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United States Steel Corporation announced on August 24 the appointment of Raymond R. Terza to the position of managing director of coke battery assessment, reliability and rehabilitation. In this newly created position, Terza will have global responsibility for the assessment of and maintenance practices for all coke facilities, including the construction of any new facilities.
Terza will also be responsible for managing U.S. Steel's global capital project delivery system. In this capacity, Terza will supervise the capital project supply chain, from needs evaluation through scope development, cost estimating, appropriation development, planning and project delivery.
Terza will relocate to
"Appointing a leader of Ray's caliber and experience to focus on our world-wide coke making operations and the efficient implementation of capital projects is a testament to the importance that we place on these two critical business functions," says U.S. Steel chairman and CEO John P. Surma. "Ours is a raw materials-driven, capital-intensive, customer-focused business. We believe that there is no one more qualified than Ray to keep our coking operations and capital project delivery system functioning at peak efficiency."
Terza joined U.S. Steel in 1973 as a turn foreman in the machine shop of the company's former National-Duquesne Works. He advanced through a number of supervisory positions at National-Duquesne, Homestead Works, Irvin Works and Clairton Works before he was named division manager of iron and steel production at
Terza holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from