Job Details

Roll Shop Assembler


Gerdau North America






PETERSBURG, Virginia, United States


Production and Operations




Work with a steel industry leader and apply your industrial or manufacturing background to a long-lasting and impactful career at Gerdau. Your work will be essential in helping us roll steel products that meet the highest standards of quality around the world in a variety of industries such as automotive, appliance, construction, agriculture, machinery, and equipment. Join Gerdau and experience an empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create your future.

$63000 - $668000 / year which includes biweekly hourly pay( $19.72 hr after 90 days $21.32 hr), production bonus, shift premium, and 312 hours of annual overtime built into the schedule.

We Offer:

Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans - Eligible upon 1st day of hire
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 100% Matching 401K up to 6%
  • Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Short- Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Bi-weely Bonus
  • Parental Leave
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Career Path System and Training

Qualifications You Will Need:
  • The desire to learn new roles and grow with the company.
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred or successful completion of an entrance exam.
  • 1-3 years of industrial or manufacturing experience.
  • The ability to work a rotating 12 hr shift, days, nights, and two consecutive weekends a month. (Dupont 4/3 schedule)
  • Basic computer skills.
  • General math, advanced problem solving, ability to multi-task..
  • Ability to use charts, schedules, and touchscreens when applicable.
  • Ability to interpret instructions and use adjustable controls, measuring instruments, and gauges.

Your Purpose:

You will assist with maintaining roll/guides inventory, equipment changes, and building the rolling mill stands for production.

Your Work:
  • Use shop mathematics together with the use of blueprints, specifications, charts, tables, and computer and precision measuring instruments.
  • Assembly of straightener rolls/guides, shear blades, and saw blades and inspect for conformance to specifications.
  • Rebuild old guides and rolls, first removing slag with scrapers, pry bars, cutting torches, or hammers.
  • Disassemble previously installed mill stands and install and align new rolls.
  • Set and adjust bolts to position rolls on mill stands using wrenches and bars.
  • Assemble and grease mill stands using hand and pneumatic tools and operate the offline setup verification system.
  • Perform equipment changes related to the building of the mill stands, which may include rolls, chocks, lubrication systems, water sprays, and guides.
  • Ensure roll/guides and consumable inventory levels are replenished and validated.
  • Assist and support mill changeovers and cobble removal.
  • Perform routine equipment care, record, and inspection on vehicles and mobile equipment.
  • Operate overhead cranes to transfer products or materials.
Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.

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