Fabrication Supervisor (2nd shift)

Company Name:
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.
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 Fabrication Supervisor (2nd shift) for its rebar fabrication shop in Belvidere, IL.

Position Summary:
Plans, organizes, and monitors reinforcing steel shop operations to assure the smooth, safe and efficient stocking of inventory, fabrication of reinforcing steel, maintenance of equipment, and delivery of orders as needed to satisfy customer requirements.
Manages all reinforcing steel shop personnel, including:
Planning and coordinating all work performed
Training, motivating, disciplining and evaluating the performance of all reinforcing steel shop personnel
Ensuring the ability of all reinforcing steel shop personnel to safely perform the duties of their respective jobs
Manages reinforcing steel fabrication operations, including:
Receiving and storing of inventory
Overseeing the supplying of materials to be fabricated
Monthly inventory adjustment counts
Organizing cutting schedule to maintain optimum fabrication efficiency
Conducts and reports safety meetings for reinforcing steel shop.
Acts as first contact for environmental spills, employee accidents and safety
Maintains reinforcing steel shop equipment - ensures compliance with all safety and operational standards
Scheduling of all reinforcing steel delivery trucks
Maintains vehicle operation and maintenance records
Maintain driver files and driving records
Ensures all delivery vehicles comply with required inspections. Maintains inspection records.
Maintenance and repair of equipment and spare parts.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualifications include:
Bachelor's degree in a related field
2 years of supervisory experience in similar manufacturing environment or construction field preferred
Proficient with MS Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience with aSa preferred. Experience with CAD and SAP helpful.
Typically working 2nd shift Monday through Friday; must be available to work 1st shift for training and support purposes
Experience with Lean Manufacturing techniques, 5S, Six Sigma, or similar process improvement tools preferred
Must be able to lift 55 pounds to pick-up truck bed height on a regular basis
Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
Approximately 5 - 10% travel required
Position requires prolonged work in non-heated or air conditioned environment
Competencies: Strong interpersonal skills, good detail orientation, ability to multi-task, adaptable, team-oriented, solid problem-solving skills, engaging presentation abilities, takes initiative, flexible, safety-minded, focused on continuous improvement

Working knowledge of:
System transactions, including order processing, release confirmation, receiving and cycle counts. Ability to print and examine inventory reports
Reinforcing steel fabrication equipment and techniques
Truck dispatch operations
Highway transportation regulations
OSHA and other regulatory agency requirements

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 that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Health & 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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