Date: Sep 5, 2023

Location: Whitby, Ontario, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

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. This position will update and/or develop training to facilitate operational excellence for personnel within the standards. Additionally, the incumbent will be accountable 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.  Ensures that established safety procedures are implemented and followed in their area. 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.



  • Degree in Material Science Engineering / Metallurgy / Engineering /Chemistry.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as a Routine Facilitator in Meltshop.
  • 8 or more years’ experience with Meltshop furnace 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 steelmaking.  Experience with the process of continuous casting (melting, refining, and/or casting) and working with ferrous alloys.
  • 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.
  • Strong people management skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • The incumbent should possess solid presentation abilities combined with good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Offer hands on support as needed and willingness to work any and all shifts as needed – primarily a day shift position.


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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