineer to provide technical expertise and vehicle pre-program and program support to ArcelorMittal automotive customers’ team in North America. Candidate will be required to support the R&D safety management system, understand automotive technology needs, and clearly translate these needs to ArcelorMittal stakeholders (R&D, commercial, production).  The candidate will be required to utilize technical knowledge and resources in order to create value for ArcelorMittal and automotive OEMs.


Job Duties:

  • Develop, maintain and interact with key automotive engineering contacts at General Motors (GM) Engineering centers. 
  • Assist the ArcelorMittal (AM) customer team in value engineering, develop innovative cost-savings proposals.  
  • Pilot steel product development needed by the automotive customer. 
  • Coordinate and seek material and facility approval and qualifications, as needed, and support the customer team business goals.
  • Support the Customer Team and customer, and clearly understand and identify product issues, market trends and forecasts, customer solutions and provide competitive intelligence.
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of AM Global products in order to recommend applications solutions to customers’ requested product needs, including tubes and laser welded blanks.
  • Work closely with the AM Steel Solutions group in order to support co-engineering activities and use of S-in Motion® applications.
  • Contribute to and execute the AM Customer Strategy for GM (in conjunction with Sales and Marketing), to maximize AM business and return maximum value to ArcelorMittal.


Education Requirements: 

B.S. (minimum) or M.S. (preferred) in Materials or Mechanical Engineering.


Minimum  Requirements:

  • 5 years of minimum related experience in the automotive or steel industry.
  • Must be knowledgeable in automotive sheet steel products/processes and their attributes and understand critical characteristics and how these translate to automotive design and manufacturing.


Location: Detroit/MI


ArcelorMittal North America is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

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