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  • 31/01/2024

Manager, Steel Mill Maintenance (Peoria, IL, US)

Manager, Steel Mill Maintenance – We offer competitive pay, exceptional benefits, and professional development opportunities!
We are a growing steel manufacturer producing billets, rebar, rod, industrial wire, and agricultural fence products, Red Brand, based in Bartonville, Illinois that offers its employees an exceptional bonus structure, flexible hours, and professional development opportunities.
The Company: Liberty Steel & Wire is on track for a record year and all products are 100% made in the USA. We are known for providing industry expertise, competitive pricing and responsive customer service. But most of all, our reliable inventory of steel, and strategically located facilities, promise to deliver in the most cost efficient and timely manner.
As part of a global organization, GFG Alliance, Liberty Steel & Wire is committed to the purpose of creating a sustainable future for industry and society. Focusing on change, family, and sustainability, Liberty Steel has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2030.
We believe in recognizing change is a constant in the world, we are dynamic in that we seek to drive change rather than let it drive us. We pride ourselves on having an open mindset and continually challenging the status quo.
Liberty Steel & Wire is a Veteran Friendly Employer.
The Position: We are looking for a Manager of Steel Mill Maintenance to direct the Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance Departments for Steelmaking.

We offer a 401k with company match, company paid life insurance and long term disability, paid holidays, medical & prescription drug plans to choose from offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dental and Vision plans, accident insurance, critical illness, and whole life, as well flexible spending accounts.
We also offer annual merit reviews and upward career advancement opportunities supported by professional development.


Responsible for managing the Steelmaking Maintenance Departments which includes a 115 MVA 225 ton EAF, ladle met furnace, six strand continuous billet caster, and associated equipment.

Responsible for the management of salaried and hourly employees in these departments.

Responsibilities include the safety, quality, and productivity for the maintenance personnel on a daily basis.
Supervise and direct the electrical and mechanical supervisors, reduce maintenance downtime, utilize maintenance practices including predictive and preventative maintenance, thermography, oil analysis, and vibration analysis.
Maintain records, schedules and financial reports.


Bachelor degree (B.S./B.A.) from four-year college or university (preference is a Mechanical/Electrical Engineering degree) and two years related experience and/or training. Will consider five (5) years related experience in lieu of degree.
Strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills.
Self-starter with positive attitude.
Must be able to prioritize and be extremely detail oriented.
Must be capable of supervising employees according to union rules and regulations.

PAY RANGE: $85,800 – $107,300

The Location: Liberty Steel & Wire is based in Peoria, IL. This is a great place to live because it is affordable with cost of living in Peoria being 2% lower on average than other places in America and the areas has plenty of opportunities to visit wonderful attractions that are fun for the whole family, such as zoos, museums, and nature centers.
Why Should You Apply?

Great benefits, competitive pay, and a profit sharing plan!
On-the-job training, continuous professional development, and career paths to include upward movement.
Flexible working hours and generous vacation, sick, and personal time off schedules.
Experienced team willing to support, learn, and grow with you.

Liberty Steel and Wire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.