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ArcelorMittal USA Overview

Chicago, IL
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Working at ArcelorMittal USA

ArcelorMittal USA is part of ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are a leading supplier of quality steel products in major North American markets including automotive, construction ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Next week, we will launch our USA 2016 Integrated Report: Building Resilience! In the meantime, get to know our 10 Sustainable Development Outcomes.

    Get to know "The 10:" Safe Sustainable Steel, May 2017

    In May's Safe Sustainable Steel video, learn more about ArcelorMittal's 10 sustainable development outcomes and why they are so important to the success of our company.

  • Congrats to Vikas on this well-deserved recognition! We're grateful for talented employees like him who are driving product innovations that will lead to a more sustainable future.

    Engineer receives prestigious SME award

    Dr. Vikas Patel, research engineer, ArcelorMittal Global Research and Development East Chicago, is the recipient of the 2017 SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. Since 1980, this award has recognized manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry.

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ArcelorMittal USA – Why Work For Us?

undefinedArcelorMittal USA is part of ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are a leading supplier of quality steel products in major North American markets including automotive, construction, pipe and tube, appliance, container and machinery. ArcelorMittal USA employs more than 20,000 people at 27 operations across the United States. 

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We aim to give our employees every chance to flourish in their careers and grow as part of a global company

At ArcelorMittal, we believe that an organization is only as successful as the people within it.

We believe in supporting, developing and rewarding those who work for us, at every level. Just as we lead the way in our specialist fields – steel and mining – we also aim to pioneer when it comes to giving our employees every chance to develop their careers and grow as part of the worldwide ArcelorMittal family.

Quality is one of our three core corporate values, and it’s through investing in our people that quality comes to life. 

As part of the world’s leading steel and mining company, ArcelorMittal USA is a big organization that offers a wealth of diverse opportunities across many different sectors. Whether you work in production in Pennsylvania or as a purchaser in Indiana, joining ArcelorMittal USA is the start of a journey that, we hope, will lead to a fulfilling, diverse career.

Work with us and we’ll work with you to help you achieve your potential. We operate extensive career enhancement programs that serve not only to ensure that our workforce is constantly learning and improving, but also that members of the ArcelorMittal family have the opportunity to be motivated, to develop and to satisfy their ambition to have a rewarding working life.

While we offer a competitive salary, we also understand that rewards are more than just money

Hard work should be recognized with appropriate rewards. At ArcelorMittal it is our policy to make sure our employees enjoy not just a competitive salary but also a range of other motivational benefits. By choosing to commit to the world’s leading steel and mining company, our employees know that their salary will be maintained at a fair industry rate, and that their prospects for career development and learning will be given high priority.

When it comes to pay, our basic compensation is commensurate with other main players in our industry and other leading multinationals with whom we compete locally for talent. We also reward performance and business success with incentivised bonus schemes, which help to drive a hunger for achievement throughout the company.

But reward is about more than just money. At ArcelorMittal we place great importance on providing other benefits to people who contribute to our success as a group. For those among our workforce keen to travel and experience life in other countries, we encourage mobility. Taking up an overseas position allows individuals to broaden their work and social horizons, to enrich their life experiences, and to embrace career opportunities that may not otherwise be open to them. We have a specialized division dedicated to such opportunities, and to ensure that the overseas adventure runs smoothly.

We also have a large number of schemes and initiatives in place, aimed at developing the skills and prospects of the people who work for us. Our global employee development program ensures that the career development needs of each exempt employee are heard and responded to. And we use new technologies to ensure that all members of the ArcelorMittal family have access to learning and training resources wherever they are located.

With a comprehensive internal vacancy system and priority given to internal candidates, career development at ArcelorMittal can take you in whichever direction you choose – and for those with the necessary desire and commitment, the rewards will follow.

We believe the diversity of our workforce is an asset, bringing fresh ideas, perspectives and experiences in a welcoming environment where everyone has the opportunity to fully participate

To us, people matter. To be a truly international and innovative company, we consider it vital to respect the individuality of every person working with us, and to embrace the opportunities that diversity in the workplace brings.

Diversity and an inclusive workplace are critical to our company and we are taking extensive measures to ensure that the attitudes of openness and inclusivity are embedded at every level of ArcelorMittal.

With a presence in 60 countries, we are a truly global company and we want our workforce to reflect this. Our diversity and inclusion policy spells out our intentions to have a workforce that is reflective of different cultures, generations, genders, ethnic groups, nationalities, abilities, social backgrounds and all the other unique differences that make each of us individuals.

Our Steelworker for the Future® craft training degree program empowers you in two ways: It pays you to earn a degree, and it makes you employable upon graduation.

What's required to apply?
To be considered, you must have a high school diploma (or equivalent). You'll also need to pass a college entrance exam and drug screen. You must be enrolled at one of our participating colleges to participate in the program.

What happens during the program?
The 2.5 year degree program includes four semesters of classroom training at a participating school where you will earn credits towards an associate’s degree in applied sciences. There is also the opportunity for up to 16 weeks of on-site training at ArcelorMittal. During the on-site portion of the program, you'll apply what you learn in class and earn credit toward your degree. You'll also encounter mentoring opportunities – not to mention earning enough in wages to pay for your tuition.

What's in it for me?
As a graduate of the Steelworker for the Future® program, you'll receive an associate of applied science degree as either a mechanical or an electrical technician.

But best of all, you'll have the tools you need to shape your own future. In fact, you could start at ArcelorMittal earning nearly $20 per hour with attractive vacation time, medical benefits, a 401(k) plan and profit sharing. By the third year of employment, you could join the average graduate earning $90,000 annually. 

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    ArcelorMittal has provided me with a great and diverse experience. Over the last six years I have been provided a number of opportunities to work in different areas and gain a lot of exposure to make me a more, well-rounded professional in my field. While these moves were lateral, the benefit of the development is priceless.
    The company offers competitive salaries and total compensation packages. Additionally, I was able to take advantage of their Tuition Reimbursement benefit which is one of the best I have ever seen (up to $24,000 per year!).
    I am motivated by my the people I get to work with every day and have maintained a very healthy work-life balance which is very valuable to me.


    ArcelorMittal is still working to accomplish a single "culture." As the Company is the largest in the world, and with numerous across just the USA, the experience at each facility can be completely different.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at ArcelorMittal USA.


    Was flow out to their main site in Burns Harbor, IN for an interview. They take you around the steel mill, was an impressive site. Then they showed us a powerpoint on the benefits and etc. The interview process was very straight forward. You interview with 2-3 people, with about 4-6 behavior questions with each. Overall was a pleasant experience.

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ArcelorMittal USA Awards & Accolades

  • Outstanding Corporation, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), 2015
  • Excellence in sustainability, Worldsteel, 2015
  • Supplier of the Year Award, General Motors, 2015
  • Industry Leadership Award, Platts, 2014
  • PACE Award, Automotive News, 2014
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