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Quality Assurance Coordinator

Date: Jun 9, 2021

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. 





Provide day to day analysis and reporting of product quality on Rolling Mill or Melt Shop.




1.       Direct Reports                   None

2.       Scope                                1 Steel Mill                       

3.       Annual Production             300,000-3 million tons




Primary responsibilities include:  Coordinate Quality aspects of a production area including claim and loss analysis and reporting, calibration of equipments, quality tests confirmation and document control


This position reports to Quality Assurance Manager. This job requires a minimum of 2 years experience in industrial environment with an Associate Degree in Metallurgy or similar preferred.


The incumbent must be able to work in a fast pace production environment focused on safety and have proficiency in computer software applications including Microsoft Office programs. SAP experience is a plus.


The Quality Coordinator is responsible for daily quality routine of checking production schedule, auditing product quality and approve test results.


The Quality Coordinator will be required to analyze the data from collection samples and identify anomalies and inconsistencies in product quality based on the data. The individual is accountable for identifying appropriate corrective measures and necessary escalation to the Routine Facilitator and/or Quality Assurance Manager based on analysis. 


This position may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.


The incumbent is required to perform all of the above responsibilities in accordance with all applicable laws and polices. The incumbent is required to perform these duties with the highest prudence and regard to safety of health, human life and the environment.


The incumbent is responsible for his/her safety as well as his/her colleagues, seeking continuous improvement related to employee’s health and safety, environment and process efficiency and customer’s satisfaction with the quality of products and services. All efforts must be directed for preventive actions.



  • Shift work: Will be 12 hour shifts, rotating shift schedule between days and nights
  • Education: high school minimum but degree in metallurgy or similar is preferred 
  • Must have at least 2 years' experience in industrial environment 


Salary & Benefits:

  • 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 Impression Center at (866)788-2798 or