Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: Whitby, Ontario, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau




Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Conduct studies into the properties and production of new steels considering technical and standard requirements, properties and materials characteristics, process capabilities and statistical tools to provide inputs for trials, analysis and specifications;
  • Conduct chemical and physical studies, failure analysis and other researches to provide guidance for corrective actions, developments and process improvement;
  • Responsible for researching, developing, refining and communicating the operating data needed to produce steel products to meet customer product specifications;
  • Review procedures, specifications and related computer data required to ensure products meet the customer's expectations;
  • Ensure that customer inquiries for technical requirements, application information or product concerns receive adequate response in a timely manner;
  • Investigation and evaluation of customer complaints, with the responsibility to formulate and implement corrective action procedures;
  • Providing information and/or undertaking physical inspection of products to make decisions on material disposition applied to the customer;
  • Monitoring and analyzing non-conforming products in terms of properties, chemical composition and production parameters providing actions to improve process performances;
  • Receive/collect, interpret and extrapolate data from the production process in order to monitor current performance against established practices and capabilities, as well as make recommendations on how to improve product quality for the future;
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining systems and product certifications such as ISO 9001, ABS and Lloyd's Register.


We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mini-mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    

  • A thriving culture that values diversity, encourages innovation and creates products that serve humanity.  

  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 

  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 


You Have:

Qualifications for this position include possessing a working knowledge of steelmaking production, a four-year degree from an accredited institution in an Engineering discipline and a minimum of 2 years of experience in a steelmaking environment. The incumbent should have a basic knowledge of metallurgy and an understanding of steel manufacturing and techniques used in the melting, refining, and casting of molten steel and/or modern rolling practices.  The incumbent must be able to apply metallurgical fundamentals to the continuous improvement efforts of production and maximize the efficiency of the overall operation.


What Gerdau Offers You: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans

  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)

  • 100% Matching DC Pension up to 6%

  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance

  • Health Advocate Services

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Career Path System and Training

  • Opportunity to grow and create


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.


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 recruiting@gerdau.com