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Business Leadership Development Program- 2023

Date: Jan 4, 2023

Location: TAMPA, US, 33607

Company: Gerdau

This position is open for domestic candidates only. 

About Us: Gerdau is a major steel manufacturing company, operating in 10 countries and employing over 30,000 individuals. The North American business divisions (Gerdau Long Steel North America and Gerdau Specialty Steel North America) produce long and special steel products for the agriculture, energy, industrial, automotive and manufacturing markets. We stimulate the economy through our network of recycling operations and mills, operating ten mills in the U.S. and three in Canada. Our mills utilize efficient and clean production practices, including the use of electric arc furnace (EAF) technology. The use of this technology and its process makes our steel one of the greenest choices available.  


G.Future: Gerdau’s Next Generation of Leaders  

• To invest in our junior talent, Gerdau proudly offers G.Future, a program designed to develop future leaders for the company. As members of this leadership program, participants will be put through an intensive 18-month program that utilizes on-the-job learning, classroom training, coaching and ongoing mentorship from various leaders to shape the G.Futures into our future managerial and technical leaders.


Some of the experiences of this program include:  

• G.Futures will be responsible for solving large- and small-scale problems. Examples include: Creating Mechanical components/assembly drawing(s), proposing business methods to optimize product output and redirect process prioritization to improve current production standards.  

• Work as a leader managing the strategic implementation for overall business goals. 

 • G.Future also offers a Mentorship Program, a unique feature designed to help participants build a successful career. Your mentor will be a seasoned professional within the company who will facilitate your integration with Gerdau, help you understand Gerdau’s values and business culture and streamline your training by providing you technical knowledge and business vision.  

• Visit our customers and suppliers to gain In-depth knowledge of our business from beginning to end. • Gain a holistic view and acumen of the industry by working with each level of Gerdau North America, as well as travel to various destinations throughout the US and Canada.  

• Further your development by interacting with other G.Futures from across North America while tackling some of the organization’s biggest challenges.  

• Grow a set of managerial, interpersonal, analytical, and technical skills


You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • College graduate - recently completed or be in the process of completing degree before program starts
  • Record of high academic achievement (Minimum GPA 3.0)
  • Preference for a degree related internship experience
  • A maximum of 3 years full time work experience
  • Well-rounded applicants with leadership roles in student organizations or extra-curricular activities
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring current or future sponsorship for employment
  • Willing to relocate to various locations within the United States during the length of the program


Your Work:

  • Prepare and review segments of the monthly reporting package including but not limited to:
    • Revenue and volume analytics
    • Cost analytics
    • Operational KPI reporting
    • Financial KPI reporting
  • Administrative functions for integrated forecasting software tool including but not limited to:
    • User management
    • Master data updates
    • Loading actual and assumption data
    • Training end-users
    • Recommend and coordinate updates to forecast model
  • Support business unit management with financial or budget questions and requests.
  • Assist in the preparation of executive presentations to be used by senior leadership.
  • Create and coordinate solutions to improve FP&A processes to reduce time needed to prepare forecasts.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement across the organization.
  • Assist FP&A Lead Analyst with quarterly peer review process.
  • Stay informed of leading external indicators that could impact the business.
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed


Gerdau offers a competitive rewards program that, above and beyond competitive salaries, includes an annual bonus program, a best-in-class retirement savings program, and low-cost medical, dental, and vision programs. Gerdau’s rewards are designed to start you off on your career with a balanced picture for both your short-term goals and your long-term success.



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. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship. 


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

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