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Mechanical Maintenance Area Manager - Steel Making

Requisition ID:  15723 

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.


POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATION: Reports to General Manager Steelmaking. Reports are:

  • Direct – Mechanical Maintenance Engineers and Specialists
  • Indirect – Hourly Maintenance Mechanics / Millwrights


OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY/PURPOSE OF POSITION: Position is responsible for Mechanical Maintenance of an Electric Arc Furnace, Ladle Metallurgy Furnace, Vacuum Tank Degassing, Caster, Bag House, and associated support equipment.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related field
  • Experience in Green or Brownfield Steel Mill startups
  • 10+ years of leadership experience in steel manufacturing and maintenance
  • Track record of improvement projects that increased reliability, throughput, yield or generated cost savings
  • World Class Manufacturing, Lean, or Reliability Centered Maintenance implementation experience desired



  1. Fulfills the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment
  2. Build a new high performing Mechanical Maintenance Team; specify roles/responsibilities/skills, identify and select successful candidates
  3. Leads Maintenance team including performance management, succession planning, resource allocation, and skills development
  4. Accountable for motivation, retention, development, and training of team members
  5. Accountable for achieving KPIs (safety, reliability, throughput, quality, cost) established in the business plan
  6. Drives standard work processes, KPI visibility, accountability, and action planning across organization
  7. Accountable for development, implementation, and adherence to the Equipment Maintenance Program
  8. Development and adherence to the Repair and Maintenance budget
  9. Benchmarks performance against similar facilities to identify improvement opportunities
  10. Drives business planning, budgeting, budget control
  11. Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
  12. Fulfills the responsibilities required to achieve the Quality Commitment
  13. Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect



  • Electric Arc Furnace, Ladle Metallurgy Facility, Vacuum Tank Degasser, Caster, and Bag House maintenance knowledge
  • Combustion systems, burners, injectors, etc
  • Vacuum pumps and systems
  • Material Handling Systems; conveyors, hoppers, silos, weighing systems, etc
  • Crane Maintenance
  • Maintenance of utilities, water systems, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, etc
  • Proven ability to lead teams to positive results
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Familiarity with maintenance, operations and continuous improvement processes and concepts
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of professionalism
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to collect, distill, and analyze data
  • Interest and ability to work at our site location in Calvert, Alabama 



  • Office environment & Industrial/mill environment



  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads



  • Directly accountable for the reliability of equipment and process of the carbon steel melt shop and casting operations



  • Makes decisions independently but in alignment with stakeholders within the objectives given by General Manager



  • General Manager Steelmaking
  • Operations Department – Melting & Casting
  • Quality
  • Technology
  • Logistics



  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Paid vacation starting at 15 days per year; 10 paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • State-of-the-art training and communications programs
  • On-site 24/7 convenience stores
  • 401k employer match 6%
  • Robust Safety Culture Program
  • Comprehensive relocation package
  • Health insurance; prescription drug insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance
  • Option of high deductible health plan with HSA or traditional PPO plan
  • Life insurance; short- and long-term disability plans; AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
  • Health and wellness programs with on-site gym
  • Community Outreach opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Charitable gift matching
  • Employee discounts


Please note: The Job Profile is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

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. 

Salary Range
$65,000.00 - 112,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Calvert, AL 36513, US