Routine Facilitator Melt Shop

Date: Mar 25, 2024

Location: Wilton, Iowa, US, 52778

Company: Gerdau


This position directly reports to the department superintendent. The incumbent will coordinate efforts with the different functional groups both within area of responsibility and other areas of the location. The incumbent will be assigned to an area of responsibility or a specific cell. The incumbent should be detail oriented and must be comfortable dealing with associates at all levels within the organization.


1. Duties will include controlling the work flow within the area of responsibility, assist in minimizing downtime/breakdowns and maximizing productivity, monitor performance, managing routine processes, and training employees in routine management standards.
2. Facilitate training sessions for operators under a maintained training matrix on the compliance standards, routine methodologies, tools, policies, practices, and processes.
3. Coach and develop the team at failure analysis and support the QIS methodology.
4. Develop performance expectations, audit performance, document findings, and establish corrective action plans.
5. Collaborate with and encourage operators on subjects pertaining to the GBS processes, audits, 5S initiatives, needs assessments, preventive maintenance and safety management processes and procedures, QIS, Kaizen Events, and other
process routine management activities to identify opportunities for improvement and solve problems.
6. Conduct trend analysis, compile, and analyze symptoms and failures.
7. Administer all safety activities. Coordinates all emergency preparedness practices, policies, and procedures.
8. Track performances on control items. Ensure compliance. Design and implement new as well as update existing standards.
9. Audit performance, document findings, and develop corrective action plans.
10. Oversee, contribute to, and support daily routine management activities including the GBS Processes/Tools in the day-by-day work.
11. Establish and negotiate cell goals and manage Action Plans for area/cell of responsibility cell goal achievement.



  • Four year college degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or Material Science.
  • Three (3) - Five (5) years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment, with exposure to sandardization and production quality methods.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of the steel manufacturing methods and techniques involving the use of heavy mill machinery and related equipment.
  • Previous exerience in scrap processing, melting, casting, and supervisory/facilitation a must.
  • Ability to train and guide people.
  • Must have solid interpersonal skills, organizational skills and people management.

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. 


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