Mechanical Engineer

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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 Mechanical Engineer for its Fort Smith, AR facility.


Assists the engineering, production and maintenance departments in development of projects to better utilize equipment and space for a more efficient and productive facility.
Develops plans and drawings, cost comparison estimates, project scopes and equipment lists consistent with directives and objectives of plan management, as directed.
Coordinates construction activities to complete project within required time, specifications and budget guidelines.
Ensures compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local safety and environmental regulations by keeping abreast of changing laws.
Implements and assigns project in a timely and cost effective manner and follows-up to ensure satisfaction.
Directs the work of drafting personnel on assigned projects.
Coordinates and directs personnel and outside contractors to efficiently schedule equipment and manpower usage.
On specific projects, will be accountable for specifications of material and equipment, requisitioning and monitors received material.

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Required (Recent college graduates welcome to apply with internship experience relating to this position).
1-5 years' experience working in a heavy industrial/manufacturing/construction environment
Steel mill experience - preferred, but not required
Leadership skills - ability to manage construction vendors and contractors
Strong interpersonal skills with primary work force, contractors and engineering leadership team.
Ability to manage projects and project paperwork.
Project management on Industrial Construction Projects is a plus.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Project.
Auto CAD experience preferred
Working conditions warrant extreme temperatures. Incumbent must have ability to successfully work in this type of environment.
Strong communication skills with the ability to work with diverse populations and communication styles.
Strong organizational skills are key in this position. Must have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task to be successful.
Ability to independently make accurate decisions and demonstrate good judgment.

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 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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