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Interviews and experience reports: Behind the scenes at thyssenkrupp Steel

Pia Fork

Immerse yourself in our company's world and get a first-hand insight into what it means to be part of the thyssenkrupp Steel family. Our colleagues are indispensable and central to our success, and this platform gives them the opportunity to share their stories, experiences, and perspectives.

At a time when industry is in a constant state of flux and facing fresh challenges at every turn, our colleagues are the key to our innovative strength and our growth. On this website you will find interviews and experience reports that give you an insight into working life at thyssenkrupp Steel. Here, our colleagues talk about their personal career paths, their everyday tasks and responsibilities, and the projects on which they are currently working. They also share their thoughts and views on our company culture, values and the opportunities we offer for both professional and personal development.

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47166 Duisburg, Germany

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Regardless of whether you are an aspiring engineer, already have professional experience, or are simply curious about life in the steel industry, the reports by our colleagues give you valuable insights and motivation. Find out what it's like to work at our sites, to participate in pioneering projects, and help shape the future of steel production.

At thyssenkrupp Steel, we pride ourselves on fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment with the focus on innovation, teamwork and personal development. We hope that this website will help you get to know our company better, and perhaps even motivate you to embark on your own professional journey with us. Have fun discovering new perspectives and gleaning motivation from them!


Pia Fork

From Ruhr University Bochum graduate to process performance expert at thyssenkrupp Steel.

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Nantheepan Kalanathan

From electronics apprentice to foreman and shift coordinator.

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Elias Mayer

Mechatronics Apprentice and Young Potential

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Julia Brüne & Silke Klapdor

Two energy experts show how joint leadership can work.

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Personal reports

Sandra Reus

Climate advocate. Climate expert Sandra Reus is working hard on sustainable solutions for steel: “Green Steel” is the future of steel production.

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Dr. Alexandra Hirsch

As Team Coordinator for the Ore and Iron Technology unit, Dr. Alexandra Hirsch works at the heart of the plant site. And at the heart of what is supposedly a man’s world…

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