Date: May 29, 2024

Location: LANCASTER, South Carolina, US, 29720

Company: Gerdau

Maintenance Supervisor (Routine Facilitator) – Industrial Manufacturing


Competitive salary based on knowledge and experience plus annual bonus. Your benefits start on your first day!


We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with steel mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    
  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.  
  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 


We Offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans – Eligible upon 1st day of hire 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6% 
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program 
  • Career Path System and Training 
  • An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create 


You Have:

  • Four year degree in engineering, business administration, or related field – or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Preferred 1-3 years of related experience in manufacturing processes, maintenance, and/or shipping/warehousing operations, and to include supervisory experience
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Other required skills: Strong interpersonal skills, team player, quick-learner, proactive and can effectively lead a team of various levels to achieve results.


Your Purpose:

The primary function of the Maintenance Supervisor (Routine Facilitator) is to ensure that routine management efforts are carried out within his/her department at the Lancaster Rail and to assist with improvement efforts.  This activity will include conducting needs assessments, operational audits, coaching of operators and supervisory personnel on the production/quality improvement programs, 5S improvements, achieving cost control and environmental control goals, development of preventive maintenance processes, development of correct procedures for safety management and assisting with all training efforts.


Your Work:

  • Documents the standard processes to be used
  • Maintains a training matrix and schedules the training needed
  • Tracks performance of control items and communicates this performance to the management team
  • Possesses the skills required to perform trend analysis of the performance data and to identify commonalities within the data, to include the requisite computer skills necessary to carry out these responsibilities
  • Audits the workforce performance to the standards in accordance with a predetermined schedule 
  • Performs unscheduled audits on those poor performing processes and ensures compliance with standards.  Updates and changes standards when appropriate
  • Coaches and develops the department’s capabilities at failure analysis
  • Responsible for safety of employees and for effectively administering safety programs
  • Assist with the implementation of CAPEX Projects in the location
  • Other duties as assigned


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina