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United States Steel Shift Manager I - Maintenance in Minnesota

12463BRJob Description:U. S. Steel is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace culture and celebrate the diversity of our employees.

United States Steel is looking for a Shift Manager – Maintenance that will be responsible for applying engineering principles, troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques to evaluate and make decisions that resolve operational conditions and improve reliability. In addition, this role will supervise, direct, and coordinate efforts of experienced technicians, craftsmen, and project planners to repair and maintain mechanical and/or electrical equipment to maximize operating efficiencies and improve reliability. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively engage teams and promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration through two-way communication and encouraging new ideas and different perspectives that drive individual, team, and company success.


  • Administer the U. S. Steel safety program to ensure a safe work environment, including proper housekeeping

  • Directly supervise union employees and work closely with vendors and contactors

  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers and assign duties accordingly

  • Coordinate, organize, and direct activities of maintenance crews

  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunction in machinery and equipment

  • Maintain proper inventories of required spares in order to provide efficient operations

  • Coordinate repairs and preventative maintenance with a team of mechanical/electrical maintenance staff

  • Use technical knowledge, equipment documentation, safety procedures, and maintenance schedules to follow, improve, and develop preventative and routine maintenance programs

  • Devise and implement cost saving strategies

  • Develop and implement methods and procedures designed to eliminate maintenance problems and improve product quality

  • Perform administrative activities such as scheduling crews, completing reports, conducting safety conversations, and complying other reporting as necessary


  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Minimum 2-years work experience supervising crews in a manufacturing or industrial environment, however, total experience will be considered in terms of adaptability to the needs of the position.

  • Ability to work rotating shifts which will include extended workdays, weekends, and holidays

  • Prior experience in a union environment or similar military leadership experience is a plus

  • This is a safety sensitive position requiring drug and alcohol testing

Preferred Skills:

  • Preferred candidates will have a Bachelor of Science or Associate degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technology, Electrical Maintenance or similar degree program or equivalent years of demonstrated knowledge in a large industrial/maintenance environment.

  • Preferred candidate will have experience supervising unionized employees or similar military leadership experience.

Auto req ID:12463BRCompany:United States Steel CorporationPosting Title:Shift Manager - Crusher MaintenanceState/Province:Minnesota Company Overview:

U. S. Steel is a leading steel producer founded in 1901. Today, we’re a greener company with an infinitely recyclable product, the world’s only LEED-certified steel mill, and an ambitious plan to reduce emissions. We make products that make everyday life possible - automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container, and packaging industries all benefit from our innovation.

We show pride in our communities with company-sponsored employee volunteer programs, corporate contributions, partnerships in support of education, scholarships for our next generation of leaders, and many other programs.

We are continually recognized for our commitment to our employees, most recently as a Most Loved Workplace (Newsweek 2021), a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality (Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2020 & 2021), and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion (Disability Equality Index 2021). It’s easy to see why U. S. Steel employees take Pride in Our Past as we Build the Future, United by Steel.

Conducting business with integrity and with the highest ethical values has underpinned U. S. Steel’s success for over 100 years, and it remains critical to our company’s success in the future. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status. (California residents may visit www.ussteel.com/CANotice regarding collection of personal information and U. S. Steel's privacy practices.)

Competency Summary:

At U. S. Steel all employees are expected to display the following core competencies every day to advance corporate, team and individual goals:

Think: Think Critically and Drive Change

Lead: Develop Talent and Collaborate

Do: Empower Performance and Deliver Results