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Entry-Level - Mechanical Engineer (Management Associate) Ft. Smith

Date Posted: Dec 8, 2018

Location: Ft. Smith, AR, US

Company: Gerdau

Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world. In Brazil, it also produces flat steel and iron ore, activities that are expanding its product mix and boosting its competitiveness. It is also the largest recycler in Latin America and around the world it transforms each year millions of tons of scrap into steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. Gerdau's shares are listed on the São Paulo, New York and Madrid stock exchanges.

Our history dates back to 1901, when we started as a nail factory in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our products are present in the daily lives of millions of people. Annually, millions of tons of scrap are recycled and turned into quality steel, which serves the construction, industrial, agricultural and automotive sectors.

We believe our steel has the strength of transformation, and since the beginning of our history, we have aimed to transform lives. Steel turns projects into reality, developing communities and making them better places to live. By investing in people, processes and technology, the company is prepared for the changes that will inevitably occur in this dynamic global environment.

As a division of Gerdau, Gerdau Special Steel North America (GSN) produces high quality engineered carbon and alloy SBQ steel bars for safety critical applications used by the automotive, commercial vehicle, construction, agricultural, distribution and energy markets. With three special steel producing mills and a heat treating facility strategically located throughout the United States, Gerdau is capable of providing solutions for the most demanding applications.

A Management Associate should have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously, who aim at consistently outperforming in a variety of settings and circumstances. A Management Associate must be willing to demonstrate a strong capacity to grow and succeed throughout his/her career, while reflecting Gerdau’s culture and values in an exemplary manner.

 

During the program you will interact with team members from around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job and work on challenging projects that will further your development. You will have the opportunity to learn about various areas of Gerdau’s value stream (from metallics to steel production to various fabricating processes) and lead improvement projects for improved and sustainable business results.

 

In the Gerdau Management Associate Program, you will learn about the opportunities and challenges of being one of the largest steel producers in the world. The program provides a broad learning experience with broad business acumen within a Company that operates in different markets and cultures. It is an opportunity to grow and expand your world vision.

 

The overall program includes development of managerial, interpersonal, analytical, technical and general business acumen. During the 18-month development program, you will develop a core understanding of Gerdau Business Systems, how to work in a fast-paced team environment, and the culture that will help prepare you for a leadership or technical role within the company.

 

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree.
2018/2019 Bachelor's graduate, or expected to graduate by Summer 2019
Record of high academic achievement (Minimum GPA 2.5, preferred GPA 3.0 or higher)
Preference for a degree related internship experience
A maximum of 3 years full-time work experience
Well-rounded applicants with leadership roles in student organizations or extra-curricular activities
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring current or future sponsorship for employment
Willing to relocate to various locations within the United States during the length of the program

Salary & Benefits:

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 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.


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