As a member of the Board of Management, Jürgen Alex has been in charge of the Engineering Department of Deutsche Edelstahlwerke since April 2011.
He previously served as the Technical Director at the Hagen site.
After studying Metallurgy and Materials Science at RWTH Aachen University between 1989 and 1995, and subsequently completing a trainee programme at Fried. Krupp AG Hoesch-Krupp, Jürgen Alex joined the technical customer service team at Krupp Edelstahlprofile in Siegen, dealing with stainless, acid-resistant and heat-resistant steel.
In 1999 he moved to the company's Hagen site, where he took on the role of Quality Control Manager and, later, Head of Bright Steel Production.
Between 2005 and 2006, he was employed as the Works Manager at Hagener Feinstahl.