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Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: FARGO, North Dakota, US, 58103

Company: Gerdau

This position is for domestic candidates only.

Scale House Coordinator

Do you like working with customers in a fast paced environment?  Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Join us as we build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating.


Benefits start on your first day!


We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with 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 record of transforming millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future. We are the largest recycler in the World.   

  • 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 
  • 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 


You Have: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 1 to 2 years related experience is preferred.
  • Basic MS Office computer skills.
  • Cashier experience.
  • Ability to accurately multi task in a fast pace, positive manner. 
  • Must possess excellent telephone skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively when dealing with customers, carriers and company drivers.
  • After training, must have the ability to recognize various materials and develop viable distribution plan for customers on the scale.


Your Purpose:

You will perform a variety of coordinating, checking, verifying, inputting, recording, and filing duties pertaining primarily to the receipt and inspection of scrap coming into the mill by truck.  The primary duty of this position is to properly inspect and verify scrap grade and order number.  Improper scrap identification or misapplication could result in overpayment of approximately $200 per truckload, so accuracy is important.


Your Work:

  • Enthusiastic greeting of customers and identify material grades including all necessary paperwork needed to safely direct all incoming loads to the proper locations throughout the facility.
  • Monitor and assist in controlling incoming and outgoing vehicles, shipments and containers through use scale and software systems. 
  • Act as weighmaster to properly weigh incoming and outgoing that trucks deliver scrap to the Sayreville Mill.
  • Utilize electronic scale to obtain a gross weight for the load using the weighing system, and coordinate unloading destination with yard and melt shop personnel. Receive bill of lading from truck driver, and resolve discrepancies between the bill of lading and the scrap load by determining if the scrap load grade should be adjusted up or down in accordance with established limits of approved company policies and procedures, referring questionable cases to the supervisor.
  • Consult with the scrap representatives and the scrap supplier for clarification on scrap grade prices.
  • Ensure accurate documentation of all inbound and outbound scale transactions by weighing of all customers vehicles, carriers, and company vehicles on main scale. Record supplier, truck or car identification, description and grade of material, gross, tare and net weights, and discharge location of the load. This includes accurate recording of load deductions (non-conforming material), re-pricing as directed by Buyers, printing and distributing scale tickets as required.
  • Process scale payments including processing payment adjustments; contact the Buyer to adjust or add in contracts; remove temporary pricing, address and mail out payments as per customer request, fax scale tickets to customers as per their request.
  • Must be able to manage difficult customer situations effectively and professionally.
  • Answer main telephone line and redirect all calls accordingly.
  • Constantly maintain radio contact with the appropriate yard personnel including and being aware of emergency calls and proper handling of different types of situations.
  • Daily cash reconciliation.


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 based on 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.


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or


Nearest Major Market: Fargo