Wednesday May 11, 2011
ThyssenKrupp Stainless announces upcoming Job Fair
May 3, 2011
ThyssenKrupp Calvert Site Announces Upcoming Jobs Fair Saturday, May 7, 2011
Calvert, AL—ThyssenKrupp Steel USA and ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA announced today an upcoming jobs fair on Saturday, May 7, 2011. The jobs fair will be held from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at the ThyssenKrupp Training Center at 4 Second Street in Calvert, Alabama. (The Training Center can be accessed by taking the main entrance to the site off Highway 43 onto 1 ThyssenKrupp Drive and proceeding to Second Street according to site signage.)
The jobs fair is seeking candidates with stainless or steel experience for industrial maintenance and operations positions at the companies‘ new state-of-the-art stainless and carbon steel processing facilities currently in operation and under construction in north Mobile County. Base wages start at $18.46-$29.18/hour with a potential for production incentive. Stainless or steel experience is required along with a copy of each candidates‘ current resume. Electrical maintenance experience is highly preferred. Any candidates who have applied before, can stop by to update their application. All applicants must apply online at the Alabama Industrial Development Program (AIDT) website at www.jobs.aidt.edu/steel and can do so at any time prior to or after the jobs fair. The ThyssenKrupp Training Center will have a computer lab on hand to assist applicants that do not have ready access to a computer or the intenet, but it is advised for those who already have access to do so remotely before or afterwards to avoid waiting times.
Full time Team Members on site stand at 1895 at the end of April. Nearing full operations this summer, ThyssenKrupp Steel USA employs 1351 of the 1800 full time Team Members they eventually expect to have on board. ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA employs 392 of the 900 Team Members they expect to employ full time and are ramping up as they pursue a fast track schedule for constructing and operating the Stainless Melt Shop that will come online before the end of 2012. The site also currently employs 152 full time contract positions.
In May 2007, ThyssenKrupp announced that it would build new state-of-the-art steel and stainless steel processing facilities in Alabama after a highly competitive site selection process in the U.S. Once operational, the facilities will operate 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Additional information can be found at www.thyssenkruppsteelusa.com or www.thyssenkrupp-stainless-usa.com
ThyssenKrupp is one of the world's largest integrated materials and technology companies. The Group is headquartered in Essen, Germany, with operations in more than 80 countries, over 177,000 employees and sales of more than $57 billion in fiscal 2009/2010. The eight business areas of the Group are organized into two divisions – Materials and Technologies: Materials includes the business areas Steel Europe, Steel Americas, Stainless Global and Materials Services. The Technologies division is made up of the business areas Elevator Technology, Plant Technology, Components Technology, and Marine Systems.
ThyssenKrupp Steel USA and ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA were created in 2007 to build and operate new, technologically advanced carbon steel and stainless steel processing facilities in north Mobile County, Alabama. The $5 billion project is a cooperative effort among the two business areas of the Materials division, creating a unique production partnership that allows for cost-sharing in areas such as infrastructure, logistics and processing.
ThyssenKrupp USA, Inc. and its subsidiaries account for approximately 17,000 employees and annual sales of $6.7 billion in fiscal year 2009/2010. Through its predecessor companies, ThyssenKrupp has been part of the U.S. historical landscape for over 170 years, dating back to 1837 when Alfred Krupp, founder of predecessor company Krupp, provided coin minting machine prototypes to the U.S.
Mary A. Mullins
Director of Communications
ThyssenKrupp Stainless USA
Phone: +1 251/829-3655
Mobile: +1 251/751-4118
D. Scott Posey
Director of Communications
ThyssenKrupp Steel USA
Phone: +1 251/289-3625