Hourly and salary positions include electrical maintenance, millwright, maintenance lead, production operator, quality operators, lathe operator, quality technician, threadline utility operator and methods engineer.
Citing a “rebound” in the oil and gas industry, Ohio steel manufacturer Vallourec Star has been ramping up hiring at its three Youngstown area businesses this year.
Vallourec Star produces seamless steel pipe; VAM USA is a premium threading operation; and Vallourec USA Corp. provides sales and administrative support.
Jean Gaetano, communications manager for Vallourec Star, said the company has added approximately 40 new employees in Youngstown this year, and needs more: “The jobs we are hiring for are a mix of new positions and re-filling existing positions,” Gaetano told local news outlet the Tribune Chronicle. “The ongoing staffing effort is to meet our production demands as the oil and gas industry began its rebound in 2016.”
Vallourec employs about 750 people among its three companies.
Gaetano said the company has an ongoing needed for skilled production workers.
The company’s jobs website lists several openings at its Vallourec Star and VAM USA locations. Hourly and salary positions at Vallourec Star include electrical maintenance, millwright, maintenance lead, production operator, quality operators and gage room. Positions at VAM USA include lathe operator, quality technician, threadline utility operator and methods engineer.
People interested in applying for employment at Vallourec may do so online at vallourecjobsonline.com
In 2016, for the first time, Ohio produced more natural gas than it consumed, making the state a net exporter.