Senior Vice President & Chief Manufacturing Officer – North American Flat-Rolled Segment
Scott D. Buckiso was named senior vice president & chief manufacturing officer – North American Flat-Rolled (NAFR) segment, effective Jan. 1, 2020. In this role, Mr. Buckiso has executive responsibility for all North American Flat-Rolled production facility activities, as well as the company’s logistics services organization, sales and operations planning (S&OP), engineering, corporate quality, and Transtar, U. S. Steel’s short-line railroad subsidiary. He added responsibility for the company’s iron ore mining operations in September 2020.
Mr. Buckiso joined U. S. Steel in 1990 as a management associate at Mon Valley Works' Irvin Plant. From 1990 to 2004, he advanced through increasingly responsible positions in finishing operations at the Irvin Plant, casting at Mon Valley Works’ Edgar Thomson Plant and finishing operations at Great Lakes Works.
In 2004, Mr. Buckiso was named division manager of rolling at Great Lakes Works and added oversight of the plant’s finishing operations to his area of responsibility in 2005. In 2006, he relocated to the Republic of Serbia to serve as general manager of finishing at the former U. S. Steel Serbia.
Mr. Buckiso returned to North America in 2007 when he was named plant manager of the former U. S. Steel Canada’s Lake Erie Works. He was appointed plant manager – finishing at Gary Works in 2009. Two years, later, he was named general manager – Mon Valley Works, with responsibility for four facilities: Edgar Thomson Plant (primary operations); Irvin Plant (finishing); Clairton Plant (coking and coal chemical operation); and Fairless Plant (galvanizing).
Mr. Buckiso was appointed vice president – European Solutions and president of U. S. Steel Košice in June 2015 and advanced to senior vice president in June 2017. In this role, he had executive responsibility for the company’s operations in the Slovak Republic.
Mr. Buckiso returned to the United States in October 2018 after being named senior vice president – Automotive Solutions. In this role, he led U. S. Steel’s commercial entity dedicated to helping automotive customers develop solutions to address challenges such as increased fuel economy standards and enhanced safety requirements. Mr. Buckiso also had executive responsibility for the company’s research and technology organization, as well as the following operating facilities: Great Lakes Works, Midwest Plant and PRO-TEC Coating Company, a joint venture with Japan’s Kobe Steel.
Mr. Buckiso is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., and a 1990 graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in communication and speech.