Production Operators

Company Name:
Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana. Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is currently seeking a Production Operators for its Huntington, IN facility.

Heat Treat Line Operators
Turning and Mult Cutting Operators
Inspection and Finishing

Heat Treat Line Operators - Quench and temper, induction electric heat treating. Problem solve heat treat issues. Possesses a high overall knowledge of line operations. Good understanding of metallurgical and heat treating principles. Assures that customer requirements and specifications are met. Directs and leads the line operators on turn. Prepares and performs testing of samples used in quality check. Operate all testing equipment. Verification of gauging and measurement equipment. Prepares and performs testing of samples used in quality check. Operate all testing equipment. Verification of all gauging and measurement equipment. Performs basic preventative maintenance, troubleshoots and corrects/repairs equipment malfunctions and breakdowns. General knowledge and practical performance abilities in electricity, welding, pneumatic and heat treat water systems.

Turning and Mult Cutting Operators - Trim ends of bar stock, inspect loads for quality assurance, load trucks, and run straightener. Turning line operator experience preferred. Under general supervision, operates and performs set-ups and tool changes on a limited range of CNC and conventional machines (Turning/Polishing). Under general supervision, sets-up, operates and maintains lathe, mill, drills, either CNC or conventional type. Operates several types of equipment (Lathe, Mill) at the current efficiency rate for that job and machine. Inspects parts to mechanical drawing ensuring tolerances are maintained using appropriate inspection tools and following approved inspection criteria. Material handling responsibilities: includes packaging, driving fork truck and operating a hoist

Inspection and Finishing - Problem solve Inspection/Finishing issues. Trimming ends, painting ends, checking for cracks. Possesses overall knowledge of I & F operations. Assures that customer requirements and specifications are met. Assures high productivity and quality levels are maintained. Performs operation and use of gauges and measurement tools such as Micrometers, dial calipers, 3' straight edge, feeler gauges and gauss meter. Performs testing equipment verification. Performs basic preventative maintenance, troubleshoots and corrects/repairs equipment

General Responsibilities:
Maintain quality and production records (Excel and Information Database)
Prepare and perform inline testing and measurements and record the results.
Load and unload flatbed trucks with overhead crane and load and unload trucks via forklift. Must be able to learn how to operate an overhead crane and drive a forklift (bonus if they already have training but will teach them)

High School Diploma or GED equivalent
2 years production work experience in manufacturing/industrial environment OR education (classes)
Must be available to work any shift without limitations (including weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime)
Must be able to pass written math assessment
Intermediate computer skills in Excel or similar database program (SQL experience a plus)
Quench and temper experience a plus!
Crane, forklift and/or CNC experience preferred (not required)

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits!
Medical and Prescription
Health and Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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