ArcelorMittal to Add 700 to its Workforce in France

- Leadership - Sep 04, 2014

Steel and mining company ArcelorMittal has announced 700 new jobs will be created at its French sites in 2014.

These new, permanent jobs cover a wide range of roles and activities within the company, and are in addition to the 600 staff recruited in France in 2013, most notably at its Dunkirk, Mardyck, Montataire and Desvres sites in northern France.

ArcelorMittal it is the largest steel company in France, with a workforce of nearly 20,000 over some 50 industrial and distribution sites.

This recruitment drive confirms the central role that France plays in the group's strategy and industrial approach at both European and global levels.

The company designs and manufactures highly advanced steels in France, which has become the group's leading production centre for steel used in the automotive and energy sectors. The company's largest global R&D centre is located in Maizières, in the north of the country.

ArcelorMittal in France in 2013:

  1. Sales of approximately €10bn
  2. Produces 11 million tonnes of liquid steel *, including 35 percent of ArcelorMittal's flat steel production in Europe and 40 percent of the global production of packaging steel
  3. Around 50 industrial sites
  4. 70 percent of steel industry jobs
  5. Nearly 20,000 employees
  6. Nearly 60,000 indirect jobs
  7. A training centre for the steel industry professions in Lorraine
  8. The largest steel industry research centre in the world at Maizières-lès-Metz
  9. A distribution network offering the widest range of products and services in the French market
  10. Leading French production in many markets

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