Melting Operations Process Engineer

In partnership with our client, a global leader in the steel industry, we are seeking an experienced Process Engineer – Steel Making to support industrial capital projects at their manufacturing facility near Mobile, AL. This is a direct hire opportunity.


The ideal candidate will lead process support for the Melting area in the Steelmaking facility, providing guidance to shift crews to melt steel according to the most up-to-date, state-of-the art procedures, to meet the business goals.



  • Monitor and evaluate Melt Shop performance, to include production, cost, and quality key performance indictors (KPI's); Identify appropriate counter measures in case of non-achievement of KPI's
  • Ensure Melt Shop operations comply with environmental regulations
  • Optimize Melt Shop productivity, capacity, energy, and consumption by monitoring industry best practices
  • Collaborate with Technology team in product development and perform product trials; Provide process expertise to technology team for improvement project implementation
  • Interface and communicate with maintenance team members and other members of steel making facility, to include EAF, Caster, LMF, RH, and Refractory
  • Write and update work instructions for Melt Shop operations; Organize related HIRAC review
  • Take ownership to seek and correct issues generating steel non-quality
  • Coordinate scrap preparation activities with contractor; Communicate scrap needs to procurement team
  • Lead and support continuous improvement activities
  • Update Melt Shop process parameters according to last update of grade practice sheet and to optimizes productivity, capacity, energy, and consumption
  • Demonstrate and promote company Purpose and Values: Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability
  • Lead/participate in incident root cause analysis and corrective actions for failures, to include safety incidents, environmental deviations, quality deviations and production losses
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Actively learns through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field; Or equivalent experience
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as an engineer, specialist, or similar position in a liquid steel production facility
  • Basic technical knowledge of melting
  • Advanced process control knowledge
  • Strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills to include SAP and Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Advanced technical knowledge of melting preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Steelmaking process preferred


Company provides industry leading compensation package including relocation, annual bonus, PTO, holidays, etc.  Equal Opportunity Employer.