Senior Engineer

Posting Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: N/A, IN, US, N/A

Company: ArcelorMittal

About ArcelorMittal 
ArcelorMittal is one of the world’s largest steel producers. We use the most innovative technology to create the steel of tomorrow’s world. 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 a highly skilled and motivated individual to conduct advanced research and development in the field of metal joining manufacturing processes.  In this position, the Welding Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for developing metal welding solutions in collaboration with internal and external partners for a variety of steel grades in their hot rolled and cold rolled state. The ideal candidates will be required to use their metallurgical skills to drive development of new solutions using advanced R&D tools. Experience in metallurgy, materials science, powder metallurgy, welding engineering and current metal additive manufacturing technologies is valued. The keys to this position are superior communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work cross-functionally with other areas of the organization, ability to work in both a laboratory and industrial environment, and the ability to participate and lead teams. The candidate must be able to work in a highly visible, dynamic, and fast-paced environment. The candidate should possess an in-depth understanding of steel product manufacturability processes in finishing area to cross-apply the concepts. The job will be based in the East Chicago Center of ArcelorMittal’s Global R&D with projects of global perspective where interaction with other ArcelorMittal R&D laboratories or plant personnel is expected. Travel both domestic and international up to 20% of the time is also a requirement.


Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with global partners to develop new welding solutions for different advanced high strength steel grades.
  • Perform root cause analysis of welding breaks and provide recipes to solve weldability of hot rolled and cold rolled sheets
  • Take lead in developing R&D solutions in the area of metal joining and forming using R&D tools.
  • Take responsibility of R&D equipment as lab deputy and provide guidance to operators for equipment operation, maintenance and safety.
  • Apply R&D solutions to develop plant practices for welding existing and new steel grades.
  • Collaborate with plant engineers to identify ways to improve productivity of welding processes and perform trials with application of best practices as standard procedures.
  • Collaborate with R&D product design engineers to break away from conventional manufacturing rules to provide guidance and develop practices for steel grades under R&D developmental stage.
  • Generate new scientific knowledge and support research and development of cold rolling process technologies.
  • Create, plan and execute R&D projects observing timelines, budgets and company safety rules.


Education and Experience requirements:

  • In-depth understanding of metal joining processes
  • Thermodynamic software: Thermo-calc
  • Metallographic Preparation: Polishing, mounting, etching
  • Metallurgical Characterization: Light Optical Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD), X-Ray Diffraction (X-RAY), High Resolution Dilatometry
  • Mechanical Testing: Crack propagation, creep, tensile, hardness, welding equipment


Preferred Requirements:

  • Coil joining skills and familiarity with steel manufacturing process in finishing area
  • Experience and familiarity with lab welding equipment
  • Characterization of microstructure and mechanical properties of welded parts
  • Familiarity with industrial welding supplier technologies


Minimum /Basic Education Requirements:

  • MS Degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering or Additive Manufacturing


Preferred Education Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Additive Manufacturing


Other Requirements:

  • High level of English language proficiency
  • Manufacturing Software
  • Experience with Laser Welding Equipment
  • Experience with welding technologies and associated design and manufacturing standards
  • Data processing and analytics.


Office Location:  

East Chicago, IN

What we’ll offer 
We offer competitive salary, bonus, paid vacation, 401k employer match, health insurance, prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life and disability insurance etc. 

Join us and you’ll see your work help create renewable energy, impact major industries and boost economies. At ArcelorMittal we’ll help you make your world

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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