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Date Posted: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Whitby, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau

About Us:

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.

Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.


Hand pick items such as copper bearings, wire harnesses, rags, dirt, rubber, foam, etc. place into separate containers
Operate and routine inspection of mobile equipment.
Monitor and report operating condition of production equipment, as required.
Complete and submit checklists or equipment care documents associated with assigned task(s)
Job performed primarily in standing/static position
Rotating shiftwork
Wearing heavy clothing, as required and job appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)


Assist in maintenance planned/unplanned tasks as required
Assist in tasks to support production efficiencies and up time
Assist with plant housekeeping efforts and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
When operating mobile equipment follow all prescribed safety guidelines
Perform daily checks to ensure equipment is maintained in proper working order.
Working at heights
Working in confined or restricted spaces.
Working in adverse weather conditions.



  • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts including days/nights
  • Must have a high school diploma/GED
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and communicate effectively
  • Must have good attendance and work ethic
  • Must be physically able to perform in a labour intensive environment
  • Must have 1 - 3 years of Heavy Industrial or Manufacturing


Salary & Beneifts:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pension/RSP plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


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 unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

If you need support or accommodation due to disability, please contact the Gerdau Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or

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