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Melt Shop Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Date Posted: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Whitby, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau

This position will collaborate with Melt Shop Maintenance Supervisors, Reliability Engineers, Planners, and department Leadership in ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of all routine aspects within Melt Shop Maintenance. The major role of this job is to focus on the integration, execution, and continuous improvement of the Reliability Practices including preventive/predictive inspections, spare parts management, failure treatment, and Work Execution Management and act as a change agent to help achieve a higher level of results in Melt Shop Maintenance.


1.    Develop solutions that facilitate continuous improvement through new designs and innovative approaches to the reliability and maintenance processes
2.    Provide technical expertise and leadership to solve problems and provide recommendations for equipment modifications, renovations, installations, additions and replacements
3.    Collaborate with Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering for equipment upgrades and Capital Expenditures (CAPEX)
4.    Identify and solve chronic equipment failures
5.    Establish work procedures for corrective and preventive/predictive maintenance programs
6.    Supervise maintenance trades and contractors during downdays and outages for equipment repair and onsite activities
7.    Monitor on-time completion of Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive (PdM) work orders within specifications
8.    Manage and prioritize Mechanical Maintenance Work Order backlog in CMMS (SAP)

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
•    4+ years Melt Shop Maintenance experience
•    Proven experience in data analysis and process improvement project leadership
•    Strong time management skills and ability to adjust to shifting priorities
•    Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

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