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Metals Recycling Manager - Cornwall

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Cornwall, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau

About Us

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 is the largest recycler in the world. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.


Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the world.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.


Job Summary:

To manage, direct, and coordinate scrap production at a metals recycling scrap yard in order to achieve production output, and profit objectives consistent with quality customer service and safety and corporate goals. This position is responsible for the overall management, profitability, and production.  This position has direct responsibility for providing high quality scrap in order to obtain scrap goals aligned with the Company’s strategic objectives.


Nature and Scope:

The incumbent has the responsibility to support and enhance the division’s sales policies, procedures, practices, to ensure the desired results consistent with profitability objectives, and existing market conditions. Maintain safe working conditions and insure that employees follow safe working standards. Participates in safety meetings and follows up on all matters related to safety. Ensures that Company policies relating to all employees are being implemented on a fair and consistent basis and that good employee relation practices are being maintained. Analyzes the overall coordination of all departments to ensure the smooth flow of work through the location. Reviews the operations of the location to ensure that orders are being processed to meet customer requirements. Analyzes all cost, financial and operating reports to ensure that department objectives are being met. Reviews the performance and results of the staff under responsibility area to ensure efficient and accurate functioning of these areas.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for overall health & safety in conjunction with the Corporate Safety program for the location.
  • Effective implementation and application of Gerdau Business Systems.
  • Responsible for Employee Relations and personnel policy at the location.
  • Responsible for achieving operational goals.
  • Responsible for maintaining customer relationships.
  • Direct responsibility for the transfer cost of internal scrap.
  • Overall responsibility of the locations costs including spending and budget development.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and long term planning.
  • Ensures environmental compliance and conformance within Corporate policy and procedures.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Possess a broad knowledge of the metals recycling industry.
  • Be familiar with health and safety management, accounting, industrial relations, and management procedures and techniques.
  • 5 to 7 years related work experience including significant exposure to scrap processing.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Possess a post-secondary education in Business Administration or related area.


Salary & Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pension/RSP plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • 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