Management Associate - Electrical Maintenance

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 2/2/2017

US Steel Mountain Iron, MN

US Steel
Mountain Iron, MN
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Associates Degree


Job Description
Engineering is a core component of our business and key to our success as one of the world s largest steel producers. U. S. Steel manufactures a wide range of value-added steel sheet and tubular products for the automotive, appliance, container, industrial machinery, construction, and oil and gas industries. Our Facilities operate 24/7, 365 days a year. This position is mostly day-shift but may require work on weekends and holidays. Management Associate is an entry-level role designed to provide wide ranging, value-added exposure to prepare the college graduate for future advancements and supervisory responsibilities within the Plant. Management Associates are provided 12-24 months of training across multiple functional areas with work assignments designed to assist with personal and skill-set development. This role includes a rotational assignment within the plant.

Your responsibilities would be to successfully learn to:
Apply engineering and/or business principles and problem solving techniques in a manufacturing environment to ensure maximum operating efficiency while handling the pressure of managing a production crew in a heavily unionized environment.
Supervise, direct, and coordinate the efforts of experienced technicians to keep the production operations running at maximum efficiency with minimum interruption; consult with other production and maintenance managers, plant engineers, staff professionals, and outside equipment manufacturers; and select, train, and supervise employees.
Make design modifications to existing equipment to reduce maintenance improve reliability and improve product quality. Performing equipment failure analysis and making appropriate recommendations.
Review proposed equipment replacement or upgrades, including capital projects with multi-million dollar budgets.
Work with consultants and equipment vendors to ensure process requirements and applicable standards and codes are met.
Engage in maintenance planning functions to minimize downtime; investigate process improvements and participate in facilities upgrades.

Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology or a 2-year Technical Degree in Electrical/Instrumentation or Process Automation.
Graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university at the time of hire
Must have less than three years of professional work experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Extensive computer skills with Microsoft Office products
Strong organization, communication, and problem solving skills
Candidate must have the ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.

Desired Skills:
Prior internship a plus
Sound understanding of large industrial electrical systems and strong computer skills.

Preferred Skills
We are looking for motivated self-starters that can work in a fast paced, data-driven environment. The successful undergraduate will be an analytical problem solver, have an extremely high level of customer focus and a passion for process improvement. In addition, a successful candidate will have:

Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for your area of study
A strong record of team, project and/or people leadership in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
A willingness to take initiative to understand the business
An aptitude for problem solving; strong writing and verbal communication skills
A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth
Must be resourceful, responsible, tenacious, curious, independent, confident and high energy
The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
Leadership and strong decision-making skills
Ability to think and act both strategically and tactically

Competency Summary
As an individual contributor, qualified candidates for this role also must demonstrate the ability to champion change and effective communication while contributing to team success.

Equal Employment Opportunity
U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results & accountability, and focus on cost, quality, and customer. We promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.