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Entry Level - Metallurgical Engineer (Management Associate) Jackson, TN

Date Posted: Dec 12, 2018

Location: Jackson, TN, US

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.

 

 

Job Description

 

At Gerdau our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau's growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit.

 

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.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

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.

 

Working at Gerdau is an opportunity to be part of a team that is a benchmark in the industry in which it operates. The Management Associate Program includes a Mentoring Program, a unique feature designed to help you build a successful career. Your Mentor will be a Gerdau professional with experience and impact in the organization, who will facilitate your integration with Gerdau, help you understand Gerdau’s values and business culture and streamline your training by giving you technical knowledge and business vision.

 

 

The Individual

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering
  • 2018/2019 College graduate - recently completed or be in the process of completing degree before program starts
  • Minimum GPA 2.5; Preferred GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Preference for a degree related internship experience
  • Preferred experience with Data analysis, AutoCAD, Inventor
  • 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 or Canada during the length of the 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: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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