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Electronic Technician

Company Name:
Gerdau
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 an Electronic Technician for its Sayreville, NJ facility.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work involves a wide range of diversified and complex duties, including: installation, modification and repair of electrical and electronic equipment and controls, requiring much care to effectively diagnose, troubleshoot, and monitor highly automatic micro processing equipment.
Have a strong understanding of operating systems and software packages used in the P.L.C. systems as required in order to bypass problem circuits and restore operations. The individual should be also capable of performing program changes when necessary.
More complex programming changes are accomplished by maintenance engineering staff.
Checks and calibrates plant instrumentation; routinely checks rolling mill, reheat furnace, and melt shop electronic systems; plans and assists facilitators with program changes in plant programmable logic controls.
Works closely with engineers and maintenance facilitators in planning systematic maintenance of electronic systems and instrumentation.
Installation, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical and electronic controls and systems requires a thorough working knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, fluidic, and electrical systems and components and how they operate.
Provides technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.

Qualifications
5+ years of experience as an Electronic Technician/Industrial Electrician within a manufacturing/heavy industrial environment required
Experience of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) based control systems for manufacturing including High Speed Equipment required
Siemens, Allen Bradley experience preferred
AC/DC drives maintaining & troubleshooting
Bachelor's OR AS degree preferred, HS Diploma or GED minimal requirement
Medium - high voltage experience preferred
Heavy industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to standardization and production quality methods a plus
Needs experience with MS software such as Excel.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment based in Jacksonville. 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 & Prescription
Dental
Vision
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
401K
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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