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2023 Safety Leadership Development Program - Midlothian, TX

Date: Jan 4, 2023

Location: MIDLOTHIAN, US, 76065

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic candidates only.

About Us: 

Gerdau is a major steel manufacturing company, operating in 10 countries, and employing over 30,000 individuals.  The North American business divisions (Gerdau Long Steel North America and Gerdau Specialty Steel North America) produce long and special steel products for the agriculture, energy, industrial, automotive, and manufacturing markets. We stimulate the economy through our network of recycling operations and mills, operating ten mills in the U.S. and three in Canada. Our mills utilize efficient and clean production practices, including the use of electric arc furnace (EAF) technology. The use of this technology and its process makes our steel one of the greenest choices available. 


Why you'll love it here: 

At Gerdau, we want our people to know their value and worth as professionals and global citizens. Our company’s purpose reflects that sentiment: Empowering people who build the future.  Regardless of an employee’s role within the organization, we want everyone to recognize the contributions and attributes they bring to Gerdau can greatly impact our success as a company. 


G.Future: Gerdau’s Next Generation of Leaders 

To invest in our junior talent, Gerdau proudly offers G.Future, a program designed to develop future leaders for the company. As members of this leadership program, participants will be put through an intensive 18-month program that utilizes on-the-job learning, classroom training, coaching and ongoing mentorship from various leaders to shape the G.Futures into our future managerial and technical leaders. Some of the experiences of this program include: 

  • G.Futures will be responsible for solving large- and small-scale problems. Examples include: Creating Mechanical components/assembly drawing(s), proposing business methods to optimize product output and redirect process prioritization to improve current production standards. 
  • Work as a leader managing the strategic implementation for overall business goals.  
  • G.Future also offers a Mentorship Program, a unique feature designed to help participants build a successful career. Your mentor will be a seasoned professional within the company who will facilitate your integration with Gerdau, help you understand Gerdau’s values and business culture and streamline your training by providing you technical knowledge and business vision. 
  • Visit our customers and suppliers to gain In-depth knowledge of our business from beginning to end. 
  • Gain a holistic view and acumen of the industry by working with each level of Gerdau North America, as well as travel to various destinations throughout the US and Canada.   
  • Further your development by interacting with other G.Futures from across North America while tackling some of the organization’s biggest challenges.  
  • Grow a set of managerial, interpersonal, analytical, and technical skills.


Gerdau is looking for a recent college graduate with an Industrial Safety-related degree to be part of our G. Future Program.  As members of this leadership program, participants will be put through an intensive 18-month program that utilizes on-the-job learning, classroom training, coaching and ongoing mentorship from various leaders to shape the trainees into our future managerial and technical leaders.  Participants will have the opportunity to further their development by interacting with other G. Future Trainees from across North America while tackling some of the organization’s biggest challenges.  This position is located in Midlothian, Texas and will report to the Safety Manager.   


Opportunities to Learn

  • Microsoft suite and various Safety management applications

Job Responsibilities and the Individual

  • Candidate must have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously.
  • Candidates must demonstrate leadership potential, strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, initiative, and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have a degree (or graduate by May 2023) in Occupational Safety Management, Safety Engineering, or related safety degree from a recognized accredited college or university.  A maximum of 3-years full-time work experience. 
  • Record of high academic achievement (Minimum GPA 2.5, preferred GPA 3.0 or higher).
  • Well-rounded applicants with leadership roles in student organizations or extra-curricular activities.
  • Must be legally authorized to work full-time in the United States without requiring current or future sponsorship for employment.
  • Midlothian Mill is a large industrial site that runs 24/7.  The normal working schedule for this position is Monday-Friday business hours, however there will be times when nights or weekends are required to support safety initiatives, investigations, and training.  In addition, the position requires a substantial amount of floor time in industrial settings which include high heat, uneven walking surfaces, heights, et.  Personal Protective Equipment is provided and required. 




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 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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth