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Charlottesville Metals Recycling Manager

Date Posted: Aug 2, 2019

Location: Charlottesville, VA, US

Company: Gerdau

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.


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.


This is your purpose:


Directs, and coordinate scrap production at the Metals Recycling scrap yard location in Charlottesville in order to achieve production output, and profit objectives consistent with quality customer service and safety and corporate goals. Under the guidance of the Recycling Regional Operations Manager, this position is responsible for the overall management, profitability, and production for the Charlottesville Metals Recycling location.  This position has direct responsibility for providing prescribed Gerdau Ameristeel Steel Mill with the lowest cost, high quality scrap in order to obtain captive scrap goals aligned with the Company’s strategic objectives.


What you will do:


  1. Responsible for overall health & safety in conjunction with the Corporate Safety program for the location.
  1. Effective implementation and application of Gerdau Ameristeel Business Systems.
  1. Responsible for Labor Relations and personnel policy at the location.
  1. Responsible for achieving operational goals.
  1. Responsible for maintaining customer relationship with Gerdau Ameristeel Steel Mills and Third Party Customers.
  1. Develop and implement strategies for third party sales to generate cash and savings to the Steel Mills.
  1. Direct responsibility for the transfer cost of internal scrap material into a Gerdau Ameristeel Steel Mill or Recycling location and/or scrap material to a Third Party Customer Steel Mill.
  1. Overall responsibility of the locations costs including spending and budget development.
  1. Responsible for continuous improvement and long term planning.
  1. Ensures environmental compliance and conformance within Corporate policy and procedures.


 What you have:


  • Broad knowledge of the Scrap Recycling industry, being familiar with health and safety management, accounting, industrial relations, and management procedures and techniques.
  • 5 to 7 years experience including significant exposure to scrap production, scrap processing, delivery.
  • BS Business Administration and a working background in supervision of two or more such functions.


What Gerdau offers you:


  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


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

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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