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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Fort Smith, AR, US, 72916

Company: Gerdau

About Us

 

At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation, and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, opportunities for career development, and more. Join us in our cultural & digital transformation, and helps us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.

 

Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Jackson, Michigan and Huntington, Indiana.

 

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America and Brazil, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.

 

Basic Functions:

 

Maintains production and quality by ensuring the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulic systems, water systems, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions of mechanical equipment.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing equipment in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments to troubleshoot failures and plan/execute repairs.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, indicators, and straightedges.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, assessing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Ensure equipment is properly lubricated and has a basic understanding of lubrication principles and techniques.
  • Complete welding tasks as required for repairs, modifications, and new installations.
  • Work with electricians, contractors, and apprentices to minimize plant downtime and complete tasks.
  • Work with and without blueprints, drawings, layouts, schematics, or other specifications in order to make repairs, and upon job completion provides as-built drawings.
  • Participates in maintenance duties required on down days.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to verify inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts/supplies, and communicating same to Stores/Facilitator/Planner.
  • Performs data entry/logs on all services provided as required.
  • Repairs/replaces worn items as required.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Operates mobile equipment to transfer product/material as needed while following all safety rules and regulations.
  • Operate overhead cranes for the purpose of maintaining and testing of the cranes, and performing maintenance functions in the area as needed while following all safety rules and regulations.
  • Works safely at heights and from elevated surfaces.
  • Assists in training coworkers as needed.
  • Performs daily preventative maintenance, complete record of inspections as required.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventative techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to the team by delivering results as needed/expected.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Adheres to and follows environmental policies and completes environmental inspections, tasks, and training as required.  Quickly responds to and resolves environmental issues.
  • Perform basic lubrication tasks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Benefits

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

 

Application Process

 

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

 

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 recruiting@gerdau.com.

 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith