Date: Sep 24, 2023

Location: Whitby, Ontario, CA, L1N5T1

Company: Gerdau

About Us

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.  Gerdau is the largest recycler in the World. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.


Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Hand pick items such as copper bearings, wire harnesses, rags, dirt, rubber, foam, etc. place into separate containers
  • Operate and routine inspection of mobile equipment.
  • Monitor and report operating condition of production equipment, as required.
  • Complete and submit checklists or equipment care documents associated with assigned task(s)
  • Job performed primarily in standing/static position
  • Rotating shiftwork
  • Wearing heavy clothing, as required and job appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Assist in maintenance planned/unplanned tasks as required
  • Assist in tasks to support production efficiencies and up time
  • Assist with plant housekeeping efforts and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
  • When operating mobile equipment follow all prescribed safety guidelines
  • Perform daily checks to ensure equipment is maintained in proper working order.
  • Working at heights
  • Working in adverse weather conditions.



  • Ability to work 8 hour rotating shifts including afternoon/nights
  • Must have a high school diploma/GED
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Must have good attendance and work ethic
  • Must be physically able to perform in a labour intensive environment
  • Must have 1 - 3 years of Heavy Industrial or Manufacturing


Salary & Beneifts:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pension/RSP plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

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. 


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada Act 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