Engineer Development Associate

We are looking for a Recent Graduate in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Finance or simialar field to join our Development Program in Calvert, Mobile County Alabama. 

The Stainless Steel Training and Educational Program will provide a structured and immersive learning experience within the organization. Its objective is to accelerate professional development, enhance employee’s skills set and provide exposure to various facets of the company’s operations. Following a 2-year rotation, Associates will be presented with a final assignment aligned with their chosen Career Path.

Requirements and competencies:

  • Bachelor‘s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain or related field.
  • Interested in the manufacturing industry and a desire to excel in their chosen path.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with a keen eye for detail and a drive to innovate.
  • Good communication and teamwork abilities, essential for collaborating with cross functional teams in a dynamic manufacturing environment.


  • Departmental Rotations: Participate in a series of rotational assignments across different departments, gaining exposure to various facets of the organization.
  • Collaboration and Learning: Collaborate with cross functional teams and work alongside experienced professionals in each rotation.
  • Actively engage in training sessions, workshops and learning opportunities to build your skills and knowledge base.
  • Execute assigned projects within each rotation, applying problem solving skills and utilizing resources effectively.
  • Contribute to the achievement of departmental and organizational objectives.
  • Analyze data, generate reports, and provide insights to support decision making within each department.
  • Develop proficiency in relevant tools and software.
  • Engage with mentors and senior leaders to gain valuable insights, receive guidance, and establish professional relationships.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements within each department.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of innovative solutions.
  • Maintain accurate records of tasks, projects and key learnings throughout the program.
  • Prepare regular progress reports and presentations for program supervisors and stakeholders.

Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be customer’s first choice in sustainable stainless steel. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 9,500 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki