Mechanical Area Maintenance Manager – Steel Making (Mobile, AL)

  • Job Details

  • Job Status: Closed
  • Posted On: February 12, 2021
  • Job Category: Engineering
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: North Mobile, AL
  • Desired Experience: 10+ years
  • Desired Education: Bachelors
  • Compensation:
  • Travel: Negligible
  • Relocation: Yes

Mechanical Maintenance Area Manager – Steelmaking


POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATION: Reports to General Manager Steelmaking

Reports are:

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



Position is responsible for Mechanical Maintenance of an Electric Arc Furnace, Ladle Metallurgy Furnace, Vacuum Tank Degassing, Caster, Bag House, and associated support equipment

  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



  • 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


 Knowledge and Skills:

  • 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 in Calvert, Alabama

Location: Mobile, AL

Travel:  Negligible

Compensation:  Position is full time, permanent.  Compensation will be commensurate with experience and includes benefits.


  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Paid vacation starting at 15 days per year; 10 paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k employer match 6%
  • Comprehensive relocation package
  • Health insurance; prescription drug insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance
  • Life insurance; short- and long-term disability plans; AD&D insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Employee assistance program; Health and wellness programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Charitable gift matching
  • Employee discounts


If you are qualified and interested, please submit your resume


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