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Manufacturing Associate - Rolling Mill

Date: Aug 14, 2022

Location: Petersburg, VA, US, 23803

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

Manufacturing Associate- Rolling Mill

Do you have a working knowledge of manufacturing tools and procedures? Are you detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize? Do you want the opportunity to learn different roles as a Billet Yard Crane Operator, Rolling PC, and a Furnace Operator? Join us as we build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating.


Competitive pay - $17.65 hr to start with a 90-day review and increase to $19.77 plus shift differential and monthly bonuses from 12% to 25% of your earned income. 

New Extra Bonus:  New Hires hired before November 1, 2022 will also receive a $2,000* bonus paid out in December 2022, based on pro-rated calculation of company active service. 


We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mini-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 auto 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 
  • Bonuses 
  • 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: 

  • The desire to learn new roles and grow with the company
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years of industrial or manufacturing experience. 
  • The ability to work a rotating shift scheduled including weekends
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience with heavy mobile equipment, overhead cranes, cab crane and torches 
  • General math skills, advanced problem solving, ability to multi-task.
  • The ability to use charts, schedules, and touchscreens when applicable
  • The ability to interpret instructions and use adjustable controls, HMI's, measuring instruments, and gauges


Your Purpose:

You will maintain equipment operations, safety standards, housekeeping, and bar quality inspections.


Your Work:

  • Ensure all buckets are emptied as needed to allow continued operations.
  • Ensure 5S area is to the standard at all times during the shift while observing safety at all times.
  • Maintain cleaning schedule
  • Assist maintenance as needed
  • Assist in saw blade changes, roll changes, inspections




Nearest Major Market: Richmond