Production General Helper

Date: Jun 14, 2024

Location: Jackson, Michigan, US, 49203

Company: Gerdau



This position is open to domestic candidates only.

$20.45- $21.91 hour depending on job($19.74 + shift premium until trained after 120 working days).   Generous benefits starting on your first day!


Primary Function

Performs general labor work and housekeeping in or around the plant as directed. To provide general labor for work in the steel bar processing areas to train in all steel processing lines of progression.  Will be used to fill in entry level positions where qualified.


Tools and Equipment

 Using hand tools, grinders, banding tools, overhead cranes,and  other associated mobile equipment and designated safety equipment. Remove bent, damaged, and shortened pieces from machines, conveyor system, transfer tables/ beds, and finished bundles. Manually stack and band products as directed.

Specific Functions:


  1. Maintain Housekeeping in area
  2. Performs general labor work such as but not limited to cleanup projects; maintaining storage areas: cut scrap; bar conditioning; build forms for concrete work; painting and minor plant and building projects, as assigned.
  3. Works as extra helper on assigned crew and takes assignment to departments as extra or fill in help as needed and where qualified.
  4. Performs janitorial duties such as daily cleaning of plant offices, windows, floors, wastebaskets and plant toilet facilities and cafeteria as assigned or directed.
  5. Possess and demonstrate ability and willingness to qualify for sequential position(s).
  6. Follows all Safety Procedures and Uses all Specified PPE. Observe and follow all general and departmental safety rules, regulations and specific procedures.
  7. Must have clear understanding of Company’s Policies and Department S.O.P. requirements
  8. Follows all Environmental Requirements and Regulations. 
  9. A general responsibility for attendance, punctuality, safety of self and others, plus close attention to timely and quality workmanship toward assigned tasks is inherent in all job positions.  The above statements shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Training and/or Background Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Work experience in an industrial setting a plus





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. 

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Nearest Major Market: Jackson Michigan
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor