Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Dunkerque, Synthe, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Florange (Moselle), Mouzon near Sedan (Ardennes), Montataire (Oise) and Nantes (Loire-Atlantique)
Manufacture Of Basic Metal And Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacture Of Basic Metals
24.51 - Casting of iron

280 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 April 2015
Employment effect (start)
1 May 2015
Foreseen end date
31 December 2015


International steel and mining company ArcelorMittal is to create 280 new jobs in France by 2015. The company will recruit 180 employees in its site at Dunkerque (Nord), 30 in Grande-Synthe (Nord), 5 in Desvres, near Boulogne-sur-Mer (Pas-de-Calais), 35 in its site at Florange (Moselle), 10 in Mouzon near Sedan (Ardennes), 15 in Montataire near Creil (Oise) and  5 in Nantes (Loire-Atlantique). The new employees will be skilled workers and the company expect to increase its steel production from 6.6 million tons to 7 million in Dunkerque in 2017.

ArcelorMittal recruited 700 employees in 2014 (see ERM FS) and 600 in 2013 in France. In 2012, ERM reported a restructuring event involving a job reduction measure (see ERM FS) at its manufacturing site in Florange (Moselle).


  • 17 April 2015: L'usine Nouvelle


Eurofound (2015), ArcelorMittal, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 83608, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/83608.