Steel Mill Roll Pass Designer

Date: Jun 1, 2023

Location: Cartersville, Georgia, US, 30121

Company: Gerdau

This position is open to domestic canddiates only. 

Why you will love working at Gerdau

At Gerdau, our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards, and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau's growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit.  Gerdau’s rewards are designed to start you off on your career with a balanced picture for both your short-term goals and your long-term success.


We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation with annual STI Bonus
  • 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 
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree in engineering, machine design discipline, or equivalent experience, preferably mechanical or industrial engineering.
  • Knowledge of rolling mill pass design, with a preference toward structural steel product pass design. Minimum of 5 years mechanical design/pass design or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in CAD software technologies and mechanical design work.
  • Knowledge of lathe operations, including CAM programming for lathe operations. Machine cutting.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend a variety of measuring devices.
  • Knowledge of ASTM specifications.
  • Strong working knowledge of the steel manufacturing methods and techniques involving the use of heavy mill machinery and related equipment is preferred.
  • Experience with structural steel rolling operations is a plus.
  • Experience with rolling mill product commissioning from pre-commissioning through commercialization of the finished product.
  • Experience with roll and guide shop operations.
  • Interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively and constructively in a dynamic and changing work environment.
  • Must be able to function individually and as part of a team.
  • Must show an eagerness to take on added responsibilities and leadership roles over time.
  • Project management is a plus.


Your Purpose:

You will provide support to the Rolling Mill Department by developing and commissioning new products, improving current processes, revising process parameters and assist with design updates.


Your Work:

  • Pass design activities including but not limited to new product development, existing roll, pass, and guide design refinement, product commissioning responsibilities, etc.
  • Performing accurate analysis and designing effective solutions to a variety of product/process issues.
  • Design, detail, and procure guide equipment in the mill.
  • Revise guide, mill rolls, passes, and mill equipment drawings.
  • Interact with various facility departments to ensure optimal operation and maintenance of rolling equipment.
  • Assist with drawings modification, redesign of mill equipment, and compiling reports, including roll, guide, bearing, and chock inventory.
  • Generate and assist in compiling reports, including roll inventory.
  • Work with Senior Process Engineers, vendors, and other outside resources to stay updated on steel mill rolling technologies and innovations to prevent obsolescence and ensure we achieve and maintain a technological advantage in the marketplace.
  • The position requires to work on nights or weekend periodically to be available for product commissioning and specific product changes.
  • Get stakeholders buy in for the project scope & high-level timeliness.



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 on the basis of 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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