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Production Labourer

Date Posted: Feb 16, 2019

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau

About Us:


Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.

Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.


Job Description:


Plan, lay out, and perform the sequence of loading, unloading, weighing, and positioning to furnish internal and external customers with scrap metal.  Work from railcar lists, weigh bills, etc., following instructions and recognized or standard operating methods and procedures. 


Duties & Responsibilites:


  • Have a clear understanding of all hazards and safety regulations associated with your daily activities.
  • Work involves a variety of tasks, simple through moderately complex in nature, requiring some care to ensure correct procedures are being followed.Perform up time cleaning as indicated on the cleaning schedule.

  • Perform other tasks as directed by Routine Facilitator or their designee

  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts on a rotating schedule including days/evenings


The Individual:


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Experience using hand tools and measurement tools
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs maximum on a consistent basis without restrictions
  • Able to read, write, add, subtract, and carry out instructions
  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts including days/evenings
  • Must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check
  • Must be able to successfully complete a pre employment medical and ergonomic assessment


Salary & Benefits:


  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pension/RSP plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process:


Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.


If you need support or accommodation due to disability, please contact the Gerdau Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or

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