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R&D Engineer - Process Research (DRI - Ironmaking/Modeling)

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Posting Date: Jan 8, 2022

Location: N/A, IN, 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.

The role: 

We are seeking for a highly skilled and motivated engineer to conduct advanced research and development in the field of ironmaking technology, including DRI.  The candidate should possess in-depth knowledge of the key disciplines of transport theory, thermodynamics, physicochemical processes and solid mechanics, and be able to apply this knowledge to develop advanced mathematical models of the ironmaking processes.  The candidate must also possess good people skills and be able to function in a team in both a laboratory and plant environment. The job will be based in the East Chicago center of ArcelorMittal Global R&D supporting plants and projects world-wide. Travel both domestic and international up to 30% of the time is also a requirement.


Location: East Chicago


Job Duties:

  • Create, plan and execute R&D projects observing timelines, budgets and company safety rules;
  • Identify, develop & evaluate new technologies in the ironmaking field;
  • Provide high level technical assistance to ArcelorMittal Americas ironmaking facilities;
  • Develop advanced mathematical models and perform complex calculations in the areas of transport theory, thermodynamics, and solid mechanics to improve the operations of AM ironmaking and DRI facilities. Participate in global teams with other ArcelorMittal R&D laboratories to develop and implement projects for AM ironmaking facilities;
  • Generate new scientific knowledge in the field of DRI/ironmaking.


Education Requirements:  PhD in Mechanical, Metallurgical, or Chemical Engineering


Minimum Requirements:

  • Solid background in core science disciplines of transport theory, thermodynamics, physicochemistry and solid mechanics.
  • Experience in programming in C++ and using commercial and open-source software packages for fluid dynamics and finite element analysis in multiphase reaction systems.
  • Mastery of English language skills.  


Preferred Requirements:

  • At least 5 Years of experience in metals manufacturing;
  • Specific research experience in the ironmaking field.


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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