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Quality Technician

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Wilton, IA, US, 52778

Company: Gerdau

Empowering people who build the future.

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.


Job Description:


Provide daily analysis and reporting of product quality data and lab results and provide valuable information with regards to the manufacturing quality of Gerdau's steel. You will conduct product testing and inspections for chemical analysis and mechanical testing and report defects or off specification results and report findings to the management team.


The daily duties will consist of:


  •   Maintain test equipment to ensure continual operation.
  •   Review test results to report on Certified Test Report.
  •   Prepare samples for testing and trials.
  •   Observe and follow all general and departmental safety rules and regulations.
  •   Maintain spill prevention, containment, response and clean up or assist in clean up of spills.
  •   Maintain equipment, housekeeping, and apply 5S methodology in the area.



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule including days, afternoons, nights and weekends. 
  • A minimum of two years of steel mill or related experience
  • Experience with MS Office and SAP preferred
  • Prefer sensitive technical instruments experience
  • Knowledge of all applicable Federal, State, and Local environmental legal requirements and practices (preferred)




  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program


Application Process:


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.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.


If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities 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



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