Date: Jan 30, 2024

Location: WILTON, Iowa, US, 52778

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

Who we are: 

Gerdau is a major producer of long steel in the Americas, and one of the world's largest suppliers of special steel. We operate in 10 countries and employ 30,000 individuals. 


We are also one of the largest recyclers in the world. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to shape the future. 



Responsible for Carrying out production scheduling, inventory levels control and distribution to balance the level of customer service and service cost, according to S&OP guidelines.  This position reports directly to the Quality Assurance Manager.


Main Responsibilities:

•    Ensures production schedule that complies with pre-schedule guidelines and frozen horizon rules and procedures.  
•    Generates production orders and manages through their life cycle.  
•    Sequences production orders. 
•    Executes updating routine for finished goods and WIP inventories, bill of material parameters, product production programs, work centers and transactional information of areas that he or she programs.
•    Analyzes and makes required adjustments considering supply chain guidelines and frozen horizon rules.
•    Ensures integration between scheduling and shop floor.
•    Ensures that production orders are being executed according to production schedule and communicates any relevant deviations.
•    Ensures visibility of key production order milestones.

Knowledge and Skills:

The qualifications for this job are: 
•    High School diploma required.   Associate’s degree preferred.
•    Minimum 2-3 years experience in plant operations or equivalent required.
•    APICS module: BSCM preferred. 


Abilities and Skills:
•    Experience in activities related to production planning.
•    Production process of own area of work.
•    SAP-ECC and production scheduling preferred.
•    Ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships.
•    Conflict negotiation skills.
•    Ability to work independently.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Ability to perform and prioritize a variety of analytical tasks with minimum supervision.

Salary and Benefits:

Gerdau offers excellent benefits with eligibility on Day 1!

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) 
  • 401K with 6% match
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance 
  • Health Advocate Services 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • And more!

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 / Accessible Canada 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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