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Process Engineer

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Selkirk, MB, CA, R1A2B4

Company: Gerdau

Why Join Us!

At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity. 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.

Join us in our cultural & digital transformation, and helps us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.



This position will be at the Selkirk, Manitoba location. The major role of this job is to identify opportunities for improvement in processes, products, and production within a steel mill melt shop. These duties will include the development and implementation of new as well as adjusting existing standards, structures, systems, and equipment. This position will conduct metallurgical studies of the properties and characteristics of the raw metals and alloys used in the melting process,  the inprocess steel and the finished product, with the use of technical and engineering principles.


Qualifications for this position include a four year bachelor's degree in Engineering combined with 3+ years experience in manufacturing. Previous qualifying experience in scrap processing, arc and ladle furnace melting and continuous casting would be an asset. Successful candidate will demonstrate  knowledge and use of complex technical and engineering processes. Requires the ability to train people and serve as a coach to employees. Must be able to communicate effectively both written and verbally in English language. The incumbent should possess solid presentation abilities combined with good interpersonal and organizational skills.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Perform trend analysis on the performance data as well as identify commonalities within the data.
  • Participate and contribute to the achievement of department goals including goal setting.     
  • Facilitate training sessions for all employees on the improvement methodologies, tools, policies, practices, and processes.
  • Collaborate with Supervisors  on subjects pertaining to the Gerdau Business System processes, improvement standards, CAPEX standards, audits, 5S initiatives, failure analysis, results management,  6 Sigma, and other process improvement methodologies.
  • Identify and solve chronic/repetitive problems and failures as well as reduce process variation.  Work with quality and customers to resolve/eliminate product quality issues.
  • Assist with the development of the Annual Action Plan, and the administration of established policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Prepare and approve standards from CAPEX and improvement initiatives.
  • Implement and coordinate CAPEX projects, and Annual Action Plan Improvement Projects.
  • Implementation of new technology
  • Technical training and development of operations personnel
  • Oversee, contribute to, and support daily improvement management activities, which include providing timely and accurate cost estimates on proposed improvement efforts.
  • Provide consulting services to the departments on improvement methodologies and tools. Design new and revamp existing structures, systems, and equipment.
  • Assist with all safety activities.




Gerdau offers excellent benefits including:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Defined Contribution RRSP/RPP
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program



Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.