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Sr Process Engineer

Date Posted: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

Come join our Gerdau family in the charming city of Whitby, where we have been a pillar in the community for over 55 years.  


About Us

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 is the largest recycler in the World. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.


Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.



Empowering people who build the future!

The Gerdau we are creating!


The Whitby Mill located in Ontario Canada is currently recruiting for a Melt Shop Facilitator IV (Improvement), reporting to the Melt Shop Superintendent.

The major role of this job is to identify opportunities for improvement in processes, products, and production within the area of responsibility. These duties will include the development and implementation of new as well as adjusting existing standards, structures, systems, and equipment. This position is responsible to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all improvement aspects within their area of responsibility. Incumbent will be responsible for reaching improvement through the application of the available methods and tools provided through GBS and improvement principles in conjunction with the use of technical and engineering principles. Responsible for coordinating improvement activities directly with the appropriate Superintendent, Routine Facilitator, and staff within area of responsibility.

This position is responsible to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all improvement aspects within their area of responsibility and will coordinate efforts with the different functional groups within both area of responsibility and other areas of the location.
The incumbent would be detail oriented and must be comfortable dealing with associates at all levels within the organization. Will be responsible for the oversight, contribution to, and support of all the trainings and development activities for employees of the location. Will assist location management with the Annual Action Plan and the administration of established policies, procedures, and processes. This job is responsible for CAPEX projects and compiling and analyzing project data.

The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight, contribution to, and support of all the safety activities.



  • Qualifications for this position include a Degree in Engineering, preferably mechanical or metallurgy, combined with a minimum of 3-5  years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to standardization and production quality methods.
  • Necessary to have working knowledge of steel manufacturing methods and techniques mandatory.
  • Successful candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of the business system, MS processes as well as use of complex technical and engineering processes.
  • Requires the ability to train people and serve as a coach to employees.
  • The incumbent should possess solid presentation abilities combined with good interpersonal and organizational skills. Must possess good communication skills, have the ability to articulate ideas, give feedback, resolve conflicts, and point out areas where improvement is needed
  • The incumbent must perform the above mentioned duties and responsibilities in accordance with all Federal, Provincial and Local environmental regulations. Employees must also report any situation that may have a detrimental impact to human health or the environment to their immediate supervisor.

Relocation provided.  

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