ATSS Engineering has a client in Calvert, AL looking for a Mill Manager.

The ideal candidate will provide direction and management for a mills maintenance and operations departments, which includes reviewing and evaluating quality, downtime, and performance to effectively support business objectives.

The Basics

  • B.S. in Engineering or related field, or equivalent working experience

  • At least 10 years of experience in a management position of a steel, aluminum, or paper mill (Team Manager or higher)

  • Indepth knowledge and experience with the stages of transitioning a steel slab to a coil; reduction, prep, and coating processes

  • Basic understanding of heat, mass transfer, and material plasticity

  • Experience managing a maintenance team and/or working in a maintenance role

  • Experience applying lean manufacturing methodologies to troubleshoot and solve problems (RCFA, Six Sigma, etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively work cross-functionally with various groups

  • Ability to develop and deliver technical presentations at senior management level

  • Proficiency in MS Office products

The Extras

  • Strong working knowledge of SAP applications preferred

  • Advanced degree in engineering or business preferred

  • Experience driving a quality culture preferred


  • Knowledge of automated control systems

  • Broad technological background in hot and cold rolling or hot dipping processes

  • Knowledge in metallurgy

  • Strong computer skills, to include an ERP system, document management systems, dashboards, and Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of environmental protection

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and implement improvement initiatives that increase business value

  • Strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively make decisions using analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally, build partnerships, and seek win-win solutions to meet business objectives

  • Ability to build strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals

  • Demonstrates the company values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Relationships, and Sustainability

  • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect and accountability


  • Responsible for general oversight and management of the Mill Production, Maintenance, Reliability and Inspection teams and processes

  • Coordinating with leaders to determine engineering solutions for quality and throughput optimization without a given solution process

  • Coordination of measures to ensure trouble-free production

  • Coordination of measures to ensure responsive maintenance

  • Provide leadership for direct reports and wider organization, including serving as a key Subject Matter Expert (SME) and escalation point for questions of compliance and technical issues relating to the device constituent/components

  • Approval signature for key documents, including for risk assessments, DHF deliverables, trend signal reviews/reports and high-risk investigations

  • Interact and communicate with Senior Leadership regarding risks, mitigation plans, and status updates on business objectives

  • In collaboration with other SMEs, identify and implement new or modify existing processes and procedures to enhance and maintain products program compliance and drive product improvements

  • Actively participate in strategic planning and tactical implementation of company goals

  • Provide strategic consulting for programs being developed or implemented

  • Manage and set yearly budgets

  • Develop and implement product and process improvement strategy

  • Facilitate policy development and deployment throughout the corporation

  • Work to achieve program standardization between businesses

  • Develop and assess metrics

  • Lead and facilitate implementation of new regulations

  • Train our various businesses on new requirements for compliance

  • Standardize approach to implementation of new regulations

  • Provide oversight of quality and compliance goals

  • Interface directly with the divisions on policy development and deployment

  • Representation of company at events and in organizations

  • Development of training for the work force

  • Performance review for the direct reporting team members

  • Monitor continuous improvements

  • Fulfill the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment

  • Fulfill the responsibilities required to achieve the Quality Commitment and Environmental Commitment


  • Office setting

  • Mill setting industrial environment

  • Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads or weekend coverage

Please note: The Job Profile is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.