Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: TAMPA, Florida, US, 33607

Company: Gerdau


Gerdau is seeking college students to participate in our, G.Start program. G.Start is a paid internship program with the goal of developing students for future technical and managerial positions G.Start internships are project-focused and mutually-beneficial. G.Start is a program that values the diversity and inclusion of our business and society.

Gerdau is looking for G.Start candidates who have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally, being a part of a global company with more than 120 years of entrepreneurship and achievements in the steel industry. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously, who aim at consistently outperforming in a variety of settings and circumstances.


Who We Are

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. 


Opportunities to Learn

In the role as a Procurement G-Start you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with a talented group of Procurement Professionals that can give you keen insights in the field of Procurement and Supply Chain.
  • Gain knowledge in the complete Source to Pay (S2P) process from Spend Analytics, Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Management, and Operational Procurement.
  • Learn different S2P technologies such as SAP ECC, SAP Ariba, Risk Methods, and Lexus Nexus.

Job Responsibilities and the Individual

This position will be supporting the Procurement Team and exposure to all Commodities. (Direct, Indirect Materials & Services, Capex) The responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Execution of special projects for Process Improvements & Automation
  • Reporting & Data Analytics (SAP ECC/SAP Ariba/PowerBI)
  • Support the development of Long Term Category Management Strategies
  • Assist in the Strategic Sourcing Process (RFI/RFP) and the execute of Supply Agreements and Legal Contracts
  • Creation of Purchase Orders and supporting the Procure to Pay (P2P) Process
  • Building Relationships with Key End Users as Locations Across US/Canada


Start shaping the future with us!

Equal Opportunity Statement: 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 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, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, political ideology, ancestry, the presence of any physical, sensory, or mental disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa