Shift Manager Steelmaking

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Shift Manager Steelmaking
Location :
Butler, PA US
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Full time
Job Description :

At AK Steel, great people, innovation, and a commitment to continuous improvement help drive our overall success. Our employees represent a diverse range of personal backgrounds and professional skill sets, which helps us consistently deliver world-class quality and service to our customers. As a leader in flat-rolled steel manufacturing, we employ men and women who are driven to succeed, passionate about their work, dedicated to being part of a team, results oriented and relentless in the pursuit of continuous improvement.

AK Steel is looking for a Shift Manager - Steelmaking at our Butler, Pennsylvania operation.  The Shift Manager - Steelmaking will be responsible for supervising and providing work direction to our hourly union employees in the Melt Shop. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and thrive in a fast paced work environment with complex operations. Our facility is located on 1,300 acres and is a leading producer of flat rolled electrical and stainless steels as well as a supplier of stainless semi-finished slabs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and provide work direction to hourly bargaining unit employees that operate a 175-ton electric arc furnace.
  • Participate and implement the safety programs goals to ensure a safe work environment by conducting safety contacts, observations, meetings and audits.
  • Adhere to the quality policy to promote continuous improvement of our products, processes, and services.
  • Attain results through effective planning, organizing, controlling, and assignment of priorities.
  • Identify basic problem(s), gather the appropriate information, and analyze in an effective manner.
  • Make decisions with a clear business focus on safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Previous supervisory and/or co-op experience in steelmaking
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Willingness and ability to work directly on the shop floor in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in technical or engineering discipline
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Challenging work
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Bonus program
  • Tuition reimbursement

AK Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status.

Click the following links to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement. We are committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and require all prospective employees to undergo a post-offer drug and alcohol screen before starting employment.

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