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Stores Clerk

Date Posted: Jun 30, 2019

Location: Fort Smith, AR, US, 72916

Company: Gerdau

About Us



Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year.



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



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




Sort and store incoming materials in an orderly fashion in Storeroom, warehouses and outdoor secured area; distribute as requested to appropriate personnel; assist personnel in finding correct materials; maintain computerized inventory control system; assist Head Receiving and Shipping Coordinator in day-to-day receiving functions.  Provide quality customer service for all customer (internal and external), ensuring all procedures are followed.




Under the guidance of the Routine Facilitator, must be knowledgeable of certain safety requirements so proper protective equipment can be issued.  Notes trends in most and least used items, reliability and longevity of certain supplies.  May recommend changing suppliers, vendors, reorder points, maximum quantities on hand, etc.  Must be aware of the location of material stored outside the immediate Stores area and the other warehouses.  Must possess a high degree of self-initiative and integrity, as this person is part of a team who is responsible for over $3 million of inventory in the Storeroom that is critical to the operations of this plant.  Proper control of the Store’s inventory is essential to minimize downtime.


This position’s minimum requirements are:

  • High School diploma (or GED)
  • Basic math and recording keeping skills
  • Ability to deal well with people
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills for data entries
  • Two to three years experience in auto parts or industrial parts warehouse
  • Working knowledge of purchasing procedures and computerized inventory control systems
  • Mechanical and/or Electrical aptitude helpful                                                    




  1. Maintain the computerized inventory control system on all inventory; perform cycle counting and numerous cross checks to ensure accuracy.  Add new stock items to the computerized control system and locate proper area in Stores to stock these items.


  1. Maintain accuracy with inventory.  Errors in counting or misplacing crucial parts, supplies and components could cause downtime at great expense to the Company and would adversely affect daily production schedule.


  1. Distribute parts, materials, supplies and equipment to all personnel at service window.  Assist in solving maintenance problems with knowledge of Storeroom parts.


  1. Move received materials to appropriate shelves, bins and storage location within Stores, warehouses, outside secured areas and bulk storage area.


  1. Pick up and deliver parts and supplies as necessary.


  1. Operate lift truck, assorted hand tools and hydraulic hose crimping machine.


  1. Help team by participating and maintaining 5S activities.

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

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

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