Maintenance Mechanic

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 Maintenance Mechanic for its Canton, OH facility.
Work involves diversified duties, highly variable, requiring considerable care and judgment to effectively and efficiently diagnose, dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, or otherwise perform general maintenance activities to include pipe-fitter, burner, welder, millwright, assembler, plumber, and installer skills and abilities. Work will include basic electrical repair and wiring.
Inspect adjust, clean, and/or lubricate equipment as normal part of preventive maintenance program. Train and instruct lesser knowledgeable employees in preventive maintenance practices.

Maintain plant inventory levels for maintenance parts and supplies as directed.

Train lesser-skilled maintenance positions on proper work methods and safety procedures when assisting with maintenance activities.

Maintain plant equipment and maintenance records to meet Gerdau's and OSHA's safety, environmental and quality compliance standards.

Diagnose causes of malfunctions by sight, sound, or actions of plant equipment, machinery or processes and determine corrective action to include seeking vendor assistance.

Use blueprints, schematics, diagrams and equipment manuals to tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories. Develop and fabricate accessory fixtures or guards for machines and equipment. Adjust machine mechanisms such as feed, speed, power input or output.

Work requires basic computer operator skills.

Repair portable power tools and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.

Qualifications include:
High School Diploma/GED required. College degree or forma l technical training (Journeyman's License or beyond) preferred.

Minimum of 4+ years of industrial/manufacturing based experience in troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electro-mechanical systems.

Requires a broad knowledge of mechanics, controls, electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, and related tools and equipment, together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, handbook formulas, and all varieties of precision measuring instruments and the use of broad training in heavy maintenance trade.

Must be self-disciplined, be organized, have excellent planning skills and be a team player.

Must be willing to participate in and complete up to four years of an apprenticeship program which will include college courses and on-the-job training. Credit for previous experience and courses taken will be assessed and if applicable, credited towards the Gerdau apprenticeship program.

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 & 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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