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Manufacturing Associate- Rolling Mill

Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: CARTERSVILLE, Georgia, US, 30121

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic candidates only.

Earn up to $52k in your first year with base pay, incentives, shift differential and Sunday premium pay. Benefits start on your first day! 


Manufacturing Associate- Rolling Mill

Are you mechanically inclined and enjoy working with your hands? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Do you want the opportunity to learn different roles? Join us as empower the future.

This position is entry level at our Steel Mill in Cartersville, GA.


We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with steel mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the auto industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    

  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.  

  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 

  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 


We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Monthly Bonuses 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Professional Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create


Your Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred but no required. If you do not have a HS Diploma or GED, you will need to successfully pass an entrance exam. 
  • 3 years of industrial or manufacturing experience using hand tools.
  • Experience operating an overhead crane and forklift preferred and not required.
  • Basic Computer skills.
  • Ability to interpret instructions to use adjustable controls in regulating the continuous process using measuring instruments and gauges.
  • Basic math skills, advanced problem-solving, ability to multi-task, analytical skills.
  • The ability to work a 12-hour Dupont 4/3 rotating schedule including days,nights, and two weekends a month. This schedule offers flexibility with only working 16 days a month and giving you work life balance. 


Your Work:

  • Work involves simple routine tasks and somewhat physical in nature, requiring care in the use of hammers, torches, handling of cobbles, as well as assisting in set-ups and roll/stand changes. 
  • Remove cobbles, cut to required length and place into scrap boxes.
  • Remove scrap from shear pits and scale from scale pits.
  • Assist crew in mill changeovers, roll replacements, and adjustments; as well as assisting in building up stands and roll set-ups as assigned. 
  • Participate in preventive maintenance such as lubricating, changing fittings, hoses, and piping.
  • Perform sample checks and general housekeeping duties in and around the production area, picking up scrap and/or shoveling scale, and cleaning up the production area of debris.
  • Clean scale out of furnace as required or directed.
  • Cross-train on Mill Attendant duties.
  • Follow clearly prescribed procedures and verbal instructions.



Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.


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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta