Night Shift Maintenance Mechanic

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 Night Shift Maintenance Mechanic for its Lancaster, SC facility.

Position Summary:
Perform a wide range and variety of maintenance and repair operations necessary to keep plant property, equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition; diagnose problems and work in many varied and diversified capacities required in general maintenance, overhaul, and repair of plant equipment, processes and facilities. Requires a general knowledge of electronics and electrical systems to include basic electrical repairs as needed or directed. Plan and schedule plant and equipment maintenance activities to minimize disruption to plant production and material handling activities with some supervision and direction provided by the Plant Superintendent.
Work involves a full range and wide variety of duties on diversified and complex work, including mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting and maintenance, using technical electronic diagnostic equipment computer equipment and a variety of precision instruments; requiring much care to effectively and efficiently diagnose, dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, or otherwise work on general, as well as highly technical and specific maintenance in all capacities of electrician, pipefitter, burner, silver solder, welder, millwright, assembler, plumber, and installer.
Implement, and maintain the division's preventive maintenance program with input from superintendent and manufacturer's recommendations. Train and instruct employees on preventive maintenance activities and procedures. Inspect, adjust, clean, and/or lubricate equipment as normal part of preventive maintenance program.
Maintain and control plant inventory levels for maintenance parts and supplies. Develop vendor relationships; negotiate favorable pricing for parts, supplies and services, order parts and supplies in accordance with supervisor approval.
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 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.
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.
Direct and/or coordinate employees involved in maintenance repairs.
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:
High School Diploma/GED required.
A minimum of 1-2 years in manufacturing or heavy industrial operations in a mechanic capacity performing troubleshooting and repair of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
Basic computer skills with Outlook, Word and Excel.
The "Night Shift" Maintenance Mechanic will initially work a split schedule between day and night shift, enabling this person to be trained and become familiar with our facility and overall operations. The ongoing schedule will likely be 5PM - 5AM. (Alternating 4day/5day weeks), with the ability to work Saturday's and overtime as needed.
Effective Time Management Skills
Accurately count, measure, and perform basic math operations.
Work both independently and as a part of team. Be self-disciplined, self-motivated.
Previous experience with crane maintenance is preferred.

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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