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Title:  Tensar Research & Development Intern


Alpharetta, GA, US, 30009

Division:  Geogrid
Job ID:  11593

it’s what’s inside that counts



Join Tensar, a division of CMC, this Summer! 


There’s more to CMC than our products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, manufacturing facilities, steel mills and offices that make us who we are as a company. Our success comes from finding, retaining, and supporting the highest quality talent by offering:

  • Day 1 benefits coverage with low cost medical, vision, dental
  • Paid-time off and vacation starting Day 1
  • Competitive compensation and bonuses
  • Company-paid Lifestyle fund, life and disability insurance
  • Company matching 401(k) plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and advancement opportunities

Why This Job

If you’re looking for your summer internship opportunity, come be a part of CMC’s new Tensar Division! Tensar is a world-leading manufacturer and provider of ground stabilization and soil reinforcement solutions.

What You'll Do

  • Assist in systematically improving core competence and core technology for Tensar manufacturing and product development processes
  • Prototype and pilot production of new products, product changes, and enhancements in coordination with the Manufacturing and Quality Control
  • Document and report/suggest changes
  • Work with leadership on ways to improve & sustain processes
  • Create/Review/Update existing process flow layouts
  • Work closely with other on the CMC Team work on process improvement initiatives & projects
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend cost saving opportunities by identifying process, quality and safety related improvement projects
  • Prepare and maintain clear and organized documentation of each audit performed, including results of procedures, observations and conclusions

What You'll Need

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Basic knowledge of polyolefin or thermoplastic melt extrusion and processing, preferably polypropylene, polyethylene, and PET resins
  • Product testing and Research and Development experience preferred
  • Ability to manipulate and utilize Working Drawings
  • Proficient in MS Office programs – Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, highly motivated, and self-starter
  • Presentation/Report on an improvement project at the end of internship

Your Education

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor of Science in materials or polymers field, with related course work and laboratory work

We are Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 company with a family feel that’s already part of your life. Our steel products have been supporting structures in more than 20 countries for over 100 years. And the secret to our success? We’ve built our legacy by assembling a team of innovators and doers to tackle some of the most challenging problems facing our world over the last 100 years — but we’re just getting started.


If you’re ready to reimagine ways to make the steel industry more sustainable, reinforce the bridges and roadways connecting our communities, and do meaningful work, you’re ready to join CMC. Apply today and start moving your career — and our world — forward. 


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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