Sr Process Engineer - Meltshop

Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Selkirk, Manitoba, CA, R1A 2B4

Company: Gerdau

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This position reports directly to the Meltshop Superintendent. The incumbent will coordinate efforts with the different functional groups both within area of responsibility and other areas of the Facility.  Key accountabilities are development, standardization, administration and documentation relating to processes in control standards, management standards, routine procedures, job aids and lessons, and process guarantee tables.

This position will update and/or develop training to facilitate operational excellence for personnel within the standards. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for auditing performance, documenting findings, and developing corrective action plans. These duties will include standard compliance audits as well as leading Failure Analysis when significant problems occur and compare performance to existing standards to develop corrective action plans.  Key to the position will be to motivate personnel through change management processes involving communication and articulation of ideas, providing feedback, and resolving conflicts to facilitate change and deliver results.



  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred in Material Science Engineering / Metallurgy / Engineering /Chemistry.
  • 8 or more years’ experience with Meltshop operations.  This includes understanding the raw materials used in an Electric Arc furnace (EAF) as well as the operation of the EAF and continuous casting operation.
  • Demonstrated experience with quality management and metallurgical product development and/or process engineering in a steelmaking with refractories.  Experience with the process of continuous casting (melting, refining, and/or casting) and working with ferrous alloys.
  • Experience in leading initiatives in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TPM and knowledge of business systems. Familiarity with ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 quality system would be an asset.
  • The candidate should be experienced with advanced problem-solving techniques with a high aptitude for math and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to train 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 organizational skills.
  • People management skills and interpersonal skills is a must.
  • Offer hands on support as needed and willingness to work any and all 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 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 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.


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