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HR Manager

Date Posted: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Midlothian, TX, US, 76065

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.


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 30,000 employees, we have an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and we are the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, we transform millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 


Gerdau is embarking on a multi-year cultural & digital transformation. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Help us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.


Your Purpose:


You will administer and/or manage Human Resource processes covering several, or all of the following areas: employee relations, recruiting, wage and salary administration, training and development, career and succession, performance management, safety, benefits, and employee services.


What you will do:


  • Responsible for all personnel actions regarding direct reports including but not limited to: assigning work duties/responsibilities, performance and salary reviews, disciplinary actions, termination, etc.
  • Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Conduct recruitment effort for open positions and support hiring managers in the selection process (from cultural fit, competency, behavior standpoints).  Manage recruitment process by assisting managers to define position requirements and potential sources of applicants.
  • Serve as liaison on compensation and benefits issues.  Responsible for maintaining job descriptions and evaluations on an accurate and current basis; assuring personnel are in proper classification.  Ensure uniform interpretation and application of wage and salary policy to provide internally equitable employee compensation. Communicate total compensation opportunity to employees and respond to employee questions related to applicable Compensation plans and programs.
  • Identify training needs and work with corporate training team to implement programs.  Facilitates training sessions locally when applicable.
  • Coordinate employee communications to promote employee understanding of programs, policies, and objectives.
  • Personnel Planning, department manning and budgeting responsibilities.
  • Recommend and coordinate employee engagement activities.
  • Ensure legal compliance with various governmental laws and regulations.  Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning, succession planning.  Coordinate C&S cycles, local people development committees, 360º degree feedback surveys and competency assessments; ensure consistent application of corporate policies and procedures.
  • Partner with management to conduct performance evaluations.  Coordinate performance reviews and performance improvement processes for all employees; ensure consistent application of corporate policies and procedures.
  • May assist international employees with expatriate matters and related HR matters.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.  Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations.


What you have:


  • Excellent consulting, client management, and business literacy skills
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports and legal documents
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


Your education and years of experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or related field is required.
  • 7+ years related experience
  • Graduate degree and/or PHR/SPHR preferred


We're inclusive:


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.  



Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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