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Rolling Mill Engineer/Improvement Facilitator

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Selkirk, Manitoba, CA, R1A 2B4

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic candidates only.


Why Join Us!


Empowering people who build the future.  At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity. We value Safety above all, teamwork 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 report to the Rolling Mill Superintendent. The successful candidate will assist other Improvement and Routine Facilitators within the area, as well other Departments, depending on the scope of work in ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of all improvement aspects within its area of responsibility. The major role of this job is to focus on continuous process improvement, integration of technical and engineering principles and identify best practices consistent with the application of Gerdau’s Business Systems. This candidate ultimately as a change agent to help the Department or Plant achieve a higher level of results by utilizing and implementing improvement processes.

Some activities to be done are to coordinate improvement Projects, to assist in failure analysis, to compare, to do audit performance to existing standards, to update standards when needed and to develop appropriate corrective actions for compliance.



  • Bachelor’s Degree, MSc preferred, in Materials / Metallurgy / Mechanical or Chemistry Engineering.
  • 8 or more years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to standardization and production quality methods.
  • Must have an extensive knowledge of steel manufacturing methods and techniques involving the use of rolling mill machinery and related equipment.
  • Previous qualifying experience in rolling / steelmaking process.
  • Experience in leading initiatives in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TPM and knowledge of business systems. Familiarity with ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 quality system
  • The candidate should be experienced with advanced problem-solving techniques with a high aptitude for math and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of the business system and the use of complex technical and engineering processes.
  • Ability to communicate across all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to train, coach and guide operators in new steel making processes.
  • Must be comfortable with integrating new technology into an existing business environment.
  • The incumbent should possess solid presentation abilities combined with good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • People management skills and interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Willingness to work any shifts as needed – primarily a day shift position.



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. We serve customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.


Gerdau is shaping a more collaborative, inclusive, and sustainable future with equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual. Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunities all and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including members of the visible minority community, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.




Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants of employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee and 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.


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