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Finishing Mill Utility Operator

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Cartersville, GA, US

Company: Gerdau

This position is open to domestic candidates only.

Finishing Utility

Earn up to $50k in your first year with base pay, production incentives, shift differential and Sunday premium pay. Benefits start on your first day! A bonus is offered at the end of the year.


Do you have a working knowledge of manufacturing tools and procedures? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Join us as we build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating.


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 
  • Bonuses 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create 


Your Qualifications:

  • Completed High school diploma or GED required.
  • 1+  years of manufacturing experience using hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs maximum.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work consistently without direct supervision.
  • Team player who has demonstrated the ability to work well with others and independently.
  • Quality driven and detail oriented.
  • Flexibility to work a Dupont rotating 12 hr shift, days, nights, two weekends a month. 


Your Purpose:

To maintain safety, proper equipment operation, and housekeeping. To assist in the straightening and turning operations as well as processing and bundling of all products.


Your Work:

  • Have a clear understanding of all hazards and safety regulations associated with your daily activities.
  • Ensure all buckets are emptied as needed to allow continued operations.
  • Ensure strappers are maintained as needed to allow continued operations.
  • Ensure 5S area is the standard at all times during the shift.
  • Perform downtime cleaning when the finishing end is not operational.
  • Assist maintenance in the finishing end when the finishing end is not operational if they need assistance.
  • Assist in blade changes on the cold saws when required.
  • Assist in straightener roll changes as required.
  • Assist in hot saw blade changes as required, typically during PZC change-over.
  • Perform crane inspections at the beginning of each shift for the south finishing crane and both saw jib cranes.



Nearest Major Market: Atlanta