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Manufacturing Associate- Rolling Mill

Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Cartersville, GA, US

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

Earn up to $50k 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 we build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating. 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: 

  • A minimum of High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 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.



Nearest Major Market: Atlanta