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Title:  Quality Assurance Technician


Birmingham, AL, US, 35212

Division:  Quality Assurance
Job ID:  11646

it’s what’s inside that counts



There’s more to CMC than our steel products and the buildings, structures, and roads they go into. At CMC, it’s the people inside our recycling centers, fabrication plants, 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

CMC provides an excellent opportunity to learn the steel industry and grow in your career. Whether you will spend your day in an office cubicle, operating a crane or running the melt shop at one of our mills, at CMC, you’ll get the training and support from your team that you need to excel in your role and reach your full potential.

What You'll Do

  • Record, verify and submit test results to insure product quality and mill certification integrity into CMC computer systems
  • Participates in the CMC Safety Programs and proactively upholds the CMC Safety Culture
  • Support nuclear program compliant quality management system, including 10 CFR Part 21
  • Prepare and perform chemistry tests for samples taken from heat samples and when necessary billets and test bars
  • Verify test results against product specifications and support billet heat traceability activities
  • Cut, prepare, and inspect samples from all rolled products for dimension, weight and workmanship at the rolling process
  • Communicate inspection results in real time to the proper supervisor
  • Perform tension test and enter test data into computer for Mill test reports
  • Utilize ancillary equipment (eg metallography, potable hardness tester, etc) when necessary
  • Communicate non-conforming product with emphasis on weight control, strength level and product specifications per assigned standards
  • Support lab standardization and document control activities
  • Maintain operating condition and standardization of saws and other equipment required for in-process and product testing
  • Clean and calibrate tensile test machine and other tools as required in accordance with established practice and procedures
  • Detect and report nonconforming material and deviations from specifications to supervisor
  • Initiate containment, support root cause investigation, and disposition activities
  • Support product operations with non-conforming test results and non-standard billet grade usage
  • Operate overhead billet yard crane exercising extreme care while transporting billets to their proper location using proper position lift to prevent injury to employees, damage to equipment, and production delays
  • Operate overhead billet yard crane(s) to warehouse billets between the casting and rolling process, by exercising extreme care while transporting billets to their proper location in the storage area, charge table, rail car or truck

What You'll Need

  • Use math and knowledge of the job to determine if product is within specs
  • Must have Intermediate skills with Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc),
  • Experience with QMOS, and SAP Preferred
  • Capable to perform the physical requirements of the job (lift 35-50 lbs)
  • Able to work well and efficiently in teams and cross-functional activities
  • Must have an excellent work ethic, attention to detail, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work a 12-hour rotating shift which may include weekends and holiday
  • Previous experience in Quality Control preferred
  • Ability to work in non-climate controlled environment

Your Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

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: Birmingham

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