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Cleveland, OH

Shift Manager, Operations - Hot Strip Mill

As a Shift Manager, Operations - Hot Strip Mill at Cleveland-Cliffs Cleveland Works, you can expect to see your work everywhere; the steels you work with every day are used in building nations. Ideal candidates enjoy hands-on, challenging, family-like environments and are looking for opportunities to develop further in their career.

  • The Shift Manager is responsible for all the people utilized in the conditioning, heating, rolling, shipping of steel and maintaining the mill equipment including the cranes
  • Shift Manager works with the Roller to monitor and control the process of hot rolling steel and is responsible for safety and environmental tracking and compliance 
  • Provides leadership development and training of production crews 
  • Also works with other personnel in the plant that provide services such as crane repair, HVAC, transportation, water treatment, etc.
  • Directly supervises up to 60 operating employees spread throughout the Slab Yard, Mill, Furnace, Roll Shop, and Shipping areas, as well as up to 20 maintenance employees
  • The Shift Manager works with the Operating Manager, Process Manager, Process Engineer, Area Managers, Maintenance Managers, Quality, operating and maintenance personnel  to reduce delays, costs, and improve the unit's quality performance and reliability

Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • The applicant should have at least 3 years supervisory experience in heavy industry, with mechanical/electrical maintenance experience and experience prioritizing work and handling multiple projects
  • Applicant should have demonstrated strong leadership/team skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiating skills
  • Needs to have computer skills including e-mail, word processing, and Excel and have enough computer skills to learn and use other application software daily

Preferred Requirements
  • Hot mill or other rolling mill experience would be preferred. 
  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering

Applicants for this position must be currently legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  The company generally does not sponsor candidates for temporary visas or permanent residency for this position.

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call 1-(312) 899-3097 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Do not email your application materials to this email address. Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
As a company, we are doing what we can to keep all our employees safe and healthy.  It is the current expectation that ALL Cleveland-Cliffs employees will be vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible.  Before accepting an offer of employment you must certify that you are fully vaccinated.  Cleveland-Cliffs reserves the right to require proof of vaccination.   

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO Is the Law and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.