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AK Steel

Industrial, Manufacturing
HQ: West Chester, OH   |   5,000 - 10,000 employees  |  
Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati), AK Steel is a world
leader in the production of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel
products, primarily for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing,
construction and electrical power generation and distribution markets. The
company operates eight steel plants, two coke plants and two tube manufacturing
plants across six states: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and
West Virginia. 

AK Steel employs about 8,000 men and women in Middletown, Mansfield,
Coshocton and Zanesville, Ohio; Butler, Pennsylvania; Ashland, Kentucky;
Rockport, Indiana; Dearborn, Michigan and its corporate headquarters. AK Tube
LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, employs about 300 men and women at
plants in Walbridge, Ohio and Columbus, Indiana. AK Tube produces carbon and
stainless electric resistance welded (ERW) tubularsteel products for truck,
automotive and other markets. AK Coal Resources, Inc., another wholly-owned
subsidiary of AK Steel, controls and is developing metallurgical coal reserves
in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. AK Steel also owns 49.9% of Magnetation LLC, a
joint venture headquartered in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, which produces iron ore
concentrate from previously mined ore reserves.

AK Steel’s heritage spans more than 100 years, beginning in 1899 when the
company’s predecessor, Armco, was incorporated in Middletown, Ohio. Over the
past century, the company has provided jobs to hundreds of thousands of people,
given back to its communities and provided pensions and benefits to generations
of retirees.

AK Steel’s proud past represents much more than a century of steelmaking at
the company. It demonstrates the corporation’s ability to operate a sustainable
business and adapt to more than 100 years of technological, regulatory and
economic changes. That is AK Steel’s legacy, which the company will continue to
build upon as it moves ahead toward a bright future.
Career Opportunities

At AK Steel, great people, innovation and a commitment to continuous
improvement help drive our overall success. Our employees represent a diverse
range of personal backgrounds and professional skill sets, which helps us
consistently deliver world-class quality and service to our customers. As a
leader in flat-rolled steel manufacturing, we employ men and women who are
driven to succeed, passionate about their work, dedicated to being part of a
team, results oriented and relentless in the pursuit of continuous

AK Steel offers career opportunities across a number of areas, including,
among others:

  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Engineering
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Quality Systems
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Sales
  • Government and Public Relations
  • Procurement
  • Law and Environmental Affairs
  • Research