Careers in Australia

We’re an Australian-born, global success story that operates in 15 countries, with a team of over 16,500 people working with one of the world’s most amazing, useful and recyclable materials: steel.

With a 100-year history, we’re one of the world’s leading manufacturers of painted and coated steel products. We transform steel into products that matter to all of us—for houses, buildings, structures, automotive and more. We’re inspired by innovation, from the coating expertise that has made COLORBOND® steel a recognised name, to the robotics that drive efficiency in our manufacturing systems.

Kickstart your career

By joining BlueScope, you will not only shape how we work and the products we produce, but you will also help shape the world in which we live - for the better.

So, whether you're kickstarting your career, seeking flexible work arrangements or looking for a new challenge, we can provide an opportunity for you as you grow your career.

You’ll be surprised at the range of careers at BlueScope

Here are just some of the opportunities on offer:

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Working at BlueScope gives you unique opportunities to work on diverse engineering projects. Our engineers work on feasibility studies and detailed design development to installation and commissioning. 
You’ll also be exposed to innovative technologies and equipment covering all facets of engineering—from automation, electrical and robotics to chemical, materials, structural and mechanical. In our dynamic manufacturing environment, you’ll gain the skills to solve engineering challenges while broadening your knowledge.

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IT and technology

We’re making significant investments in our IT landscape to build our capabilities. With a range of growth and projects across our business, you’ll be able to make a direct impact through your work transforming our technology, network infrastructure and systems.
While you’ll be challenged at times, you’ll get the opportunity to be part of a highly rewarding digital transformation to shape the future of our business.
By collaborating with our internal customers and technology partners, you’ll deliver innovative solutions as part of a close-knit BlueScope IT team.

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Manufacturing and operations

With over 50 facilities in Australia, we produce a wide range of products and solutions that we deliver to our customers via more than 50 distribution centres nationally.
We have a range of opportunities across trades, engineering, maintenance and continuous improvement through to warehousing logistics and dispatch—these can include experienced and entry-level roles—where we will support you with ongoing training and development in your career. 

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Functional and business support

We have positions for today and we are creating opportunities for tomorrow. This includes integral fields and disciplines behind the scenes: as diverse as product development and innovation, research, engineering, operations, IT, finance and accounting, sales, marketing, customer service, health and safety, human resources, legal, technology, logistics, business management and supply chain.

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Research and innovation

Product innovation and emerging technologies are at the forefront of what we do. Our Research & Innovation teams conduct exciting studies to develop new and improved steel materials and systems. They deliver enhancements to the beauty, functionality and performance of BlueScope's range, including products such as COLORBOND® steel.

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Sales and marketing

Working with the sales and marketing teams, you will be a part of our continuing success. Australian Steels Markets is a group within our Australian Steel Products business, accountable for and directly representing our hot- and cold-rolled products; developed at the Port Kembla Steelworks, these include our iconic brands COLORBOND® steel and TRUECORE® steel.
We connect people to opportunities across a variety of roles—from business development to brand and product management—where you can make a valuable contribution whether you’re kick-starting your career or a specialist in your field.

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Graduates, cadets and apprentices

Our cadetship program creates opportunities for world-class experiences and paid on-the-job training while completing your degree. Cadetships provide a combination of part-time study and part-time work, where you will attend university classes one day per week.
Our apprenticeship programs give new entrants to the industry both employment and development opportunities across a range of disciplines.
As a graduate you'll rotate through various departments, gaining invaluable exposure across their fields of study. We provide a solid foundation towards understanding our business, customers and the communities in which we operate—taking your career into the future!

Why BlueScope

Our people

Our people are our strength. Being supportive and looking out for each other is woven into our DNA, delivering a strong sense of inclusion and belonging, with safety at the core. Globally, we work to together to achieve Our Purpose: to create and inspire smart solutions in steel, to strengthen our communities for the future.


At BlueScope, we see a strong future for steel, providing a critical foundation for sustainable economic development and the transition to a low-carbon society. Sustainability means working for our success in a way that benefits our people, communities, supply chains and the environment.

Health and wellbeing

As a BlueScope employee, you’ll gain access to our extensive Health and Wellbeing Program. It provides a range of offerings such as counselling, financial and legal services as well as access to a wellbeing platform with wellbeing resources and self-help tools, including access to fitness, nutrition, social and mental wellbeing applications.


We have a proud heritage of product innovation, reducing material usage and extending product life. Our future-thinking, technology and expertise have helped us and our customers succeed in some of the fastest growing economies in the world. With over one hundred years’ experience in the industry, we’ve seen generations of people with the vision to change things for the better.

Social impact and inclusion

Our inclusion and diversity goal is for an organisation where all people who work for or with us—regardless of how they identify themselves—feel valued and included at work.

We foster workplace flexibility and an inclusive work environment that welcomes people of all backgrounds and creates a sense of belonging. You’ll have access to additional leave entitlements to support your personal circumstances and education assistance.

Strengthening our communities

Our local communities are our homes. We invest in our local communities and our people volunteer their time and expertise to local not for profit organisations. Some of the programs we support are schools, soup kitchens, charities and sporting events. 

We are also proud to be part of the BlueScopeWIN Community Partners program with WIN news. Now in its tenth year, the partnership contributes a significant amount to projects and programs that meet real needs in the Illawarra.