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Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
10000+ employees
1901
Company - Public (GGB)
Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Gerdau would like to nail down South America's steel industry. The company began making nails in 1901; now it's Brazil's largest producer of long-rolled steel. Part of the Gerdau Group and controlled by Metalúrgica ... Read more

Gerdau Reviews

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Gerdau President, CEO and Director André Bier Gerdau Johannpeter
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  • "Shift Mechanic/Multicraft"

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    Former Employee - Shift Mechanic/Multicraft in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Shift Mechanic/Multicraft in Jacksonville, FL
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Gerdau full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay, Great benefits and monthly bonuses, safety first. Loved the shift schedule allowed for family time and balance.

    Cons

    favortism amongst family and longterm friends. Got to fit in the clique. No rehire policy regardless of qualifications.

    Advice to Management

    review and test based upon qualifications and not solely upon peer reviews.

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Gerdau Interviews

Experience

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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Gerdau in January 2017.

    Interview

    Applied online. Process took about two days. Phone interview was done first. Just standard questions related previous experience and projects. They said they would call in 2 weeks if successful.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a difficult situation you have been in and how you handled it.   Answer Question
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Gerdau Awards & Accolades

  • Top 200 World's Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2009

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