Ref: SP732-27

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Performs Tundish Preheating including operation of Preheater, Refractory Inspection, Nozzle cleaning, and CNC cylinder checking.
• Performs dummy bar preparation, centering, and installation of the quick sealing device.
• Conducts mold packing, setting all controls to ready cast position, mold inspection, and oil flow test.
• Carries out tundish preparation for casting such as nozzle cleaning, tundish centering, nozzle bottom plugging, and nozzle filling.
• Performs ladle receiving activities like slide gate cylinder fixing/removal, ladle cover placing/removal, ladle shroud cleaning and re-attachment and ladle teeming throughout the casting period.
• Performs mold tendering including slag fishing, mold level checking, wetting nozzle cleaning, nozzle changing, metal splashes cleaning and monitoring abnormal oscillation.
• Carries out manual cutting of billets during cutting torch failures, emergency billet evacuation during the breakout, and early disconnection.
• Carries out ladle and tundish nozzle lancing when no free flow of molten steel, reporting to the ladle man for any ladle nozzle lancing activity.
• Carries out temperature measuring and metal sample taking activity and sending sample to QC lab.
• Applies tundish covering powder, spout cleaning, and deslagging at regular intervals.
• Performs mold changing activities including radioactive source handling, oscillating table retraction and cleaning of table track, mold transfer to the maintenance area, and getting spare.
• Checks air bellows for leak or abnormal sitting, mold oil leak, mold water leak, during mold oscillations jerking, and checking of mold cover touching and mold trolley locking interlocks and signals.
• Carries out housekeeping related activities to keep his work area clean and orderly.


• Perform day-to-day activities related to Continuous Casting Machine (CCM) operation including preparation and maintaining a safe working environment and reporting unsafe conditions.
• Perform related activities for process improvement as directed by immediate superior.

About the Company

The United Steel Industrial Company (Kuwait Steel) is a private Kuwaiti Closed Shareholding Industrial Company that was established in the year 1996. Kuwait Steel is headquartered in Kuwait, a Middle Eastern country situated along the Arabian Peninsula, which is a prime, diverse and auspicious environment, full of opportunities and capacity for corporate growth. Predominantly, we strive to manufacture and deliver a wide range of value-added steel products to serve the expanding steel market, locally and at a global scale. Throughout the years, Kuwait Steel has become partners with a wide range of industries and sectors, including construction, industrial, oil and gas companies, with the aim of promoting sustainable development and growth. The company has been founded on the aspiration to deliver and produce high-quality steel products, made possible through innovative research, and to ensure present-day society manages to resolve current needs without having to compromise the demands and requirements needed for the future generation.

We pride ourselves in operating in a manner that reflects honesty, integrity, reliability and most importantly, consistency, which ensures that we achieve, sustain and maintain trust and integrity in the steel industry, without compromising our high standards in delivering customers' steel needs.

Although Kuwait has relied on oil as its main source of income, recently, the objective and aim of the government has been to transform and diversify the economy by becoming less reliant on oil, making this the ideal opportunity for the steel industry to thrive within an attractive and exciting business environment for Kuwait Steel.

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