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Automotive Product Applications Engineer (R&D) - Ohio

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Posting Date: Jan 5, 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 team: 

Automotive OEMs place a strong emphasis on value-based design and engineering in the development of vehicles. Electrification, autonomy, digitalization and Industry 4.0 are driving disruptions in vehicle engineering and manufacturing in the industry’s march toward efficient and cost-effective products. ArcelorMittal is rising to the challenges and the needs of the industry in focusing on developing new steel products, working with partners on innovative manufacturing processes and investing in emerging and disruptive technologies like additive manufacturing, all while maintaining the role of steel as a leading material for sustainability. ArcelorMittal Global R&D leads the way in many of these initiatives and seeks talented and driven persons to join us in our journey.


The role: 

ArcelorMittal Global Research & Development Center is looking for a highly skilled and motivated engineer to be a part of the team focused on materials, materials testing and automotive design, and supports ArcelorMittal’s strategic objectives and steel product portfolio, so that sheet steel products remain the material of choice, and ArcelorMittal the preferred steel supplier. The engineer will be an integral member of the Steel Solutions and Co-engineering team at ArcelorMittal and will be required to work primarily from an automaker’s engineering facilities in Ohio.


Job Duties:

  • Promote material grades for lightweight steel solutions for automotive OEMs’ future vehicle architectures utilizing strong knowledge of materials, design and assembly
  • Test and evaluate product attributes of steel grades, including mechanical testing, joining, forming etc. to assess material performance for specific applications
  • Utilize Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) simulations to develop, validate and enhance design concepts and applications of material grades for specific applications
  • Assist in activities pertaining to prototyping, testing, validation and correlation of body structure concepts
  • Recognize threats to steel from other materials (e.g. aluminum, composites, magnesium), help develop and promote competitive steel solutions
  • Establish strong, sustainable and positive relationships with product development engineers at our strategic automotive customers


Education Requirements:  Bachelors (Masters preferred) in Engineering or Applied Science in the field of Mechanical or Materials.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with mechanical testing of materials and parts
  • Knowledge of JIS, ASTM or equivalent testing standards
  • Exposure to automotive sheet steel products and manufacturing processes like stamping, roll-forming and welding
  • Knowledge of automotive body structure design and assembly
  • 2 years of relevant industry or university experience
  • Strong engineering, creative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple demands
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high level of integrity
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • Must be open to travel as required to ArcelorMittal’s facilities in USA and Canada


Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of CAD
  • Knowledge of CAE


ArcelorMittal is an EEO Employer: Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Disability, Vet, And Other Protected Group Status.


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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